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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1. Share your experience with Lightspeed and get $100.
Are you presenting at any upcoming ed-tech shows? If you share your experience with Lightspeed Systems, we’ll thank you with a $100 gift card! Just send us a link to your approved presentation via this form, then we’ll send your gift.
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Since 1999, Lightspeed Systems has been building smart solutions for school networks — helping IT keep their networks and their devices safe and easily managed.
But, over the past decade, more and more school technology has moved out of the server room and into classrooms. This digital transformations is one of the most exciting opportunities to engage and teach today’s students.
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You’re spending a lot of money on devices – but are you making the most of them? One of the ways to take your 1:1 to the next level is to allow students to take devices home, which encourages 24/7 learning and makes students feel greater ownership of their digital learning. But safety and filtering are top concerns for school administrators when students take their devices off-campus.
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1. Need support? Read this first.
Have a question about your Lightspeed Systems Web Filter or Mobile Manager? Check out this great roundup of common questions and problems, with links to knowledgebase posts full of helpful information for troubleshooting your issues.
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One of the reasons the Lightspeed Systems Web Filter is such a powerful solution for schools is our dynamic URL database. Lightspeed has a robot army working hard to crawl and categorize sites on the Web, and we complement this with a team of humans that is responsible for maintaining and updating our database. Together, they make the Web safe for thousands of school districts around the world.
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1. What’s new with Classroom Orchestrator?
Classroom Orchestrator has some great new features for Chromebooks, including the abilities to review a student’s URL history, see their open browser tabs, and close any tabs. Read the release notes here. Want a demo of Classroom Orchestrator? Request one here.
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Things move at light speed around here, and we want to make sure YOU know what’s going on. So we’re starting this new update, 3 Things From Lightspeed Systems. Every month we’ll share product news, technical tips, resources, and videos — just three quick items each month since I know you’re busy, too.
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Lightspeed Systems has partnered with more than 25,000 schools worldwide, and we love nothing more than hearing about how our school partners are using our solutions successfully.
We recently chatted with customer John Litchenberg, instructional technology specialist for Falcon School District 49, which serves 21,000 students in Peyton, Colorado. Here are John’s six favorite things about using Rocket Web Filter.
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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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