Campus Pipeline Announces Latest Release of Web Platform for Higher Education
Campus Pipeline Web Platform 3.2 Offers Significant Performance Enhancements and Sun ONE Product Upgrades
SALT LAKE CITY, August 16, 2002 — Campus Pipeline, Inc. today announced availability of the Campus Pipeline™ Web Platform 3.2, which delivers increased system performance, faster application performance, and simplified real-time integration capabilities with student information systems (SIS) and enterprise application integration (EAI) servers and systems.
The new version 3.2 of the Campus Pipeline Web Platform provides higher education institutions with the most powerful, standards-based platform software for creating a unified digital campus that meets their unique information, service, and communication needs. A digital campus is a robust, centralized network of integrated systems, applications, campus information, services, and communities that can be accessed via a single sign-on password from any Web-enabled computer.
New in the Campus Pipeline Web Platform 3.2
Improvements contained within this new version include:
· Performance—Significant performance enhancements including faster page renderings;
· Functionality—Upgrades of Sun ONE Directory, Messaging, Web, and Calendar Servers; and
· Flexibility—JMS/IMS interface that simplifies the integration of SIS or EAI-type systems.
“Institutions of higher education want to create a connected campus experience that integrates academics, administration and community life into a central network of people and services,” said Tom Lewis, chairman and CEO, Campus Pipeline. “The Campus Pipeline Web Platform 3.2 is the direct result of working with our partner institutions to deliver the technologies they need to unify the digital campus.”
The Campus Pipeline Web Platform addresses the critical need of integrating disparate data, portal, communications, learning, and administrative systems and applications together in a single sign-on, enterprise portal environment. The result is a customized campus experience for every constituent. The Campus Pipeline Web Platform helps schools make the most of every technology dollar and delivers measurable returns including:
· Maximizing preservation of legacy technology investments
· Improving “self-service” environment
· Enhancing fostering of campus community through easy, anytime communication via email, message boards, community portals
· Reducing distribution cost and better penetration of news and information
· Decreasing time required for faculty to create or update online course support materials
Based on open standards, the Campus Pipeline Web Platform can be integrated with an institution’s choice of student information systems, course management systems, and a wide range of other technologies and applications. Campus Pipeline offers integration solutions for third-party systems including, among others, Blackboard, Datatel, e-College, JA-SIG uPortal, Jenzabar, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Poise, SCT, WebCT, and homegrown applications, enabling an institution to unify all information, resources, and constituents. More than 200 colleges and universities worldwide depend on Campus Pipeline enterprise integration software to build and manage their institutions’ vision of the digital campus.
To assist in the successful implementation of the Campus Pipeline Web Platform, Campus Pipeline provides customized technical and organizational consulting and training services. Each is designed to support the entire scope of a Campus Pipeline Web Platform implementation, from assessing campus readiness and project planning to installation and rollout. Premium service bundles include process and organizational design, development and integration of specialized technologies, training for students, faculty, and staff, and campus-wide communication support.
To assist in a successful implementation, Campus Pipeline provides customized technical and organizational consulting and training services. Each is designed to support the entire scope of a Campus Pipeline Web Platform implementation, from assessing campus readiness and project planning to installation and rollout. Premium service bundles include process and organizational design, development, integration of specialized technologies, campus-wide communication support, and training for students, faculty and staff.
Product Availability, Pricing
The Campus Pipeline Web Platform 3.2 is available today. To schedule a personal demonstration, please call 888.682.7473 x161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pricing for the Campus Pipeline Web Platform varies based on institution size, customization, and services requirements.
About Campus Pipeline, Inc.
Campus Pipeline, Inc., an UPSIDE magazine “Hot 100” Internet Infrastructure award winner and Codie Award “Best Educational Total Comprehensive Solution” finalist, delivers software and services for higher education, helping institutions unify campus data, enterprise applications, and services into a Web-centralized “digital campus.” Today more than 200 colleges and universities worldwide use Campus Pipeline technologies including the Campus Pipeline™ Web Platform, the industry’s first and most widely used Web platform, and the Campus Pipeline Luminis’ family of platform, content management, and integration products, to build their unique vision of a unified digital campus. For more information, call 888.682.PIPE or visit www.campuspipeline.com.
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