ATLANTA, June 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions for districts and schools across the U.S., today launched Insight ON: Education, a news and digital information resource to help the education community use technology to improve teaching and learning. The site was launched ahead of the International Society for Technology in Education 2014 Conference (ISTE), where Insight is hosting several discussions covering the latest technology innovations, issues and trends impacting classrooms.
Insight's introduction of this online resource for the education community is part of its expanded commitment to help school and district leaders capitalize on the transformative potential of the Internet, wireless technology, tablets and other technology advances in education. Through Insight ON: Education, the company is engaging with key education stakeholders to give them the knowledge and information they need to actively shape how technology is introduced and used in the classroom.
"Schools need help creating a digital strategy, from building networks that can support exploding bandwidth requirements to selecting the right mobile devices and laptops to fit their students' needs," said Dave Cristal, vice president and general manager, Insight Public Sector. "These are complex challenges that require substantial investments, making high-quality information and guidance essential. With Insight ON: Education, we're offering a resource to help educators understand and tackle the specific challenges they face as they develop their own approaches for the emerging digital age of learning."
Insight also announced that it has added 20 dedicated technology-in-education-specific experts to its team to work with educators across the country, helping them understand how to utilize technology to enhance learning. The launch of Insight ON: Education and the expansion of the Insight education team builds on Insight's 20-plus years of experience working with decision makers across the education spectrum, including teachers, superintendents, IT departments, and procurement organizations.
Throughout the June 28-July 1 conference, Insight is hosting a series of conversations in breakout room B408 focused on a number of key topics, including:
Behind the Scenes of the Connected Classroom•
Best Practice for Common Core•CIO Panel on Networking Infrastructure/Wireless•
Powering Cisco Unified Access
On June 29, 11:00 am–12:00pm at ISTE GWCC B406, Insight is sponsoring Brian Sellers of the Cisco Cloud Networking Group for a discussion on Common Core and what the impact of every student having a technology device will have on IT in the education space.
ISTE attendees are invited to visit Insight Public Sector Booth #542 to experience the "Modern Classroom Experience" covering the latest innovations helping educators and students embrace technology.
For more information on Insight, visit http://www.insight.com/insighton/ or call 800-INSIGHT.
Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Office Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Mobility, Network and Security, Data Center and Virtualization, Data Protection and Cloud. Insight has sold over seven million business and public sector client cloud seats across the globe. With approximately 5,200 teammates worldwide, Insight is ranked No. 483 on the 2014 Fortune 500 and generated sales of $5.1 billion for the year ended December 31, 2013. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit www.insight.com. NSIT-M
CONTACT: CHUCK KINGInsight Enterprises, Inc.
TEL. (480) 409-6390
EMAIL: CHUCK.KING@INSIGHT.COMJOE MCGURKSloane & Company
TEL. (212) 446-1874
Source: Insight Enterprises, Inc.