ownCloud wins first place at the IT Awards 2019

For the fourth time in a row, ownCloud has won Platinum at the coveted Cloud Computing Insider Award at the IT Awards 2019 in the Filesharing & Collaboration category.

On Thursday evening, the eight insider portals BigData-Insider, Blockchain-Insider, CloudComputing-Insider, DataCenter-Insider, Dev-Insider, IP-Insider, Security-Insider and Storage-Insider of Vogel IT-Medien in Augsburg awarded the IT-Awards in a total of 43 categories for the fifth consecutive year. More than 35,000 votes were received for the six cloud computing categories. In the Filesharing & Collaboration category, ownCloud was awarded first place thanks to the high approval of the readership and the loyal supporters of the open source community (german: https://www.cloudcomputing-insider.de/das-sind-die-gewinner-der-it-awards-2019-a-875823/). Gold went to Nextcloud for second place, as in the previous year. Third place went to Dropbox.

This again outstanding award in the fourth year in a row reflects the considerable success of the Nuremberg private cloud solution based on open source.

“Data security and data sovereignty are now on everyone’s lips and are becoming increasingly important, especially for large and medium-sized companies as well as for public administration. This is also demonstrated by the fact that ownCloud, as a leading open source file sharing provider, was once again able to hold its own against well-known proprietary public cloud services such as Google, Dropbox and Citrix. I am particularly pleased with the recognition we have received for our daily work and would like to thank our customers and our lively open source community for allowing us to accept this prestigious IT award for the fourth time now. ownCloud rocks!” says Tobias Gerlinger, CEO at ownCloud.


About the Insider Media

With an average of around 1.5 million page impressions per month, insider media are among the most important independent sources of information in the German B2B environment. Vogel IT-Medien currently operates eight topic-focused specialist portals for IT professionals: BigData Insiders, Blockchain Insiders, CloudComputing Insiders, DataCenter Insiders, Dev Insiders, IP Insiders, Security Insiders and Storage Insiders.

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