UMassOnline has been using Wimba Classroom since June 2006 as the result of winning the bid for Synchronous Online Collaboration System (SOCS) request for proposal. In 2010, Wimba Classroom was awarded the bid for
Within the branding frame of Wimba Classroom, we can apply a 135px x 145px branding graphic to include your institution's logo, support information, etc. Read more on branding for Wimba Classroom.
UMassOnline uses Blackboard to host our Wimba Classroom environment. While Wimba Classroom is primarily used as an integrated third-party tool within the eLearning platform, Wimba Classroom is also used as a standalone, web conferencing solution. Read more about the non-LMS integrated Wimba Classroom environments and its dedicated servers.
Wimba Classroom is integrated with Blackboard Vista. Please see our PowerLinks page for additional information on this integration.
Powerlinks: UMOL utilizes the Wimba Powerlink to integrate Wimba's Classroom and Voice Tools into Bb Vista
Bb Collaboration Hosting Operations Guide: Bb Collaborate utilizes SunGard as their data center provider for all North American hosted clients. They chose SunGard because it is a world class facility which offers our clients high availability, multiple redundancies and around the clock system monitoring. SunGard's Operations Guide\ covers all services that are provided.