What Are The Pain Points From Deploying New Devices In Schools?

Students are using devices that didn’t exist a decade ago. In this series, we discuss the impact of this trend on school networks.

In the second episode of this Reality Check series, which investigates the role of devices being used in schools today, I continue my discussion with Phil Maddocks, a market analyst specializing in education technology at consulting company, Futuresource Consulting. If you need to catch up, you can hear the first episode here in which we discuss device adoption.

In today’s discussion, we address the IT pain points that come with deploying new devices in schools. Phil highlights the main challenges facing their IT teams as schools increasingly use devices to aid learning. We then delve deeper into security issues, and discuss how to overcome security challenges before providing tips on how schools can future-proof their approach to technology.

We conclude the episode with Phil’s big bets for 2016.

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Mat Edwards is Senior Manager, Product Marketing at Aerohive where he helps drive strategy and vision for Aerohive's wireless LAN solutions.

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