Lightspeed Systems® Releases Admin Roles Feature to Filter and MDM Solutions

  • Media Release

AUSTIN, TX. — Lightspeed Systems, the leading provider of filtering and MDM solutions for K-12 schools, has released a crucial new feature for its Lightspeed Filter™ and Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ solutions. Admin Roles allows admins of the software solution to delegate granular management roles to other school staff members, allowing easy division of tasks and keeping sensitive student data secure.

In K-12 school environments, tech directors aren’t the only staff members involved with filter and MDM management. Other tech personnel, principals and even teachers can benefit from the ability to blacklist websites, share reports, and pull device location data. Admin Roles gives admins, aka district owners, the power to delegate specific administrative tasks to other team members without granting them full administrative access — saving admins’ time while ensuring management of devices and data remains centralized.

With Admin Roles in Lightspeed Filter and Lightspeed Mobile Device Management, district owners can delegate any or all of the following admin abilities for schools and groups:

  • Track location of lost devices
  • View solution dashboard and reports
  • Share activity reports
  • View or modify users/groups
  • View or modify student internet access policies: default, video, and after school
  • View or modify URL whitelists and blacklists
  • View or modify blocked search keywords
  • Modify classroom rules
  • Modify MDM rules (Lightspeed MDM only)

The cloud-based Lightspeed Filter eliminates the need for multiple systems to filter, monitor and manage all those devices with features for granular user activity reporting; content filtering, including social media and SSL sites, with flexible policies; real-time suspicious activity alerts; and geolocation for lost and stolen devices. And all these tools are available in a single, streamlined UI.

Also cloud-based, Lightspeed MDM is a device-agnostic MDM built exclusively for education. With support for 1:1 and BYOD, Lightspeed MDM was developed for K-12 education with hierarchal policies, allowing IT to easily assign roles and permissions to all levels of school personnel as well as students.

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: Lightspeed Filter, Lightspeed Analytics™, Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™, and Lightspeed Classroom Management™. To learn more, visit