Information Technology

Information, news and features for the education sector IT professionals

Yuma Districts Upgrade Network

Two school districts in the city of Yuma, AZ are upgrading their wide area networks (WAN) to 10 gigabit fiber, a change that is expected to increase the speed of their networks by as much as 10 times.

Prologic Debuts Mobile Access for Teams ERP

Prologic Technology Systems has launched mobility tools for its Teams enterprise resource planning platform to provide administrators and teachers access to real-time student and teacher data via mobile devices.

Box Stretches Reach into Education

A cloud storage and content collaboration company has released a new "education bundle" to help schools streamline their use of its online service.

Nevada Selects Statewide Data System

The Nevada Department of Education has selected a data collection system for statewide use.

SchoolDude Intros Collaborative Tools for Facilities Management

Schools looking to streamline their facilities operations can now access best practices from peer institutions through two Collaborative Operations Management platforms from SchoolDude.

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.

Judson ISD Deploys Flash Storage Arrays for VDI

Judson Independent School District in Bexar County, TX has implemented a flash storage array to reduce login times for its virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment.

SRC Expands K-12 Admin Applications Beyond Online Registration

SRC Solutions has added a complete portfolio of K-12 administrative software products that can be used in conjunction with its 15-year-old Registration Gateway software.

Two Texas Districts Choose Skyward for SIS Work

Mesquite Independent School District chose the application based on its reputation among other Texas schools. Charter school Village Tech Schools selected it to improve communications and other operations.

Hughes Debuts Solutions for K-12 and Higher Ed

Hughes Network Systems, a provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, has launched a new suite of products for educational institutions, including high-speed satellite Internet access, digital signage, distance learning and managed wireless networking.