See How eLumin Lets Teachers and Students Rekindle Their Love of Learning

Dr. Labs has taught college-level cybersecurity for 20 years. Students love his classes—especially ethical hacking. And he loves everything about his job.  Well, almost everything.  Too often, semesters started with more of a thud than a bang. That’s because Dr. Labs and his students had to jump through several technological hoops to make sure every […]

UMBC’s free tax assistance goes virtual with eLumin for a second year

Nobody likes tax season. But for students like Charles Hunt, an undergrad at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), it’s a chance to help his fellow community members while gaining valuable career skills and real-world tax prep experience.  Each spring, Charles volunteers with UMBC’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which helps qualifying Baltimore-area families […]

See how eLumin helps school CTOs meet everyone’s needs 

Three university stakeholders walk into a strategy meeting, and the tension is palpable. The professor, network analyst, and desktop specialist are all chomping at the bit to share their pain points. The school’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Erin, braces for what’s to come.  “Some of my students can’t access the software they need, because their […]

The Alphabet Soup of Desktop Virtualization – 2022 Remix

The education landscape underwent a major transformation since we published the first version of this article back in July 2019. Across the country, virtual infrastructure became an academic lifeline for students, teachers, and administrators alike.  Truth be told, a more pervasive digital education scenario was long on the horizon. We merely catapulted ahead. Now that […]

See How eLumin Makes Students’ Dreams Come True

A lifelong video game fanatic, Molly grew up slaying dragons, racing starships, and slam-dunking on her little brother. Now a college sophomore, she’s turning her passion into her future by majoring in video game design and esports.  There’s just one problem: Minutes into her first class, Molly discovers the tablet computer she bought (with her […]

Virtualizing software access for higher education

In a webinar hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on August 10, presenters shared the basic benefits of AWS WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0 and how these products should be at the forefront of discussions regarding work from home and the future of higher education. Workspaces is AWS’s cloud native persistent virtualized desktop. AppStream 2.0 allows […]

eLumin Across Campus

Learn how institutions across the country are using eLumin Virtual Desktop and Learning Lab to meet the needs of their students, faculty, and staff. Meet Molly, she is a sophomore and just declared her major in video game design and eSports. See how Dr. Shell uses eLumin to bridge the digital divide and teach her students […]

IT Spending and Staffing: From Pandemic to Post-Pandemic

In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges and universities to make quick decisions with very little guidance or information on how to safely operate their institutions. Many of the game plans that came out of these decisions would not have been possible without the support of these institutions’ Information Technology staff. IT was required […]