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UCB Partners with Ellucian to Implement Quercus System

posted 16 Feb 2016, 23:43 by Denny Lindberg
Manama - 16 February 2016:

The University College of Bahrain (UCB) recently announced its new partnership with Ellucian, the global leading provider of higher education software and services, to implement Ellucian® Quercus.

Quercus is a cloud based student administration system that enables higher education institutions to deliver a superior experience for students on any browser or mobile device.

“We are always looking at ways to improve our service offerings for our students and staff, while maximizing efficiency. It’s important for us to leverage technology solutions that support our continued growth and help us to deliver a world class learning experience.” Stated Sheikh Dr. Khalid Al-Khalifa, Executive Chairman, UCB.

“We are thrilled about our partnership with Ellucian because it provides our institute with a more effective way of completing administration tasks. Quercus is a comprehensive solution that has integrated well into our existing network and we are pleased by the prompt deployment process. This has been a big step for UCB, which is why we chose Ellucian as our trusted partner.” Said Sheikh Abdulla Al-Khalifa, Executive Director, Technology & Innovation, UCB.

“We are extremely pleased to announce our partnership with University College of Bahrain. The college is constantly abreast of the evolving educational landscape in the region and continues to take proactive steps to better serve their students and staff. Partnerships such as these also help UCB reinforce their position as an innovative and pioneering institute in the region, committed to student success,” stated Mathew Boice, Vice President, Middle East & Africa at Ellucian.

Quercus is hosted in reliable and secure cloud data centers that provide scaling and high resilience facilities for operating mission critical applications. Ellucian’s data centers are certified to comply with Information Security standards. The SaaS platform operates across three physical data centers to ensure resilience.