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Toronto Metropolitan University Selects YuJa, Inc. to Provide Cloud-Based Video Streaming and Hosting Solution for its More Than 46,000 Students

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ontario-based public research university Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson University, recently engaged with YuJa, Inc. to provide a cloud-based video hosting and streaming solution.

“We’re excited to help Toronto Metropolitan University better serve students and staff as needs evolve in the educational landscape”

The University was seeking an enterprise media platform with more modern and robust features that also offers adaptability to meet evolving needs as the need for remote and hybrid learning and teaching increases. Dedicated, timely support and the ability to integrate into the university’s LMS, D2L Brightspace, also were important capabilities for the selected vendor.

The university uses its video streaming and hosting platform for both educational and administrative purposes, from lectures and course projects to large scale events, as well as to host various user-created content, recordings of live events and webinars hosted by departments within the TMU community.

In addition to the regular online lectures and workshops, with the institution’s People First philosophy, institutional leaders noted in the RFP that it became apparent that the university needed to have an excellent video streaming infrastructure to allow community members to participate remotely in workshops, lectures and live-streamed events.

YuJa meets all of the university’s needs with a scalable, comprehensive cloud-based video platform. “We’re excited to help Toronto Metropolitan University better serve students and staff as needs evolve in the educational landscape,” said Nathan Arora, Chief Business Officer at YuJa, inc. “YuJa’s Video Platform makes it easy to record and host content so instructors can focus on the important work of teaching their students.”

About Toronto Metropolitan University

Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly known as Ryerson University, is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education. Urban, culturally diverse and inclusive, the University is home to more than 46,000 students, including 2,900 Master’s and PhD students, 4,000 faculty and staff, and 225,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit www.torontomu.ca.

About YuJa, Inc.

YuJa is a leader in ed-tech solutions. Our platforms provide organizations of all sizes with the tools to educate, engage, inspire and collaborate. We serve learning enterprises within all sectors, including higher-ed, K-12, government, healthcare, non-profit and corporate. We have legal headquarters in Delaware with primary U.S. offices in Silicon Valley, California, and Canadian offices in Toronto.

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