- 55% of institutions want increased efficiency, and believe that could computing is the best way to make this happen.
- By the end of 2014, more than 4 out of 5 higher education students are expected to take some or all their classes online.
Top 5 Higher Education Uses of Could
- 68% Conferencing/Collaboration
- 65% Storage
- 65% Offline/Productive Suites
- 62% Messaging
- 59% Compute Power
Top Higher Education Institution Using the Could
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Berkeley University of California
- University of Washington
- University of Michigan
- Harvard University
- University of San Francisco
Top 5 Higher Education Cloud-Based Tools
- Banner by Ellucian
Banner is a Enterprise Resource Planning platform for higher education to help support department and users on campus
- Cirrus Insight
Cirrus Insight is a tool that helps staff manage student and alumni relationships by connecting the cloud-based Salesforce CRM with Gmail
Evernote is a cloud-based note taking platform, allowing teachers to capture notes, organize lesson plans, collaborate on projects, snap photos of whiteboards, and more.
- Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a scalable could platform that gives institutions access to a variety of IT management tools, while allowing them to store large amounts of data on Amazon’s remote servers.
Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software, allowing teachers and instructors to create presentations with images, video and text right from their internet browser – and they can even edit offline.