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The Major Cloud Computing Problems You're Not Paying Attention To

Keeping pace with the minutiae of cloud computing law is a big--usually forgotten--challenge for school districts. It's also a necessary one.

212 Billion Devices To Make Up 'The Internet of Things' by 2020

Within eight years, consumers, businesses, universities, school systems, governments, and other organizations will be spending $8.9 trillion on the forecast 212 billion "things" that will make up the global "Internet of Things."

Trend Micro Offers $15k Technology Grants for Public Schools

As part of its 25th anniversary, data security firm Trend Micro is offering grants to 12 K-12 schools and districts in the United States, including cash, in-kind contributions, and IT professional services.

Aruba Networks Intros Cloud-Managed WiFi

Aruba Networks has debuted a new cloud-managed wireless network solution that offers guaranteed wired and cellular failover options in case of a wide-area network (WAN) link failure, and the option of cloud subscription or on-premise management.

E-Rate Begins at Home

If we know anything at all about the impact of technology on learning, we know that students must be able to use it when they need it, as long as they need it.

North Carolina District Goes Digital for College and Career Readiness

Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has embarked on a digital conversion initiative, shifting from traditional instruction to digital, data-driven instruction models.

Printed sign: Reform e-rate now!

E-Rate Reform Is 'Going to Happen.' But How?

The first steps toward comprehensive E-Rate reform have already been taken. What should schools expect?

Aerohive Rolls Out 2 New 802.11ac Gigabit WiFi Access Points

Aerohive Networks has released two new wireless access points (APs) that support the leading edge 802.11ac gigabit wireless standard.

The 4 Keys to Creating an Ideal Virtual Desktop Environment

The CIO of Lone Star College System discusses how to evaluate desktop virtualization opportunities, set up pilots, and ultimately establish a reliable production environment.

7 Simple Tips for Getting Your IT Issues Solved Faster

It may surprise you to learn that IT really is listening. One pro shares how educators can build rapport with IT and get problems fixed faster.

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