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The Digital Campus Starts with Cloud Communications

The transformation of higher education is underway. With the need for faster and more socially collaborative interaction for students, staff, and faculty, higher education has embarked, albeit slowly, into the digital transformation age. By retiring outdated communication modalities and introducing the capabilities and benefits of cloud-based communications and collaboration platforms, higher education has the opportunity to transform disconnected groups and siloed communications and create truly innovative digital campuses.

Application Monitoring for On-premises, Hybrid, and Multi-Cloud Environments

Applications live everywhere within education institutions—on-premises, in the cloud (AWS®/GovCloud, Azure®, Google®,, or in some combination of these. Yet, no matter where your applications live, they still need to be monitored for performance and optimization.

An Identity Framework for Higher Education Systems

Colleges and universities have an opportunity to make learning more accessible than ever—but first, they must solve a technology problem. Many campuses use outdated legacy identity systems with sprawling, open-source software. As a consequence, these institutions experience a great deal of technology debt, making a transition towards modern systems disruptive and costly. It’s time to change this approach: the results must justify the expense.

EdScoop Special Report: Colleges prepare to graduate to next-gen identity systems

The need for stronger security and more seamless access to virtual campus life prompts higher ed officials to consider agile, passwordless identity platforms.

Mass Notification Pandemic Playbook

The Mass Notification Pandemic Playbook offers detailed guidance on how to use a mass notification system to easily send out messages that reach everyone with information that impacts their well-being as it relates to COVID-19.

THE 2021 Mass Notification Buyer's Guide

Being able to reach everyone in your university has never been more critical. You can’t afford to have someone miss an important safety message, but how do you find the right tool to do it? The 2021 Mass Notification Buyer’s Guide offers the guidance you need to make the right decision. From the questions you need to ask vendors, to getting buy-in from the right people, this guide will help you select the best solution to achieve your safety goals.

eBook: Beyond Hybrid

Hybrid learning has been an essential part of many institutions' COVID response, but it's not the full story. Here's 5 articles exploring key considerations for higher education through the pandemic and beyond, including:

Okta Helps University of Notre Dame's Students and IT Team Work Smarter

The University of Notre Dame is a leading research institution with more than 18,200 students, faculty, and staff. The technology its stakeholders use to learn, teach, research, and collaborate has grown rapidly in recent years, creating an opportunity for the institution to modernize its approach to identity management and provide its campus users with a secure, seamless experience.