Univention Corporate Server 4.3: Simpler, Faster, and More User-Friendly Administration

Bremen, March 14, 2018 – Univention is proud to present the latest Univention Corporate Server (UCS) release. Version 4.3 of the established Open Source software now allows administrators to customize the portal pages which can be set up in UCS to suit the specific requirements of their organization very simply via the drag and drop feature. In addition, they are also able to make the more than 90 enterprise applications in UCS’ integrated App Center available to users. The users access these applications via the portal pages and, insofar as the respective application permits, only need to log in once thanks to the single sign-on mechanism. Univention has also considerably improved the data import performance. In this way, UCS 4.3 allows smaller companies to administrate heterogeneous IT environments with ease and fulfills the requirements of larger organizations with tens of thousands of users at the same time.

Univention Allows Schools to Manage Apple Devices Centrally via ZuluDesk

Bremen, October 26, 2017 – Univention, a specialist in IT and identity management, is now offering its customers yet another option for the central administration of Apple devices. With ZuluDesk, developed by ZuluDesk BV, the Dutch developer of software solutions for use in education, education facilities can now use the user accounts created for teachers and pupils in Univention’s UCS@school solution in ZuluDesk with the greatest of ease – plus, it also allows centralized administration of iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks.

It’s FOSS: Using Univention Corporate Server (UCS) as a Home Server

The Linux blog It’s FOSS published an article about the possibilitiy to use Univention Corporate Server as a home server. This article provides a step by step process to set this up. It also informs on how to extend UCS by the groupware Kopano and the filesharing solution Nextcloud to have a complete , safe to use package as an alternative to the standard, proprietary solutions.