Cloud Computing & SaaS


Box Announces New Integrations With Microsoft

In an effort to make it easier for people to work with their Microsoft Office documents stored in Box, the content management and collaboration platform has introduced three new integrations with Microsoft products.

Mooresville District Adopts Competency Based Assessment Platform

MasteryConnect’s cloud-based platform will allow teachers in the North Carolina district to evaluate academic progress of each student in real time.

Galveston District Shifts Time, Attendance Functions to the Cloud

The Texas district asked Kronos to upgrade existing time and attendance software to its cloud-based Workforce Central.

PowerSchool Partners with Rackspace for Hosted SIS

PowerSchool has selected Rackspace as the new cloud-service provider for its PowerSchool student information system hosted service.

Round Rock ISD Adopts Cloud-Based Tool To Host Board Documents

The Round Rock Independent School District has adopted a new Web-based tool to host meeting documents and improve access to important information.

Connecticut District Teachers Get Chromebook Access to SIS

Teachers in the East Haven Public School District in Connecticut now have access to the district's student information system via their Chromebooks.

Atlanta Public Schools Steps up Cloud-Based HR Functions

Atlanta Public Schools has enhanced its existing cloud-based human resources software to add more features for both new and existing employees.

Mitigating DDoS Attacks to Reduce Testing Outages

DDoS attacks are regularly launched on school systems to expose student records and hold information hostage. More often, DDoS attacks cause testing outages.

Redesigned myON 3.0 Offers New Writing Tools

The latest version of the literacy platform includes new student and educator interfaces as well as advancements in content recommendations based on individual students’ interests and Lexile reading level.

How Virtualization and BYOD Help Students Learn Anywhere, Anytime

Douglas Meade, director of information technology at York County School Division (VA), shares how a desktop virtualization initiative has enhanced mobility for students and teachers.

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