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Netgear Adds Controller Management for WAC730, WAC720 Access Points

Netgear has enhanced its new ProSAFE WAC730 and WAC720 802.11ac wireless access points to support controller management through the ProSAFE WC7600 and WC9500 controllers.

Alaska School Deploys Passive Optical LAN

Grace Christian School, a K-12 school in Anchorage, AK, has upgraded to a passive optical local area network (LAN) to provide increased bandwidth and reliable connectivity for the school's 60 teachers and 600 students.

Toshiba Launches Surveillance Education Program

Toshiba's security division has introduced a new bundle of services for schools that use its surveillance equipment.

In 2016 Smartphones, IoT and Mobile Payment Top List for Break-ins

Malware will grow. Attacks on Android and other mobile devices will continue. And payment platforms and the Internet of Things will become sources for new kinds of security vulnerabilities. These all surface as predictions from security vendor Panda Software for the new year.

Nevada Taps Private Partner for 1:1 Initiative

The Nevada Department of Education has selected a partner to provide Chromebooks, wireless infrastructure and other tools for middle schools participating in its Nevada Ready 21 program.

2016 Salary & Job Satisfaction Survey

The numbers are in for our first annual K-12 IT salary survey. While budgeting frustrations hamper much of IT's work, there's also a sense that the work they're undertaking is important.

IQ Onsite Debuts Communication App

IQ Onsite, a company that provides mobile tools for constituent relationship management, has launched Campus Ping, a communication tool for educational institutions, with two new pilot programs.

Minnesota District Picks New, Cheaper SIS

A school district south of Minnesota's Twin Cities will save $33,000 a year with a new student information system.

Rethink How You Teach Romeo and Juliet with These 4 Apps

A look at three apps and an iBook that aim to take the stress out of The Bard's iambs and bring a measure of accessibility to his meter.

SchoolMessenger Passport Adds Enhanced Catalog Feature

SchoolMessenger, a school community engagement platform, has added an enhanced catalog feature to its single sign-on product, Passport.

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