Why Should You Use Cloud Computing For E-Learning?

Origin Learning

What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is the technology which uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain applications and data. It allows end-users and businesses to use applications without installation and access their personal files via any computer that has an internet access. Cloud computing allows computing to be much more efficient by centralizing data storage, processing and bandwidth at one point.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

3) You speak often about the “true cloud” LMS. “ Cloud ” means different things to different people. In my opinion, “true cloud” means an LMS is a multi-tenant platform with a core code base and every one of their customers uses that version of the LMS simultaneously. This contrasts with what many vendors call a cloud LMS. This is very different from a “true cloud” multi-tenant system.

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How Amazon Web Services Works and Why We Use It

Lambda Solutions

It's no secret that updating server infrastructure hardware can be costly and inefficient. For precisely this reason, more and more individuals and businesses are choosing to work with cloud computing services, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), to house their server infrastructure. Read on to learn more about what AWS is, how it works and why choosing AWS to provide us with cloud computing services gave Lambda Solutions an edge over our competitors.

Total Cost of Ownership for Learning Management System

G-Cube

Mostly when one budgets for a learning management system (LMS), major emphasis is only given on LMS license cost and annual maintenance cost. However, there are many other factors, such as system software’s, server hardware, and other operating expenses etc that can have a huge impact on your total cost of ownership. LMS – SaaS Vs Owned Cloud Computing & How It Impacts e-Learning Some Insights for Successful LMS Selection and Implementation.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

solely on a computer is nearer 10 percent7. phones, tablets and computers as a matter of. with the Cloud gomolearning.com @gomolearning 1 1 9The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud gomolearning.com @gomolearning A highly sophisticated, scalable storage. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Cloud service and deployment models

Janet Clarey

One of my 15 fans asks, “Janet what the heck is cloud computing, when should I consider a cloud service model and when should I not?&# And, to which I responded…let’s try to break that down a bit… First, let me point to some existing definitions cloud computing. Clouds, if nothing else, are ‘fuzzy.’ ’ Cloud Service Models. Another service model is Cloud Platform as a Service&# (PaaS). Public cloud.

5 Reasons You Need a Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Hurix Digital

In any worst-case scenario, a cloud backup disaster recovery plan can help you save the day. Related Read: Top 8 Cloud Security Best Practices. Without cloud computing disaster management, you may find it difficult to resume operations, thus, putting your company at risk.

How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

For any organization that relies on cloud-based LMS software for continual learning and development (L&D), cybersecurity should be a top concern. Luckily, most LMS vendors today offer cloud-based solutions with built-in safety features. When protected with reliable cybersecurity systems and protocols, cloud-based software solutions are no more vulnerable than an on-premise learning management system.

Docebo powered by AWS: keeping you secure while you learn anywhere

Docebo

At Docebo, we’re focused, first and foremost, on creating and delivering a cloud-based LMS that our customers love. A cloud LMS stores a ton of data though, and not only do we want you to love the product itself, but we want you to feel secure using it. What are the advantages for Docebo customers having implemented the solution on AWS cloud infrastructure? Cost savings. With the cloud, you can expand to new geographic regions and deploy globally in minutes.

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The What, Why & How of AWS Cloud Migration

Hurix Digital

With the gigabytes turning into terabytes, which then turn into petabytes, the traditional on-premise servers are unable to keep up. Cloud storage is the perfect solution to this issue. Read on to find out the what, why, and how of AWS cloud migration. . Cost-Effective.

The top 3 benefits of switching to cloud-based software

InsiderHub

Moving to “the cloud” has become a necessity for organizations to maintain a competitive edge and cut costs. Adoption of cloud-based software is happening at a rapid pace. Some 26% of businesses are already into heavy use of cloud computing, while 23% are running apps in the cloud; another 17% are expected to follow. More than 86% of companies are already using more than one type of cloud services.

When Does Your Training Need To Go On A Private Cloud?

eFront

We have gone from big-as-a-house mainframes with slow-as-molasses magnetic tape storage to pizza-box sized servers with crazy fast SSDs, in the span of four decades. The next evolution — which is already here — does not concern servers smaller than pizza boxes, but rather no boxes at all. The Cloud, explained. The downsides of Cloud computing are similar to outsourcing too. You don’t have complete control over your servers: the Cloud operator has.

