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High availability and stability at nine locations of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection thanks to UCS
Thursday, Jul 18, 2013

High availability and stability at nine locations of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection thanks to UCS

The Federal Office for Radiation Protection in Germany introduced UCS in 2006 and recently updated to UCS 3.1 in May 2013, thus profiting from the Active Directory functions which are available in UCS thanks to the integration of the free software Samba 4.

Central domain management with UCS at Smith Engineering
Thursday, Jul 18, 2013

Central domain management with UCS at Smith Engineering

The American construction consulting company Smith Engineering Company recently introduced Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and centralised its former five Samba 3 domains into one.

Rural district uses open source to manage IT at schools
Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

Rural district uses open source to manage IT at schools

The rural district (Landkreis) Wittmund in north-western Germany is using GNU/Linux to centrally manage computers usage at eleven of its schools, reports Univention, one of the open source IT companies involved in the project.

Security and costs keep Austrian orthopaedic centre on open source
Thursday, Jun 27, 2013

Security and costs keep Austrian orthopaedic centre on open source

For the past seven years, the Nuhr Medical Center in the Austrian town of Senftenberg has been relying on open source servers for its email, file and print services.

New demo film "Easy (un-) installation of applications with Univention App Center"
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

New demo film "Easy (un-) installation of applications with Univention App Center"

The latest Univention demo film uses the file-sharing software ownCloud to show you how to use the Univention App Center to expand your IT infrastructure easily with more applications for groupware, document management and backup functions as well as other third-party solutions.

Samba 4 in the field - 1.5 years of experience
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Samba 4 in the field - 1.5 years of experience

Samba 4 was integrated in Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 1.5 years ago. Since then it has been offering UCS users Active Directory functionality with which domains and their users, groups, group policies and computers can be administered in both Windows and Linux environments.

German federal state switches Linux-based school server
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013

German federal state switches Linux-based school server

In the article “German federal state switches Linux-based school server”, the web magazine “THE H OPEN” reports that the governmental IT supplier for schools in the German Federal state of Baden-Württemberg plans to discontinue the development of its own school server solution, paedML Linux, and switch to UCS@school.

New documentation on Mac OS X in UCS domains
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013

New documentation on Mac OS X in UCS domains

The UCS manual provides new, easy-to-understand documentation on the process of joining Mac OS X clients to a UCS environment using Samba 4.

Where does O3Spaces Workplace fit compared to SharePoint?
Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Where does O3Spaces Workplace fit compared to SharePoint?

We are often asked where O3Spaces fits in, so here is a brief summary:

Large interest in replacement of Microsoft's Small Business Server seen at CeBIT 2013
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

Large interest in replacement of Microsoft's Small Business Server seen at CeBIT 2013

A large interest was seen in a replacement for Microsoft’s Small Business Server at the Univention stand at CeBIT 2013.