Featured Education Content

  1. Are Interactive eBooks The Wave Of The Future?

    A recent infographic available on Education Dive  illustrated the results of recent surveys from CampusBooks.com and Uversity regarding preferences when it comes to textbooks, technology, and social media. It indicated that while 44 percent of students are happy with ebooks, 91 percent are still taking notes by hand.

  2. Education IT News For VARs — September 10, 2014

    In Education IT News this week, startups are making an impression on investors, while the lecture capture market is set to grow substantially, MOOCs are growing in popularity, and The EDvantage adds more resources for fall.

  3. Education IT News For VARs — September 3, 2014

    In education news this week, an infographic outlines trends and challenges of online learning.  Also, the USC education dean talks about how university expanded its distance learning program, and a new messaging app is available for teachers, students, and parents.

  4. Education IT News For VARs — August 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 Finally, a blog post argues that MOOCs are the wave of the future that will save higher education from its outdated procedures.

  5. Are Your Customers Ready For Secure Archive Migration?

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

  6. Education IT News For VARs — August 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.

  7. Global UC Market Predicted To Reach Almost $76 Billion By 2020

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

  8. Rogue Apps: From Customer Headache To Recurring Revenue Boon

    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.

  9. Almost One-Fifth Of Higher Education IT Purchases Are Made Outside Of Central IT

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

  10. Technology In Art Education Is Opportunity For VARs

    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.”