More Flexibility and Security: Moving from WebEx to BigBlueButton
Conduct a comparative analysis and analysis of the best world experience in using open source platforms for online video learning and online conferences.
Replacing the System
Replace an existing WebEx system integrated with Saba with a new free BigBlueButton platform.
Provide the possibility of operating BigBlueButton on virtual servers in their own data center without any additional costs for renting external servers.
Ensure seamless integration of BigBlueButton platform with Saba e-Learning system and the corporate training center's management system.
Before the start of the project, the supervisory board of the organization formulated the following challenges:
Develop new additional features in the open source platform BigBlueButton, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the corporation's training center.
Maintenance of the BigBlueButton platform by their own system administrators.
Convenient search and access to videos of online classes for teachers and corporate employees through Saba is provided.
Students, teachers and staff received the opportunity to use their unified Saba account (username and password) for use in BigBlueButton.
Balanced load on BigBlueButton servers was provided as well as backup and recovery after failures, and continuous monitoring of threats and performance was provided.
After-project support of the BigBlueButton platform was provided by own specialists.
The project was implemented within three months, taking into account analysis, platform selection, design, implementation, and training. The project provides a contract for 12 months of after-project support. Integration was implemented using web-services technology, Saba API. The project team included an architect, programmers, systems engineers, as well as instructors to train teachers and system administrators..
Due to the effective organization of design work, the following results were obtained:
Information security of video learning was provided at the level of software technologies, and server equipment, and procedures for managing video learning were ensured.
100% reduction in monthly fees for using 100 WebEx licenses ($ 1,500 to $ 0).
Software Integrated with BigBlueButton
e-Learning software for corporates
Eliminating the Expenses for Adobe Connect, Blackboard Connect, WebEx, Zoom Licenses by Replacing Them with BigBlueButton