A school district in Tennessee found itself scrambling to communicate with the parents of several thousand students after one student discovered that a security incident had occurred nearly a year earlier, but had never been reported to the district.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
IBM has announced the release of new Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software specifically designed to meet the needs of clients dealing with complex legal discovery requirements. The eDiscovery solutions expand on IBM's ECM platform and are intended to give organizations greater control of digitally stored documents in an effort to reduce costs and streamline the discovery process involved in litigation.
Four school districts in Texas are adopting special education management software called Encore from Spectrum K12 School Solutions, according to information released this week by the company.
Waterford Technologies has announced new education pricing for its MailMeter Archive software for K-12 schools. MailMeter is an e-mail and file archive management solution.
Microsoft's open source outreach effort, which started just a few years ago, isn't dead on arrival, if you hear Sam Ramji, Microsoft's senior director of platform strategy, talk about it. Rather, it's coming alive.
3PAR has announced a new virtual desktop provisioning and management solution for VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).
IT consulting firm Networld Solutions has announced a contract extension with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD). Under the new one-year agreement, Networld will provide the district continued IT planning and project management services that align with SMMUSD's Education Technology Plan.
Education systems provider Maximus has released a new version of its SchoolMAX Enterprise student information system. The update includes a variety of reporting and access enhancements, as well as new features for tracking usage.
Utah will be rolling out a new student data management and achievement system statewide--the first such statewide deployment of its kind. The Utah State Office of Education has signed on with DigitalBridge for a system called DigitalSAMS, which will be made available to some 40 Utah school districts and 96 charter schools, as well as the Office of Education itself.
The Latin School of Chicago has signed on with BakBone Software to provide its VMware-based virtualized infrastructure and heterogeneous data protection. Under the agreement, the school will use BakBone's NetVault: Backup solution to protect information on more than 80 servers throughout the campus.