First African partner to offer Collabora Online

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Cambridge, United Kingdom – February 23, 2017 – Collabora Productivity, the developers behind LibreOffice Online, has partnered with Retention Range in Botswana, making Collabora Online available for the first time in Africa.

By including enterprise-ready LibreOffice Online with Collabora Online to their product portfolio, Retention Range provides local and regional businesses and institutions with a high quality, Open Source online office suite that improves their productivity, and allows them to stay in full control of their own office documents.

Collabora Online works directly from any modern web browser, without the need of downloading any add-on or plugin, has excellent support for all popular office file formats and includes collaborative editing features, Long Term Support, signed security updates and a SLA.

We are excited to partner with Retention Range” said Michael Meeks, General Manager at Collabora Productivity. “We value partners that listen carefully to the needs of their customers, and aim to exceed their expectations with the best Open Source software solutions out there.

Collabora Online is an impressive online office software” said Selefo Sabone, Managing Director at Retention Range. “Collabora Online, an online office suite will offer our customers a high quality, user friendly and affordable open source alternative to proprietary online office suites that are currently dominating the market. We are giving businesses freedom to grow.

For more information about this partnership, or acquiring Collabora Online, please contact or

About Collabora Productivity:

Collabora Productivity is the driving force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, providing a range of products and consulting to enterprise and government. Powered by the largest team of certified LibreOffice engineers in the world, it is a leading contributor to the LibreOffice codebase and community. Collabora Office for Desktop and Collabora Online provide a business-hardened office suite with long-term, multi-platform support. Collabora Productivity is a division of Collabora, the global software consultancy dedicated to providing the benefits of Open Source to the commercial world, specialising in mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries. For more information, visit or follow @CollaboraOffice on Twitter.

About Retention Range:

Retention Range is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana. Its offerings include identification of suitable solutions for Governments, Parastatals and the Private Sector; deployment of such solutions, migration from legacy platforms, modifications to improve efficiency of the customer’s businesses, integration with the existing solutions and provide support. Among others we offer Desktop Solutions, Web Development Services and Enterprise Solutions. For more information, visit, follow us @RetentionRange on Facebook or @retentionrange on Twitter.

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