C-Level View :: February 14, 2007

Executive View

The Application Service Provider Model at Drexel
An interview with Jan Biros, Drexel University (PA)

Known for its technology innovation and community leadership, Drexel University has found a way to help other institutions tackle ambitious technology implementations--while creating a "win-win" scenario with vendor partners. Campus Technology explores the application service provider model at Drexel.


CT: What are some of the ways Drexel is acting as an application service provider to other higher education institutions?

BIROS: We are providing access to Internet2 to the 14 state-supported higher education institutions in Pennsylvania, and Blackboard Vista service and support to several schools. We also provide IT leadership, IT staffing, and ERP services--we're hosting administrative systems and providing single sign-on portals and integrated administrative and learning management systems....

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