Class Technologies, a provider of virtual learning services, has acquired Blackboard Collaborate.

Blackboard Collaborate will now be known as Class Collaborate, and will support Class for Zoom for 1,750 institutions.

“We are excited to welcome Collaborate customers and team members to Class,” said Michael Chasen, CEO of Class. “Educators and learners expect innovative and advanced solutions that enhance the online and hybrid learning experience. With this combination, we’ve brought together the industry’s leading educators and technologists to meet this expectation and deliver the next generation of online learning.”