Waterworks is an email hosting and online collaboration tool of the Waterloo Region District School Board. This system is password protected and only accessible by staff and students.
Waterworks is hosted by FirstClass, which is a multi-module platform that enables users to connect and collaborate, according to parent company OpenText, an Enterprise Information Management company.
This platform features organization tools such as calendars, contacts and file storage. It hosts email, instant messaging and options for group work.
FirstClass can be hosted in the cloud or through an on-site server. FirstClass Mobile allows users to access the platform via Apple and Blackberry mobile devices.