Disaster-Proof: Streaming Live Events at St. Mary's University

About St. Mary’s University:

Founded in 1852 by Marianist brothers, St. Mary’s is the oldest Catholic university in the U.S. Southwest. The school is home to more than 2,300 undergraduate students and 1,300 graduate students.


How is St. Mary’s University using video?

St. Mary’s University uses video for instruction, and has integrated Kaltura with their Canvas instance. In addition, they use video to broadcast campus events, including convocation and commencement ceremonies. To provide the best solutions for St. Mary’s University, Kaltura is using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Amazon Simple Storage Service, Amazon Glacier, Amazon CloudFront and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud. These services allow delivering a secure, scalable and resilient platform for the video storage and management solution.


Why use Kaltura as a video platform?

“We really needed that platform that was just easy that was, again, strong. We were looking for the platform. And that’s what Kaltura was to us,” says Jeff Schomburg, Executive Director of Academic Technologies, St. Mary’s University. “It wasn’t just an instructional classroom gadget, it wasn’t a camera for lecture capture only, it was really a platform first, to be able to hold multiple kinds of video for any kind of learning and instruction.”

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