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Chemnitz

The SyS-C team of the city of Chemnitz maintains the IT of 80 schools in Chemnitz with about 30,000 users and about 5,000 end devices. Besides Microsoft Windows, also Linux operating systems are installed on these devices.

Requirements

  • Active Directory compatible domain services for group policies and domain integration of new Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Deployment of an open source solution if possible
  • Co-existence of Windows and Linux operating systems in schools via a uniform user directory
  • Central software distribution with depot server function at the schools
  • Graphic interfaces for computer room management
  • Easy extension of the solution with central IT services for mobile end devices such as tablets, e.g., data exchange services
  • Fully automated user management

Solution

Univention corporate Server (UCS) with integrated Samba 4 and UCS@school as well as the software distribution tool opsi by uib GmbH.

City Hanover

The objective of a pilot project of the city of Hanover, encompassing six schools and 5,500 users, is to create modernized IT groundworks and an infrastructure for the digitization of Hanover’s education system. The pilot project, which is scheduled to run until 2018, works on the implementation of a centralized IT infrastructure management, among other things.

Solution

Univention Corporate Server (UCS) with UCS@school provides a central access and authorization management for the connected schools and web services. Automatic import mechanisms ensure the synchronization of the data of users, schools and classes. The connection of the Active Directory is made by the AD Connector contained in UCS@school.

City of Aachen

City of Aachen, 37 primary schools, about 7,500 pupils as users, 11,800 workplaces in education and administration

Requirements

  • Standardization of the IT infrastructures
  • Efficient operation with minimal efforts on-site at the schools
  • Educational functions for teachers
  • Virtualization of all servers

Solution

UCS@school as the central identity and access management system combined with virtualized UCS@school school servers in the data center. Windows clients in those schools with a stable connection to the data center. The city of Aachen is supported by our partner regio it.

City of Wolfsburg

District-free city with 18,800 pupils at 37 schools

Requirements

  • The City of Wolfsburg intends to use the Wobila.de project to create a virtual learning space for the educational landscape in Wolfsburg. Within the framework of a pilot project at 6 schools, initially the central provision of WLAN and web services is to be tested.

Solution

  • Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and UCS@school as Identity Management and Portal Solution for Student and Teacher Identities
  • Connection of the school WLAN to UCS for Internet access at the schools
  • Connection of the learning management system itslearning to UCS for the central administration of users in UCS
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Connexion Point

Connexionpoint is one of the leading business process outsourcing providers in the USA, with a special focus on health issuance solutions.

Requirements

  • Support for Windows and Linux Mint Clients
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliant solution
  • Support for multiple locations
  • Ease of Management of over 2500 users

Solution

UCS is the platform of choice for managing end user systems configurations and identities across Windows and Linux Mint Clients as well as managing the identities and passwords within the connected Services used by the Agents. UCS is the deployed as the leading identity provider across all Call Centers.

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Eberspächer Tageslichttechnik

The Austrian company Eberspächer Tageslichttechnik with several sites and over 70 employees, many of whom work in field sales.

Requirements

  • Sustainable IT infrastructure which is also equipped to deal with future requirements
  • Standardised identity management
  • Groupware solution, with which employees can continue to work with Microsoft Outlook clients
  • An in-house cloud solution
  • Cost-effective

Solution

Univention Corporate Server (UCS) incl. Samba 4 and groupware Kopano

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Georg Müller School

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Ludwigslust-Parchim District

In Landkreis Ludwigslust-Parchim there are currently 19 schools at 21 school locations with around 7,200 students, 670 teachers and around 25 clerks.

The district pursue following goals by using UCS@school:

  • Expansion of the fibre-optic network, which provides 30 Mbit/s in every classroom and an area-wide wifi network in all buildings (temporary solution: exploitation of already existing providers)
  • Provision of mobile terminals, especially at secondary and vocational schools, based on pedagogical concepts
  • Relocation of services to the cloud or to Schwerin‘s computer centre, e.g. data storage, document management, applications, learning applications, e-mail, (school administration software)

 

Requirements

  • Definition of a unified IT strategy at the district‘s schools on the basis of the media development plan
  • Central concept for operation and support including necessary know-how build-up and correspondingly efficient organisation
  • Practical privacy policy for all school areas
  • IT security for all computer networks, especially for the pedagogical and administrative network
  • Youth protection via policies and central firewall
  • Backup solution for all data

Solution

  • Using UCS@school for a central administration of all users‘ identities as well as a central user-friendly access to all applications
  • itslearning as a learning platform for lesson preparation, provision of learning material and tasks, promotion of group work, communication between teachers, students and parents
  • Integration of the district‘s media centre online media library with learning material
  • Microsoft Outlook for e-mail communication (via MS Office package licence)
  • Central software distribution, support, technical maintenance and supervision by the IT service provider KSM, which is not only supported by Ludwigslust-Parchim district but also by others
  • Various Microsoft Office products (local installation on private terminals via Office 365), including applications such as interactive maps, video editing, etc.
  • File sharing and file storage via cloud solutions including the connection to the the user administration of UCS@school
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Lux Bau GmbH

