Supporting: Project MindSpring - The New Zealand Online Learning Community (NZOLC)
“Through MindSpring™ we saw an opportunity to change the future of learning, to bring teaching and technology together by providing teachers with a collaborative environment and new tools to make teaching more effective through challenging and motivating students.” - Lillian Hou, Project Manager, Unisys
Unisys is an IT services company that has been operating in New Zealand for close to 100 years. Serving both large private and public sector organisations, Unisys has a reputation for delivering high-quality end-to-end solutions for the New Zealand market.
Unisys became involved in DigiOps through its strategic partnership with Microsoft and known expertise in hosting services via its world-class data centre. Unisys has developed MindSpring™ as an integrated solution that comprises:
• Microsoft® Class Server: A curriculum management tool
• Windows® SharePoint Services: A leading document management and collaboration tool
• Microsoft® Exchange 2003: Outlook® email services
Unisys has architected and provisioned the technology and support required for hosting, deploying, and managing MindSpring™. This enables teachers, students and parents with effective 24x7 web-based access to MindSpring™ in a monitored, secure and collaborative online environment. Unisys has been a key partner and has played a vital part in the development of the project, from working with end users and the NZOLC to develop a fully customised the solution, to packaging the final solution for the marketplace.
Unisys is a key solution provider for the schools (K-13) and higher education sector (tertiary education and University communities) in the South Pacific. We are also the largest provider of services to Government Education in Australia through Queensland TAFE, and NSW DET.
For more details on MindSpring™ see www.mindspring.school.nz
Contact: Lillian Hou, Project Manager
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