Sponsors: Tech Forum Atlanta 2010

Sponsors: Tech Forum Atlanta 2010

Gold Level Sponsors

K¹²K¹²'s mission is to provide any child access to exceptional curriculum and tools that enable them to maximize their success in life, regardless of geographic, financial, or demographic circumstance. We are the nation's leader in providing individualized, online learning solutions to students from kindergarten through high school. Our products are rooted in decades of educational research and specifically focused on unlocking the innate and unique potential in each child through a combination of exceptional and engaging content that makes learning come alive. K¹²'s curriculum is available through full-time public and private school programs, or via individual courses for supplemental needs.

OnCourse Systems for Education
OnCourse Systems for Education is a full-service provider of web-based tools that automate and streamline educational processes for public and private schools. OnCourse's suite of tools helps improve student performance and support school accountability by: Enabling teachers to work more efficiently and effectively; giving administrators access to classroom data and the ability to analyze it; and helping districts document compliance with federal and state standards. OnCourse Systems for Education provides best-practice applications powered by a premier Oracle database and delivered via an application service provider (ASP) business model. Thanks to our ASP model, school districts can enjoy the advantages of using advanced technology solutions while avoiding the work, risk, and investment typically associated with purchasing and maintaining them.

For 25 years, Qwizdom has provided educators around the world with its award winning Student Response System, designed to engage and motivate students, while instantly collecting individual and group data. Qwizdom has since evolved into not only delivering sophisticated technology, but also state-standards-aligned curriculum developed in-house by certified teachers, and comprehensive reporting capabilities that give educators an accurate snapshot of student performance. Founded in 1984, Qwizdom has offices in the Seattle area, Cleveland, and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.qwizdom.com.

Silver Level Sponsors

Aerohive Networks, Inc.
Aerohive Networks unleashes the potential of enterprise Wi-Fi, enabling customers to stop buying copper, move applications to the air, and maximize workforce productivity. The company's award-winning cooperative control architecture eliminates costly controllers, saving money and providing unprecedented resiliency, up to 10X better application performance, and an opportunity to start small and expand without limitations.

Amitrace is a NewTek Elite Dealer and Authorized Training Center specialized in the education market. We carry all NewTek products, including the TriCaster line of live video production and internet streaming systems and the 3Play instant replay/slow motion system. Gwinnett County Public Schools has standardized on NewTek products, and they currently have one of our systems in nearly every middle and high school. Please visit our online store at amitrace.com for more information about our products, and please visit vtknowledge.com for samples of our custom DVEs and virtual sets.

AVerMedia Information
AVerMedia Information, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of digital multimedia technology products for the education, government and consumer electronics markets. Focusing on digital video technology, AVerMedia features high-quality and user friendly presentation products for K-12 and Higher Education classrooms. The AVerVision brand of document cameras and visual presenters is specifically designed for digital presentations in the classroom, with offerings ranging from basic entry-level products to advanced visual presentation solutions. Easy-to-use, yet offering extensive and exclusive features and functions with the ability to integrate into the latest classroom technologies, AVerVision Document Cameras and Visual Presenters are a true teachers tool.

RoomPro Technologies
RoomPro Technologies offers a suite of fully integrated classroom control and sound reinforcement systems in one affordable, easy-to-install and easy-to-use solution. With RoomPro's built-in infrared microphone and multiple mounting configurations (ceiling mount, short throw, or mobile cart), any room can become a full-classroom visual and auditory learning environment. RoomPro's Virtual Control Panel allows teachers to control audio and video whether they are working from a laptop, wireless tablet, or interactive whiteboard, providing source switching with the touch of a button. The integrated Global Management System provides administrators convenient district-wide management and monitoring — all without additional network drops and costs.


Sanyo is a leading manufacturer of LCD and DLP data projectors for the education market with models for the classroom, lecture hall or auditorium. Products featured this year include the PLC-XU200/250 cost-effective classroom projector series, the PLC-WXL46 short throw projector for use with interactive whiteboards, and the PLC-XC55 ultimate classroom projector with excellent Total Cost of Ownership. Visit us at www.sanyoeducation.com.

Tripp Lite
Enhanced service and industry-exclusive products have been Tripp Lite trademarks for more than 80 years. Tripp Lite's innovations include the world's first UPS system designed specifically for personal computers, and the world's most trusted premium surge suppressor — the Isobar® — with more than 15 million in use. Tripp Lite maintains the highest level of ready-to-ship inventory in the industry with more than 1,000 different products, including UPS systems, surge suppressors, inverters, KVM switches, cables and connectivity products, power strips and PDUs, notebook accessories, rack systems, network management accessories and more. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Tripp Lite maintains a global presence with fully staffed offices worldwide. Additional information, including a list of Tripp Lite's sales offices and authorized reseller partners, can be found by visiting Tripp Lite's Web site: www.tripplite.com.

WatchGuard puts fierce defense-in-depth security between your education network and malicious threats. From K-12 up there are universal network security concerns – reliable connectivity, protection from malware and harmful content, and access to relevant logs and reports. Learn how to secure remote connectivity and control web surfing with teacher overrides – even on HTTPS traffic, plus track, monitor, and review real-time reports. WatchGuard builds affordable, all-in-one network and content security solutions providing defense-in-depth for the organizations they power. Solutions scale offering right-sized security for schools to enterprise-like districts. Since 1996, more than 600,000 signature red security appliances have been deployed worldwide. http://www.watchguard.com

Wyse Technology
Wyse Technology is the inventor and global leader in cloud client computing, leveraging its industry-leading thin and zero client computing-based desktop virtualization software, hardware and services. Cloud Client Computing is the ultimate client computing solution for our time. It replaces the outdated computing model of the unsecure, unreliable, un-green and expensive PC. It delivers the most optimized security, reliability, total cost of ownership, and user experience with the lowest energy usage. It simply connects all the dots: Thin and zero client computing, unified communications, desktop virtualization and the web for users to reach the clouds – in a private, public, government or hybrid cloud. For more information, stop by our booth or visit us at wyse.com.

Association Partners

AATE stands for Atlanta Area Technology Educators. AATE is the Georgia affiliate for ISTE and we meet to network and share ideas/best practices. Our meetings provide an opportunity for members to learn about administrative, instructional and infrastructure tools that enhance instruction or increase productivity. The organization began more than twenty years ago with six members. Current membership is over 220 members with 90 to over 100 attending meetings. The primary membership consists of technology leaders, classroom teachers, administrators from public and private schools, as well as a few consultants and a few vendors from across the state.

The Alabama Education Technology Association (AETA) is an organization comprised of professionals who work primarily in K-12 educational technology in Alabama public school systems. The purpose of the Association is to promote the positive impact of technology in education. To accomplish this purpose, our members seek to share information and educate policymakers.