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Cloud Computing To Make Up 35% of K-12 IT Budgets in 4 Years

Within one year, cloud computing in K-12 schools is expected to consume a quarter of the entire IT budget; four years from now, that figure will grow to 35 percent. What's driving that growth?

Samsung Launches New Thin- and Zero-Client Displays for Cloud Access through Desktop Virtualization

Samsung has launched two new cloud display lines, the TC-series thin client cloud displays and the NC-series zero-client cloud displays.

ForeScout and MobileIron Partner To Offer Integrated MDM and NAC Solution

ForeScout Technologies and MobileIron have launched a partnership to deliver a security system for enterprise bring-your-own-device environments.

Is Your OS XP-ired?

New minimum requirements for assessment have district leaders talking about technology. As they consider upgrades, they should plan not just for testing, but for teaching.

ForeScout and AirWatch Tackle BYOD Together

Two network management companies have teamed up to create an approach that lets customers combine network access with mobile device management.

Medina City School District Upgrades Network To Support BYOD

Medina City School District in Ohio has deployed new wireless and wired network solutions across its 13 campuses to support bring-your-own-device policies and blended learning.

Google Extends Android's Lead by 20 Points, but Not at Apple's Expense

Google further solidified the lead of its Android mobile operating system in the last quarter of 2012. Android's worldwide market share jumped nearly 20 points, while its chief rival, Apple's iOS, remained essentially flat. Both platforms saw significant increases in total units shipped.

SOTI Unveils MobiControl Mobile Device Management for Education

SOTI, a provider of enterprise mobile device management and bring-your-own-device policy management solutions, has announced a new mobility management solution for K-12 schools and higher education, MobiControl for Education. SOTI is exhibiting MobiControl for Education at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week.

The Digital Resistors

The acceleration of technological change in schools is apparent to virtually all educators. What are these new technologies that are the cause of the collision of educational philosophies? They are evident in hardware and in software, in systems and in pedagogy.

Absolute Software Demos K-12 Product Suite at FETC

Absolute Software, a provider of persistent endpoint security, management, and service solutions for computer, tablet, and smartphone devices, is at the Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL this week to demonstrate its suite of products for K-12 schools.

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