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Lightspeed Systems® Achieves AWS Education Competency Status

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Systems, provider of the Lightspeed platform for K-12 schools, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency status. This designation recognizes that Lightspeed Systems has demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success providing solutions that support

Lightspeed Systems® Appoints Kirk Orgeldinger to Newly Created Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer Roles

Technology industry leader to help drive company’s continued growth and rapid scalability Austin, TX, Jan. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), announced today that is has appointed Kirk Orgeldinger to the newly

Lightspeed Systems® Enhances Student Safety Features

Austin, TX, Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At BETT Show 2020 this week, Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), a leading ed-tech solutions provider, announced key enhancements to Lightspeed Alert™, which is a next generation feature of the Company’s platform,

Lightspeed Systems® Recognized with Award of Excellence by Tech & Learning Magazine

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Systems has again been honored by top ed-tech publication, Tech & Learning magazine, in its 2019 Awards of Excellence contest. Each year, Tech & Learning strives to highlight the best ed-tech solutions for schools. Lightspeed was recognized for its

Lightspeed Systems® Joins Fortinet as a Fabric-Ready Partner

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Systems, leading ed-tech solutions provider, today announced that it has joined the Fortinet Fabric-Ready technology alliance partner program to provide customers with the most powerful network and student safety tools by integrating the Fortinet Security Fabric

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Lightspeed Alert™, Powerful Student Monitoring and Alerting System

Austin, TX — Today Lightspeed Systems announced the release of Lightspeed Alert, a new feature of the Lightspeed platform. Lightspeed Alert monitors student activity on school devices, uses advanced AI to identify students at risk, then delivers real-time alerts on activity that

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Lightspeed Rocket™, Agent-Less Filtering for BYOD

Austin, TX, July 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Lightspeed Systems released Lightspeed Rocket™, an addition to Lightspeed Filter that delivers end-to-end protection for every device and all network traffic. The Lightspeed Filter utilizes advanced Smart Agents that are installed on school

Lightspeed Analytics™ Enhanced with User-Based Reporting, Privacy Certifications to Deliver Most Actionable Data

Philadelphia, PA, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the ISTE 2019 conference this week, Lightspeed Systems® has announced key enhancements to Lightspeed Analytics, a complete data analytics solution that helps schools make smarter ed-tech decisions to drive ROI, engagement, and

Lightspeed Alert™ from Lightspeed Systems® Helps Schools Identify At-Risk Students

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Filter™ by Lightspeed Systems includes a new feature, Lightspeed Alert™, that delivers real-time alerts on student activity that is indicative of self-harm or other dangers. A recent survey of customers with early access to Lightspeed Alert reveals

Ed Tech Leader Deborah Karcher, Former CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, Joins Lightspeed Systems®

Austin, TX —Today Lightspeed Systems announced that Deborah Karcher, ed-tech expert and former CIO of Miami Dade County Schools, has joined the Lightspeed Systems team as an advisor. In her new role, Karcher will advise Lightspeed Systems executive and development

Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance