Fujitsu PRIMERGY Server Systems Certified for Univention Corporate Server

Seattle, WA – October 28, 2014 – Univention GmbH, the leading European provider of open source IT infrastructure management solutions, today announced that Fujitsu has certified various server systems from the PRIMERGY range for use with Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 3.2. These include the tower servers PRIMERGY TX150 S8 and PRIMERGY TX2540 M1, and the rack servers PRIMERGY RX200 S8 and PRIMERGY RX300 S8. The serversy have beenare certified for UCS 3.2 (64-bit), including virtualization with XEN and KVM. Thanks to the With this new certification, Fujitsu and Univention can now offer SMEs and public institutions in particular, reliable and high-performance server platforms optimised for Univention Corporate Server.

Second milestone of Univention Corporate Server 4.0 available to download


Completely redesigned management console for added user-friendliness in IT administration

Bremen, 7th October 2014 +++ Univention GmbH, a leading European provider of Open Source products for the cost-effective operation and efficient administration of IT infrastructures (www.univention.de), has released the second milestone release of its enterprise server operating system Univention Corporate Server 4.0 (UCS 4.0). The most striking change compared with the current version, UCS 3.2., is the fundamentally revised and optimised user guidance in the UCS management system. It offers a completely new, modern and easy-to-learn user guidance and adapts its display dynamically to the various client devices.

IT for Afghanistan: German project supports the training of young IT professionals


Computing centers of universities in Afghanistan migrate to Univention

AfghanischeInformatiker26.06.2008Bremen, September 25, 2014. Since 2002, the center for international and intercultural communication (ZiiK) at the Technical University Berlin (TU) supports universities in Afghanistan with building basic IT services and training IT specialists, students and lecturers.

Since the beginning of the project, more than 4,500 members of the universities’ staff and professionals as well as dozens of academic lecturers were trained. An essential factor for the project’s success was an easy administration and maintenance of the newly installed IT systems from the start without making any compromises when it comes to functions or security. Over the years many different systems had been tried and tested. The most recent computing center at the university of Kandahar has eventually been built on the basis of the enterprise Linux distribution Univention Corporate Server (UCS) by the German company Univention GmbH. After just six months, the good performance of UCS had convinced the persons in charge in Afghanistan and Germany: Until the end of 2015, the remaining four computing centers, which were set up by the Ziik, will have migrated completely to UCS.

Bacula Enterprise Edition new in Univention App Center

Integrate the network enterprise backup solution Bacula Enterprise Edition in heterogeneous IT environments with just a few clicks

With the launch of Bacula Enterprise Edition there is now a further professional enterprise solution for the backup and restoration of data in heterogeneous environments available in the Univention App Center. Users of the enterprise IT management solution Univention Corporate Server (UCS) can test the software with unlimited functions for 30 days and 5 jobs.

Univention releases UCS 3.2-3 with a whole host of innovations

Improved integration in Active Directory domains

Bremen, 13th August 2014. Univention GmbH, a leading European provider of Open Source products for the cost-effective operation and efficient administration of IT infrastructures, has released a new update for Univention Corporate Server (UCS). In version 3.2-3 the new module “Active Directory Connection” replaces the previous AD connector for mounting a UCS installation in an AD domain.

Univention App Center ecosystem expands with new integrated turnkey Enterprise applications

Often complicated, complex Enterprise apps now inexpensive, simple to install and maintain

BOSTON, MA – August 6, 2014 — Univention GmbH, the leading European provider of open source IT infrastructure management solutions, today announced the addition of several new apps to its popular Univention App Center. Univention App Center is a marketplace for all available Univention Corporate Server (UCS) components and extensions, as well as a wide selection of software apps for business IT.

Mailserver protection by Kaspersky integrated in the Univention App Center

bitbone AG develops a Kaspersky app especially for Univention Corporate Server

The proven protection for Linux mail servers by Kaspersky is now available for Univention Corporate Server (UCS) through the Univention App Center. bitbone AG adapted the Kaspersky solution so that it can easily be installed and put into operation through the App Center.

Dokuwiki, WordPress and Subversion in the Univention App Center

IT service provider 7iSolutions bundles Open Source solutions for UCS

The well-known business solutions Dokuwiki and WordPress are now available in the Univention App Center as 7iApps from 7iSolutions. The applications can be installed with just a few clicks and automatically integrated in UCS’ central user and service management. 7iSolutions is the first provider to bundle existing Open Source solutions for the Univention App Center and make them available to customers there together with a service offer. Work is already under way on the integration of additional applications such as the revision control system Subversion.

ownCloud with it25 support in Univention App Center

Private cloud solution with attractive introductory price for SMEs

The latest ownCloud version in combination with a support offer from the Leipzig-based company it25 is now available in the Univention App Center. The solution for the synchronisation and shared use of data is aimed at companies with up to 500 employees which want to employ ownCloud professionally and with support and offers you an attractive introductory price.