Featured Education Content

  1. Education IT News For VARs — August 27, 2014
    8/27/2014

    In news this week, three universities file suit against the FAA for bans on drones. Also, an insightful infographic examines the preferences for textbooks, technology, and social media.  Meanwhile, analysts say there has been no ed-tech investment bubble yet, as the market continues to grow. And one venture uses science to pair college roommates. Finally, a blog post argues that MOOCs are the wave of the future that will save higher education from its outdated procedures.

  2. Are Your Customers Ready For Secure Archive Migration?
    8/26/2014

    As organizations, including government and education, undergo infrastructure changes, they need to migrate huge amounts of data.

  3. Education IT News For VARs — August 20, 2014
    8/20/2014

    In news this week, the legal focus is on protecting student data, both at the federal and state levels.  Also, Desire2Learn has raised $85 million in its latest funding round, and aims at global expansion, while Chromebook shipments hit 5.2 million this year, in large part due to education orders.

  4. Global UC Market Predicted To Reach Almost $76 Billion By 2020
    8/19/2014

    Study concludes growth in burgeoning Unified Communications (UC) field over next six years.

  5. Rogue Apps: From Customer Headache To Recurring Revenue Boon
    8/15/2014

    I remember the days when IT admins so tightly locked down PC permissions that users couldn't change a printer setting, let alone install their own choice of applications. Of course, just 10 years ago, there weren't a whole lot of small specialized apps and there certainly weren't all the cloud apps we have today. Employees don't think they need permission to work smarter by installing apps like Dropbox on their computer. While users are more empowered than ever and have access to new productivity tools every day, an IT nightmare has been created -- rogue apps on the network. It might be worse than you think.

  6. Almost One-Fifth Of Higher Education IT Purchases Are Made Outside Of Central IT
    8/13/2014

    U.S. campuses are spending $4 billion annually on unmanaged, unmeasured investments.

  7. Technology In Art Education Is Opportunity For VARs
    8/11/2014

    Technology can be applied to artistic pursuits — Photoshop, music recording, video editing — and Tech Page One reports that technology is pushing art education forward via the “cyber arts.”

  8. Education IT News For VARs — August 7, 2014
    8/7/2014

    It’s already back-to-school season and technology did not miss a beat. From applications targeting back-to-school shoppers, to innovations that capitalize on smart tablets in the classroom, technology is readily embracing the new school year.

  9. Are Wearables The Next Big Innovation In Classroom Tools?
    7/30/2014

    Recent innovations in wearable technology have caused a tremendous transformation of the learning and teaching process. As an educational tool, wearable technology has great potential to can provide opportunities for students to learn faster and access information more efficiently.

  10. Education IT News For VARs — July 29, 2014
    7/30/2014

    Education continually benefits from technological advancements from school security to maintaining the arts in the classroom. Data fuels the fire as Kansas keeps the school reports private and school administrators and teachers are trained.

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