10 school solutions for mobile device management

7. Kaseya: Kaseya’s K-12 Education Bundle provides IT Systems Management software. Kaseya provides special pricing for the education K-12 market, and includes features such as:

  • Discovery, Audit & Inventory
  • Remote Control & Management
  • Software Deployment & Agent Scripting
  • Patch Management
  • Directory Services Integration
  • Endpoint and Network Monitoring
  • ITIL Compliant Service Desk
  • Imaging & Deployment
  • Power Management & Desktop Policy
  • Desktop Migration
  • Education IT Service Delivery Kit
  • Scripts & Monitor Sets
  • Configuration Templates
  • Advanced Basics training with Kaseya Professional Services
  • Post implementation checkup (after 30-days)

Case studies: “Kaseya Enables K-12 Education Classroom Technology For Colorado School District” and “Kaseya Helps Rural School District Remotely Manage Distributed Machines.

Kaseya’s MDM tutorial:

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8. Sprint: Wireless Campus Manager. Thanks to a partnership with Manage Mobility, Sprint’s Wireless Campus manager provides mobile device management, as well as policy development, a procurement system with approval controls, safety/filtering for CIPA compliance, a collaborative learning platform (LMS), device staging and imaging, asset management, RMA support, and usage monitoring (Sprint Only) and POC Helpdesk.

White paper: “Making K-12 Mobile Learning Affordable and Easy to Implement.”

9. SOTI: SOTI’s MobiControl for Education allows schools not only to manage their mobile assets, but also to ensure the acceptable use of mobile technology in the classroom—whether it’s a school-issued or student owned tablet, smart phone, or laptop. Features include:

  • Full MDM capability, including remote device lock and wipe, silent app installation, and password enforcement
  • Remote Control enables true one-to-one interaction between teacher and students
  • Geo-fencing for location-aware services on the device
  • Web Filtering ensures CIPA compliance and promotes a focused learning experience for students
  • Kiosk Mode for primary learners and special education
  • Content Library for managing classroom content
  • Classroom App Catalog manages commercial and school-created applications on the device

Case studies: “East Orange High School” and “Westbury Schools.

SOTI’s MobiControl demo:

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10. TabPilot: TabPilot is a cloud-based management system that puts teachers in control of entire sets of classroom tablets. Teachers choose from thousands of apps available on the Android platform, and students see only the apps configured by their teacher and are locked out of system settings. The TabPilot Control Tower is the cloud-based interface where teachers configure the apps, web links, and settings to be used on a set of tablets. Launch & Lock provides the tablet interface where students launch teacher-selected apps, while being locked out of settings and other apps. TabPilot FocalPoint Secure Browser is a locked-down browser system for Android tablets. Teachers use a cloud-based control panel to enter allowable web sites then send those choices wirelessly to student tablets.

TabPilot overview for teachers:

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Meris Stansbury

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