WEEHAWKEN, NJ, September 26, 2006 — ClassLink, Inc., a leading technology provider for kindergarten through grade 12 classrooms, today announced the introduction of ClassLink ClassSyncTM, a new software tool that synchronizes a school’s Active Directory user list to its Student Information System.
“ClassSync automatically does all the matching, deleting, and adding of users that the IT team currently does manually. It’s a tremendous time saver.” said Berj Akian, CEO of ClassLink, Inc. “We believe ClassSync will revolutionize user-list management, and make life much easier for the IT team, especially during the hectic back-to-school time period.” ClassLink has a proven record of delivering high quality technology solutions designed to meet the unique needs of the K-12 instructional setting.
Unlike existing mass import tools in the marketplace, ClassLink’s ClassSync does not just create new accounts year after year. It synchronizes the full Active Directory schema to the Student Information systems data. Therefore, ClassSync can identify bad log-in accounts, correct missing information in Active Directory, and fix the Organization Unit (OU) paths from an easy to use interface. ClassSync is compatible with Windows 2000 Active Directory and above and can be used an unlimited number of times during the school year, as needed, to keep the Active Directory user list updated.
Pricing and Availability
Available immediately, the ClassSync annual subscription is $1,415 for schools with enrollments of up to 3,000 students, with tiered pricing for schools with greater enrollments. Additional ClassSync product information can be found online at www.classlink.com or by calling 1-888-963-7550.
Founded in 1998, ClassLink serves K-12 school districts by providing award-winning and patent-pending software that create Universal Learning EnvironmentsTM. Universal Learning Environments benefit school districts by simplifying access to virtually any educational software application in support of student achievement, while lowering the overall cost of technology. Through ClassLink, every user has seamless access to their individualized learning environments from any computer in the school, community and from home. The ClassLink Universal Learning SuiteTM is a suite of software products, including: ClassLink LaunchPad™, an electronic gateway for students and teachers; ClassLink OnTrack™, a curriculum mapping tool and compiler of student work tied to rubrics and standards; and ClassLink Information Console™ (CLiC™), designed for school technologists to manage their instructional technology infrastructure. ClassLink was named one of the fastest growing technology companies in New Jersey by Deloitte & Touche’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for three consecutive years. Named one of the most innovative technology companies by the New Jersey Technology Council in 2006, ClassLink was also recognized as a finalist in the prestigious CODIE Award competition in both 2005 and 2006.