EarthlingCloud™ EDTECH Cloud Solutions for Education

EarthlingCloud™ EDTECH
Cloud Solutions for Education

The leader in secure and innovative technology for higher education.

EarthlingCloud Cloud Solutions

Student success. Tight budgets. Limited IT resources. EarthlingCloud solutions are designed specifically to help higher education institutions modernize their systems securely, without disruption and provide the flexibility to choose the option that’s right for them.

What is EarthlingCloud for Education?

EarthlingCloud for Education is a set of bundled solutions and services for institutes of higher education.  The EarthlingCloud platform is a secure cloud computing environment and custom service catalog built on the Amazon Web Services cloud and includes automated and secure technologies as well as a 24 x 7 Cloud Security Operations Center. From recruiting and student success through continuing education and advancement, EarthlingCloud offers a complete set of integrated cloud-based software applications that help you solve your biggest challenges.

How the EarthlingCloud & AWS Helps Higher Education

The combination of AWS and EarthlingCloud’s bundled services provides custom, managed and secured solutions to meet the many technology demands of higher education.   On-demand compute, storage, and database services help IT teams build secure environments for mission-critical applications, freeing them to focus on student success. Scale services to meet peak usage times, including enrollment or graduation events. Focus on your faculty, staff and students. Our managed services free you from the responsibilities and level of effort involved is cloud infrastructure management and security. We become an extension of your organization. We’ll provide the application infrastructure design, strategy, compliance and technical expertise you need to manage your applications while making a fast and cost-effective transition.

AWS + EarthlingCloud for Higher Education

The Earthling team partners with organizations of higher education, to provide secure innovative solutions using our managed secure platform: EarthlingCloud built on AWS.  EarthlingCloud is an automated and secured environment with a built-in 24 x 7 Cloud Security Operations Center for all customers. Whether you need to facilitate teaching and learning, better manage your university’s operations or access high-performance computing for demanding research projects, Earthling  has a solution. Instructors, students, researchers, IT staff and administrators can quickly and affordably access compute, storage and application services in the classroom, research lab, data center, and anywhere on campus.

Higher Education Use Cases offered by EarthlingCloud

Big Data and Student Analytics

EarthlingCloud offers an on-demand secure big data analytics platform to provide benefits of cloud computing for courses or projects. Our analytics platform provides data warehousing and a single source of information that is fast, cost effective and secure.

Secure Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)

EarthlingCloud offers secured virtual desktops for students and instructors with an on-demand desktop workspace that can be used with any device (BYOD). Secure DaaS is a hosted solution prebaked with necessary software for coursesprojects. Give students access to the resources they need at home and in the classroom on any supported device with cloud-based desktops.

Websites in the Cloud

Build your website on EarthlingCloud – secure, compliant, highly scalable, low cost and ready for peak usage times. We’ll managed operations and security for you.

Disaster Recovery

EarthlingCloud provides complete managed Disaster Recovery services. Keep your systems running even when emergencies occur. AWS scales up and enables rapid failover with data centers around the world and EarthlingCloud manages the entire DR process so you can focus on working.

Easily Move to a Secure High Performance Cloud with EarthlingCloud

Modernize your enterprise system to protect your technology investments, adapt to new challenges, and lower your costs. We offer a complete set of integrated cloud computing solutions that includes secure virtual desktops, disaster recovery management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and constituent relationship management (CRM) systems as well as business and administrative tools that make it easier for your students and staff to do what they need to do.


Improve user experience

Deliver an intuitive and mobile-first user experience to tech-savvy students and staff.


Reduce costs

Use modern and flexible cloud-based technology that lowers the cost of maintaining enterprise systems.


Transition cost-effectively

Follow our proven path to the cloud to avoid a costly ERP reimplementation and campus disruptions.


Exceed expectations

Unparalleled higher education functionality provides the most complete set of applications designed specifically to meet your students’ needs.


Ensure Security

Managed Security and Compliance ensures data protection and adherence to regulatory requirements


Deploy quickly

Choose the delivery method (cloud software, cloud hosting, or on-premise solution) you need to evolve at a pace that works for you.

Cloud Computing for EdTech Companies

From idea to IPO and beyond, Amazon Web Services is the infrastructure standard for education’s technology ecosystem. The combination of EarthlingCloud’s technology bundles, it’s managed services and the AWS Cloud lets EdTechs build and launch solutions that help students learn every day. EdTech companies can start, grow, and optimize their business without the headaches of expensive infrastructure. We take care of the infrastructure, administration, security and compliance so you can experiment with the scale to reliably serve students and manage district or university operations.

