DENVER, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the exclusive official breaking news service of ISTE 2010, June 27-30, PR Newswire is featuring profiles of the exhibiting organizations.
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The following are profiles from ISTE exhibitors in the Administrative Technology industry category:
Absolute Software specializes in persistent software and services that provide an easy way to manage and secure computers for schools. We deliver state-of-the-art computer lifecycle management solutions - enabling schools to reduce costs, increase accountability, deter computer theft and automate IT inventory processes. And, our theft recovery service is backed by a $1,000 Service Guarantee.
Campus-wide the AMX | SchoolView solution takes advantage of existing school data networks to streamline bell schedules, bring networked precision to clocks, deliver audio paging and streaming video to an entire school; a single room; or anywhere in between.
AMX | SchoolView aligns to green-building initiatives that many school districts are facing as it automates management of energy-consuming resources like PCs and AV equipment, and further increases cost reductions by simplifying maintenance and support.
GlobalScholar, formerly Excelsior Software, delivers the technical innovations that meet the needs of today's data-driven educational system. The company's end-to-end solution, the Pinnacle Suite, increases teacher effectiveness, improves communication and empowers educators to transform practices that improve student learning for the digital age. Ensuring a high return on investment, the Pinnacle Suite provides: a gradebook; student information system; performance-based scheduler; curriculum and assessments; data analytics; tutoring; supplemental education services; and professional development programming.
PBS reaches far beyond public broadcasting, delivering "360 education" - on-air, online and on the ground. According to the Roper Poll public broadcasting is America's #1 trusted content source and is the #1 educational media brand. PBS offers a plethora of digital learning objects, mobile apps, online games, and professional development resources for preK-12 educators from PBS Teachers, PBS TeacherLine, PBS KIDS, WTTW Ready to Learn, PBS NewsHour Extra, and WGBH Teachers' Domain.
District Administration is for leaders in K-12 education. District Administration, which has a circulation of 75,000, is the only education magazine to reach every superintendent in the country, along with assistant superintendents, technology directors, school board presidents and federal funds administrators, among others. The magazine covers current trends and pressing issues in the K-12 education industry along with strong coverage of emerging technologies and leadership issues for district-level administrators. www.districtadministration.com
As a global leader in computer power management and cost reducing IT solutions, Faronics makes it possible to do more with less by maximizing the value of existing technology. Incorporated in 1996, Faronics has offices in the USA, Canada, and the UK, as well as a global network of channel partners. Our solutions are deployed in over 150 countries and are helping more than 30,000 customers.
FileMaker® database software helps schools collect, manage and report on student and administrative data. More than 10,000 K-12 schools use FileMaker in their data-driven decision-making processes to achieve greater operational efficiency, easily comply with federal and state reporting requirements, and monitor student performance. Visit FileMaker, Inc. at ISTE and learn to chart a whole new course for your data with the new FileMaker Pro 11. Receive a free 30-day trial, while supplies last.
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats.
Fortres Grand provides ideal protection software for public access computers that significantly reduces support costs and help calls. Clean Slate clears unwanted user changes at log off and reboot while still saving antivirus and Windows Updates. Fortres 101 restricts computer access; ideal for limiting access to only allow certain programs, files, or websites. Never again worry about installed software, deleted files, altered wallpaper, changed printer configuration, or any other sign of user mischief.
Thousands of institutions rely on the Remark Products to quickly and easily capture data from paper and online forms (tests/assessments/surveys/evaluations). Capture data from plain-paper OMR forms you create in any Word processor or form design program with Remark Office OMR® and an image scanner or multi-function device. Create, host and administer online forms with Remark Web Survey®. Both products contain Remark Quick Stats® to provide powerful reports for test grading and survey tabulation.
Infinite Campus is a comprehensive, web-based K12 student information system with real-time access to special education, instruction, curriculum, assessment, state reporting and data warehousing functionality. For more than a decade, Infinite Campus has successfully implemented its solutions for customers of all sizes managing more than 4 million students in 43 states.
infosnap is the leading provider of customized online Re/Registration forms for PreK-12 public schools. See how school districts are simplifying their expensive, time-consuming and error-prone paper registration forms process by reducing the time and expense of printing, mailing and handling paper registration packets. Learn how to put your schools' Student Registration, Health, PTA, Emergency Contact, etc. forms online, download the data into your SIS and securely access your data from anywhere. ISTE booth 2160, www.infosnap.com.
Join JAMF Software at ISTE 2010 as they share information about the Casper Suite. The Casper Suite is the only client management solution developed exclusively for the Mac platform and allows schools to easily support large numbers of Macs, including one-to-one deployments. The Casper Suite automates inventory, imaging, settings management, patch management, software deployment and many other common IT tasks in a unified console. JAMF Software is proud to provide schools with generous educational discounts.
Livescribe is fundamentally changing the way people capture, access and share information with pen and paper. The Pulse smartpen provides all students with unlimited access to teacher instruction anytime, anywhere and provides specific student populations and educational programs with a more customized learning experience. The Pulse smartpen also integrates seamlessly into the classroom, allowing educators to more efficiently deliver instruction and streamline classroom management processes.
Netsweeper is a leading, global provider of CIPA compliant Internet content filtering and web threat management solutions uniquely designed for education network providers, school district networks and independent schools. Netsweeper solutions protect students from inappropriate or harmful web content, predator solicitation, web-borne viruses and personal identity threat risks, while empowering IT and education authorities. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Netsweeper has worldwide offices in the UK, India and Australia, plus a network of global resellers.
