Information Technology

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ViewSonic Intros Turnkey Desktop Virtualization Platform

ViewSonic has unveiled the VSA100 ViewSonic Server Appliance powered by MaximumBit's Desktop365.

5 Strategies to Create a 'Post-PC Environment'

According to Duane Schau, director of client services at Indiana University, educational technology is moving toward a world where software will be online, students will access everything they need from one cheap device and BYOD will stand for “bring your own data.”

Stoneware Updates LanSchool To Improve Communication, Accessibility

Stoneware has launched a new version of LanSchool, its classroom management software, in an effort to improve monitoring, collaboration and communication.

IMS Global Launches K-12 Open EdTech Ecosystem Initiative

IMS Global Learning Consortium has launched a new initiative designed to make school leaders aware of the availability and benefits of open interoperability standards.

South Carolina District Taps Partners To Launch Home Internet Access Pilot

Spartanburg School District Seven has teamed with a local housing authority and two private partners in a project that will provide home Internet access for students living in public housing.

WiFi on Wheels Puts Two Districts on the Fast Track to 24/7 Access

Internet-enabled school buses keep students connected on the road, in school parking lots and in their own neighborhoods.

Tiny District Deploys Gigabit Speed Network

Kahlotus School District in southeast Washington state, with just over 50 students in gradesK-12 and 18 employees across four buildings, has upgraded its network to gigabit speeds in preparation for its digital learning initiatives.

Putting in a Solid IT Infrastructure Top Category for District Spending

A company that sells technology into the school environment, along with other segments, has declared IT infrastructure the number one budget area for schools in the coming "annual buying season."

How Embedded Technology Is Inspiring Student-Centered Learning

Kirsten Wright, an educational technology teacher at Desert Sands Unified School District (CA), talks about how making the move to 1-to-1 has transformed not only teaching and learning, but the physical design of her districts' classrooms.

Report: Cloud IT Infrastructure Set To Grow 21 Percent in 2015

Total IT cloud infrastructure spending will grow 21 percent over the course of 2015 to reach $32 billion in the United States, or about a third of all IT infrastructure spending, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

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