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On the Road to LTI Advantage: Bringing Assignment and Grade Services to Moodle

The recently published IMS App Note illustrates the collaborative development between IMS Global, Cengage, MoodleTM HQ, and Unicon to bring a new LTI specification into the MoodleTM core platform.

Initially, Moodle lacked a proper integration for Cengage's digital learning solution, MindTap. Rather than building a custom plugin, Cengage worked with Unicon and Moodle HQ to bring new LTI specifications into core Moodle. 

Unicon Technologists to Deliver 11 Presentations at the Open Apereo 2018 Conference

Unicon, Inc. will be leading and participating in a total of 11 technical workshops, presentations, and showcase demos at the upcoming Open Apereo 2018 conference in Montréal, Québec, Canada, June 3-7, 2018. Five open source software developers, architects, and engineers from Unicon will present on a variety of Apereo Foundation projects for the online campus, with topics including open source application deployment, development, and support.

"Deploying the TIER Grouper Image" - Video Series Now Available

This video series features Unicon's John Gasper, Identity and Access Management (IAM) Consultant, as he walks viewers through setting up a simple Docker Swarm environment to host Grouper Services based on the Internet2® TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research program) Grouper Docker image.

Unicon Announces Services and Support for EQUELLA 6.5

Unicon, Inc. announced services and support for Apereo EQUELLA 6.5, the first open source version of the award-winning digital repository to focus entirely on client-requested features, with usability at the core. EQUELLA was recently contributed as open source software under the Apereo Foundation, an open source community that supports software used in thousands of educational institutions worldwide.

Unicon Announces Services and Support for Apereo uPortal 5

Unicon, Inc. announced services and support for Apereo uPortal 5 at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Unicon's services for uPortal include Implementation, Customization, Integration, Standards Testing (Performance, Accessibility, and Security), Upgrades, and Technical Support via Unicon's Open Source Support program. uPortal is the leading open source enterprise portal framework built by and for higher education, and has been adopted by hundreds of institutions, K-12 schools, and research communities worldwide since 2001.

Unicon Announces Services and Support for Apereo EQUELLA

Unicon, Inc., a leading provider of technology consulting, services, and support for the education industry, today announced services and support for Apereo EQUELLA, an award-winning open source digital repository for housing teaching/learning, research, media, and library content in one platform. Unicon's services for EQUELLA include Discovery, Deployment and Configuration, Consulting, Customization, Integration, Upgrades, Hosting, and Technical Support via Unicon's Open Source Support program.

Unicon Achieves Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency

Unicon, Inc. announced that it has been awarded the AWS Education Competency. This achievement differentiates Unicon as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that has demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success providing specialized solutions aligning with AWS architectural best practices to help support teaching and learning, administration, and academic research efforts in education.