Cloud Optimization – Should You Consider Migrating from AWS to GCP

Hurix Digital

While Amazon Web Services is the oldest cloud computing service provider , with the highest number of customers to its credit, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is making deep inroads on the back of the competitive advantage it offers. Also Read: Top 8 Cloud Security Best Practices.

4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

Gone are the days when having your own staff running your own servers behind your own firewall provided a sense of security and control. Cloud computing is emerging as an inexpensive, quick and efficient way of delivering training through LMS. Could-based LMSs have the capacity to bring down your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), something that has being largely overlooked during LMS vendor comparisons.

Your LMS: Why SaaS and How SaaS

TalentLMS

Cloud computing is now as common as the broadband internet connection. With the proliferation of mobile data, cloud computing has become more distinct in its capabilities and convenience. From storage solutions to software sharing, cloud computing has enabled the information consumer and producer to exercise creativity without any platform and geographic location limitations. Formerly, the software shared by companies had a client-server infrastructure.

Cloud Migration: How Can Enterprises Benefit from a Successful Cloud Migration

Hurix Digital

Cloud is one of the most radical technological trends in recent times, attracting a large number of IT leaders and entrepreneurs due to its numerous benefits. The popularity of the cloud migration services can be ascertained by the rapidly growing size of the market that is expected to grow from USD 3.2 In this post, we’re going to discuss the concept of cloud migration in more detail, along with its advantages and best practices. What is Cloud Migration?

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud-Based Technology for E-Learning

Training Industry

Having your head in the clouds now holds a whole new meaning with the development of cloud-based technology. For that reason, cloud computing is a rapid growth area of the IT sector, with Web 3.0 supporting a new wave of applications able to run on a variety of hardware devices, while data storage remains inside the cloud. So is cloud-based technology a positive or negative for the e-learning industry?

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10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter

Cloudshare

The software company he works for focuses on cloud computing, server technology, and networking products. He’s also a sales engineer for Snowflake, a data warehousing service built specifically for the cloud to enable data-driven businesses to share data securely and at low maintenance costs. Here’s a Twitter account from a senior sales engineer at Carbonite, a company providing cloud backup solutions for homes and small businesses.

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Cloud-based LMS platforms are leading the way in providing solutions to today’s fast-paced learning & development (L&D) environment. SaaS LMS is defined as a method of software delivery and licensing in which software is accessed online via a subscription, rather than bought and installed on individual computers. For instance, ProProfs Training Maker is a SaaS LMS based on the cloud. The idea is to manage costs for such software.

7 Incredible Things an Enterprise LMS Can Do for Your Business

ProProfs

Businesses can easily minimize the cost of training and educational programs by using an enterprise learning management system (LMS). Traditionally, these systems were accessible to only large enterprises because their costs ran high. The proliferation of technology and cloud computing have reduced the cost of acquiring and running an LMS. Courses often become dispersed across multiple hard drives, servers, and devices. Cost Savings are Huge.

When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

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– this is what a client’s IT Manager commented after looking at technology requirements sheet of our Wizdom LMS in a presentation last week (It’s built on.Net, and uses Windows Server, IIS, & MS SQL/Oracle as back-end platform). For example, we use Microsoft platform for Wizdom Web, but use Linux based servers for our network management. Now, the million dollar question – How do Open Source & Proprietary LMS’s compare on Cost Front? You love Microsoft!

Top 10 Cloud myths busted, part 1

TalentLMS

Here at Epignosis, the company behind TalentLMS , we view the Cloud as one of the pillars of modern computing in general and educational technology in particular, both now and for the foreseeable future. Cloud computing remains a mystery for many enterprise departments and businesses, and there are plenty of myths built up around deploying and running applications on it. Truth is, the cloud might not be right for all of your IT infrastructure needs.

The Benefits of Using a Cloud-based LMS for Corporate Training

TalentLMS

The benefits of using a cloud-based learning management system have been proven time and again. But while joining forces with the cloud might be the future, what’s less clear is why businesses should put their trust in a cloud-based LMS for training. In fact, when it comes to corporate training, it can even be hard to tell what’s “cloud” and what’s, well, not. The opposite of a cloud-based system is one that’s installed and housed on a computer within the organization.

