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Akitio Releases Bus-Powered 512 GB Thunderbolt SSD

Akitio has released a bus-powered, external 512 GB solid state Thunderbolt storage system and a dual-interface storage system that supports both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.

Dell Unveils PowerEdge VRTX Converged IT Solution for Schools

Dell has launched the PowerEdge VRTX, a new integrated server, storage, network, and management solution designed for K-12 school systems.

ExamSoft Adds Assessment Rubrics

ExamSoft will launch a rubrics assessment platform in spring 2014 for its entire suite of software.

Free OS X Update Brings Desktop Access to iBooks Library

Apple has released a major update to OS X, Mavericks, which is available as a free upgrade via the Mac App Store.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Free for Students Beginning Dec. 1

Microsoft is making Office 365 ProPlus — the edition of Office that includes the desktop applications — free for students beginning Dec. 1.

Bradford Adds Hyper-V Server 2012 Support in Network Sentry 6.2

Bradford Networks has unveiled Network Sentry 6.2, adding support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server and integration with MaaS360 mobile device management.

Australian Catholic Education Office Deploys 802.11ac Wireless Network in 39 Secondary Schools

The Australian Catholic Education Office, Sydney has implemented a new wireless network using the latest technology, 802.11ac, at 39 secondary schools in Sydney.

Traditional Computers on the Rise in the United States

Personal computers are on the rebound in the United States. Despite a gloomy worldwide picture, domestically, PC shipments saw their second consecutive quarter of improvement, which is expected to continue for a couple more years.

Tintri Debuts VMstore T600 Series

Tintri has launched the Tintri VMstore T600 series, the company's latest generation of cloud storage systems.

Moxa Launches Outdoor 802.11n AP with 300 Mbps Data Rate

Moxa has rolled out a new 802.11n wireless access point for outside campus use that supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies.

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