Ellucian is retiring the following products by June 2024
Like any software company, Ellucian periodically retires a product offering or service due to changes in their underlying technology stack or if another product/ service offering is taking its place. This article summarizes four products/ service offerings that will be retired by Ellucian on June 30, 2024.
End of Life (EOL) Products
Ellucian announced the following products that they will be sunsetting/ transitioning to an ‘end of life’ status on June 30, 2024:
- Ellucian Mobile (mobile application offering)
- Ellucian Portal (portal used by Colleague ERP clients)
- Luminis (portal used by Banner ERP clients)
- Banner Integration for eLearning (data integration components used by Banner ERP clients)
What Are My Alternatives?
Ellucian has identified the following alternatives:
|End of Life Product||Ellucian Alternatives|
|Ellucian Mobile||ERP / Self Service: Mobile-friendly theming|
|Ellucian Portal||Ellucian Experience|
|Banner Integration for eLearning||Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP)|
It is important to note that depending on your specific needs, other third-party products may be able to replace your Ellucian Mobile, Ellucian Portal/Luminis or Banner Integration for eLearning deployments.
Whether you decide to go with an Ellucian product or with another third-party solution, make sure your project scope addresses key migration factors to ensure a smooth transition for both the institution and your end users. Keep in mind the following criteria:
- Content migration
- User accounts migration
- Impacted Ellucian applications
- Impacted third-party applications
- Impacted customizations
- Technical integration requirements
- IT infrastructure impact (on-premise, cloud, third-party)
- End user communications and migration support needs
Any transition will require dedicated technical and functional resources so don’t wait to get started. Your academic calendar may dictate when this migration can be scheduled, to avoid any undue impact on semester start or end-cycle processes.
To prepare for this transition contact us today to schedule an evaluation review. We can help review and identify which options may work best for your institution to ensure a successful transition.
About the Author:
Alice Kim, Senior Consultant
Alice Kim has experience working with portals, application integrations, single sign-on, and identity & access management emphasizing the importance of the user experience. Her technical and functional expertise ranges from business process analysis, implementation assessments, requirements gathering, project implementation support, application integration dependencies, SSO identity providers deployment/ configuration/ support, institutional portal implementations, user interface (UX) as well as document management.