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Education IT News For VARs -- March 7, 2014
The Consortium for School Networking makes recommendations for school networks. Also in the news, all-digital curricula could become a trend, and a proposed bill in Maine would prohibit selling student data.
Education IT News For VARs — February 28, 2014
Technology plays an ever-increasing role in education, bringing accessibility and improved resources for the classroom. However, it’s not without risk — another school data breach hit an institution of higher education this week. In other news, the website EdSurge will index products in the education technology space, providing Consumer Reports-style coverage of companies.
Education IT News — February 21, 2014
In support of education technology, Google invests in cloud-based education software. Also in the news, a data breach at the University of Maryland affects 300,000 people, and a survey shows taxpayers are willing to pay more for schools to have faster broadband service.
3 Digital Signage Markets You Might Have Overlooked
In our March issue, we featured Industry Weapon, an ISV whose digital signage expertise and subscription-based recurring revenue model are leading it to a sixth consecutive year of triple-digit revenue growth! In addition to speaking about the ISV’s growth and business strategies, we asked Craig Hanna, COO of the company, to share the markets where his company sees the greatest opportunity for digital signage sales. His answer — retail (but not like you're thinking), manufacturing, and higher education — weren’t able to make it into the main article, so I wanted to share them with you here.
Education IT News For VARs — February 14, 2014
While winter weather interrupts school systems across the country, technology steps up to help parents track their children’s school buses. Also, Utah presents its technology plan, and MOOCs set sights on high school classrooms.
Education IT News For VARs — February 7, 2014
Education received big news this week: $2 billion from the FCC for high speed Internet, $750 million from major corporations to help students connect to the Internet at school and at home, and Harvard is launching Project Lever for MOOC to help students combat the isolation of online learning.
Education IT News For VARs — January 31, 2014
Technology continues to glide along the curve of education, but with emphasis from The State of the Union this week, its importance is sure to gain solid momentum. While safety concerns continue to arise, technology swiftly jumps into a primary focus of legislatures. In turn, massive open online courses continue to provoke national attention from demographics to global politics.
Education IT News for VARs — January 24, 2014
The issue of how schools will pay for IT projects for security and to keep pace with standards requirements is in the news. A company has announced a grant for security equipment and New York’s governor has proposed state funds, and Nashville’s mayor has proposed city funds to help their schools.
SYNNEX, Google Partner To Give VARs Unique Education Sales Opportunity
SYNNEX Corporation is the first distributor in North America to provide the Google Chrome Management Console and related tools and services. This enables authorized resellers — with SYNNEX support — to offer a turnkey solution that brings Chromebooks in a managed environment to their K-12 education customers.
Data Collection and Mobility News From December 2013
Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in Data Collection and Mobility news, Honeywell announces a mobile handheld computer for retailers, Panasonic upgrades the Toughbook CF-C2, Datalogic offers a new presentation scanner, and Wasp Barcode launches a new website.