One of the most important things to consider when choosing an e-Learning partner or LMS provider should be the stability of the product. Downtime in your systems takes away from the multitude of benefits one receives when choosing an e-Learning solution for your training requirements.
That is why at Safety Media we only partner with the very best companies in the marketplace today so bring you the best possible solution for your needs and provide you with all of the information you require to ensure you get the very best from your e-Learning system.
At Safety Media we want your e-Learning system to be as reliable, quick and accessible as possible which is why we host all of our clients sites with Rackspace.
Rackspace Hosting is a global web host known for their high end managed hosting and dedicated services. The company delivers enterprise-level managed services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world, serving more than 172,000 customers in eight data centres worldwide.
Your business will benefit from Rackspace’s experience and expertise as a managed hosting specialist, with highly skilled engineers available 24/7 to monitor solutions and resolve issues as quickly as possible.
To find out more about Rackspace directly visit their website - www.rackspace.co.uk.
Minimum System Specifications
As with every computer based piece of software our systems have some minimum requirements to allow for optimum performance. These specifications are applicable for all versions of our LMS after V4 and are as follows:
To use the e-Learning courses you will require:
Users will need a computer, with a web browser and an internet connection to access the hosted site by Safety Media.
Below is the minimum and recommended bandwidth for a user to run the different types of training packages:
Below are examples of browsers / settings needed for the LMS functionality:
- IE9 Version 9.0
- IE8 Version 8.0
- Flash player Version 184.108.40.206
- Adobe Reader 9.5
- Allow cookies
Processor: 600MHzMinimum Hard Disk Space Required - 1GB
RAM: OS Dependent
To use our Authoring Package to maximum effect to create your own courses within our LMS system you will require a few minimum specifications.
NCC Group were contracted by Safety Media to conduct a security assessment of the LMS web application. The web application is to be used for the delivering e-learning courses, with user and content admin facilities.
The assessment aimed to identify any vulnerabilities which could be exploited in order to attack the system, attack other users, bypass controls, escalate privileges or extract sensitive data. During the assessment the consultants used non-invasive testing techniques to identify any weaknesses from any possible perspective.
The report from NGS noted that “Good security practices were observed” and that all potential vulnerabilities had been closed off.
In short we have made sure our system is completely hacker proof and allow system administrators of our LMS the freedom to set and manage their own
A more detailed report and information sheet can be requested from your account manager or by calling 0845 345 1703.