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Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


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October 2, 2015 |

SYNNEX Boosts K-12 Education Technology Practice with Windows Device Management Solution from Lightspeed Systems

Packaging the benefits of SYNNEX services with Lightspeed Systems’ device management tools, the distributor enables K-12 resellers to bring a comprehensive solution for Windows to the school systems they serve.

Technology solutions distributor SYNNEX Corporation has joined forces with Microsoft Corp. and Lightspeed Systems to offer a comprehensive mobile device management system for Windows to K-12 education solutions providers, along with a suite of SYNNEX’ white glove integration services.†

“Lightspeed Systems is a trusted platform among educators to help manage the digital learning process in their classrooms,” says Eddie Franklin, vice president, sales, public sector, and vertical markets, SYNNEX Corporation.†”Being able to offer a holistic device management platform for Windows gives our customers a seat at the table on how to service their school systems’ Windows devices.”

“Whether teachers and students are purchasing new devices or upgrading existing devices to Windows 10, the package of Lightspeed device management and SYNNEX services is a cost-effective way to simplify device management and classroom management, enabling them to achieve more,” says Tony Prophet, corporate vice president, education marketing, Microsoft.†

SYNNEX and Lightspeed’s three different management solutions include:

  • Web Filter – Ensures compliance, student safety, flexible policies, reporting, and access to valuable web resources without over-blocking
  • Mobile Manager – Delivers a comprehensive mobile device management solution (MDM) that makes it easy to roll out, manage, and safely utilize mobile devices for learning, providing cloud-based management of devices, learning, app pushing, feature control, and reporting.
  • Classroom Orchestrator – Provides classroom management to help overcome the challenge of monitoring a full classroom of devices.

SYNNEX’ suite of white glove integration services includes:

  • Pre-Sales ConsultationFrom inception through drafting deployment project plans
  • Full Lightspeed Systems Management Bundle for Windows – First-time set up and support for existing environments
  • Pre-Flight Readiness – SYNNEX assigns the school-specific settings, enrolls the mobile device into the school’s management console, and delivers hardware
  • Scheduled mobile device 30-, 60-, and 90-day usage reviews and consultation for effective use of the Lightspeed Classroom Orchestrator and deployed assets

Lightspeed can manage any Windows device using Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10. Currently, SYNNEX is offering a bundled solution with Lightspeed and Windows-enabled Acer Cloudbooks.†To learn more about Lightspeed’s mobile device management solutions for Windows, email

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