Featured Use Cases

Securely Store, Archive Data

Choose from an affordable and secure set of cloud storage services for archiving documents, videos, and other key data. Database-as-a-Service offers on demand database service for database courses.

Efficient DevOps & Performance Testing Service

Rapidly deploy new features and automate releases using AWS, making IT teams more agile and efficient. We support complete performance testing by providing a sandbox storage and computing test environment to do application testing

Compliant Application Stacks

With EarthlingCloud, institutes of higher education require regulatory compliance such as FedRAMP, HIPAA or DFARS can used our automated and managed service to gain accreditation faster and cheaper.

Project Lab & Security Testing Environment

EarthlingCloud offers a project lab and test environment. This lab is based on custom requirements repeatable scripted lab environments. We also provide a security testing environment which offers an on-demand web application firewall, DDOS mitigation test environments, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.

Secured Desktop-as-a-Service with EarthlingCloud & Amazon WorkSpaces

Modernize your enterprise system to protect your technology investments, adapt to new challenges, and lower your costs. We offer a complete set of integrated cloud computing solutions that includes secure virtual desktops, disaster recovery management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and constituent relationship management (CRM) systems as well as business and administrative tools that make it easier for your students and staff to do what they need to do.

How Amazon WorkSpaces Helps Education


For Students and Instructors

Our Secure Desktop-as-a-Service uses customized Amazon WorkSpaces which simplifies access to educational resources by giving students a desktop ready for their learning needs. Their applications are available using an internet connection from any location, regardless of hardware or device. Instructors and teachers can use the tools and software that work for their classroom. WorkSpaces can be used for any type of curriculum, from CAD and engineering at the college level to graphics, Pivot tables, and administrative apps in K12 classrooms. Educators can gain insight into usage by understanding aggregated student usage patterns and engagement levels, helping to identify areas where students need assistance.


For Administration

Amazon WorkSpaces provides an equitable learning experience for classroom and distance learners, and gives teachers, instructors, staff, and consultants access to the computer resources they need while complying with an organization’s security policies. WorkSpaces helps reduce costs associated with computer labs and dedicated hardware for instructors, staff, and students. With a flexible pricing model that accommodates peak usage periods, organizations can save as much as 50 percent over a traditional VDI solution running on premise.


For Technologists

Reduce the costs and time associated with procuring and managing hardware resources for students, instructors, and staff using WorkSpaces. Users can access their WorkSpaces with Windows and Mac computers, Chromebooks, iPads, Fire tablets, Android tablets, and Chrome and Firefox web browsers. WorkSpaces integrates with Active Directory for single-sign on to university and district resources. Organizations can select teaching and learning applications, and quickly and securely deploy and upgrade software.



With Amazon WorkSpaces, institutions and districts pay only for what they use and there is no upfront infrastructure purchase commitment. This helps save money compared to on-premises VDI solutions. Institutions and districts can purchase WorkSpaces through pooled models, share licenses across devices, and scale the number of desktops up or down with no penalty. With multiple hardware bundles to choose from, including entry level, high-performance, and Graphics WorkSpaces, institutions and schools can use WorkSpaces for any type of course.

Secure Database-as-a-Service & Big Data Solutions with EarthlingCloud on AWS

EarthlingCloud’s Database-as-a-Service solution offers on-demand managed database service for database courses and applications. We provide a completely managed secure database service which gives users secure access to a database without the need for setting up physical hardware, installing software or configuring for performance. We manage the maintenace, security and compliance of the database for you.


Object Storage Amazon S3

Amazon S3 provides developers and IT teams with a highly reliable, secure, and scalable object storage for all your data, big or small.


NoSQL Amazon DynamoDB

A fully managed, fast, and flexible NoSQL database service for all applications – mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, IoT, and more – that need consistent, single-digit millisecond latency at any scale.


Relational Databases Amazon RDS

Easily setup, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Choose from six familiar database engines, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL and MariaDB.


HBase on Amazon EMR

Apache HBase is a petabyte-scale, strictly consistent, open-source NoSQL database. Tight integration with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem allows you to combine big data analytics with fast data access. Easily create managed HBase clusters with Amazon EMR.


Amazon Aurora

Amazon Aurora is a relational database engine that combines the speed and reliability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Deliver up to 5x the throughput of standard MySQL running on the same hardware.


Graph Databases Amazon DynamoDB for Titan

Easily manipulate graphs at massive scale in AWS. Build your graph database using Titan and let DynamoDB handle the performance, scalability, and operational management of storing big data.

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