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Category: Education

How To Guide: Limiting Internet Email Access for Students

As a global Microsoft partner, we work with many K-12 and Higher Education institutions around the world. Similar to how small and midsized businesses have different requirements than our enterprise customers, education clients bring a unique set of needs to our projects.  We often see that they’re more sensitive than the typical organization about internet access and communication. …

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How To Guide: Create a Blank Address List in Office 365

For K-12 and higher education IT administrators, managing students’ mailboxes is a task that requires unique treatment. Unlike in most corporate environments, users should not have full access to the global address list of faculty/staff, alumni and other students.  In order to control communication access for students and protect identities, it’s important to consider setting up …

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WSJ posts “Microsoft Has Its ‘Groove Back,’ Say Some CIOs”

Last week, the Wall Street Journal published the following article. It includes a quote from Michael Sajor, the CIO of Apollo Education Group, a company COMPAREX had the pleasure of recently migrating to the cloud, totaling over 300,000 seats. — Vince Kellen, the CIO of the University of Kentucky, accesses email from his iPhone using …

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Second Semester Student Special

As students slowly file back into school halls and campuses after too short holiday vacations, Microsoft pumps the classrooms with exciting new products and features for a successful second semester. First, let’s talk about the ever impressive OneNote. Microsoft’s note taking software has evolved into one of education’s fastest growing productivity solutions, with teachers and …

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Back to School with Microsoft Office

As the summer winds down and students, parents, faculty and staff prepare to head back to school, Microsoft pushes out new updates for Mac, iPad, iPhone and Android devices. As technology continues to push its way into teaching and learning styles, Microsoft offers its industry-leading productivity suite with more accessibility and availability than ever! Accessibility Updates–Office …

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Make Collaboration Rain on Students and Teachers with Cloud Solutions

In a recent report by the Pew Research Internet Study, seventy-three percent of Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers say that they and/or their students use their mobile phones in the classroom or to complete assignments. Forty-five percent of teachers also reported that they or their students use e-readers and 43 percent …

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