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.
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.
The city of Paderborn, Germany is special. Not only because of its beautiful Romanesque Cathedral, but because of its school system. Why? Nearly 20 years ago, local political decision-makers decided to take an important step towards digital collaboration. In 2000, they started “Lernstatt Paderborn”, a pioneer project that digitally links all schools in Paderborn, from elementary to high-school level.
The NoMachine 6.6..8 release has many enhancements, the most significant of which is the inclusion of the AVC/H.264 software codec to the free-to-use packages for Windows, Linux, Mac and Raspberry: NoMachine and NoMachine Enterprise Client. From today, with the release of version 6.6.8, H.264 software encoding and decoding is available to everyone using NoMachine software.
UCS 4.4 is out now with a focus on new features, higher security and ease of administration. With the application “Admin Diary”, UCS now supports administrators in making administrative activities traceable. For higher security, password policies can be defined more strictly and flexibly. UCS 4.4 has also added support for trusts, which enables the integration of services operated in Microsoft domains. Users can now enjoy an enhanced Self Service that eliminates the need for numerous admin …
iPads in schools The digitisation in schools that are equipped with UCS@school continues to progress rapidly. Many school authorities and federal states are providing schools with mobile terminals for use in the classroom. Apple’s iPads in particular are in demand. The devices are robust, easy to use and affordable. They are also equipped with a large number of special apps for digital education.
Learn in this case study how the company Backwelt Pilz consolidated its outdated, heterogeneous IT environment, which was characterized by disparate services and systems. In addition to introducing a standard e-mail system via Kopano, they virtualised on KVM and established a professional business backup with SEP sesam.
Apps are getting more important in workday organization – all the more reason for additional happiness around the release of Kopano DeskApp 2.0, a big milestone in the development of the flagship client for Kopano. Aside from usage of many more modern tools like chat and video meetings, the ‘traditional’ email and calendar tasks take up more than 5 hours a week of my digital work hours. Therefore it is so important to me that DeskApp is designed for the way I work with my colleagues and external …
Recently we were scared twice: Google reads our emails and with Microsoft Office365, users can be monitored. I was surprised that apparently there are companies that let people read e-mails instead of automatically browsing through content… but that’s beside the point here. More important is the recurring insight that whoever has data, uses it.