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Universal integration

Users never see it. But it’s radical. Edsby connects to existing systems and content in a sophisticated way that’s different from conventional LMSes. It’s the secret to Edsby’s massive scalability, rapid deployment and easy administration.

Two-way integration with legacy systems

At the heart of Edsby is a remarkable two-way connection to existing systems so districts can deploy Edsby on their terms, consistent with existing policies and educational standards. Student, teacher, class, daily schedule and other information in Edsby comes from existing systems—not from manual input. This way, Edsby can be deployed quickly to all teachers, students and parents. And it stays up to date as student, teacher and course data changes.

Edsby integrates unusually tightly with commercial or custom student information systems (SISes), pulls much more information than information for simple rostering, and even pushes data back if desired. Unlike rudimentary sync approaches, Edsby also pushes and pulls information to and from HR databases, Excel files, CSVs or any other structured data not normally available. This gives districts a secure, cross platform, device independent way to share information with students, teachers and parents that they couldn’t before.

  • Integrates with popular or custom Student Information Systems
  • Connects to HR systems, CSVs or other structured data
  • LDAP and/or Active Directory authentication
  • Single Sign On (SSO) with Kerberos, oAuth, Google Apps for Education or O365+Azure
  • Roles management for powerful permissions

Edsby universal integration

New lease on life for old SISes

Many student information systems are surprisingly old. Edsby can serve as a modern, contemporary way to leverage and update data inside a district’s SIS, effectively extending the service life of custom or off-the-shelf SISes.

Because Edsby has been built to work with any SIS, and integrate with other systems at the same time, it has a more robust, polished interface and more advanced functionality than simple portals available from SIS vendors.

Details of Edsby's Universal Integration

Edsby's user-friendly interface and support made the transition easy for our staff. Sales and engineering worked closely with us to make sure all aspects of the environment met our needs in every way.
Peter Anello, Technology Enabled Learning Facilitator / Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board
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