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We are taking the cover off today!

Jan 7, 2019 5:51:00 AM / by Greg M. Smith posted in corporate, products, aws

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We are taking the cover off today!

McLean, VA - October 29, 2018: eLumin is excited to announce three new product offerings designed to replace legacy, expensive, and complicated virtual desktop solutions. Over the last several months we have met with campus technology leaders across the country. With their feedback and a long history of industry experience, we have designed our new products with your students, faculty, and staff in mind. Built in the public cloud Open Access Labs, Classroom Virtual Desktops, and Virtual Applications provide a scalable, resilient, and economical way to ensure that technology does not get in the way of learning or productivity. Powered by Amazon Web Services, eLumin's cloud-native products provide peace of mind knowing they can scale during peak times on campus and you won't have students, faculty, or staff waiting to use critical technology resources.

Some of the highlights of each product are outlined below, but be sure to see our product pages for more detailed information.

Open Access Labs - Pooled and non-persistent environment

Ideal replacement for expensive physical computer labs across campus.

  • Access from anywhere, almost any device with an Internet connection.
  • Leverage existing SSO/SAML authentication services.
  • Entirely web-based, nothing to install.
  • Accessible from macOS, Windows, Linux, and ChromeOS clients.
  • Available in Windows 7 or Windows 10.
  • Leverage existing licensing if available.
  • Define a burst capacity to meet the needs of your peak periods of usage.
  • Software delivery based on end-user characteristics (major, course, class section, etc).
  • Support for IP/Cloud printing.
  • Access to campus resources (ie: license server, etc) as necessary.
  • Fully managed/supported environment.

 

Classroom Virtual Desktops - Dedicated and persistent environment

Provide access to the latest real-world software and environments to students in the classroom.

  • Persistent virtual desktop follows a student through a course, program, or lifetime at the school - defined by business rules.
  • Entirely web-based, nothing to install
  • Accessible from macOS, Windows, Linux, and ChromeOS clients.
  • Available in Windows 7 or Windows 10.
  • Leverage existing licensing if available.
  • Software delivery based on end-user characteristics (major, course, class section, etc).
  • Introduce complex hands-on learning through a secure sandbox.
  • Support for IP/Cloud printing.
  • Access to campus resources (ie: license server, etc) as necessary.
  • Fully managed/supported environment.

 

Virtual Applications - When the whole desktop isn't needed

Perfect when a full desktop environment isn't needed but users still need access to Windows-based applications.

  • Deliver a wide variety of applications from the most simple application to complex GPU, CPU, or memory intensive applications such as those used in 3D design and engineering.
  • Software delivery based on end-user characteristics (major, course, class section, etc).
  • Multiple directory-based integration options.
  • Support for IP/Cloud printing.
  • Support for HTML5 browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge.
  • Fully managed/supported environment.

 

If you are in Denver for EDUCAUSE 2018, be sure to schedule a time at the eLumin Suite to discuss how we can help you support your technology needs on campus. If you want to learn more but have a packed schedule in Denver or aren't able to make it to EDUCAUSE setup a web conference, please contact us here.

About eLumin

eLumin was founded on the belief that technology should never stand in the way of student learning. We deliver cloud-based solutions for Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and voice-enabled technologies to increase engagement on campus and support enhance learning outcomes. To learn more about eLumin, please visit elumin.co.

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eLumin Welcomes Brown, Fanning and Reed to Board of Advisors

Jan 4, 2019 5:36:00 AM / by Greg M. Smith posted in corporate, news

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McLean, VA - October 28, 2018: eLumin is pleased to announce the formation of it's Board of Advisors. The advisors will help guide eLumin in shaping its strategy and defining the next generation of technology to enhance the student experience across campus.

"We are excited to bring together such an amazing team of advisors. The wealth of experience in education technology, product development, and operations will be incredibly valuable to the success of our customers and the rest of the eLumin team" said Greg M. Smith, President and co-founder of eLumin.

When asked why he joined the eLumin Board of Advisors Jason Reed replied, "eLumin has a great vision to change the student experience from computer labs to the way students interact with other campus resources. I'm looking forward to working with Ben and Shaun to support the team at eLumin."

The advisory board is comprised of the following individuals:

For more information about the eLumin management and advisor teams, please visit About Us.

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eLumin selected to join AWS EdStart Program

Jan 1, 2019 5:31:00 AM / by Greg M. Smith posted in corporate, aws

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eLumin selected to join AWS EdStart Program

McLean, VA - September 7, 2018: eLumin was selected this week to join the AWS EdStart program. The AWS educational technology (EdTech) startup accelerator, is designed to help entrepreneurs build the next generation of online learning, analytics, and campus management solutions on the AWS Cloud. The program is designed to enable EdTech startups to move faster with specially tailored benefits.

Mohammad A. Haque co-founder and SVP of Engineering at eLumin said "AWS has been an amazing partner to eLumin, both in the people we have been working with and the technology that helps to drive our student-centric Desktop as a Service platform. We are excited to join an amazing group of companies whose primary purpose is to solve problems in education."

"We have a long history of working with Amazon Web Services in education from cloud migrations, strategy and development to support learning in the classroom. The interaction with AWS goes way beyond that of a traditional vendor relationship, they are truly a valued partner in the work that we do" said Greg M. Smith, co-founder and President of eLumin.

About eLumin

eLumin was founded on the belief that technology should never stand in the way of student learning. Delivering on cloud-based solutions for Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and voice enabled technologies to advance the student experience. To learn more about eLumin, please visit elumin.co.

#edtech #aws #cloud #edstart #startup

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