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ownCloud Folds in U.S. as Its Founder Starts New Firm

For Markus Rex, the drama of this past week was largely unexpected. Just last week, ownCloud hosted a customer event in Europe that included the presentation of different use-case and customer success stories. Rex said his goal with the ownCloud Foundation was to unify the community, and he said he was surprised by Karlitschek’s news about Nextcloud.

“I can’t comment on numbers, but ownCloud Inc., as of now, has no employees,” Rex told eWEEK. “That says it all.”