No More Windows Server 2003 Support – The End of an Era and Opportunity for Openness

For almost a dozen years, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 has been the predominant enterprise server solution and platform for Active Directory, Exchange and many third party solutions. On July 14, 2015, this era will come to an end

UCS Hybrid Cloud Management: Connection to OpenStack

UCS 4.0 introduces the cloud connection to OpenStack and Amazon EC2. In this post, I’d like to share some details about what it is and how it fits into our idea of virtual machine management.

Open Source Cloud Services Avoid Cloud Service Lock-in and Encourages Long-Term Innovation

Last month Amazon launched it’s Active Directory Service for Amazon Web Services, the word’s leading cloud offering from Amazon.

Central Univention App Center for comfortable App Administration in UCS 4.0

The Univention App Center will be conceptually reworked and enhanced to manage apps for the whole UCS domain environment and not just for each single system separately.

A brief tour of new features in UMC for UCS 4.0

The second preview of our upcoming UCS 4.0 release is available for download now. Along with UCS 4.0, the appearance and some fundamental usability aspects of the Univention Management Console (UMC) web interface have been reworked drastically. In this post, we would like to share with you some details about the new UMC.

Technical overview of the first UCS 4.0 preview

The first preview of our upcoming UCS 4.0 release is available. On this occasion I would like to give you an overview of the major technical changes in this preview release. 16.500 new source packages With UCS 4.0 the underlying Debian distribution is updated to Debian 7 Wheezy. That means all of the 16.500 source […]