ONLYOFFICE joins the Univention family

27 September 2017By Ksenija

Great news everyone!

Users and providers of Univention Corporate Server now can add ONLYOFFICE Online Editors to their infrastructure from Univention App Center. Read more to learn why this is an exciting partnership.


Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a solution to operate and manage mixed IT infrastructures and user identities via a single web interface. It incorporates a marketplace with over 90 enterprise applications that enhance the environment easily. Univention offers users freedom of choice and builds a bridge between various applications and client systems.

ONLYOFFICE is now a part of this impressive collection, complementing it with a full-scale collaborative suite that offers editors for text documents, online spreadsheets and presentations.

ONLYOFFICE complements our App Center portfolio with a web-based office document solution offering collaborative editing. I like it’s fresh look and the appealing appearance,” said Nico Gulden, Product Manager Apps at Univention. “ONLYOFFICE on UCS integrates with Nextcloud and ownCloud and thus provides a choice about which solution to use and where files and data are stored.”

Within UCS, ONLYOFFICE becomes a powerful teamwork platform for small and medium teams, ensuring sufficient transition from other editing suites and full applicability of the documents in the professional environment.

Univention gave us a treasured chance to provide more businesses and educational institutions with a powerful open-source document editing solution. Germany has always been an especially valuable market for ONLYOFFICE, and we count on this partnership to give us vast opportunities for growth and development,” stated Galina Godukhina, Commercial Director of ONLYOFFICE. “To all users of Univention platform, we are glad to offer our first class quality and make a long-lasting positive impact on their businesses.”

How to introduce ONLYOFFICE in Univention Corporate Server

1. Download and setup UCS either on hardware or as a virtual machine.
2. Enter the Univention App Center and install Nextcloud or ownCloud, and ONLYOFFICE Document Server
3. Install the ONLYOFFICE integration app and configure it
4. Start editing your documents in UCS!

About Univention

Univention GmbH is a leading European manufacturer of open source products for the operation and management of IT infrastructure, headquartered in Bremen, Germany. Univention Corporate Server (UCS) can be used as a classic server solution in the cloud or in hybrid scenarios. UCS is an economical alternative to Microsoft server solutions and includes comprehensive Active Directory capabilities and an App Center that integrates and operates more than 90 enterprise solutions into existing IT environments.

UCS@school is an education and authorization management optimized for education to centrally manage users, services, applications and digital media. Important basic services such as the provision of WLAN, authentication, printing or file storage are integrated. Other solutions such as e-learning, file sharing or e-mail can be easily integrated via the App Center and linked to the management so that students and teachers can sign up to them via single sign-on.Univention Corporate Client (UCC) is a desktop solution for the operation and administration of PCs, notebooks and thin clients in companies, schools, and government agencies. The software includes a desktop environment optimized for professional use based on Linux.

Univention has a worldwide network of partners and branches in Germany and North America.

If you have any questions about ONLYOFFICE functionality, you are welcome to ask them in the comment section below or on our forum. If you need information about UCS or other products of Univention, go to Univention Help.