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Announcing Sandbox Builder!

Mar 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Greg M. Smith posted in products, news

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McLean, VA - March 18, 2019: Announcing Sandbox Builder, the next evolution in delivering hands-on learning environments that allow students to learn real-world applications and configurations in a safe and secure way. In combination with eLumin's Sandbox, the Sandbox Builder gives instructors, teaching assistances and technical staff the ability to point, click, and deploy multiple operating systems, configurations, and install software to support programs like Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Malware Analysis, Digital Forensics,  Programming, Big Data and others. 

Key features of the Sandbox Builder include:

  • Provision access for students to Classroom Virtual Desktop and Sandbox environments
  • Select from a pre-defined service catalog of operating systems including
    • Windows Server 2012/2016/2019
    • CentOS
    • Ubuntu
    • Kali Linux
  • Role based access to support Instructors, Teaching Assistants and Site Administrators.
  • Approval workflow to ensure cost and integrity of the student experience.
  • Create secure environments to mirror real-world scenario learning
  • Deploy labs to a single class or multiple classes with the click of a button.
  • Develop a catalog of labs for use across campus.
  • Effectively manage costs with built-in monitoring and thresholds.
  • Fully managed/supported environment.

"Sandbox Builder is a big step forward for the eLumin platform" said Mohammad A. Haque, Senior Vice President. Haque continued "putting the ability to create labs and exercises in the hands of faculty and staff allows instructors to pull in current events into the classroom, the latest cyber hack or malware story from the weekend can be a hands-on immersive learning experience for students on the following Monday." 

Sandbox Builder is available now. If you could like to see Sandbox Builder in action and better understand how the eLumin platform can help your students learn someone from our team would love to speak with you and can be reach at 1.844.4.eLumin (358646) or you request a Product Overview.

 

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 Products to be available in the AWS MarketPlace

Jan 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM / by Admin posted in corporate, products, aws

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We are taking the cover off today!

McLean, VA - October 29, 2018: eLumin is pleased to announce that starting in November 2018, the eLumin Classroom Virtual Desktop and Open Access Lab products will be available for purchase in the AWS MarketPlace. This allows colleges and universities that are AWS customers to purchase subscriptions for eLumin's platform more easily and quickly.

Created with the specific needs of education in mind, the Classroom Virtual Desktops and Open Access Lab products allow schools to deliver a full virtual desktop experience to students, faculty, and staff to support all aspects of academic life.

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.

Do you have more questions? Please schedule a session with our team to discuss how eLumin can meet the needs of your campus.

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.

#edu18 #aws #workspaces #appstream #edtech #cloud #vdi #daas #virtuallabs #labs #campustech #edstart #awsmarketplace

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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.

#edu18 #aws #workspaces #appstream #edtech #cloud #vdi #daas #virtuallabs #labs #campustech #edstart #awsmarketplace

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