Univention Graduate Prize 2016: Submit Your Dissertations on Open Source Topics Now

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Once again we are awarding the Univention Graduate Prize amounting to 3,500 Euro for dissertations that contribute in particular to the wider usage of Open Source software. A first-rate panel of experts comprising Open Source specialists from Fujitsu, Bosch, Lufthansa Systems, and DB Systel as well as the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the online news portal Pro-Linux.de will judge all the entries on their suitability for use and innovation.

New in the App Center: opsi – Local Image as an extension to UCS@school

opsi LogoFor quite some time the Univention App Center has been providing the client management system opsi for the central administration of Windows and Linux clients via a Linux server which is used in larger school environments in particular.

opsi allows the automatic distribution of operating systems and application software as well as the inventory of hard and software. The software also allows the central, in parallel administration across multiple locations.

Univention Graduate Prize 2016: Submit Your Dissertations on Open Source Topics Now

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Univention GmbH, a leading European supplier of Open Source products for IT operation and management, is pleased to announce that it will be awarding the Univention Graduate Prize once again in 2016. The prize money totaling € 3,500 is awarded for dissertations making a particular contribution to the growth of Open Source software. A first-rate panel of experts comprising Open Source specialists from Fujitsu, Bosch, Lufthansa Systems, and DB Systems as well as the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the online news portal Pro-Linux.de will judge all the entries on their suitability for use and innovation.

Project Management Tool JIRA Core new in the App Center

JIRA LogoThe comprehensive task and project management software JIRA Core is now available via the Univention App Center. The application provides a wide range of functions for the efficient planning and controlling of projects and teams. Your complete corporate communication can profit from JIRA Core, which runs on one central, cross-platform system.

Office 365 and Google Apps for Work – UCS allows control of user management

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Microsoft and Google are quickly developing into the top dogs of the office cloud scene, and companies are increasingly finding themselves faced with an uncomfortable problem: Namely, loss of control and freedom of choice. With the interfaces to Office 365 and Google Apps for Work which we have released for UCS, we are giving customers back the freedom to choose for themselves as it puts the centralized user management for all the solutions implemented in your company back under your control – whether you’re a start-up working solely the cloud or an organization with its own IT department.