SOURCE: Univention

Univention

October 28, 2014 09:00 ET

Fujitsu PRIMERGY Server Systems Certified for Univention Corporate Server

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Oct 28, 2014) - Univention GmbH, the leading European provider of open source IT infrastructure management solutions, today announced that Fujitsu has certified various server systems from the PRIMERGY range for use with Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 3.2. These include the tower servers PRIMERGY TX150 S8 and PRIMERGY TX2540 M1, and the rack servers PRIMERGY RX200 S8 and PRIMERGY RX300 S8. The servers are certified for UCS 3.2 (64-bit), including virtualization with XEN and KVM. With this new certification, Fujitsu and Univention can now offer SMEs, and public institutions in particular, reliable and high-performance server platforms optimized for Univention Corporate Server.

UCS: Server operating and management system with Active Directory functions and App Center

Univention Corporate Server is a standardized Open Source infrastructure solution. The integrated identity and infrastructure management system differentiates UCS from other operating systems. With this system, UCS is optimally suited for provisioning infrastructure services as well as for the central, cross-location and cross-platform administration of virtualized server and desktop systems. UCS is ideal for distributed, heterogeneous and virtualized IT infrastructures. In addition, UCS offers comprehensive Active Directory functions and an App Center for the integration and central management of enterprise applications.

UCS offers companies and public institutions a platform for web-based IT management. It can be employed in any size organization. The product can be used as a classic server solution, in the cloud or in hybrid IT environments. It can be operated as a component for existing Microsoft infrastructures and supports the simple replacement of Microsoft Windows domains.

The UCS 3.2-certified Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers at a glance

The Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX150 S8 is the perfect system for SMEs and for virtualized environments. The Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX2540 M1 can be equipped with up to two processors. The system combines low cost with balanced expandability.

Two PRIMERGY rack servers have also been approved for use with UCS. The Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX200 S8 in a space-saving housing is equipped with two processor sockets for Intel Xeon E5 CPUs with up to 12 cores and can be fitted with up to 1,536 GB of RAM. The Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX300 S8 also boasts two CPU sockets. It is optimized for all types of business applications and offers requisite versatility and scalability.

"With Univention Corporate Server there is now a cost-effective solution available to companies that is easy to implement and administrate," said Dr. Alexander Keller, Head of Product Management for Software and Solutions at Fujitsu. "UCS is perfect for use on individual PRIMERGY servers as well as for large, distributed IT infrastructures and virtualized environments. It does not matter whether clients are using Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X or Linux. With the certification of the PRIMERGY servers for use with UCS, Fujitsu now offers customers an optimal user experience."

"Fujitsu has long been the first choice for our customers' and partners' when selecting reliable server hardware for important business processes," said Peter Ganten, Chief Executive Officer of Univention. "This new certification and agreements for technical support makes the combination of PRIMERGY servers and Univention Corporate Server an unbeatable enterprise solution for the provisioning of standard IT in companies and for public clients."

Pricing and availability

The Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers certified for use with Univention Corporate Server are now available directly from Fujitsu as well as from Fujitsu's sales partners. UCS can be purchased at Univention North America Inc. via Email to: info@univention.com or at the Univention reseller Sling3: http://www.sling3.com/. A price list can be found at: https://www.univention.com/products/prices/

For more information on the Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers, please visit: http://solutions.us.fujitsu.com/www/content/products/servers/primergy/index.php

For more information on Univention Corporate Server, please visit: http://www.univention.com/products/ucs/

For further more information on Univention, please visit:

About Univention

Univention is a leading supplier of Open Source products for the operation and management of IT infrastructures. The core product is Univention Corporate Server (UCS), a flexible, cost-efficient and successful alternative to server solutions from Microsoft. UCS contains comprehensive Active Directory functions and an App Center via which enterprise applications can be integrated and operated. UCS allows web-based IT management and can be employed in organisations of all shapes and sizes. The product can be used as a classic server solution, on the cloud or in hybrid IT environments. It can be operated as a component for existing Microsoft infrastructures and supports the simple replacement of Microsoft Windows domains. The company has a global partner network and subsidiaries across Europe and North America.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese provider of information and telecommunication-based (ITC) business solutions and offers a wide range of technological products, solutions and services. With around 162,000 employees, the company serves customers in more than 100 countries. Fujitsu employs its ITC expertise to design the future of society together with its customers. In the 2013 financial year (ended 31st March 2014), Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, reported a consolidated annual turnover of ¥ 4.8 trillion (US $ 46 billion).

Contact Information

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