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Ellucian Unveils Cloud ERP Offerings

Ellucian today announced the availability of its Banner and Colleague ERP systems in the cloud. Built on Amazon Web Services infrastructure, the software-as-a-service solutions promise to increase IT efficiency and effectiveness and provide the tools to drive student success, according to the company.

Features include:

  • A modern user experience for faculty, staff and students;
  • Mobile, self-service and extensibility tools;
  • Scalability and security backed by AWS; and
  • Access to updates and enhancements without disruption.

"As colleges and universities continue to evolve to meet changing student expectations, senior institutional leaders want to help students access advanced, easy-to-use solutions anytime, anywhere," said Nicole Engelbert, director of research and analysis at Ovum, in a statement. "Cloud technology is essential to innovating more rapidly and delivering a modern student experience and improving student success."

"Moving to a SaaS cloud solution with Ellucian gives us the ability to reassign IT resources to process improvement so we can better meet our customers' needs," said Frank Abney, assistant director of IT at Eckerd College, in a press release. "Ellucian has been a great partner, constantly evolving and expanding product offerings that fit our changing needs. We are looking to Ellucian cloud for solutions built with students, faculty and staff like those at Eckerd in mind."

For more information, visit the Ellucian site.

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Rhea Kelly is editor in chief for Campus Technology, THE Journal, and Spaces4Learning. She can be reached at [email protected].

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