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February 8th, 2013
Press Release: ClassLink Continues to Lead the Way with New LaunchPad™ Release
Clifton, NJ – 2/7/13 – ClassLink, the leader in personal clouds for education, is pleased to announce several major enhancements to its award-winning LaunchPad. LaunchPad is a cloud-based virtual desktop solution accessible from any device. It is perfect for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) learning initiatives. LaunchPad delivers personalized instructional technology with easy single sign-on to web resources, access to your files and school resources from any device, anywhere and at any time!
Enhancements and upgrades include:
• New LaunchPad for iPad brings Google docs connectivity.
• New LaunchPad Public lets you deliver custom links to everyone in your community
• Over 100 Single Sign-On connectors now available for all popular educational web apps
• New Developer API allows tech savvy educators to create their own LaunchPad apps
• Handcrafted Avatars now available to use or you can even upload your own avatar
“With classrooms embracing mobile devices and whole schools and districts embracing BYOD, we need a way for all these devices to help education. LaunchPad transforms any device into a personal cloud for education.” said ClassLink CEO Berj Akian. “Our engineering team never stops innovating. We love listening to the great ideas people share with us and adding them to our products.”
Jeff Janover, Director of Technology at Wall Township School District and a satisfied ClassLink partner added, “I am most impressed with ClassLink because they know what a K-12 district needs. The solution is highly customizable. As we continue to learn how to use these resources, they continue to help us evolve our education technology.”
To see all the new features of LaunchPad visit: www.classlink.com/launchpad
ClassLink is a leading provider of web-based and cloud-based education products and services that connect teachers and students with their classroom, their curriculum and each other in richer, more powerful ways. Founded in 1998, ClassLink’s mission is to empower educators to improve learning through innovative systems and services.
ClassLink LaunchPad™ is a cloud-based virtual desktop that provides administrators, teachers and students with personalized access to all of their files and applications from any device at any time. LaunchPad is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. LaunchPad includes an innovatively simple cloud desktop and an empowering instructional desktop. With more and different devices showing up in the classrooms today, everyone wanting 24/7 access, and schools needing to keep costs low, a different approach is needed and quick.
ClassLink OnTrack ™Empower your curriculum team with an online curriculum designer and lesson planner that brings together differentiated instruction and alignment to the Common Core standards.
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