State College, Pennsylvania, March 29, 2012 – Schoolwires Centricity2 Web and content management solution has earned SIF certification from the SIF Association. Conforming to SIF industry standards enables select data to be transferred seamlessly into the Centricty2 product without requiring district users to re-enter information, helping to maintain consistency of data as well as lessening some manual tasks.

According to the SIF association, “the certification program benefits both customers and vendors by providing end users an assurance of a high level of conformance and interoperability between SIF-certified products, and reducing the vendor’s costs and risks involved with getting a product certified. By ensuring their products are SIF Certified, vendors identify themselves in the educational marketplace as an innovative organization committed to open standards for interoperability, enabling applications to interact and share data efficiently, reliably, and securely regardless of the platform hosting those applications.”

“Achieving SIF certification gives our customers added confidence that Centricity2 is a standard-based system,” said Christiane Crawford, Chief Executive Officer and President, Schoolwires.

Under the SIF Certification Program, vendors agree that their product will remain conformant throughout the life of the registration, and that any non-conformance will be promptly addressed.

About Schoolwires, Inc.
Schoolwires is a leading provider of community-based solutions and safe social learning environments designed to accelerate K-12 district and student success. Centricity2 is the company’s unifying Web content management system designed to help K-12 districts more deeply connect and engage with their communities. Schoolwires NimbusTM supports a collaborative and blended learning environment where teachers can foster student engagement and develop critical 21st century learning skills. Through its numerous, long-term district relationships, Schoolwires works with an estimated 10 million users across the nation. Schoolwires was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the Top Education Companies on the 2011 Inc 500|5000 for the fifth consecutive year. Schoolwires Inc. (www.schoolwires.com) is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania, USA.
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