Blackboard, a leading education technology company in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), hosted its first-ever Executive roundtable in Saudi Arabia to highlight the educational benefits and security of cloud and the growth of cloud-deployment across the region.
“We were honored to be joined by some of our most distinguished clients in Saudi Arabia for an open discussion on how we are optimizing cloud adoption paths that will ultimately benefit the region’s learners through increased dependability and flexibility,” said Robert Speed, Vice President for the Middle East and Africa at Blackboard. “We are proud of our collaboration with AWS and anticipate it will have a far-reaching and enduring impact on the region’s education sector.”
The theme for roundtable was ‘Empower Excellence’ and it brought together top dignitaries from 20 higher education institutions and executives from Blackboard and AWS. These officials discussed the importance of cloud to the growth and future of eLearning, and the ways they can benefit from AWS to lower costs, scale applications, and meet the ever-changing needs of the modern student.