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All the latest headlines about Lightspeed Systems, our solutions, and our customers.

Feb 2/16

Lightspeed Systems Releases New Version of K-12 School Web Filter

Today, at the TCEA 2016 Convention & Exposition in Austin, Texas, Lightspeed Systems announced the release of version 3 of Rocket Web Filter, the market leader for content filtering in K-12 schools. The release features a sleek new user interface as well as a variety of new features to simplify school network management. Rocket Web […]

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Dec 23/15

Lightspeed Systems Board Names Brian Thomas Chief Executive Officer

Yesterday, the Lightspeed Systems Board of Directors appointed Brian Thomas the company’s chief executive officer. Thomas has been with Lightspeed Systems since 1999 and has served as Lightspeed Systems president since 2012. Lightspeed Systems develops solutions to help schools around the world easily manage their networks and mobile devices. As CEO, Thomas will continue to […]

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Dec 2/15

Lightspeed Systems Partners With Kentucky Department of Education to Provide Content Filtering for K-12 Public Schools Statewide

Lightspeed Systems has partnered with the Kentucky Department of Education to provide Internet content filtering for all of Kentucky’s public schools. After a competitive process and vigorous review of available solutions, Lightspeed Systems was selected by the department to install and implement its Rocket Web Filter in 173 K-12 school districts statewide. After delivering on […]

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Oct 2/15

Lightspeed Systems Revolutionizes Device Management With New Management Bundle for Windows

Today, school network solution innovator Lightspeed Systems announced the launch of the Lightspeed Systems Management Bundle for Windows, a complete solution for the management of Windows and other devices in K-12 schools. The bundle offers mobile device management, classroom management and web filtering to simplify the day-to-day management of devices with a single, complete solution. […]

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Jul 30/15

Lightspeed Systems Mobile Manager Offers Immediate Support for Microsoft Windows 10

School network solution provider Lightspeed Systems releases Mobile Manager for Windows 10, an upgraded version of its mobile device management solution for the new Microsoft Windows operating system. The upgrade is timed to coincide with the public release of the much-anticipated new operating system. Lightspeed Systems worked closely with Microsoft to ensure zero-day support for […]

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Jun 11/15

Lightspeed Systems Mobile Manager Wins 2015 Cool Tool Award From EdTech Digest

Mobile Manager, the mobile device management solution for K-12 schools from Lightspeed Systems, has been granted the 2015 Cool Tool Award by EdTech Digest. Mobile Manager wins the prize in the Mobile Device Solution category. Mobile Manager receives the honor over nine other finalists in the Mobile Device Solution division, including JAMF Software Casper Suite, Promethean ClassFlow, […]

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May 5/15

Announcing Our New Solution, Teacher Dashboard

Lightspeed Systems announces the launch of Teacher Dashboard, a classroom control solution that gives teachers the power to manage devices and student activity from a single dashboard. Teacher Dashboard allows IT departments to share management with educators, giving them easy access to Lightspeed Systems K-12 network solutions — Web Filter, Mobile Manager, and Classroom Orchestrator — plus […]

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Dec 9/14

Lightspeed Systems Looking Ahead To World’s Largest Learning Technology Conference

Lightspeed Systems is pleased to once again be exhibiting at BETT 2015. The world’s largest educational technology event will take place in London on January 21 – January 24, 2015 and will welcome more than 30,000 attendees from across the globe. With an emphasis on showcasing innovative solutions that help improve learning opportunities for students […]

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Dec 1/14

Lightspeed Systems Makes Student Data Privacy A Top Priority

In 2014, student data privacy became a prime concern for global education. Lightspeed Systems responded by enacting transparent and comprehensive data privacy policies. Protecting Privacy: Lightspeed Systems Overview (Protecting Privacy) outlines the educational technology company’s data privacy and security practices and provides answers to the questions schools should ask any service providers handling or managing […]

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Jan 21/15

Lightspeed Systems Classroom Orchestrator Expands To Chromebooks

Mobile devices can engage students and be successful tools for learning. However, monitoring those devices and ensuring they are being used appropriately can be challenging for teachers. Classroom Orchestrator from Lightspeed Systems solves this issue and makes monitoring devices and student activity simpler. With Classroom Orchestrator, teachers can focus on what really matters – students. Now available […]

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