Lightspeed Systems Honored With Two Awards of Excellence From Tech & Learning Magazine

The top K-12 ed-tech solution provider takes prizes in each of the two award categories for its K-12 device filtering and monitoring solutions.

AUSTIN, TX. — The leading news authority on K-12 technology, Tech & Learning magazine, has again recognized ed-tech company Lightspeed Systems in its annual Awards of Excellence. Lightspeed was awarded a prize in each of the categories, including Best New Product for its Chromebook filtering and monitoring solution, Relay for Chrome; and Best Upgraded Product for Web Filter 3: Longhorn, a device-agnostic K-12 filtering solution.

Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence are a 35-year tradition recognizing the best in education technology, including devices, applications, software, hardware, and AV tools. A panel of Tech & Learning advisors tested hundreds of entries to select the elite group of winners, which were divided into the categories of Best New Product and Best Upgraded Product. Lightspeed Systems has been recognized with Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for several consecutive years.

Lightspeed Systems Relay for Chrome is a comprehensive solution designed for Chrome OS devices in education. The all-in-one, cloud-based solution maximizes return on investment of school Chromebooks with simple tools for filtering, protecting, geolocating and reporting on the devices.

The Lightspeed Systems Web Filter has been the content filter of choice for schools around the world since 1999. Web Filter 3: Longhorn offers new features to ease user identification, activity reporting and safe web browsing as well as hundreds of other enhancements.

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About Lightspeed Systems
Lightspeed Systems partners with schools to make learning safe, mobile and easily managed. Partnered with 6,500 districts in the United States and 25,000 schools around the world, Lightspeed Systems offers integrated solutions for smarter K-12 school networks: Web Filter, Relay for Chrome, Mobile Manager, and Management Bundle for Windows. To learn more, visit

About Tech & Learning
For over 37 years, Tech & Learning has been — and continues to be — the leading resource for K-12 leaders. Its publications, Web sites, and events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to educators who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning, published by NewBay Media, LLC, delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach with technology. For more information, visit