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Technologies and Strategies Relevant to Your School

For schools, data and data protection are everything. Whether you need an extra hand during the school year to make sure your school technology/IT environment is running smoothly or are thinking about adding virtual desktops to this year’s syllabus, Mindsight has the school technology expertise to help you determine the right path for you.

From K-12 to colleges and universities, our consultants are well-versed in helping schools design, implement, and deploy technologies that will help students and teachers be more innovative and productive in the classroom.

Are you an E-Rate school? Contact us today to learn about how you can best use your funds.

TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIALS FOR THE EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL

  • MANAGED SERVICES

    For less than the cost of an additional IT employee, we can give you 24×7 access to IT services and expertise across all of your technologies. From monitoring your environment to managing it all, we have a managed services level that suits your needs.

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  • VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE

    Desktop virtualization or virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) removes desktop software from laptops and PCs used by your school. Instead, these applications exist in the central data center. There’s no software installed on those PCs and laptops, and yet students and teachers alike have the full-feature desktop experience. This approach has been found to lower costs while simultaneously improving the overall desktop experience.

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  • CLOUDSTREAM

    Like streaming music, Mindsight’s cloud automation service allows you to “stream” cloud services by moving your data to and from the cloud in just ten easy clicks. Need extra data storage during the school year or a developer sandbox to stand up a new student application? CloudStream may be the perfect option for you.

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  • CISCO SPARK

    Cisco Spark is a new collaboration tool from Cisco that provides companies and schools with a new way to work together. Users create a “Spark Room” which serves as a complete project hub hosted in the cloud. Cisco Spark can also integrate with many Cisco phone models and serve as a cloud-hosted voice system.

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Mindsight Blog

Read the latest and most relevant technology news through the Mindsight blog. Our most recent articles are below.

K–12 and Higher Ed

Modern education requires exposure to tablets, computers, and other technology in order to prepare students to function in the business world. Yet, this technology does not come cheap. IT budgets are notoriously tight, and in a K-12 setting, the story is much the same. Schools…

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K–12 and Higher Ed

In a climate where school budgets are shrinking or stretched thin, schools must use technology not only as an educational tool but as a way to increase efficiency and reduce costs. With that in mind, the goal must be to find technologies that both meet…

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K–12 and Higher Ed

In 1996, President Bill Clinton presided over the creation of the E-Rate program through the 1996 Telecommunications Act. At the time, the program was designed to supply federal funds to help schools and libraries afford telecommunication technology. In 1996, that mostly meant voice technology, but…

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