Hosted vs. Behind-the-firewall LMS – How To Decide?

Upside Learning

Adding to this dilemma is another level of decision making – whether to go for an OnDemand / SaaS / Hosted LMS service, or for a behind-the-firewall LMS deployment. If your organization has a strict (and I mean really strict) policy of not using hosted services for LMS (or other business applications), then you don’t have an option but to opt for a behind-the-firewall implementation. Be aware and sure of these costs before going in for behind–the-firewall deployment.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages.


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Worried About Course Security? Start With Your Website.


When you consider your hosting options, there are three main services available: shared hosting, a virtual private server (VPS), and dedicated hosting. Shared hosting means that your website is on the same server as several others. Provides malware scanning and firewall protection.

[Part I] How to Understand and Improve Your Moodle LMS Performance

eAbyas Info Solutions

The effect of software and hardware (this is a part of your server) on Moodle performance. The use of different Operating System (this is a part of your server). to improve the performance of Moodle so that you may effectively improve the system’s response. Server OS.

Affordable, Customer Centric, Managed WordPress Web Hosting in 2021 with Cloudways


They even have a $10/month plan where users can host on a DigitalOcean server and still have access to that managed level of hosting. One of the things I noticed with Cloudways is that I can select my server from different providers like Amazon Web Servers and stuff like that.

eLearning In The Finance Sector: Why Is It Important?


ELearning provides an effective solution to this. The online-based training ensures that the employees get the knowledge they need within their employer VPN or firewall, increasing control and privacy. The ideal LMS should also have an excellent server and database architecture.

8 Cybersecurity best practices to keep your small business safe online


Use a good firewall. A firewall ensures that none of the programs running on any of your devices/systems are infected by any virus, malware, spyware, or any other kind of malicious program. Delegation is essential to run a business effectively.

Shaping an eLearning Solution

Zephyr Learning

Effective engagement is important and of course goes without say for any learning solution, however we find that many people confuse the words engagement and interaction. Accessing secure servers for outside the company’s firewall was always a difficult task and in addition the fact that we needed a browser based device with us at all times was also problematic!

How to make compliance training interesting for employees?

Creativ Technologies

For example, to elaborate on the importance of using credentials, it can be stated that any computer can’t be easily hacked when it has the credentials and firewalls. Compliance training has become crucial due to so many regulatory changes happening.

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. In traditional information technology (IT) infrastructure, the firewall connects the workplace to the Internet while protecting workplace IT assets and the proprietary information they contain.

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Cyber Security Sales Training: The Future of the Industry


Increase Training Outcomes with an Effective Cybersecurity Sales Strategy. Unless you see physical network resources—such as a modem, router, or server—you may think of computer communications and networking as “invisible.”. Every industry implements sales training.

Your Team for the Win?


We all like to believe that our firewalls are secure, our devices are encrypted, our staff is smart on social media, and are aware of the dangers of phishing emails , but even in a perfect world, something will slip through the cracks. Secure configurations for hardware and software on mobile devices, laptops, workstations and servers. Create a game plan through education and let your staff become your human firewall.

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70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

This had two effects: People will think twice before publishing something incorrect. SME’s do not have any didactical knowledge and therefore they cannot create effective e-Learning. We see that if SMEs follow this, they will create much less content heavy courses and deliver courses that are more effective. I’m afraid nothing in this world is a 100% secure but I truly do believe that our SaaS solution is more secure than most ‘behind the firewall’ solutions.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

Some of the key thoughts he shared were: - The change gap is increasing (gap between how many CEOs think they have the capability to manage change). - 72% of large companies felt that their more effective training was INFORMAL. - Compared to USA the UK spends 29% more per learner but uses half as much eLearning. - Deep Specialization is emerging as a key strategy. After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day.

The 5 Types Of Cyber Attacks To Protect Against In 2018

Your Training Edge

A hacker manages to get a ransomware file onto your servers. When the user opens the file, the ransomware file is deployed, encrypting and locking specific, highly sensitive files on the user’s computer or your servers. The effects of a ransomware attack can be crippling. It’s every system administrator’s worst nightmare. Hackers gain access to your system, stealing mission-critical information, locking sensitive files, or leaking proprietary information to the public.

The 9-Point Checklist for Monthly WordPress Maintenance

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Sometimes, it could be a problem related to your hosting company’s server. Expert Advice: When you take a backup of all your content, you have the option to save it on the same server or on a remote server (such as your Drive or Dropbox).

