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EdTech Show Daily TCEA February 4 2015

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An interview with Renault Ross, National Security Business Principal, Symantec Strategic Government Program Group. ESD: Tell our readers about your compa- ny. RR: Symantec Corporation produces solutions and technologies to protect people and infor- mation in any visual environment, from the smallest mobile devices to enterprise data centers, on to cloud- based systems. These solutions include capabilities to help enterprises, governments, as well as educational organizations to: (1) Establish a government risk man- agement program, so, policy creation and assessment; and (2) Our access and threat management solutions SYMANTEC PROTECTS USERS FROM MOBILE TO DATA CENTERS TO CLOUD The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has intro- duced a major blind spot for Web security providers when it comes to associating user identity to non- AD domain managed devices based on IP address. This includes students, faculty, guests and contractors who require access to network resources using their personally-owned mobile devices. Additionally, the ever-increasing mobility trend results in frequent IP address reassignments as users move from one wireless network zone to another. This constant reassignment limits the ability to successfully track managed devices, creating another visibility blind spot. Therefore, the IP address is no longer an acceptable mechanism for monitoring and controlling user activity Technology advances demand adaptability and mobility to remain relevant in today's and tomorrow's presentation envi- ronment. The Marvel Vizion ® line of Audio Visual Furniture supports today's technologies and continues its tradition of manufacturing a high quality, innovatively designed product that is Made in America. Presenter friendly, each Marvel Vizion product works with you to deliver your message. Stable plat- forms with large work surfaces, pull out shelves for added work space and equipment, locking drawers and cabinets for secure storage – all facilitate a polished pro- fessional presentation. Integrator friendly, Marvel Vizion furniture is Peter LaChance, Education Account Manager at Tools4ever, discusses how User Management Resource Administrator is being leveraged by school districts for efficient and cost effec- tive account management. ESD: What is User Management Resource Administrator? PL: User Management Resource Administrator, or UMRA, is an enterprise level solution for Active Directory, local server account management and other Network Directory systems. UMRA eliminates the need to manage user accounts via scripting or manual data entry. An interview with Spokespencil, Scantron Corporation. ESD: No. 2, people think of Scantron as "just that No. 2 pencil company." What do you say to that? No. 2: Well, first – I'm flattered. It's nice to know that after more than 40 years in the business, my name and face are recognized around the world! We're still the best producer of reliable scanners and high-quality forms, and a lot of educators enjoy the ease of use and simplicity of paper tests. But we're much more than that, too. We provide complete assessment solutions (online and paper-based), from adaptive assessments to flexible assessment platforms to a wide variety of item banks to Continued on Page 33 The award winning BOXLIGHT DeskBoard mobile cart is a portable, height and tilt adjustable surface for both whiteboard and DeskBoard use, made interactive with attached ultra- short throw P8 or P10 projector. This product is ideal for class- room use because it is easily adjusted via remote control and can accommo- date children interacting both at the screen and in a desk- top environment. The portable stand makes it easy to wheel from room to room. The DeskBoard won 'Best of Show' at ISTE in 2014. "We are excited about the DeskBoard mobile cart, and have received enthusiasm from educators, tech directors, teachers, students and partners who Continued on Page 25 Continued on Page 33 MAKING WEB CONTENT FILTERS SMARTER THROUGH CONTEXTUAL INTELLIGENCE MARVEL VIZION INTEGRATES FURNITURE WITH TODAY'S AND TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGIES SCANTRON PROVIDES COMPLETE ASSESSMENT SOLUTIONS TOOLS4EVER OFFERS USER MANAGEMENT SOLUTION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS BOXLIGHT DESKBOARD PROVIDES MOBILE, CUSTOMIZED INTERACTIVITY Continued on Page 25 Continued on Page 33 Continued on Page 25 O s e r C o m m u n i c a t i o n s G r o u p A u s t i n W e d n e s d a y, F e b r u a r y 4 , 2 0 1 5

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