Hancom Works Brings Self-Managed Data Privacy, Collaboration and Productivity to the Cloud


Hancom Office and Nextcloud Enterprise empower distributed teams with professional-grade content development and collaboration tools in a secure private cloud environment

  • Productivity tools compatible with MS Office with real-time collaboration
  • Self-managed storage controls ensure data privacy and regulatory compliance
  • The AWS private cloud enables secure access to the entire enterprise

Hancom  (KOSDAQ: HAANSOFT) today announced Hancom Works, an all-in-one solution that integrates Hancom Office’s professional-grade office productivity tools with the secure Nextcloud Enterprise collaboration environment. and accessible globally. Available in Q1 2021 through AWS Marketplace as a secure offering for businesses large and small, Hancom Works offers a private cloud option for those organizations whose privacy concerns or regulatory restrictions have so far prevented consideration of a based offering on the cloud.

With Hancom Works, a business can provide a distributed team with the much-loved office collaboration and productivity tools while maintaining full control of the organization’s sensitive data. Hancom Office’s professional-grade productivity tools are fully compatible with MS Office but accessible to users on any platform and any device. Text and video chat can be used to help team members communicate while creating and co-editing content in real time through the Nextcloud Enterprise document storage system. The administrative and management features of Nextcloud ensure that your sensitive or regulated data resides exactly where it is supposed to reside,

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“With Hancom Works, organizations that have not been able to take advantage of the communication and collaboration features of public cloud offerings can now do so, in a secure private cloud environment,” said Dr. Wonsok Yun, President of Global Business for Hancom Group. “Other vendors offer powerful cloud office productivity and collaboration features, but are inappropriate for organizations dealing with sensitive financial or health records. For organizations that really need to ensure data privacy and security, Hancom Works on AWS offers the best of all possible worlds: world-class office productivity software, world-class communication and collaboration tools, and robust security and data privacy in an all-in-one private cloud solution that can scale to suit. to the needs of the largest company. ”

“For Nextcloud customers, our strategic relationship with Hancom fills a critical space,” said Frank Karlitschek, CEO and founder of Nextcloud GmbH. “There has been a great demand for an office productivity solution as mature or feature-rich as Hancom Office. Many companies require an office productivity suite that offers the degree of MSOffice compatibility that Hancom Office does, while still offering the familiar interface they have come to expect. Thanks to Hancom Office, users can open, co-edit simultaneously from multiple locations and devices, and then save documents in native Office formats with ease, in the secure environment created by Nextcloud. ”

“For Amazon WorkDocs users already using Hancom Office Online, the announced partnership between Hancom and Nextcloud is even more exciting because it means that they can immediately take advantage of the Nextcloud collaboration environment. There is nothing they need to do other than start collaborating. ”

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Cloud functionality with on-premises security

Hancom Works brings organizations the access, productivity tools, and collaboration benefits typically associated with a public cloud productivity offering like MS 365 or Google Workspace. However, it ensures that organizations whose privacy or regulatory requirements prevent relying on public cloud solutions that can control where their data resides and who can (and cannot) access it. Modern security and encryption features help the business control access, detect security threats, and protect sensitive data.

With the underlying elasticity of the AWS infrastructure, Hancom Works is easy to scale to meet the needs of any organization, no matter how large or widely distributed. And with the flexibility to allow team members to interact using native desktop, browser and mobile instances of Hancom Office, everyone in the company can work more effectively.