Migrating from Windows Servers to Linux withZentyal and ZarafaZarafa Summercamp 2012  Linux small business server
Linux small business serverWhat is Zentyal?    Linux server for SMBs            All IT infrastructure: Internet access, fi...
Linux small business serverBacked by Canonical    Official Canonical support            Commercial Zentyal Server editions...
Linux small business serverOpen source project    Project started in 2004            GPL v2            In Ubuntu repositor...
Linux small business serverCommercial offering                          Community         Small Business           Enterpr...
Linux small business serverOur challenge    Zentyal generates thousands of leads per month            From every sector an...
Linux small business server       Case study                  Limerick City Council, Irelandwww.zentyal.com               ...
Linux small business serverLimerick, Ireland                        www.limerick.ie      www.zentyal.com                  ...
Linux small business serverLimerick City Council     ICT Background             450 Desktops in 6 main sites             9...
Linux small business serverOpen source in LCC    The problem            High Licensing Costs in MS Enterprise Agreement   ...
Linux small business serverThe Migration Process             Identified the strategic move: we need               purchasi...
Linux small business serverZentyal    Advantages            Integration between services (LDAP-Postfix-            Zarafa-...
Linux small business serverZentyal    AD – OpenLDAP Synchronization is Essential            Eliminates need for duplicate ...
Linux small business serverHow to migrate to Zarafa           Open LDAP for user authentication           Zarafa server is...
Linux small business serverWhere are we now?    Mail           440 users migrated to Zarafa (99.9%)           Estimated gr...
Linux small business serverWhere are we now?    Samba           4 Departments moved to Samba           ACLs to integrate p...
Linux small business serverQuestions?                        ?      www.zentyal.com             © eBox Technologies S.L. 2...
Linux small business serverThank you!                        For additional information:                              Visi...
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Zarafa SummerCamp 2012 - Migrating from Windows Servers to Linux with Zentyal and Zarafa

  1. 1. Migrating from Windows Servers to Linux withZentyal and ZarafaZarafa Summercamp 2012 Linux small business server
  2. 2. Linux small business serverWhat is Zentyal? Linux server for SMBs All IT infrastructure: Internet access, files, communications, etc. Easy-to-use Secure and reliable Based on Ubuntu Server Replace Microsoft infrastructure for SMBs Small Business Server, Windows Server, Exchange, Forefront, Lync, etc. www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  3. 3. Linux small business serverBacked by Canonical Official Canonical support Commercial Zentyal Server editions are supported by Canonical Global Ubuntu OS support by Canonical Zentyal Partners are also official Ubuntu Partners Dont miss Zentyal – Canonical webinar 26th June 5:00 pm CET http://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/6793/50463 www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  4. 4. Linux small business serverOpen source project Project started in 2004 GPL v2 In Ubuntu repositories since 2007 7,000 community members and growing 45,000 downloads / month One of the most popular business-led open source projects in the world www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  5. 5. Linux small business serverCommercial offering Community Small Business Enterprise edition edition edition Testing purposes Max 25 users Unlimited users Updates Backup RMM platform Ubuntu support Multi-site support E-mail support Available SLA NBD 4h Price FREE 49.50 €/month 119.50 €/month www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  6. 6. Linux small business serverOur challenge Zentyal generates thousands of leads per month From every sector and every country Our customers require local services Looking for partners in Europe Small-medium managed service providers Provide total IT solutions for their customers Clear geographical focus www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  7. 7. Linux small business server Case study Limerick City Council, Irelandwww.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2011
  8. 8. Linux small business serverLimerick, Ireland www.limerick.ie www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  9. 9. Linux small business serverLimerick City Council ICT Background 450 Desktops in 6 main sites 9 main business areas: Roads, Water, Planning, Environment, Finance, Social Housing, Fire Station, Emergency Control Centre, Arts& Culture (3 Public Libraries, City Gallery of Art, Museum) Windows Network with AD and mostly MS Software A team of 4 to support desktop, server and communications services www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  10. 10. Linux small business serverOpen source in LCC The problem High Licensing Costs in MS Enterprise Agreement No options and therefore no purchasing power Solutions Evaluated OS products (2009) Open Office (Libre Office) Zentyal (eBox) (2010) www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  11. 11. Linux small business serverThe Migration Process Identified the strategic move: we need purchasing options Senior Management Support (essential) Phased deployment: Senior Management First! Communications with staff: buy in is key Training for staff and IT support Co-ordinate software replacement with hardware upgrades: new pc → new software Continuous support for the new technologies www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  12. 12. Linux small business serverZentyal Advantages Integration between services (LDAP-Postfix- Zarafa-Samba) Easily extendible to adapt to existing software Unified web interface to manage the services Quick deployment - reduced IT resources Extensive Support from Zentyal www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  13. 13. Linux small business serverZentyal AD – OpenLDAP Synchronization is Essential Eliminates need for duplicate authentication OpenLDAP can operate independently from AD Facilitates migration process, service by service: Mail, File&Print, Proxy, etc. Example: mail migration Problem: Running email in two systems while maintaining the same domain (@limerickcity.ie) Solution: Zentyal Master/Slave servers, AD Synch tool www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  14. 14. Linux small business serverHow to migrate to Zarafa Open LDAP for user authentication Zarafa server is a slave to the master LDAP Zentyal Synch tool between AD and OpenLDAP Postfix to relay mail for both Exchange and Zarafa Script to automate creating Contacts in the Exchange GAL ExMerge tool to batch export mail boxes in PST Zarafa Migration tool to batch import/export PST MailMeter captures all the emails for archiving purposes www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  15. 15. Linux small business serverWhere are we now? Mail 440 users migrated to Zarafa (99.9%) Estimated growth to 1000+ due to mergers MS Exchange to be phased out by end of 2012 High Availability implemented and in evaluation Several browser-related issues Community edition www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  16. 16. Linux small business serverWhere are we now? Samba 4 Departments moved to Samba ACLs to integrate permissions for Windows clients Open LDAP used by Samba for File & Print Ongoing works on printer sharing www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  17. 17. Linux small business serverQuestions? ? www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012
  18. 18. Linux small business serverThank you! For additional information: Visit our stand! www.zentyal.com info@zentyal.com Follow us at: www.twitter.com/zentyal | www.facebook.com/zentyal www.zentyal.com © eBox Technologies S.L. 2012

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