Smart phones are expected to overtake feature phones in worldwide shipments for the first time this year. According to a new forecast, year-over-year growth in smart phones will approach 33 percent in 2013 and continue strong for the next five years.
West Virginia's Department of Education has begun promoting the use of an application to help students connect what they're learning in high school to what they'll need to know for specific careers or college.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
President Barack Obama has announced the ConnectED initiative to build high-speed digital connections to the country's schools and libraries. The initiative aims to connect 99 percent of students to high-speed Internet within five years.
Rather than making do with cloud-computing solutions that weren't created for the education environment, the state of Illinois has developed its own cooperative, education-driven cloud.
Hillsborough County Public Schools has begun implementation of a district-wide wireless local area network to support the growing number of wireless devices in use by students, faculty, and staff.
Adaptiva has launched a new edition of its IT Systems Management Software Suite for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, which is designed to help IT administrators streamline the network management process.
Fort Osage School District in Missouri will upgrade its fiber optic network to connect all district facilities with 10 Gbps of bandwidth.
Collier County Public Schools in Florida has replaced its traditional disk-based storage area network (SAN) equipment with flash memory arrays that speed up its SQL Server applications while reducing costs.
Devon IT has unveiled Ceptor, an ultra-compact device that converts any HDMI-capable monitor or TV into an interactive zero client.
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.