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IT Concepts for the School District of Harz
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019

IT Concepts for the School District of Harz

The district of Harz as a school authority recognized early, that a school has different needs to the public administration. Therefore the school IT is separated from the IT structure of the administrative district. Their structures enable them to remain flexible and to respond to the individual needs of the schools. A special school needs other applications and end devices than a grammar school. Nevertheless, both systems must be manageable and functional.

Univention confirms support as RedHat and SUSE drop OpenLDAP
Monday, Sep 10, 2018

Univention confirms support as RedHat and SUSE drop OpenLDAP

In August, OpenLDAP celebrated its 20th birthday while RedHat and SUSE announced the discontinuation of this open solution. But in contrast Univention have announced that they will continue to support and use OpenLDAP.

UCS 4.3 is out now!
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

UCS 4.3 is out now!

UCS 4.3 is out now with easy administration of portal pages, higher performance and single sign-on for apps, plus it integrates the latest Samba security update.

Let's encrypt - Create secure Internet certificates with UCS
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Let's encrypt - Create secure Internet certificates with UCS

Certificates ensure secure communication on the internet but are often expensive. With Let’s Encrypt, a project founded in 2014, there is a way to automatically create certificates free of charge.

OpenProject 7 with new Gantt chart is available in the Univention App Center
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

OpenProject 7 with new Gantt chart is available in the Univention App Center

The well-known project management solution OpenProject is now available in a new version. The application offers a powerful feature set for both traditional as well as agile project management and empowers project teams to efficiently plan, steer and communicate within projects.

Travel agency replaces Windows Small Business Server with Univention
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Travel agency replaces Windows Small Business Server with Univention

The travel agency with eighty employees in eight offices had worked for a dozen years with an outdated IT environment. It was mainly based on Windows workstations and a Small Business Server 2003 with Exchange in the back end. Due to increasing maintenance needs, security issues, and downtimes, the management finally decided to switch.

Univention Manages Bank's Heterogeneous IT Environment
Friday, May 12, 2017

Univention Manages Bank's Heterogeneous IT Environment

The Oldenburgische Landesbank is one of the earliest and largest users of Univention Corporate Server. Univention plays several important roles in the banks heterogeneous IT landscape.

Brief Introduction to SAML
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Brief Introduction to SAML

SAML offers a web-based single sign-on for access to numerous services without the need to re-enter login data every time. The SSO mechanism takes over the authentication transparently in the background.

Brief Introduction to UCS Single Sign-On (SSO)
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016

Brief Introduction to UCS Single Sign-On (SSO)

The increasing number of programs that employees in companies have to deal with day in, day out makes their work not only easier but also increasingly more complex. In addition, a higher number of applications also translates to an increasing security risk for the data in the corporate network.

How can OpenLDAP with UCS be scaled to over 30 million objects?
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016

How can OpenLDAP with UCS be scaled to over 30 million objects?

The majority of the environments in which UCS is employed include anywhere from a couple of dozen users up to several thousand – sizes which can be directly implemented with the standard configuration of UCS. In systems operated by education authorities we see a leap to between 10,000 and 100,000 users – in this case, the UCS@school concepts allow functioning scaling.