ONLYOFFICE and Nextcloud partner to deliver seamless collaboration for modern organizations

20 November 2018By Ksenija

We’re excited to share news of a partnership between Ascensio System SIALatvian home of the ONLYOFFICE real-time online document editor, and Nextcloud GmbH, the German company developing the market-leading self-hosted Content Collaboration Platform for secure file exchange, collaboration and communication.

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Through this partnership, enterprises gain access to a lightweight, modern browser-based document editor fully compatible with Microsoft Office formats, seamlessly integrated in a powerful file exchange and communication platform.  The combined solution allows organizations to empower their employees to efficiently collaborate across organizational boundaries and on the go while maintaining strict control over data access to ensure compliance and security needs are met.

With over 5 million users, ONLYOFFICE is a proven innovator in the online office business, first to market with a full HTML5 based online document editor. Built on a cutting-edge technology, it offers advanced features including change tracking, version history, and rights management. With the self-hosted solution, enterprises can be confident data never leaves the control sphere of their IT department.

The real-time document editing capabilities of ONLYOFFICE integrated into Nextcloud enable users to exchange and collaborate on text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, editing them simultaneously with others within Nextcloud.

Galina Godukhina, Commercial Director at ONLYOFFICE:

Our partnership with Nextcloud delivers customers integrated, real-time document collaboration to improve the productivity of modern, distributed teams who need to work together across organizational boundaries and on the go.

ONLYOFFICE fits in a wide range of productivity and collaboration capabilities in Nextcloud, empowering enterprises to regain control over their document exchange and communication with self-hosted integrated audio/video calls and chat, mail and calendaring with an easy web interface and mobile applications.

As a part of a healthy ecosystem of over 130 third-party apps, ONLYOFFICE is now available for Nextcloud customers through an optional add-on package providing the services and support enterprises can rely on.

Jos Poortvliet, Head of Marketing at Nextcloud:

Hosting Nextcloud and ONLYOFFICE on premises or at a qualified, trusted, local provider enables enterprises to regain control over their data and communication while retaining the productivity benefits of the cloud.

About Nextcloud

Nextcloud offers the industry-leading on-premises file exchange and content collaboration platform, combining the convenience and ease of use of a consumer-grade solution with the security, privacy, and control business needs. Users gain access to their documents on the go and can collaborate and communicate with colleagues, partners, and customers across organizational boundaries and platforms.

Nextcloud integrates into existing infrastructure like LDAP/Active Directory and its Universal File Access feature makes data available to employees irrespective of where it is stored, be it on a local NAS, a remote FTP, Samba, SharePoint or Amazon S3 store. Nextcloud puts IT in control, providing powerful File Access Control capabilities to ensure company policies are enforced. A host of unique, innovative security and encryption technologies backed by a USD 5000 Security Bug Bounty Program gives customers the confidence that data meant to stay private will stay private.


More information about ONLYOFFICE integration app for Nextcloud you’ll find here. In case you’re new to Nextcloud, you can install already integrated solutions all at once using Docker Compose, or Virtual App Appliance provided by Univention.

In case you have any technical difficulties by installing or using ONLYOFFICE within Nextcloud, please contact us at or Nextcloud at


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