The American construction consulting company Smith Engineering Company recently introduced Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and centralized its former five Samba 3 domains into one.
Test integrated enterprise solutions from Univention and Zarafa at the CeBIT
According to Univention, there is ongoing interest in the combination of the Univention Corporate Server and the Open Source groupware Zarafa as an alternative for Windows servers. Since December, the software producer already reports more than 6500 downloads of its infrastructure solution UCS, which is equipped with Active-Directory compatible services, mostly in Germany. Zarafa’s Open Source groupware and collaboration software, which can be compared to Microsoft Exchange, can be installed in UCS with just a few clicks. Visitors can get to know this combination on Univention’s CeBIT booth E16 in hall 6, on which Zarafa is also represented.
In this article, h-online informs that the governmental IT supplier for schools in the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg will discontinue the development of its school server solution paedML Linux and switch to our product UCS@school.
Univention publishes new client system with central management
At CeBIT, Univention, a manufacturer of integrated infrastructure software products, will be exhibiting its new desktop product, Univention Corporate Client (UCC). Based on the Linux operating system Ubuntu, UCC is a centrally managed client system for use with desktops, notebooks and thin clients. It allows administrators to manage Linux-based client systems with different end devices — from laptops to self-service terminals — centrally, efficiently and consistently.
Univention ensures simple administration of Windows, Linux, cloud and apps
At CeBIT in Hall 6, Booth E 16, Univention, the leading German manufacturer of integrated Open Source software for IT operation and management, will be exhibiting its continually extended solution Univention Corporate Server as an easy-to-use server and integration platform for companies and institutions. With this Open Source software, users can simplify user and rights management, provide server services such as Active Directory, support Windows, Linux and Mac OS X-based clients and integrate a wide range of cloud-based applications simply. In addition, Univention’s technology partners will also be demonstrating a wide range of corporate solutions integrated in Univention Corporate Server’s App Center.
LINBIT, leading provider of availability and disaster recovery software, implemented its software suite DRBD in Univention App Center. For this reason, DRBD can now be installed and used within a few steps.
Since 2001, LINBIT has been the leader in Open Source high availability solutions as well as business continuity and disaster recovery technologies with its DRBD Suite: DRBD, DRBD Proxy, LINBIT CE training and certification, and LINBIT Professional Services consulting team.
Today, LINBIT’s DRBD provides high availabilty and disaster recovery capabilities to thousands of organizations worldwide. Fortune 500, Government, Financial Services, Education, Healthcare, Emergency Services, E-Commerce, Scientific are among the industries. LINBIT’s DRBD is used by many of the most influential organizations on Earth: Google, New York Times, Siemens, Vodafone, T-Mobile, IBM, NASA, Oracle and many more.
Further information on DRBD can be found at LINBIT’s website: www.linbit.com
An overview of applications available in Univention App Center can be found at App catalogue.
CeBIT: Try out flexible server alternatives with a wide range of business applications live
Univention, a manufacturer of Open Source software products for the operation and management of IT infrastructures, will be demonstrating in Hall 6 (Booth E 16) at CeBIT how the new Univention App Center can be used to set up a wide range of IT business applications in just a few steps and integrate them in a complete IT concept — irrespective of whether the applications are operated on the company’s network or on the cloud. The shared booth will also host seven Univention partners exhibiting applications optimised for use with Univention Corporate Server. In addition, the Document Foundation will be demonstrating the free Microsoft Office alternative LibreOffice at the Univention booth.
The new version of the Voice over IP solution “Asterisk4UCS” provides comprehensive functions for the user and infrastructure management and combines these with important telephonic functions, such as the changing of holding patterns, mail boxes and call-throughs.
From now on, Asterisk4UCS is available in the App Center in UCS 3.1 and can thus be installed with a few mouse clicks.
The Univention technology partner and provider of the VoIP solution “Asterisk”, the Bremen-based company Decoit GmbH, ensures regular updates and a seamless integration in UCS and the easy to operate interface of the UCS management tools.
Further applications, which are also available in the Univention App Center, can be found in the App catalogue.