UCC 3.0 released: Switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu

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This week we have published version 3.0 of Univention Corporate Client (UCC) our desktop solution for the operation and administration of PCs, notebooks and thin clients. An essential change in comparison to previous releases is the change of the technical basis from Kubuntu to Ubuntu. Our reason for this switch was that Ubuntu offers longer […]

Univention App Center presented

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In this video tutorial we give you a short introduction into the Univention App Center. The App Center is a central feature of Univention Corporate Server which allows you to easily install and manage additional UCS components and business applications of third-party vendors. You can thus adjust your IT infrastructure to your personal needs at [...]

Cool Solutions – Guacamole…Not Just a Dip!

What are “Cool Solutions”? Cool Solutions is the name we use to describe Univention solutions which expand UCS with practical, advantageous functions and are also sometimes employed by our customers. These solutions are regularly presented in the Univention Wiki in the form of Cool Solutions articles. In a new series of articles, we want to […]

Private Internet use requires clear rules

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When it comes to network security, one of the greatest security gaps is still the “human factor”, especially through private Internet use at the work place. In addition to private e-mails, the ever increasing reach of social networks is currently representing a great challenge. Viruses and other malware from the web seek out exactly these […]

Google Apps for Work Connector

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In this article, I would like to describe the installation and use of our new Google Apps for Work connector. In parallel we have also published a new connector for Microsoft Office 365, but I will be describing its installation in a separate blog article.

New in the Univention App Center: Microsoft Office 365 Connector

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Last week we added two new apps to the App Center: In addition to a connector for Google Apps for Work, there is now also a connector available for Microsoft Office 365. In today’s article, I hope to give you a brief overview of its advantages and explain the easiest way for you to configure […]

How Cloud Service Providers Can Offer Integrated Applications with Real Value for Enterprises

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In this post, I want to help answering the question how cloud and managed service providers can help end user organizations to move faster and more decisively into the cloud. This is of major relevance for the growth of all CSPs and MSPs and a requirement for every provider who wants to be able to […]

What Does it Imply for Support if a Vendor Moves from On-premise to Cloud-based Products?

As many software companies move their products to cloud-based offerings, the question comes up: where is the difference between supporting cloud-based products and supporting on-premise products? Talking to customers and partners over the last couple of months I’ve made some notices which I want to share with you.

Don’t let them take you hostage

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How to back up data from Linux and Windows machines centrally with Bareos and restore them in case of disaster. Performing periodic backups in computer networks is indispensable. In times of Locky and other ransomware backups are often the only option left to regain access to your data. Nevertheless, for backups to be effective against […]

New in UCS 4.1: Docker Apps for the Univention App Center

Version 4.1 of Univention Corporate Server supports Docker Apps from within the App Center. However, firstly lets have a look back on how the App Center has developed over the last years to better explain the reasons why we decided to support Docker. Afterwards, we will have a quick look at the technical details of […]