T.H.E. IT Trends
An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in K-12


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  • Ultrabooks Set To Ship by Year's End

    Major hardware manufacturers have started previewing the first generation of light, ultra-thin notebooks based on Intel's Ultrabook specification that will begin shipping by the end of this year. But Intel is already looking forward to the future. The company this week revealed that next year's Ultrabooks will be built around the third generation of its Core processors.

  • Nebraska District Partners with UPN for Fiber Optic Network

    Nebraska's Lincoln Public Schools has signed a 12-year contract with Unite Private Networks for fiber optic network services throughout the district.

  • Meru Invites Guest Management Firm Identity Networks into the Fold

    A major wireless vendor with a presence in the education market has purchased a small technology firm for its expertise in network guest management. Silicon Valley-based Meru Networks has acquired UK-based Identity Networks, which sells guest and device access management applications. Neither company disclosed the terms of the deal.

  • EchoSystem Lecture Capture Gets Moodle LMS Integration

    Echo360 is embedding its lecture capture EchoSystem portal for multimedia course materials within open source learning management system Moodle 1.9 and 2.0.

  • Colorado District Takes Documents Digital

    Adams County District 50 in Westminster, CO has had all of its financial and human resources documents and student records converted to electronic documents, a move that the district said has already saved it more than $40,000.

  • NetApp Accepting Applications for Free Storage Systems

    As part of its Education Donation Program, launched this month, NetApp will donate approximately 1,800 NetApp FAS3100 storage systems to education organizations throughout the United States.

  • HP Launches All-in-One Desktop PC Lineup

    HP has announced a new portfolio of all-in-one (AiO) desktop PCs for education and enterprise markets.


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