Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc.
Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. (ILS) provides state-of-the-art learning
tools for business schools and business professionals. Through Marketplace,
a family of online business simulations, ILS helps businesses develop
better managers and create corporate cultures that are more cross-functional,
customer-oriented and profit-driven. ILS administers web-based business
simulations for hundreds of business schools around the world and provides
technical support for the faculty that use Marketplace for their marketing
and business courses.
As an international provider of online business simulations and training,
we make it our top priority to ensure high availability of service with
the minimum of service interruptions. It is essential that our simulation
processing center is secure and operational 24x7x365. With this goal in
mind, we have located our Processing Center in the premier data center
facility in the area, Digital Crossing.
Digital Crossing's systems:
- Redundant clean power with on-site backup generators.
- Redundant industrial grade air-conditioning, monitored 24/7 to prevent
overheating of components.
- Antistatic flooring, and building-wide lightning protection.
- FM-200 dry-gas fire suppression prevents damage to equipment from
water based systems.
- Redundant fiber optic backbone.
- Prox key card system controls physical access to each area of the
- Biometric fingerprint scanner provides identity verification.
- Digital camera surveillance with off-site record backup.
- Facility patrolled and systems monitored by human security 24x7x365.
Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc. systems:
server and workstation systems with on-site support service deployed.
- Dell Power Vault data backup system with tape rotation, and off-site
and Trend Micro
- Firewall protection (Information not disclosed).
- Fractional T1 internet connection to ISDN-Net,
Inc. our Internet service provider.
- All systems monitored 24x7x365 using Ipswitch WhatsUp
Gold software, which pages an ILS computer engineer in case of any
vital system disruption.
ISDN-Net, Inc., ILS's Internet service provider:
- ISDN-Net, Inc.
is located on-site at the Digital Crossing facility.
- DS3 fiber optic backbone from Knoxville, TN to Nashville, TN.
- Connected to 3 separate providers in Nashville, TN with a total of
150 Mb/s bandwidth capacity