Featured Education Content

  1. Education Technology Spending Will Focus On Laptops, Tablets This Year
    5/21/2015

    A report from IDC has found that network and laptop purchases will spur educational IT spending to about $6.6 billion in 2015.

  2. 6 Security Laws And Standards IT Solutions Providers Should Know
    4/13/2015

    In order to help your IT clients understand security, you must understand the laws and standards that apply to their sectors. Here are six security laws, provided in an infographic from SysCloud that you should know.

  3. How To Sell Educational Institutions On EMV
    3/12/2015

    A white paper by Heartland Payment Systems, titled  EMV and Educational Institutions: What You Need To Know outlines the benefits of EMV solutions at educational institutions and provides some important information for VARs trying to help their education IT clients.

  4. Education Trends That Affect IT Spend
    3/10/2015

    Education is undergoing a time of change —with drivers including government mandates and the characteristics of new generations of students. The challenges created by this evolution can be opportunities to provide new IT solutions.

  5. What Does The FCC Net Neutrality Ruling Mean For Your Education IT Clients?
    3/6/2015

    The FCC has ruled in support of net neutrality, meaning Web traffic for all users will be treated equally and denying the creation of so-called “fast lanes” of access for a higher fee.

  6. FERPA Requirements Could Extend To Solutions Providers
    3/3/2015

    As technology use has exploded and pushed into the educational realm, the original parameters of Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) are being stretched, and some believe that it is time to update the guidelines to respond to the current environment.

  7. Education IT News For VARs 2-26-15: Net Neutrality And Education
    2/25/2015

    In news, the FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan considers the needs of schools, and most schools’ Internet service does not meet demand. Also, a panel discusses issues with mobility and education.

  8. Education IT News For VARs 2-19-15: Location-Based Platform For Social Learning
    2/19/2015

    In news this week, the University of San Diego launches the first location-based platform for social learning, and colleges are future-proofing their networks by adopting 802.11ac standards.

  9. Survey: 15.5 Percent Of Educational Institutions Lost Critical Data In A Disaster
    2/12/2015

    A survey conducted by cloud services company Evolve IP found that 34 percent of respondents experienced an incident that required disaster recovery, with 28 percent of educational institutions losing data permanently.

  10. Education IT News For VARs 2-12-15: A New Look At Data Management
    2/12/2015

    In news this week, higher education institutions are rethinking data management and online learning is slowing its pace, but still outpacing traditional enrollments. Also, an article reports how robotic systems are making home-bound learning easier.

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