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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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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.

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. Talk to your LMS vendor about back-up data storage.

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.

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.

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. According to a study by Research and Markets , prominent software vendors have come up with advanced LMS features such as seamless communication and collaboration that simplify learning management. For instance, ProProfs Training Maker is a SaaS LMS based on the cloud. The idea is to manage costs for such software.

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.

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.

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.

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. So about API strategy, are you seeing a trend in how AMS vendors approach this? I’m tracking 128 AMS platforms – or vendors that say they offer membership-based systems. WELCOME TO EPISODE 21 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

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. there is a oversupply of products and vendors in this space which will consolidate. By 2015, the prices for 80% of cloud services will include a global energy surcharge.