Sponsors: Tech Forum Texas 2010

Sponsors: Tech Forum Texas 2010

Gold Level Sponsors

Calypso Systems
Calypso Systems improves K-12 learning by making it easier to build, manage and use media-rich classrooms. We design and manufacture a full range of integrated classroom A/V, voice amplification and administrative school communications products. Our focus on innovative, affordable, and easy-to-use integrated products has led to over 25,000 installed classrooms since 2007. Visit our website at www.calypsosystems.com for more information.

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.

Pinnacle by GlobalScholar
GlobalScholar® is a leading provider of education and instructional technology solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s schools. Our flagship enterprise solution, the Pinnacle SuiteTM, has been the premier choice for thousands of educators committed to increasing teacher productivity and effectiveness, improving communication across learning communities, and transforming instructional practices that improve and sustain student learning. The Pinnacle Suite delivers a learning management system, longitudinal data analysis that informs decisions and improves instruction, 360° professional development, and teacher evaluation tools. Whether you’re looking for a modular or integrated approach, the Pinnacle solution offers superior performance and a lower total cost of ownership.

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.

AMX SchoolView
AMX SchoolView might be the most complete K-12 technology solution in the market as it unifies multiple technologies that schools utilize on a single platform. As a result, administrators and teachers get simplified, touch-screen control and automation of technologies including classroom control, distributed audio, video on demand, digital signage, P.A. (public address), bells, security cameras, energy management and emergency alerts all while maximizing “green” savings. The AMX SchoolView solution is a hardware and software package that utilizes a school's existing data network providing true digital convergence for K-12 school districts. www.simplifyyourcampus.com

Lightspeed Systems
Network security is controlling what is on your network; and control is all about detecting and resolving any activity that doesn't align with your organization's policies. Built specifically for K12 networks and protecting millions of students nationwide, Lightspeed Systems provides a single admin consol to everything running on your network and control any detected issues. Lightspeed gives control with email archiving, content filtering, spam management, antivirus, extensive reporting, gateway server & desktop security, bandwidth management, & mobile content filtering. Obtain peace of mind with Total Traffic Control with Lightspeed Systems.

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.

Troxell Communications
Troxell Communications has supplied audiovisual solutions to the American scholastic market for more than 60 years. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona with 70 offices conveniently located nationwide, we offer a broad spectrum of products from the most recognizable names in presentation technology. Troxell's wide selection of AV solutions includes LCD, DLP and overhead projectors; document cameras; interactive whiteboards; TVs and displays; cameras and accessories; DVRs, VCRs and camcorders; audio equipment and PA systems; AV furniture and much more. Whether you're standardizing an entire school campus or just upgrading your conference room technology, Troxell Communications is your partner in audiovisual solutions.

Xirrus, Inc.
Xirrus manufactures the Wi-Fi Array which integrates up to 16 access points into a single device with an onboard multi-gigabit switch, Wi-Fi controller, firewall, dedicated Wi-Fi threat sensor, and an embedded spectrum analyzer. The Xirrus Wi-Fi Array delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, throughput, and user density than anything else - resulting in 75% fewer devices, cabling, switch ports, power, space, and installation time compared with any other offering. Xirrus offers active site surveys and free professional services. Find out how we can reduce your overall cost while implementing a next generation wireless network. Visit us at www.xirrus.com.

Association Partner

The Texas Computer Education Association is the largest state organization devoted to the use of technology in education. Founded in 1980, the organization has been very active throughout supporting instructional technology. Our primary focus is on integrating technology into the PreK-12 environment and providing our members with state-of-the-art information through conferences, workshops, newsletters, the Internet, and collaborations with higher education and business. TCEA is affiliated with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), which provides a two-way channel of information throughout the world.