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.
UCS: Server operating and management system with Active Directory functions and App Center
Univention Corporate Server is a standardized Open Source infrastructure solution. The integrated identity and infrastructure management system differentiates UCS from other operating systems. With this system, UCS is optimally suited for provisioning infrastructure services as well as for the central, cross-location and cross-platform administration of virtualized server and desktop systems. UCS is ideal for distributed, heterogeneous and virtualized IT infrastructures. In addition, UCS offers comprehensive Active Directory functions and an App Center for the integration and central management of enterprise applications.
UCS offers companies and public institutions a platform for web-based IT management. It can be employed in any size organisation. The product UCS can be used as a classic server solution, in the cloud or in hybrid IT environments. It can be operated as a component for existing Microsoft infrastructures and supports the simple replacement of Microsoft Windows domains.
The UCS 3.2-certified Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers at a glance
The Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX150 S8 is the perfect system for SMEs and for virtualized environments. The Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX2540 M1 can be equipped with up to two processors and. This system combines low costs with balanced expandability.
Two PRIMERGY rack servers have also been approved for use with UCS. The Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX200 S8 in a space-saving housing is equipped with two processor sockets for Intel Xeon E5 CPUs with up to twelve cores and can be fitted with up to 1,536 GB of RAM. The Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S8 also boasts two CPU sockets. It is optimized for all types of business applications and offers requisite versatility and scalability.
“With Univention Corporate Server there is now a cost-effective solution available to companies that is easy to implement and administrate,” said Dr. Alexander Keller, Head of Product Management for Software and Solutions at Fujitsu. ” UCS is perfect for use on individual PRIMERGY servers as well as for large, distributed IT infrastructures and virtualized environments. It does not matter whether clients are used with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X or Linux. With the certification of the PRIMERGY servers for use with UCS, Fujitsu now offers customers an optimal user experience.”
“Fujitsu has long been the first choice for our customers’ and partners’ when selecting reliable server hardware for important business processes,” said Peter Ganten, Chief Executive Officer of Univention. “The new certification and agreements technical support makes the combination of PRIMERGY servers and Univention Corporate Server an unbeatable enterprise solution for the provisioning of standard IT in companies and for public clients.”
Pricing and availability
The Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers certified for use with Univention Corporate Server are now available directly from Fujitsu as well as from Fujitsu’s sales partners. UCS can be purchased at Univention North America Inc. via Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or at the Univention reseller Sling3: http://www.sling3.com/ . A price list can be found at: https://www.univention.com/products/prices/
For more information on the Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers, please visit http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/products/servers/primergy/index.php
For more information on Univention Corporate Server, please visit: https://www.univention.com/products/ucs/
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Univention is a leading supplier of Open Source products for the operation and management of IT infrastructures. The core product is Univention Corporate Server (UCS), a flexible, cost-efficient and successful alternative to server solutions from Microsoft. UCS contains comprehensive Active Directory functions and an App Center for enterprise applications. UCS allows web-based IT management and can be employed in organizations of all shapes and sizes. The product can be used as a classic server solution, in the cloud or in hybrid IT environments. It can be operated as a component for existing Microsoft infrastructures and supports the simple replacement of Microsoft Windows domains. The company has a global partner network and subsidiaries across Europe and North America.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese provider of information and telecommunication-based (ITC) business solutions and offers a wide range of technological products, solutions and services. With around 162,000 employees, the company serves customers in more than 100 countries. Fujitsu employs its ITC expertise to design the future of society together with its customers. In the 2013 financial year (ended 31st March 2014), Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, reported a consolidated annual turnover of ¥ 4.8 trillion (US $ 46 billion).
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