Lux Bau GmbH in Hainfeld (Austria) with 120 employees at 3 sites

Requirements

  • Conversion of the existing Windows server and conversion of Cyrus mail server
  • Sustainable IT infrastructure, which is also equipped for future requirements with its standardised identity management
  • New groupware solution for e-mails, appointments and contacts including an automatic data exchange between groupware and the central MIS system

Solution

Conversion of the existing Windows server to Univention Corporate Server and conversion of Cyrus mail server to Kopano

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MKG Bank

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myToys

Nuhr Medical Center

Nuhr Medical Center in Senftenberg.

Requirements

  • Complete upgrade of the IT system
  • IT as the basis for maintaining and further developing the high medical standard
  • Improvement of the IT services for patients
  • Secure connection of mobile devices

Solution

UCS on two Fujitsu Primergy servers including Zarafa groupware and Microsoft Outlook as the client together with a Kaspersky Lab security solution, SEP Seam back-up and restore solution and new patient management software.

POWER Personen-Objekt-WERkschutz GmbH

Security service provider POWER PERSONEN-OBJEKT-WERKSCHUTZ GMBH with 1,000 employers and 10 subsidiaries located throughout Germany

Requirements

  • Cost-effective solution also offering high security and stability
  • Greater use of server virtualization
  • No interruption or restriction of productive operation during migration
  • Simple connection of 10 subsidiaries

Solution

UCS and UVMM (KVM)

regio iT: ucloud@school

ucloud@school is the secure and data protection compliant cloud offering for schools and school authorities by regio iT which is already used by 100 schools in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Requirements

  • Multi-client capability during operation
  • Self-management functions for the schools
  • Single sign-on via Shibboleth/SAML
  • Interfaces for the provision of user accounts and groups within the identity and access management
  • High compatibility between UCS@school and services of other manufacturers

Solution

regio iT uses Univention Corporate Server and the integrated LDAP directory service as the identity and access management system for ucloud@school. It also offers connected file sharing and groupware services, which can be purchased in addition by schools and schools authorities.

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Rewe digital

Founded in 2014 and rapidly increasing, REWE digital can be defined as the core of the digital transformation of the REWE Group. All strategic and operative online activities of the REWE Group are concentrated on the premises of the Carlswerk in Cologne. One of the most important tasks of REWE digital is to digitize the food trade in Germany. In addition to the premises in Carlsberg with more than 500 staff members REWE digital runs six Food Fulfillment Centers with 1,800 staff members.

Requirements

  • Central and consistent identity management
  • Connection and easy administration of the users of Google G Suite and other services
  • Connection and authentification of services against a central identity management / LDAP
  • Single Sign-on respectively SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language)

Solution

  • UCS as the central identity management
  • Connection of Google G Suite via UCS Google Connector
  • Connection of Atlassian Stack to UCS
  • DNS server & DHCP with UCS
  • Integration of parts of the clients, especially of Apple OS X into the domain
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SIKB | Saarländische Investitionskreditbank AG

The Saarländische Investitionskreditbank AG (SIKB) is the Saarland Regional Development Institute (Saarland).

Requirements

  • Central user administration including group guidelines
  • Setup and operation of a sustainable and future-proof IT infrastructure with an integral identity management
  • Easy connection of Windows and Linux clients

Solution

UCS as a domain controller in a master / slave environment with Samba 4 and integration of Open-Xchange as a groupware solution

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Soundcloud

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Sport and school administration office of schools in Frankfurt (Oder)

  • Number of schools: 15 schools (18 locations)
  • Number of users (pupils/teachers/employees): about 7,000
  • Clients/server systems: about 1,600/50
  • Printer/interactive whiteboards: 160/120

Requirements

  • Centralised administration of educational IT infrastructures of the schools
  • Cross-school, centralized provision of IT services such as e-mail, Internet, Intranet and the integration of different end devices such as the pupils’ smart phones and tablets
  • Cross-school, centralized user management
  • Centralized data backup
  • Easy-to-use software solution for teachers for controlling IT and the pupils’ computers in the classrooms
  • Preferred application of open source and free software

Solution

Univention Corporate Server 4.0-4 with Samba 4 and UCS@school 4.0 R2 v6
Master (hosted) / slave (for each location)

Stadt Cottbus

The school administration department of the city council of Cottbus is responsible for the IT infrastructure of its 25 municipal schools with a total of around 10,500 teachers and pupils.

Requirements

  • The set up of a central directory service
  • The integration of school servers
  • A central software distribution via opsi
  • There are also plans to extend the WLAN infrastructure using Radius

Solution

UCS Standard Subscription Research & Education, UCS@school

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Stadt Fulda

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Stadt Völklingen

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University of Vechta