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Information Technology

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One Microsoft: The Impact of the Reorg on Education

Microsoft isn't talking publicly yet about what the company's reorganization means for its education customers. Is no news good news?

Alabama School System UC To Streamline District Communications

In an effort to manage, simplify, and improve internal communications for teachers, parents, and students, Huntsville, Alabama's Madison County School System will implement an advanced communications networking technology platform.

PCs See Longest Sustained Decline in History

Year-over-year shipments of PCs fell off worldwide for the fifth consecutive quarter, the longest sustained decline in the history of personal computing. And the picture might have been even more bleak had it not been for the relative strength of the professional market.

5 Real Solutions for Managing Tablets and iPads in Schools

IT leaders describe their top 5 pain points in managing iPads and other tablets--and how they are addressing the challenges.

IT Spending Approaches $4 Trillion

Worldwide IT spending will reach $3.7 trillion this year, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.

Inside the Data-Tracking RTT-D Projects That Won Millions

Profiles of two Race to the Top-District winners show how they are using data to drive school reforms and personalize education.

The Surprising Truth About Writing Auto-Graders

The technology promises to save time and tedium, but can English papers truly be assessed without the human touch of a teacher?

Australian Secondary School Deploys Ethernet Fabric To Support IT Operations

Daramalan College, a secondary school in Canberra, Australia, has implemented Ethernet fabric technology to improve network performance and support increased network traffic resulting from real-time video streaming and administrative operations.

Android Will Extend Dominance over All Devices Through 2014

Taking into account all end-user computing devices — traditional PCs, smart phones, and tablets — Google's Android is already by far the most dominant single operating system out there. In 2012, Android devices made up more than 22 percent off all device shipments worldwide. According to market research firm Gartner, its share will nearly double by the end of 2014.

California HS Boosts 1-to-1 Control with Mobile Device Management

In its third year of a 1-to-1 iPad program a California Catholic high school will be adding a new level of security and management with an enterprise-level mobile management service.

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