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Devon IT's Ceptor Converts HDMI Displays into Zero Client Devices

Devon IT has unveiled Ceptor, an ultra-compact device that converts any HDMI-capable monitor or TV into an interactive zero client.

EnGenius Offers Free Wireless Network Equipment for Qualifying Educational Institutions

EnGenius Technologies, a provider of long-range wireless voice and data solutions, has launched a free product trial promotion for qualifying private and public K-12 schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.

Report: 85 Percent of Educational Institutions Allow BYOD, Yet Security Lags Behind

Eighty-five percent of educational institutions allow instructors or students to use their own devices on institutional networks according to a new survey from Bradford Networks.

Apple Under Pressure in Tablet Market as Samsung, Microsoft, ASUS Head Upward

Even as Apple's iPad shipments surge worldwide, its dominance of the tablet market is less secure than it once was. In the first quarter of 2013, its market share dipped just below 40 percent, as Samsung, ASUS, and Microsoft moved upward.

Manchester-Area School Revamps Infrastructure in Preparation for Rapid IT Growth

Ashton on Mersey School in Greater Manchester, UK, has consolidated its server infrastructure and implemented a scalable virtual storage system to prepare for rapid IT growth.

SIIA Innovation Incubator Awards Spotlight Ed Tech's Hottest Up-and-Comers

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners in its bi-annual Innovation Incubator Program, which honors forward-thinking and up-and-coming companies that cater to the education market.

Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi Joins Sprint CNS's In-Building Wireless Data Portfolio

Ruckus Wireless and Sprint's Customer Network Solutions (CNS) group have partnered to offer Ruckus's carrier-class indoor and outdoor Smart Wi-Fi products as part of Sprint CNS's in-building wireless data solutions portfolio.

Impulse Point Intros Identity Based BYOD Registration Solution

Impulse Point has launched a new identity-based device registration solution, IdentityConnect, a bundled hardware and software appliance that helps organizations identify, register, and track personal devices on the network.

MaxxCat Adds Custom Thesauruses, Promoted Results to Google Mini Replacements

MaxxCat has upgraded the search appliances covered by its Google Mini Replacement Program to allow users to add custom thesauruses and more easily promote results.

Facing Down Network Issues in a Massively Mobile District

With nearly 8,400 school-owned and bring-your-own devices (BYOD) running at any given time, the IT team at Eanes Independent School District knows a thing or two about the value of high uptime. In fact, this Austin, TX-based district has spent the last three years tweaking its WiFi setup to the point where it currently boasts 99 percent uptime and widespread access across nine schools.

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