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.
Learn in this case study how the company Backwelt Pilz consolidated its outdated, heterogeneous IT environment, which was characterized by disparate services and systems.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.
SANGFOR has announced its WANO (Wide Area Network Optimization Controller) has been deployed by Central Bancorp (http://www.centralbancorp.com). Central Bancorp deployed two SANGFOR WANOs in it’s headquarters and Disaster Recovery Centre (DRC) in Q1, 2014 to accelerate its disaster recovery speed.
The “Waterschap Hoogheemraadschap De Stichtse Rijnlanden” is one of the larger Dutch councils responsible for water management and every task that comes with this job like controlling the water barriers, levels and quality. Recently, they’ve decided to move all 450 users from GroupWise to Zarafa.
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.
For the past seven years, the Nuhr Medical Center in the Austrian town of Senftenberg has been relying on open source servers for its email, file and print services.