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Blackboard Acquires CardSmith

Blackboard acquired rival campus card vendor and cloud-system provider, CardSmith. The acquisition broadens Blackboard’s system deployment capabilities adding an established software-as-a-service option to its traditional on-premise offering.

Blackboard Launches New Learning Solutions Portfolio

In an effort to give institutions and schools more value and greater exposure to their technology sets, Blackboard now offers solutions that combine their industry-leading, comprehensive product portfolio. The needs-based solutions were developed and created following extensive discussions with campus leaders, academic technologists, district officials, faculty, and students.

Blackboard Launches Public Cloud Version of its Learning Environment

Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard’s private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing institutions with the industry’s most flexible deployment model and most comprehensive set of deployment options available to date.

Blackboard Offers Solution and Services to Internet2 Higher Education Members

The Arizona Department of Education has granted Blackboard Inc. a five-year contract to support more than 60,000 educators for online learning and collaboration. The initiative is part of the education department's larger goal to help teachers successfully implement Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards, and to streamline the technical assistance, service, and support the agency provides educators.

Blackboard Integrates Registration and Tracking Tools into Training Environment

In partnership with Genius SIS, Blackboard has updated its training environment for business and government organizations with the integration of a Web-based information system The environment now offers fully integrated learner registration, tracking, e-commerce, and enterprise reporting systems and tools directly within the learning environment and without third party integrations.

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