Lightspeed Systems

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Lightspeed Systems
Founded1999 (1999)
HeadquartersBakersfield, California
ProductsContent-control Software
Websitewww.lightspeedsystems.com
 
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Lightspeed Systems
Founded1999 (1999)
HeadquartersBakersfield, California
ProductsContent-control Software
Websitewww.lightspeedsystems.com

Lightspeed Systems is a company that sells content-control, network management, online learning, and security solutions[clarification needed] for K–12 schools.

Overview[edit]

Founded in 1999, Lightspeed Systems Inc. develops content filtering, network security, mobile device management, and collaborative learning solutions for the education market. Lightspeed Systems solutions are used in more than 3,000 school districts in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia by more than ten million students. For the past several years, Lightspeed Systems has been recognized on the Inc. 5,000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies.[citation needed]

Products[edit]

Mobile Learning Essentials[edit]

Web Filter[edit]

The Lightspeed Systems Rocket appliance delivers safety, advanced reporting, and directory integration. This filtering solution relies on a database of educationally-categorized URLs, which districts can block or allow according to their own policies.

Content filtering categories[2][edit]

Mobile Manager[edit]

This comprehensive solution makes it easy to roll out, manage, and safely utilize mobile devices for learning. It provides cloud-based management of mobile devices through Mobile Device Management and Cloud Filtering.

Key features of Mobile Device Management include:
* Multiple levels of administration for IT staff and teachers;
* Hierarchical controls, so school districts can set device policies at the district, school, classroom, and
device level;
* Remote configuration and device wiping;
* Application controls;
* Centralized inventory, reporting, updates, and installations; and
* Integration with Apple Volume Purchasing Plan.[3]

My Big Campus[edit]

My Big Campus is a social learning platform for K12 schools. It includes a library of educational resources and a collaborative4 platform. Educators can create groups to communicate with students, share assignments, provide access to safe resources, assign quizzes, share grades, hold video chats, and more.

My Big Campus features include:[4]

Financial[edit]

Lightspeed maintains a workforce of around 130 employees. Its revenue for 2011 was $17.6 million, 2010 was $16.3 million, 2008 was $7.1 million, and for 2007 it was $7.1 million. In 3 years, Lightspeed has had growth of 149%. It is ranked 153 in its industry (software).[5]

Executives[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Web Filter, Internet Filter: Content Filter for Schools". Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Lightspeed Filtering Categories". Retrieved 2011-01-27. 
  3. ^ Meyer, Leila. "Lightspeed Systems Rolls Out Mobile Device Management System". www.thejournal.com. T.H.E. Journal. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Features of My Big Campus". Lightspeed Systems. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Inc.com Lightspeed Systems Profile". Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  6. ^ "Lightspeed Executive Team". Retrieved 2013-12-02. 

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