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Press Release: NEW GLOBAL CLOUD-HOSTED EDUCATION ECOSYSTEM ACCELERATES MOBILE LEARNING
Alameda, CA – January 22, 2014.
EduTone Corporation announced today an innovative platform that aims to accelerate one-to-one computing and the adoption of mobile learning environments in schools worldwide. The EduTone Single Sign-On Passport (SSO) part of Intel® Education will be made available for free on Intel Education platforms. In addition, the EduTone Single Sign-On (SSO) Marketplace part of Intel Education will include an on-demand catalog of cloud-hosted, third party services for the K-12 education market segment.
EduTone’s Xchange™ platform facilitates the distribution and access of school-centric, online digital resources, web apps and other online services to teachers and students for use on any Internet-enabled device of their choice, including traditional laptops, smart phones and tablets. The solution provides an IT automation facility which enables role-based group provisioning and Single Sign-On, empowering schools to customize and personalize the delivery of web-enabled services to each unique end user’s access device, no matter what operating system runs on the device.
EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education, accessible through the EduTone SSO Passport and powered by the Global Grid for Learning MarketSpace, enables distribution partners to offer school customers the ability to immediately provision any best of breed, web-enabled content or software services to their teachers and students from an on-demand catalog.
“The EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education has been designed to be a one-stop shop for the discovery, trial and purchase of web-enabled content and software aimed at education institutions”, said James Quaranta, Director of Intel Education Services. ” We think it will revolutionize the supply chain for digital resources by enabling easy and faster access and a wider reach to schools around the world.” Julian Mobbs, EduTone’s CEO, added: “EduTone’s cloud-based services are all about improving and simplifying the teaching and learning experience in today’s digital world. We are extremely proud of our partnership with Intel Education which adds huge value to our distribution supply-chain for the benefit of teachers and students globally.”
About EduTone Corporation
EduTone provides cutting edge, cloud-based, device- and platform-agnostic services specifically designed for today’s K-20 institutions:
1.EduTone Xchange™, its multiple award-winning, fully-integrated, customisable, end-to-end services delivery platform providing educational institutions with secure Single Sign-On, automated role/policy-based provisioning and identity management for all web-enabled applications, content and communities
2.Global Grid for Learning (GGfL) MarketSpace, its one-stop shop for on-demand marketing and distribution of learning resources including Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Online Courses and downloadable Digital Assets.
3.GGfL Library, its content aggregation service featuring 2 million learning resources from over 50 content providers (www.ggflondemand.com)
EduTone Corporation is a privately held corporation headquartered in Alameda, California.
For more information, go to: http://www.edutone.com
About Intel Education Solutions
In our increasingly global economy, Intel Corporation recognizes that curiosity, critical thinking and a quality education are necessary to prepare tomorrow’s workforce for jobs of the 21st century. Intel® Education Solutions empowers students for lifelong success and advance excellence in education worldwide. Intel Education Solutions includes hardware, software, content and professional development to help educators use technology effectively to engage students in 21st century learning and enhance student achievement. Intel’s proven education solutions, based on experience helping more than 10 million teachers improve education for hundreds of millions of students in 100 countries, help educators unlock students’ potential, giving each student the skills and opportunities to excel in school and life. For more information, go to: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/education-solutions/what-is-intel-education-solutions.html