A first requirement for any secure solution to share data is that it does not force complexity on the user. Complexity leads to mistakes and mistakes can cost lives!
Nextcloud makes accessing and sharing data a breeze, providing users a comfortable, familiar workspace.
Data needs to be available where the patient is. Tablets, mobile devices, laptops and desktops all have access to the same files at a moments notice thanks to the first-class Nextcloud clients.
Doctors and nurses can tag and comment on files for easy collaboration, roll back files to earlier versions or find deleted files in the trash. Real time collaborative editing and secure audio/video calls and chat complement the array of features aimed at enhancing productivity.
The File Access Control feature of Nextcloud enables IT to codify legal and policy requirements, blocking unauthorized users uploading or downloading data following defined rules. Criteria include IP address ranges, group membership, file type and size, time and more. Data retention can be controlled as well, enabling administrators to limit the lifetime of certain files.
Nextcloud offers built-in powerful monitoring capabilities, enabling institutions to ensure smooth performance. Systems can be monitored using the web interface or through monitoring and systems intelligence tools like OpenNMS, Splunk, Nagios or others. A full auditing system logs all user actions, enabling fully compliant usage of file sync and share.
Nextcloud uses industry-standard SSL/TLS encryption for data in transfer. Data at rest in storage can be encrypted using a default military grade AES-256 encryption with server-based or custom key management. Optionally and on a per-folder base data can be end-to-end encrypted on the client with the server assisting in sharing and key management using a Zero-Knowledge model.
Seamless integration and ease of use with key features like offline recovery keys, auditing and HSM support make Nextcloud Encryption capabilities leading in the industry.
Fully self-hosted, meaning all data is under your control. Nextcloud can leverage your existing storage, security and privacy policies. There is no vendor lock-in or tracking by us of any kind!
Nextcloud offers an easy to use user interface which comes with powerful search functionality, trash and versioning, favorites, tags and more ways to quickly reach the files users need.
Desktop and mobile clients for Windows/MacOS/Linux, Android and iOS complement the web interface, integrating in the file system. Nextcloud can also be reached through WebDAV.
Authentication through LDAP / Active Directory, Kerberos and Shibboleth / SAML 2.0 and more and external storage supporting NFS, Object Storage and other protocols ensure easy integration.
First-class security policies, extensive security hardening features and File Access Control to ensure legal and privacy regulations are enforced at all times. Nextcloud comes with integrated logging, two-factor authentication and NIST compliant password policy control functionalities.
Nextcloud offers fine-grained control from mobile, desktop or the Web over data access and sharing capabilities. Advanced quota management with configurable accounting of external storage and configurable file retention policies.
Nextcloud integrates in hospital infrastructure with support for SAML and Shibboleth, LDAP, Kerberos, Oauth, and other often used authentication mechanisms and runs on all enterprise Linux systems offering support options to match their life cycle.
Data storage can be one or multiple NFS, Object Storage, Samba or a variety of other powerful storage mechanisms. This way Nextcloud provides seamless access to data on existing storage mechanisms, respecting existing access control policies and transparently handling changes on the underlying storage layer.