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WiFi 6 to Drive Continued Growth in Wireless Networking Hardware

The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.

Server Shipments Decline, While Increased Price Points Drive Revenues Upward

The server market contracted in terms of volume in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues increased compared to the same period a year ago.

New Performance Management System to Streamline Evaluations Across Boston Public Schools

Boston Public Schools is rolling out a new performance management system to handle teacher and staff evaluation across the district.

Free Resource Helps School IT Departments Plan for Next Disaster

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has released a new guide designed to help school IT leaders prepare for the next disaster that could impact IT systems.

How Software-Defined Networking Raised One District's IT Response

A continuing expansion of digital initiatives at Carmel Unified forced the school system to find a more effective way to stay on top of IT demands. SDN is delivering the goods.

Report: Blunders Still Dog Education Security

People in education are more likely to click on phishing e-mails than any other major segment, according to the latest Verizon data breach report.

Aldine ISD Invests in IoT for School Safety

Aldine Independent School District is piloting the use of IoT lighting and alarm buttons connected to sensors to improve school safety and communications with first responders.

How to Promote Parent-Teacher Engagement

A new study finds the lack of information sharing between parents and teachers can serve as a barrier to student success.

Union Public Schools Launches Blockchain-Based Credentials

The Tulsa-based school district is the first in the U.S. to start offering digital diplomas and transcripts using Learning Machine's blockchain-based open standard for digital credentials.

How Education Tackles Cybersecurity

A new report finds attackers are drawn to the education sector owing to the wealth of personally identifiable information on students, faculty and organizations associated with universities and schools.

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