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

Some point to TED and Khan Academy content as exemplars of the future of workplace learning, including the ability to learn at convenient times and places or the effectiveness of “flipped” training where content is consumed outside a classroom and face-to-face sessions are used to discuss it and application within the organization. And virtually all of them envision these as forms of formal learning, taking place behind the corporate firewall.

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Key Benefits of Managed IT Services for Business


Security is tied to many touchpoints in the infrastructure – inside and outside the firewall, organizations may struggle to provide a consistent level of security for different deployment options.

The Best Ways to Do Cyber Resilience Training


Companies in every industry are staying on their toes to avoid the costly consequences of a data breach by installing firewalls, encryption methods, and anti-malware measures. An active cybersecurity policy prevents criminals from gaining access to your servers initially. Providing excellent cyber resiliency training means your business can withstand and recover from the effects of a cyberattack when it seeps through your first-line defenses.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I found that of concern, especially when server crashes were constant. The most effective way to learn is to a. The content even with content publishers, beyond just aggregators sits on their servers and not say, the learning system.

An Introduction to the Enterprise Quiz Builder From ProProfs


With GDPR compliance in effect, every user has the right to access their data. Our data is stored in the state-of-the-art computer servers hosted at a secure location constantly under CCTV surveillance.

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Who Needs to Be on Your 3D Development Team?

Kapp Notes

This team member is responsible for developing the instructional framework and the pedagogy to make the learning effective within the 3D space. This is because of the technical requirements necessary to run a robust and effective 3D world. If the world is being hosted internally, there are server and bandwidth requirements not to mention requirements related to video and sound cards.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

They’re really talking about “hosting” — where they install a version of their software on a customer’s server. It is very similar to how you would host software behind your own firewall, but it’s located in someone else’s hosted data center. If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value.

Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative


IT Professionals : The CIO and IT team are responsible for making sure that the file servers, firewalls and company-supplied devices are all set up on a secure network. Learning Leaders : Not all cybersecurity training is effective. Edward Snowden and the NSA. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The Russian government and the 2016 presidential elections. Yahoo. Equifax. Office of Personnel Management. LinkedIn….

We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

Install behind firewall – One of our tech support guys has experience with PHP and MediaWiki in particular so I am hoping to leverage his experience and install MediaWiki behind the firewall. Our server farm is stretched too thin and we are preparing for an infrastructure upgrade so it wouldn't be a good time to install anything additional to any of our servers. Now I just need to figure out how I am going to measure its effectiveness.

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Security for WordPress Websites with Kathy Zant from Wordfence Security Plugin


Some statistics show that over 50% of small businesses that get hacked have serious effects on their business due to the downtime or damage to the company’s reputation. The firewall that prevents malicious traffic from hitting your site is the major feature of Wordfence that helps to protect over 2 million sites on the internet. It’s primarily a firewall. Chris Badgett: What is a firewall for the non-techy?

Making SCORM publications more dynamic


Due to security settings (firewalls, procedures) it often costs a lot of time to publish (or update) the content. This means that there is no easy way for the learner to give feedback on the effectiveness of content, additions to the content or remarks about the content to the author. We (A New Spring and easygenerator), created a publication server that resides between the authoring system and the learning environment.


Cloud service and deployment models

Janet Clarey

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in their effort to “promote the effective and secure use of the technology within government and industry by providing technical guidance and promoting standards,&# has defined SaaS, as: The capability provided to the consumer is to use the provider’s applications running on a cloud infrastructure. host firewalls).

Creating Online Social Learning Membership Sites with Web Development Agency Owner, BuddyPress Expert, and StudyChurch Founder Tanner Moushey


Figuring out what community your website serves and what success looks like for that community is a huge piece of putting together an effective platform. Where I’ve run into trouble in the past with it is, both servers need to be configured for Shibboleth, and there’s some crazy firewall stuff that happens. And so my frustration with Shibboleth, what made it difficult for me was just trying to get that server stack all set up correctly.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

Along the way, OnPoint was asked by one of our wireless carrier customers to provide the first enterprise mobile authoring environment supporting completely separate staging/QA and production servers but allowing for content syncing to a single, secure mobile application instance on one device – a feat tantamount to hitting one over Fenway’s Green Monster but soon realized after some cleaver programming. A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

interaction behind the company firewall – safe, secure conversations not visible to the public. Use sparingly for effect. • @rebecka7: I keep hearing over & over again…get your course/training RIGHT ENOUGH for your deadline and then improve. • [link] Articulate showcases. ultimately companies will be able to run their own wave server – behind firewall if they want. Q “what’s the bottom-line most effective way to utilise 2.0