Computer users who want to store data in the cloud, or synchronize data between their own devices, have the choice between so many different cloud hosting services that it is becoming quite difficulty to keep an overview over all of them. If you prefer full control over your data, ownCloud may be an option, as it is an open source solution that lets you host a cloud service on your own servers.
The core benefit here is privacy and full control over the data. This can be extremely useful for businesses who do not want to or can't host files on third party services, and individual users who want full control over the whole hosting and synchronization service.
The developers have just released a new version of ownCloud which raises the version of the program to 4. The new version introduces several requested features that improve the service significantly.
There is more though to the new version. Here is a list of additional changes and improvements:
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