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UCS 5.0 – first release candidate published
Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021

UCS 5.0 – first release candidate published

With the first release candidate (RC), Univention are announcing the finalisation phase for the major release of Univention Corporate Server, UCS 5.0. They will be concentrating on stabilising the features implemented up to this point. Compared to the beta version of UCS 5, which was published in December, they have been able to achieve many improvements, in particular in the web interface of the UCS portal, the management console and the Univention App Center.

Staying Out Of Terrestrial Trouble: Improving Data Security for Satellite Companies
Monday, Mar 29, 2021

Staying Out Of Terrestrial Trouble: Improving Data Security for Satellite Companies

Kevin Dominik Korte, President of Univention North America, has written an article for SatMagazine. In the article, he talks about the general importance for satellite companies to keep their data safe and secure at all cost – and the challenges that come along with that necessity.

NoMachine Receives Technology of the Year Accolade
Monday, Feb 15, 2021

NoMachine Receives Technology of the Year Accolade

NoMachine’s remote desktop software selected by IDG’s InfoWorld editors and reviewers as an exceptional tool for working remotely.

NoMachine Announces Version 7
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020

NoMachine Announces Version 7

Refined user interface with simplified navigation and connection management. Enhancements to Cloud Server environments with multi-server infrastructures.

UCS 5.0 – Focus instead of feature overkill
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

UCS 5.0 – Focus instead of feature overkill

The variety of existing Open Source projects makes it easy to add new features to a modular product like UCS. The basic requirements for many things already exist and there are positive experiences with those software projects. At Univention, we pursue the goal of making these functions available to our users. In addition, we want to maintain the integration with our core components. This maintenance is definitely the larger part of the work, which is very noticeable during upgrades. One goal of …

IT expenses and Covid-19: learnings for companies
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

IT expenses and Covid-19: learnings for companies

Throughout the Covid-19 crisis, the IT requirements in many companies, organizations and governments have fundamentally changed as has the awareness for IT. For many organizations, it saw the widespread adoption of remote working policies. Often, these changes were required to be implemented overnight, when government- issued stay-at-home-orders created a new reality. Here is the take from our partners and customers on how efficiency gains, system integration and task delegation have changed …

Video conferencing on Univention: A Short Tour of Kopano Meet
Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Video conferencing on Univention: A Short Tour of Kopano Meet

Great news! The Meet video calling app is now available on Univention Corporate Server. In case you missed it: Meet is Kopano’s secure, open-source and easy-to-use solution for video conferencing. It is peer-to-peer and end-to-end encrypted. This means a conversation always takes place directly between the people in the call, with no other parties in between. Because Kopano developed Meet as a progressive web app, interaction with the app feels the same. No matter the device you are using.

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.

Video Tutorial: Integrating Ubuntu Clients into the UCS Domain with Univention Domain Join Assistant
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

Video Tutorial: Integrating Ubuntu Clients into the UCS Domain with Univention Domain Join Assistant

Our film tutorial explains how administrators can use the Univention Domain Join Assistant to integrate Ubuntu machines into a UCS domain without any further manual configuration effort:

Unclouding: UCS-Apps as SaaS-Alternative
Monday, Aug 5, 2019

Unclouding: UCS-Apps as SaaS-Alternative

Not only since the discussions about the GDPR last year, security and data protection have returned to the attention of both companies and users. Following the trend to move as much as possible to the cloud, there are now again conflicting approaches: The “unclouding”, that is the return from the cloud to on-premise solutions on the one hand or the operation of own systems in IaaS environments (Infrastructure as a Service) on the other.