cidaas and ownCloud partner - Single Sign On and Authentication for ownCloud

cidaas and ownCloud make security, data protection and compliance scalable

Many companies are facing the challenge of successfully digitising their processes without compromising the security of their data. A new technology partnership between the innovative German providers cidaas and ownCloud now opens up an uncomplicated way to build secure and efficient file clouds made in Germany.

The cidaas Identity Platform offers highly secure identity and access management for staff and customers as a contemporary and flexible cloud interface. ownCloud is the leading provider of open-source solutions for digital collaboration, especially for customers with high-security requirements such as ZF, ETH Zurich and the European Commission.

By integrating the solutions of ownCloud and cidaas, companies are offered a quickly available, powerful file platform with identity management based on the open standard OpenID Connect, which is GDPR-compliant and independent of US providers. As well as security, the partners place particular emphasis on scalability – both providers have existing customers with user numbers in the tens of millions.

OwnCloud Enterprise-based secure file clouds offer comprehensive business functionality such as classification, file lifecycles and workflows, as well as auditing, virtual data rooms and ransomware protection. The Cloud Identity and Access Management of cidaas allow efficient and secure user authentication via web API. In addition to single sign-on, cidaas as an identity provider also offers comprehensive multifactor authentication and passwordless authentication options.

„With the cidaas and ownCloud partnership, two innovative companies that are leaders in their field are working together. Through the German alliance, we create great added value for the digitalisation of companies.“ –
Yael Widmann, Managing Director Widas ID GmbH

“We are pleased to have found in cidaas a partner in identity management who shares our ideas of sovereign cloud solutions. For a targeted digitalisation of the German and European economy, it is important not to become dependent on providers outside Europe. Open standards and European software are exactly the right approach for this.” –
Ingo Schildt, Director Distribution Channel

About cidaas

cidaas, the European cloud identity and access management system from Widas ID GmbH, delivers an out-of-the-box solution for federated identities, single sign-on and multi-factor authentication. With cidaas, companies create unique user identification and maximum security across all channels. Based on the standards OAuth2.0, OpenID and its “Everything is an API” architecture, cidaas can be seamlessly integrated into any software landscape and scales effortlessly up to many millions of users. For more information on cidaas, please visit our website

About ownCloud

ownCloud develops and integrates open-source digital collaboration software that enables teams to easily share and collaborate on files from anywhere and from any device. Already more than 100 million people worldwide use ownCloud as an alternative to public clouds – opting for more digital sovereignty, security and privacy. For more information, visit and follow @ownCloud on Twitter.

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