Top 10 Cloud myths busted, pt. 2

TalentLMS

In the first part of this series of posts our myth-busting team took down 5 common Cloud computing myths. Now we’re back to dispel some more Cloud-related misconceptions and FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt). Myth #6 : The cloud is for small businesses This myth, like most myths, has some basis in the truth: indeed, the Cloud is a godsent for small businesses that cannot afford dedicated IT personnel. So, keep calm and keep adopting the Cloud. Mythology.

Busting 5 Pesky Corporate eLearning Myths

TalentLMS

We’ve busted some of those right here in this very blog (including The 10 most popular Cloud-computing myths , as well as Myths about Mobile Learning and Web Design ). Whereas cost could have legitimately been a concern in the past, it has been close to a decade now that effective eLearning solutions have been available and accessible to all budgets, big and small. eLearning Myth #3: It takes a (costly) professional instructor to create a business training course.

Franchise Training Realities: Learning to Slice the Bloomin’ Onion

Talented Learning

On average, each franchisee employs about 60 people in a variety of roles: Front-of-the-house employees – servers, hosts, bartenders. For example, Outback requires a franchise fee of $10,000 and $500,000 in startup costs , with an estimated total investment of $1.6 But over the past decade, the dawn of cloud computing has opened the door to hundreds of solutions that serve the specialized needs of external learning audiences. 4) Cost Savings and Efficiency.

What is SaaS?

Growth Engineering

SaaS is a key piece of jargon that you’re likely to come across when looking into learning management systems, and it has a lot to do with that elusive ‘cloud’. Ever since the dawn of mankind, clouds have been an ominous sign. But thankfully a silver lining has emerged in the form of cloud computing! Traditionally, using software has required you to download and install programs on your computer. This is software which is hosted and distributed via the cloud.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

They’re looking to decommission their behind-the-firewall server farms, applications, services, and platforms by migrating to more cost-effective cloud-based infrastructures that are also “elastic,” able to be expanded and contracted as needed. How workers’ relationships with their work-related data, information, and knowledge will change with a cloud-based infrastructure. Schematic of cloud-based infrastructure.

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IBM Launches New Skills Programs

CLO Magazine

The report, authored by the IBM Center for Applied Insights, found that only 1 in 10 organizations has the skills needed to effectively apply advanced technologies such as business analytics, mobile computing, cloud computing and social business. No-charge access to security software that professors can use in the classroom to teach students how to test applications for bugs and check network and virtualized servers for vulnerabilities.

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Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

The crux of the article is that IT budgets and responsibilities are moving out of the control of IT departments and into the hands of others, thanks to trends such as consumerization and cloud computing which is making centralised controlled of IT difficult. By 2015, the prices for 80% of cloud services will include a global energy surcharge. By 2015, low-cost cloud services will cannibalize up to 15% of top outsourcing players’ revenue.

Podcast: Selecting Association Software – With Chad Stewart of SmartThoughts

Talented Learning

Back then, software was installed on desktops and servers, so clients had different needs. But now with cloud computing, it’s more important to focus on the front-end of the process , helping clients find the right fit. We publish a variety of lists on our website, and there’s no cost to be included. WELCOME TO EPISODE 21 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

You can get an LMS installed on your own network server or use one that’s on the cloud. The cloud computing option for an LMS is becoming increasingly popular and has several key advantages. Read more about that in our Benefits of a Cloud-Based LMS article. Now compare that to how much you’re on a desktop computer. Lower costs. New or updated, how do you get the courses and what does it cost? Network Installed or Cloud-Based?

SaaSy learning in the Cloud

Saffron Interactive

Recently there’s been a lot of talk about “the Cloud”. In broad terms the Cloud refers to the Internet in general. The concept of a cloud has more importance than that though. All they need to know is that it’s “in the Cloud”. A good example of an application that exists in the Cloud is web mail. From a business point of view, the Cloud also makes a lot of sense. If an employee leaves, then you can cancel their license and the cost is gone.