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CloudSwyft forges partnership with DepEd, local universities to accelerate educational technology transformation across the Philippines with education computing

CloudSwyft and DepEd

CloudSwyft has been at the forefront of creating a new category of education computing in the industry and serves as the country’s education de-facto solution by providing end-to-end virtual labs solution to the PH Education Sector

14 March 2022, Philippines – CloudSwyft Global Systems, one of the pioneering Philippine-based global EdTech companies, announced it is working with the Philippine education sector to push seamless education computing through its end-to-end virtual labs platform solution as they champion with institutions to drive digital transformation and gear up for modern hybrid learning in post-COVID world.

As the de-facto solution and educational technology partner of choice in the Philippine education sector, CloudSwyft equips its local education customers with cost-effective virtual labs solutions. Its wide range of top tier education customers includes the Department of Education (DepEd), De La Salle University-Dasmarinas, San Beda College, Miriam College, Enderun Colleges, Philippine State College of Aeronautics (PhilSCA), Tarlac State University (TSU), STI Education Group, Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP), Southville International School and Colleges (SISC). It has also kick-started pilot deployments with more topnotch universities in the country such as Mapua University, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB), Ateneo de Zamboanga University – among others.

Dann Angelo De Guzman (CloudSwyft Founder and CEO), said, “With new challenges being faced by the local education sector, especially over the last two years, the transformation of educational institutions in terms of scale, delivery, methodology, and experience is more critical than ever from the past decades – hence we are leading the shift to this new category of education computing in the industry. Students and teachers alike, having to transition to a remote or hybrid learning modality becomes a necessity. The shift towards more accessible methods of learning is evident. Learners now have more options to complete their programs than just the traditional classroom experience, and the mission of CloudSwyft is to help accelerate that shift through our cloud-based solution.”

“CloudSwyft aims to help education institutions globally in this transformational journey of learning anywhere, anytime, on any device through the use of customized and bespoke proprietary virtual labs technology that we have built. These are tailored to every instructor or educators’ needs and without the limitation of hardware specs, especially when learning any subject that requires a certain set of applications or software tools for practice-based hands-on learning,” Prince Billy Datu (CloudSwyft VP of Sales) added.

According to De Guzman, the partnership entails that CloudSwyft platform automates and digitally transforms every university’s computer laboratory facility requirements and provides a cloud-based subscription model that is both economical, efficient and on-demand. They also offer either a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model or a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) model for each education institution.

“In an emerging country like the Philippines where infrastructure still needs a lot of work, a higher concentration of students on mobile devices versus using very expensive laptops and desktops are still a relatively new necessity. It enables the users to experience close to what they get to the physical labs they enjoy on campus, which is definitely a game-changer. CloudSwyft helps bridge that hardware and CAPEX gap via our easy-to-use, access-anywhere, cost-effective and scalable virtual labs available 24/7 to the students studying at home,” Dann added.

Being relentless in its dedication to the digitalization of the education industry, the company shifted its focus heavily on the education sector in the last 3 years and has engaged various local education groups such as the Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators and Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities – to name a few.

CloudSwyft’s virtual labs solution for education is designed to align with existing Business and STEM course curriculums across all faculty departments such as Computer Science, Engineering, Architecture, Business Statistics, Multimedia Design, Industrial Design, Information Technology and Hospitality Management etc. Among its customers around the world include UNITAR International University in Malaysia, Bina Nusantara University, BINUS Center, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara and Universitas Terbuka in Indonesia, Republic Polytechnic, Lithan Academy and NTUC Learning Hub in Singapore, Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry (AITI) in Brunei, Whizhack IIT-Jodhpur in India, GO1 in Australia, FutureLearn in the UK and several other top universities in Europe and Latin America – which makes CloudSwyft a truly global EdTech company founded in the Philippines.

“We are in the homeland, born out of a team of aspiring young professionals who want to make a difference. On top of that, our unique products are developed by Filipino technology talents, so there is a real connection to the work we do with the industry we serve. The top hyper scalers and cloud providers such as Microsoft, AWS, GCP and IBM Cloud also recognize that the platform and solution we have built is a strong offering critical to their education landscape efforts. And us being a platform that drives their cloud verticals, makes us a preference and the de-facto standard solution towards educational technology transformation,” said De Guzman.

About CloudSwyft Global System, Ltd.

CloudSwyft Global Systems, Ltd. is the global leader in providing virtual labs platform and future ready skills solutions for the education sector. It has offices in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Hong Kong with customers and partners around APAC, India, Europe and Americas.

The cloud-based platform has been designed to leverage the cloud infrastructure in order to deliver campus software subscriptions directly to students, accessible via browser on any device, regardless of its specifications.

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