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Dell and Aerohive Collaborate on New Hybrid Network System

Dell and Aerohive have launched a hybrid network system with new cloud-managed wired and wireless capabilities. The system has already been adopted by Queen Margaret's School in Canada and Movement Mortgage in the U.S.

Xirrus Adds Google Integration for Streamlined Authentication

Xirrus EasyPass enables single sign-on WiFi access with Google credentials.

Ramsey School District Upgrades to Private Fiber Network

Ramsey School District in New Jersey has upgraded to a 100 percent fiber network to support several bandwidth-intensive education initiatives.

Windows 10 to Get Education Makeover

Microsoft will be introducing new education-useful features into Windows 10, including a quick device set-up app, an imaging and configuration tool, a utility to simplify Windows 10 devices for testing and enhancements to Windows Update.

Chromebooks Account for Half of K-12 Device Shipments

Shipments of Chrome OS-based devices to American K–12 schools increased more than 31 percent in the last year.

Evaluating the Privacy and Security of Ed Tech

When working with educational technology, responsible decision makers in schools recognize the need for solid security and privacy practice in software applications.

Maine Township High SD Virtualizes Windows

Maine Township High School District in Chicago is using virtualization to give teachers access to a consistent desktop environment from any device.

Duncanville ISD Deploys New SIS

Duncanville Independent School District in Texas has implemented a new student information system (SIS) that is fully integrated with its business management suite.

Orange County Completes 100 Gbps Network Connection

The Orange County Department of Education has established a 100 gigabit-per-second dark fiber network connection, which will provide its 27 school districts with high speed Internet connectivity to support digital learning initiatives.

Private School Chooses Remote Guarding

A private school in Los Angeles has contracted with a security service that does its guarding remotely.

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