Sponsors: Tech Forum New York 2011

Sponsors: Tech Forum New York 2011

Gold Level Sponsors


CASIO Projectors incorporate a patent pending HYBRID LIGHT source which combines Laser and LED lighting with DLP technology for amazingly high brightness and performance. With no mercury lamp to replace, Casio projectors are earth-friendly and have a significantly lower cost of ownership saving money and the environment. The full line of CASIO Hybrid Projectors delivers up to 3500 lumen brightness and includes models with comprehensive connectivity and features including short throw models. A full three year warranty including the lamp provides peace of mind and reliable low cost operation. Make the switch and never change a mercury lamp again!


Gaggle's award-winning suite of productivity, communication, and collaboration tools engage today's students with today's technology. Our safe online learning environment is accessible at school and on-the-go, leveraging the popularity of social networking and web-based virtual tools to propel your classroom into the 21st century and beyond. Our cloud based environment designed specifically for K-12 education provides access control and filtration of content, with the highest degree of CIPA compliance. In addition, Gaggle is a provider of compliance based email archiving which is tailored to meet the needs of K-12 institutions.



itslearning - The Cloud Based Learning Platform, incorporates the tools necessary to create, deliver, and manage engaging learning in the classroom and online. Web 2.0 and multimedia integration, Individual Learning Plans, and formative reporting all engage students via our Open, Cloud Based platform to help them complete their work thoroughly and perform better. SIS integration, training and support ensure successful implementations. Our intuitive interface, community building and superb service make itslearning the choice for over 2.5 million educators and students world-wide.

Lightspeed Systems
Lightspeed Systems Inc. develops comprehensive network security and management solutions for the education market. We are committed to helping schools of all sizes operate their networks effectively and efficiently. Our innovative, comprehensive solutions for network security, internet filtering, monitoring, management, and optimization allow educators to provide safe online teaching and learning environments.


Intelligent Tools for Education
Elevate your curriculum to a higher level with Sony’s intelligent technology solutions for education. Transform every lesson into a dynamic learning experience with our short throw projector bundle, change course work from everyday to extraordinary by integrating video production, and give your students an A-list TV production program by migrating to high-definition. Sony offers an array of products to enhance your students’ learning experience including LCD projectors, HD video camcorders, switchers, LCD displays, headphones, microphones, and security systems. And Sony’s Extra Credit(sm) program can help your school acquire the technology you need to inspire, engage, motivate and educate students without straining the budget. Learn more at sony.com/extracredit.

Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless, along with its partners, has developed solutions that enable advanced learning opportunities by providing students and faculty with anytime, anywhere learning access, multimedia collaboration, all while providing a safe and secure campus. Our speaker, Suzanne Veraja, brings over 16 years of experience in the wireless industry, specializing in key areas including mobile education solutions, 1 to 1 learning and solutions for the 21st Century Classroom. Suzanne takes a solutions based approach to help schools solve for complex challenges. One of her customers will provide an overview on what solutions they employed and how it’s impacting the school district. For more information on wireless solutions, please contact Suzanne directly at Suzanne.Veraja@verizonwireless.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.

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.

Aruba Networks
Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. Aruba Instant™ virtualizes Aruba Mobility Controller capabilities on 802.11n access points (APs), creating a feature-rich enterprise-grade wireless LAN (WLAN) that delivers the affordability and configuration simplicity of an entry-level Wi-Fi network. Offering impressive scalability, Aruba Instant can be installed at a single site or deployed across multiple geographically-dispersed locations. A group of up to 16 Aruba Instant APs can be managed by a single AP designated as a Virtual Controller. Multiple Virtual Controller networks can be centrally managed with the Aruba AirWave™ management system

Aurora Multimedia

Barracuda Networks
Barracuda Networks Inc. combines premises-based gateways and software, virtual appliances, cloud services, and sophisticated remote support to deliver comprehensive content security, data protection and application delivery solutions. The company’s expansive product portfolio includes offerings for protection against email, Web and IM threats as well as products that improve application delivery and network access, message archiving, backup and data protection.

CDW-GCDW Government LLC (CDW-G), a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW LLC, ranked No. 38 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies, is a leading provider of technology solutions to Federal government agencies. The company features dedicated account managers who help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company’s technology specialists and engineers offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include software, network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, desktops, printers and solutions such as virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility, data center optimization and cloud computing. For more information about CDW-G product offerings, procurement options, service and solutions, call 1.800.808.4239, email cdwgsales@cdwg.com or visit CDWG.com.

Custom Computer Specialists
For three decades, Custom Computer Specialists has been partnering with school districts throughout the Northeast, offering premiere services and technologies to maximize student achievement. Custom is committed to providing the technology that will make the 21st century classroom a reality. Today Custom proudly serves and supports over 300 districts and 2.5 million students. For more information, call 877-435-7745 or email marketing2@customonline.com.

FSR engineers and manufactures a wide range of products designed for classrooms, auditoriums, gyms, theatres and just about anywhere people gather on campus. All FSR products are proudly Made in the USA, they are "Green", and they qualify for Stimulus and Government funds. Select from control systems, audio and video switching equipment, interfaces, and modular wall plates with a life-time warranty! We also manufacture floor, wall, table and ceiling boxes for safe and secure connections. FSR has been providing quailty AV products to the educational market for 30 years!

Pace University

In response to the needs as an active education professional, Pace University has created a unique doctoral program for K-12 educators. Through part-time study, you can earn a Doctor of Professional Studies in Computing for Education Professionals in three to four years.

During the course of your doctoral study, you will be able to:

  • expand your knowledge base across applied computer science, information systems, software engineering, telecommunications and emerging information technologies
  • develop solid, working relationships with other students from a wide range of education backgrounds
  • integrate the academic and professional aspects of computing
  • research and write an original dissertation
  • apply what you have learned to your professional environment and to your aspirations for the future

All of these accomplishments will enhance your marketability as a highly skilled and experienced education professional, and, upon completion of this journey, you will emerge a leader.


Teq is the nation’s largest provider of interactive classroom technology and support services. We offer educators the complete technology solution, from SMART products and digital content to installation services and technical support. In addition, our training division offers a wide variety of Professional Development services designed to help schools make the most of their technology purchase.

Award-winning Web-based software for visual and interactive differentiated instruction for diverse learning needs. Find engaging customizable lessons in a peer-reviewed shared library or create your own with easy-to-use templates. Individualize using images, video and audio clips from a vast image database, or drag-and-drop in your own. Take advantage of the intrinsic engagement of displaying interactively on any computer, touchscreen or electronic whiteboard connected to the web, or print lessons for tabletop use. Track improvement by IEP goals and objectives or any state standard. Developed with The Monarch Center for Autism and Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School.

Association Partners

NJAET (New Jersey Association for Educational Technology) is a non-profit, professional organization whose members include teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, consultants, technology companies, software vendors and others. Complimentary membership is open to anyone who completes the Members Only Login registration at www.njaet.org. A variety of electronic publications are available to members and website visitors. NJAET is an affiliate of ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) and holds an Annual Technology Conference.

NYSCATE (The New York State Association for Computers and technologies in Education), is a non-profit, professional organization representing more than 2,000 technology using educators and administrators in New York State. NYSCATE is an affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and cooperates with such partners as the New York State Education Department, state and national educational organizations, private sector corporations, and publishers to further the use of technology in our schools. NYSCATE is involved in helping define statewide policy regarding the use of technologies in education.