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KIVBF
KIVBF

The community cloud based on fluidOps technologies offers schools and educational institutions a cloud that fulfills the everyday demands of school environments with unprecedented standardization, automation and scope.
Jürgen Heinrich, Management Board, Innovation Division, KIVBF

Challenge

Kommunale Informationsverarbeitung Baden-Franken (KIVBF), a IT system house and solution provider for cities, communities and counties, was looking for a end user friendly solution für the provisioning of application landscapes using a Self-Service portal. Over 4,000 public schools and vocational schools in Baden-Wuerttemberg will benefit from the following solutions:

  • School administration
  • Education and lessons
  • Collaboration between students and teachers The aim of this project is to provide a school and educational cloud.

Solution & Benefits

eCloudManager orchestrates the existing infrastructure and provides system landscapes and resources fully automated. System landscapes and resources are registered in the central identity management system allowing users to manage users and roles. In addition, eCloudManager provides an end-to-end encryption using certificates and one-time passwords. KIVBF uses the Self-Service functionality of eCloudManager for the implementation of a Self-Service portal for administrators and resellers.

The innovative school and educational cloud from KIVBF sets new standards as a pioneer for this type of solution within Germany: First innovative service offering in the private cloud for schools

  • Availability of new forms of learning
  • Community Cloud encourages the cooperation of teachers and students
  • New level of process standardization and automation in everyday school life
  • Consumption-based billing of resources encourages the usage of virtual class rooms
  • Secure communication and collaboration
  • Secure access incl. BYOD