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Cloudpath Networks Intros Automated Device Enablement Framework

Cloudpath Networks has introduced the XpressConnect Enrollment System 3.0, an automated device enablement (ADE) platform that combines secure device onboarding and certificate management.

New Dell Thin Client and Infrastructure Support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace

Dell has introduced a new data center solution and thin client that support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace.

Illinois School District Implements Data Warehouse for Analytics

Community Unit School District 308 in Illinois has implemented a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports.

Dayspring Academy Implements 'Whole-School' Technology Program

Florida's Dayspring Academy Middle School has launched a school-wide technology program with the help of a technology integration company.

Atlantis Ships ILIO USX Software-Defined Storage

Atlantis Computing, a developer of software-defined storage solutions, has released Atlantis ILIO USX (unified software-defined storage), which is designed for virtualized server workloads.

UK Elementary School Upgrades WiFi for Digital Learning

Giffard Park Primary School in the United Kingdom has upgraded its wireless network to support the increasing number of mobile devices being used for digital learning inside and outside the classroom.

Student Portal Work Gets Encryption-Level Security

A non-profit organization that's working to help school districts create student portals to allow for the integration and reporting of data for school-related purposes has teamed up with two technology companies to ensure that the student records under its management are securely maintained.

Miami-Dade Schools Rolling Out 100,000 Windows 8 Devices by August 2014

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has provided additional details about its move into 1-to-1. The district, which has 350,000 students, will be rolling out 100,000 HP and Lenovo Windows 8 devices by August 2014.

Microsoft Program Opens Discounts on Windows Devices to All U.S. Public Schools

Microsoft took the wraps off a plan Tuesday to discount Windows-based devices for United States schools. The company, along with partners Dell, Lenovo and others, is launching an education program that will cut up to $1 billion in costs on software and devices in the coming year by opening up discounts that were previously available only to high-needs institutions.

Corporate America Commits $750 Million for ConnectED

President Obama has wooed $750 million worth of commitments from technology companies to support his ConnectED education initiative, originally announced last summer. Among the commitments, $100 million in devices and content from Apple, $100 million in free Internet connectivity for students from AT&T and $100 million worth of digital books for schools from O'Reilly Media.

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