Chicago, Illinois, July 5th, 2016 - Boyertown Area School District, located in parts of Boyertown, Pennsylvania, selected QuickLaunch Single Sign-On (SSO), a cloud -based, self-service, cost-effective single sign-on solution that enables users to sign on with one user identification and password, allowing access to multiple applications without re-authenticating.
BoyertownASD QuickLaunch SSO, launched as sso.boyertownasd.org, supports the institution's current strategic plans of improving their operational effectiveness and provide integrated communication that enhances the student experience and success.
Now BoyertownASD’s faculty, staff, and students will have instant access to enterprise applications without the hassle of remembering multiple logins. BoyertownASD’s QuickLaunch SSO includes the following features:
QuickLaunch Single Sign-On Integration to systems such as:
- Google® Apps®
- Microsoft® Office® 365
- Microsoft® Exchange®
- Discovery® Education®
QuickLaunch IdP application with QuickLaunch Single Sign-On:
- QuickLaunch IdP is a cloud-based, self-service identity provider for institutions looking at reducing their overall infrastructure investments and empower institutions with identity federation across various apps.
- QuickLaunch IdP helps institutions get one-click access to all apps, without the integration hassles
QuickLaunch has achieved a net saving of US $24000 (Amazon Bill) with this deal as BoyertownASD's Amazon VM was shut down and they are now completely running out of QuickLaunch cloud.
BoyertownASD has also agreed for a POC of SSO and social media apps,. If it finds them feasible, it will sign a deal worth US $4,000/Year.
"We are pleased that Boyertown Area School District launched QuickLaunch SSO," said Neeraj Kainth, Director for QuickLaunch SSO. "It is an honor to be a part of delivering on the college's mission and we look forward to supporting the growing needs and requirements of the campus community through QuickLaunch SSO."
Boyertown Area School District (BoyertownASD) is a large public school district which covers portions of Berks and Montgomery Counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Boyertown Area School District has received numerous awards. In 2010, the NAMM's 100 Best Communities for Music Education in America. The school district leads in regional sports as well. Academically, it post the highest scores on statewide assessments when compared with Berks County school districts. It is on or above average when compared with Montgomery County schools. Yet, the school district has the lowest taxation (millage) rate in Montgomery County and the second lowest in Berks County.
For more information, please visit http://www.boyertownasd.org/.
With more than 550 clients and 11 million end users, QuickLaunch is the leading Platform-as-a-Service provider for Single Sign-On and is available on Web, Web Mobile and Mobile App.