Where to Find Lightspeed in the Fall Trade Show Season

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As students start to roam the halls this fall, the ed-tech community returns to convention show floors for the many upcoming education technology trade shows.

The Lightspeed Systems team attends events large and small around the country (and around the world) to meet you, show you what’s new, answer your questions and make sure you go home with one of our famous Lightspeed foam rockets.

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3 Things to Know for July

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1. The Web Filter 3 general release is here.
And if you’re a Web Filter customer, you need to get your complimentary upgrade! Go here to get version 3 documentation and upgrade instructions, watch the replay of our webinar, take a course, and much more.

2. Here’s the answer to your No. 1 support question.
Now that the general release is available, some customers have asked if it’s possible to continue using their old user agents. Most user agents will still work with version 3. Most user agents will still work with version 3. For Windows, you need to move from the PC User Agent to the LMA (Lightspeed Management Agent), which uses the latest security protocols. Learn more here.

3. What do customers think about the Management Bundle for Windows?
We recently caught up with the staff at Roselle Park School District in New Jersey to learn about their experience with our Management Bundle for Windows. Watch the video here. Then, ask for a personalized demo of the Management Bundle for Windows or new Bundle for Chrome.

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Things You Didn’t Know Lightspeed Can Do

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We’re always enhancing our solutions with new features schools need. We add features so quickly, you might not even know all the things Lightspeed Systems can do for you.

Did you know Lightspeed can:

Manage any OS – That’s right. You can manage iOS, MacOS, Windows, Android and even Chromebooks all from a single console. [Learn more]

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Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About the Lightspeed Systems Management Bundle for Windows

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We’ve been working on it for months. We’ve been hinting about it for weeks. Today, we’re excited to finally announce our game-changing new solution.

Meet the Lightspeed Systems Management Bundle for Windows — the complete solution for managing, monitoring and filtering Windows devices in schools. Lightspeed has always endeavored to make school IT professionals’ jobs easier. Our new solution does just that: It gives IT greater control of student devices while also helping them save time on a day-to-day basis.

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The 10 Coolest Things That Happened at Lightspeed This Summer (Plus Our Fall Plans)

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Today is the last day of summer, and while those of us at Lightspeed have had our share of summer fun, we’ve also been busy, busy, busy. In just the past few months, we’ve launched all sorts of great new solutions, product developments, partnerships, and features on our company website. In case you missed them, here are the highlights.

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Our Back-to-School Gift to You

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Our Rocket Web Filter and Email Manager customers can expect a nice surprise when they log into their boxes today: a slew of new custom reports that we’ve created and sent straight to your Rocket. That means as students come back to school and back to your network, you’ll have the detailed information you need at your fingertips without having to do a thing!

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Announcing Our New Solution, Teacher Dashboard

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Unburdened IT departments, empowered teachers, efficient instruction, and productive students: If a school device program is equipped with tools for balancing management, all this is possible.

Meet Teacher Dashboard, the new solution from Lightspeed Systems. Through Teacher Dashboard’s clean, easy-to-use interface, teachers control classroom management so IT can focus on network management. Here, teachers have fast access to Lightspeed Systems Web Filter, Mobile Manager, Classroom Orchestrator and new content database Campus Library.

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The Big Lightspeed Systems 2014 Recap and 2015 Plans

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Things tend to move at such a fast pace, there isn’t often time to pause and look back at progress. That’s what is nice about year ends.

2014 has been a big year for schools.

You bought more devices than ever before, you made progress towards your 1:1s (with more than 30% of districts now saying they’ve substantially implemented a 1:1) and you’re engaging students like never before with digital content and new tools.

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