Company : Novell
Booth Number : 754
Web URL : http://www.novell.com
Media Relations Contact : Kerry Adorno
Through our infrastructure software and ecosystem of partnerships, Novell harmoniously integrates mixed IT environments, allowing people and technology to work as one. We deliver the best-engineered, most interoperable Linux platform and a portfolio of integrated IT management software that help customers worldwide reduce cost, complexity and risk. Because of our 25 years of experience and our vision of interoperability and flexibility, we deliver powerful, next-generation business infrastructures that enable our customers to stay competitive.
SmoothWall's intelligent Guardian web content filter is used by thousands of schools and further education colleges worldwide. With pioneering Dynamic Content Analysis™ technology, Guardian delivers a highly accurate filtering experience, without compromising access to legitimate learning-based web resources. Key strengths include blocking proxies, malware, and online games, filtering HTTPS, search strings, image searches and media content on websites such as YouTube. Visit booth 1484 for a demonstration of the very best in school Internet security.
The Administrative Observer is a software product that allows an administrator to create high-quality staff evaluations, observation summaries, and performance appraisals for any job category. Work on your desktop or use a Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Android, Palm, Windows Mobile or Pocket PC handheld computer for those "walkthrough" observations. Create text and graphical reports to assist with school improvement plans. "Being an administrator just got easier!"
SchoolDude provides on-demand software revolutionizing IT operations with applications such as incident management for streamlining the work flow process from incident request to resolution and asset management for inventory tracking and control. Made specifically for education -- over 4,200 schools, large and small, have selected solutions from SchoolDude.
Since 1980, Skyward has been serving the K-12 Administrative software needs of school districts. Skyward's School Management System represents an integrated student and financial management software system designed to keep administrators, educators, and families connected. Skyward's software is found in over 1,400 school districts throughout the world.
Company : SpectorSoft Student Monitoring Software
Booth Number : 2321
Web URL : http://spectoredu.com
Media Relations Contact : Becky Ayers
Phone : (772) 770-5670
Spector 360 enables you to Increase Student Time on Task, Protect Kids and Your Network from the Dangers of the Internet and Save Money on wasted IT resources by centrally monitoring EVERYTHING students do on the PC and Internet. Use high-level charts and graphs to quickly analyze trends and patterns. Drill down to investigate suspect behavior. Investigate student activity for specific details. And quickly report your findings to administration from the convenience of your desktop.
STI is an innovative education data management company that has been devoted to helping educators, administrators and policymakers manage their data for over 25 years. Whether it is student information, assessment or professional coaching services, our exclusive focus on the K-12 market has made STI a national leader in the industry.
PLUS Solutions is a district-wide suite of software products designed to help teachers, administrators and parents help students succeed in the new global digital economy. The products that make up PLUS Solutions can be deployed to work together to address district-wide needs, or used as powerful stand-alone systems.
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Company : Tech & Learning
Booth Number : 944
Web URL : http://www.techlearning.com
Email : Jared Stearns
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Take the burden of creating and managing network user accounts off of your technology department with this completely automated network account creation and management solution. Then take it to the next level with automated class groups, digital homework exchange, and access from any location plus supervisory and instructional tools for teachers and so much more! Account-Ability™ by Total Recall Inc…the only comprehensive solution for managing every user on your network.
Designed with an insider's understanding of the K-12 market, Tyler Technologies' comprehensive school software and service solutions—financial, student information, transportation, special education, food service and district planning—empower schools and school districts of all sizes to spend more time with their students, and less time with their data.
Unite Private Networks core competency is building fiber connectivity throughout your district giving total access and complete control over voice, video and data needs. Unite Private Networks deploys Gigabit Ethernet and dark fiber, which gives the user unprecedented control. Imagine, no more waiting to process a request for increased bandwidth or changes in network configurations. With a Unite system YOU are in control.
Company : X2 Development Corporation
Booth Number : 2184
Web URL : http://www.x2dev.com
Media Relations Contact : Suzanne Holmquest
Phone : (781) 740-2670 x297
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
X2 Development Corporation is a leading innovator in the K-12 software market. Aspen, our web-based student information platform, simplifies data management through the integration of key K-12 applications, including attendance, grade book, scheduling, health, special education, professional development, and family portal. Aspen also offers sophisticated reporting capabilities and unparalleled technical support.
Company : Xirrus
Booth Number : 859
Web URL : http://www.xirrus.com
Media Relations Contact : John Merrill
Xirrus is the leader in High Performance Wi-Fi™. We design and manufacture the patented Wi-Fi Array, which provides the performance and security to replace traditional workgroup switches with Wi-Fi technology. Schools are deploying campus-wide Wi-Fi networks enabling students and teachers to collaborate and access information while the on the go. Customers choose Xirrus because we deliver more coverage, bandwidth and throughput with fewer devices when compared to anyone else in the industry.
About ISTE 2010
ISTE 2010 is the annual conference and exposition (formerly NECC) of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE (r)), to be held June 27-30 in Denver, CO, at the Colorado Convention Center. The premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology, ISTE represents more than 100,000 education professionals worldwide. ISTE is home to the NETS, standards that deliver a roadmap for global digital age learning, teaching and school leadership. www.iste.org
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