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Thursday, August 30 • 11:20am - 12:05pm
ownCloud.org - FOSS Alternative to Cloud Data Storage - Frank Karlitschek, ownCloud, Inc.

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The advantages of storing data in the cloud are many: ubiquitous access to data from multiple devices, social interaction and sharing with others on the web and no extra software to install. 
ownCloud is the first and most ubiquitous FOSS solution to run on the server or computer of the user or on an internal company server -- giving the user the benefits of cloud computing and control of the data. ownCloud integrates with desktop applications so that the users has cloud features combined with the security and the good cost structure of in house file servers.
ownCloud is a very active open source project which was founded in 2010 and has seen enormous growth since than.  The main features are syncing and sharing of file, encryption, calendar and contacts syncing, media player, photo gallery and more.


Frank Karlitschek, ownCloud, Inc.

Frank Karlitschek is a long time open source contributor and board member of the KDE e.V. He managed engineering teams for over 10 years and worked as head of unit and managing director at different internet companies. Since 2007 he is heading a startup which develops social networking... Read More →

Thursday August 30, 2012 11:20am - 12:05pm PDT
Executive Center Room 1