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ownCloud is an on-premise product that enables organizations to manage and control access to traditional file and document repositories and/or cloud-based file sync and share services.


  • ownCloud 8 Enterprise Subscription integrates with existing IT infrastructure components and collaboration platforms, such as Microsoft SharePoint.
  • ownCloud is offered in four distinct packages to meet usage requirements, OwnCloud 8 provides access to existing documents and files stored on legacy file servers.
  • ownCloud's open architecture, mobile libraries, and APIs enable its core functionality to be extended to meet specific business requirements.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyses the strengths and weaknesses of ownCloud 8 in market dominated by cloud-based, consumer-centric offerings.
  • Assess the opportunities and threats facing ownCloud as it competes in, and endeavours to move beyond, the highly-dynamic enterprise file sync and share market.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key strengths and weaknesses of ownCloud 8 compared to other products vying for attention in the enterprise file sync and share market?
  • What opportunities and threats are facing ownCloud as it develops its core offering to meet the requirements of organizations operating under strict compliance regimes?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider ownCloud 8?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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