The Document Foundation Blog

September 18, 2013

CloudOn joins The Document Foundation Advisory Board to Accelerate LibreOffice Availability on Mobile Devices

Filed under: Announcements — italovignoli @ 11:24

Berlin, September 18, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces that CloudOn is now a member of its Advisory Board. CloudOn is a productivity platform that allows users to create, edit and share documents in real time across devices.

“We fully support The Document Foundation’s core values and are honored to be part of this esteemed group,” says Jay Zaveri, VP, Products for CloudOn “This collaboration with the outstanding LibreOffice development team is fully aligned with the CloudOn vision and part of our constant drive to offer tools that enable people to work smarter.”

“It is fantastic to have CloudOn’s depth of mobile experience and development muscle to work with. I particularly like their emphasis on execution,” said Michael Meeks, VP Productivity at Collabora and TDF Board Member, “We are thrilled to be working alongside CloudOn, and are pleased to see the smooth way they have integrated into the community, with code already included, and their participation in Engineering Steering Committee meetings.”

With the addition of CloudOn, the Advisory Board of The Document Foundation now has 13 members: AMD, CloudOn, Collabora, FRODEV (Freies Office Deutschland e.V.), FSF (Free Software Foundation), Google, Intel, KACST (King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology), Lanedo, MIMO (French Ministries), RedHat, SPI (Software in the Public Interest) and SUSE.

About CloudOn

CloudOn is a leading mobile productivity platform that allows users to create, edit and share documents in real time across devices. With proven technology already trusted by over five million registered users globally, CloudOn is platform-agnostic and completely optimized for iOS, Android devices, as well as the web. It also offers seamless integration with Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive.

About The Document Foundation (TDF)

The Document Foundation is an open, independent, self-governing, meritocratic organization, which builds on ten years of dedicated work by the OpenOffice.org Community. TDF was created in the belief that the culture born of an independent foundation brings out the best in corporate and volunteer contributors, and will deliver the best free office suite ever. TDF is open to any individual who agrees with its core values and contributes to its activities, and welcomes corporate participation, e.g. by sponsoring individuals to work as equals alongside other contributors in the community. As of June 30, 2013, TDF has 159 members and over 3.000 volunteers and contributors worldwide.

Media Contact CloudOn
Jenna Richard (based in San Francisco, California, UTC-7)
Phone: +1 (415) 277-4927 – Email: CloudOn@allisonpr.com

1 Comment

  1. So, will LibreOffice be available for use on an Ubuntu Touch OS Smartphone?

    Comment by 3arn0wl — September 21, 2013 @ 14:37


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