The EdifyAssess architecture is based on the Microsoft .NET framework and Microsoft SQL Server and uses a state of the art cloud hosting infrastructure provided by Amazon. edify uses the Amazon Elastic Cloud infrastructure to host all of its applications. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier. Amazon EC2 hosts some of the largest websites including Amazon, Yelp, and Netflix. Some of the larger education clients include Department of Education, Harvard University, and University of California.
EdifyAssess uses the Amazon CloudFront service to host its online item, assessment, audio, and video content. This provides an easy ability to globally serve assessment content to hundreds of thousands of concurrent users in an extremely scalable manner.