On 18th November 2013, Univention released Univention Corporate Server 3.2. This major release is characterised by an overall improved user guidance concept via a completely revised UCS start page and a revised Univention Management Console (UMC) overview page.
Univention have just developed and released a single sign-on solution for logging on to different important web services like Dropbox or Google Apps. It is called SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) and is available via the Univention App Center.
IT decision makers are hesitant to store sensitive corporate information on the cloud. They prefer to store confidential data locally. This implies the need for technologies that allow secure data matching of the data available on the cloud and the corresponding data stored locally.
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.
Users of our Smoothwall Connect remote filtering will be receiving improved clients for both Windows and iOS platforms, making the control of your devices’ web access easier and more comprehensive than ever.
We have seen some big changes in Smoothwall software during 2013 — and the next update is no exception This winter you will see a major upgrade to the reporting system arriving as an update. This will require some data migration - more on that later - but first, a bit of background.
NoMachine has announced the first beta release of the upcoming NoMachine 4 software. Redesigned to offer more functionality and a brand new intuitive user-interface, version 4 is completely revolutionising remote computing offering users new ways to access desktops, as well as share and control the content that's on them.
Last month SANGFOR announced that SANGFOR is short listed in the Gartner 2013 WAN Optimization Controller (WOC) Magic Quadrant. This is the fourth product from SANGFOR that has entered the Gartner Magic Quadrant; the other three are Internet Access Management (IAM), SSL VPN and Application Delivery (AD).
SANGFOR announced last month that SANGFOR Internet Access Management (IAM) has entered Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways for the third time, due to advanced technology and positive market performance in the Asia Pacific region.
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.
A demo video on how to setup and use the USB Drive feature. The USB Drive feature in TheGreenBow VPN Client software allows a user to move the VPN Configuration (i.e. VPN tunnels, security elements) out of his computer and onto a portable USB Drive.
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 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.
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.