K16 Solutions Expands Partnership with Instructure to Provide Live Archiving to Existing Canvas Customers
- By Kate Lucariello
tech content and data migration and integration company K16
Solutions is now offering a live archiving solution to
Canvas customers, according to a release. K16’s Scaffold Archiving
SaaS fully integrates with the Canvas LMS to secure student data and
archive aging content.
data will remain constantly accessible in Scaffold, the company said,
“making it easy for institutions to restore full, readable
content to Canvas … so that content and data can move back and
forth easily between the two.
information is secure and fully integrated with your destination
LMS,” the release notes. “... In fact, clean and
easy-to-understand content transfers over to your new LMS as easily
as clicking a ‘Sync to LMS’ button.”
Solutions has been providing archiving services for many years as
clients moved to Canvas from other LMS platforms with courses such as
those from Moodle or Blackboard, according to Sam Yaghoubi, senior
vice president of partnerships. But this expansion of the partnership
with Instructure, specifically designed for Canvas and based on
market research, now allows archiving of aging Canvas courses and
student data and provides a “cleaner version” of Canvas.
type of approach allows for secure retention of sensitive data,”
Yaghoubi said, “while allowing for simple access when needed. Prior
to this release, there was no other solution on the market for
integrated content backup and storage for SaaS offerings such as
accommodates the archiving of student records and submissions, course
content, discussions and replies, assignments, quizzes, feedback,
attachments, grade books, and more, according to K16’s website.
a demonstration of how Scaffold works with Canvas, visit K16’s
Scaffold Archiving for Canvas page. Scroll down on
that page also to see a video of how Saint Mary’s University of
Minnesota implemented this archiving platform. While cost is specific
to an institution’s needs, the company said customers can expect to
save 70% to 80% of what they currently pay to archive their data with
their existing LMS.
this page to learn more about Scaffold migration to Canvas.
partnership with K16 Solutions continues to add immense value to
customers," said Melissa Loble, chief customer experience
officer at Instructure. "Instructure is dedicated to bringing
about innovative solutions that simplify customers' lives, and this
breakthrough archiving technology provided by K16 Solutions is a
great example of this. We're excited Canvas customers now have this
unique, state-of-the-art archiving solution."
the K16 Solutions home page to learn how it uses its
proprietary technology to help schools quickly and seamlessly migrate
LMS platforms, archive online courses and student data, and extract
and integrate data from major enterprise systems.
to Instructure’s products page to learn more about
Canvas products, request information, and try Canvas for free.
Kate Lucariello is a former newspaper editor, EAST Lab high school teacher and college English teacher.