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Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2008/12/11 - Netsweeper has been selected to join the global Intel Classmate PC Ecosystem Vendor Alliance. As a member of this alliance, Netsweeper is committed to protecting children online while they learn through technology.
Netsweeper, Inc. has joined the Intel-powered Classmate PC Ecosystem Vendor Alliance as a premium Internet content filtering supplier. Intel created this program as one of its continuing efforts to meet the need for complete, value-added educational solutions around the world. To date, Netsweeper is one of approximately 80 local and regional companies focused on education that will join forces to help children learn through technology.
Netsweeper provides educational organizations with reliable and accurate filtering solutions that are CIPA and BECTA compliant, with features designed specifically for education users that:
• Help keep the Internet experience of students safe, simple and secure.
• Provide Internet security from website-based viruses, malware and phishing intrusion.
• Provide an entirely unique eLearning tracking and reporting system that aids in the verification of eLearning programs.
• Protects student users of mobile devices, both on the school network and students access the Internet via un-supervised (WiFi or WiMax) access points.
• Is cost effective and reduces legal liabilities of schools, departments and Boards/Districts.
"Joining the Intel-powered classmate PC Ecosystem Alliance is an extension of Netsweeper’s continuous effort to make the Internet an affordable and safe educational environment for students and teachers globally,” said Andrew Coutts, President and COO of Netsweeper.
Netsweeper has developed a full integration package for the classmate PC that ensures all stakeholders – students, parents, teachers and school authorities – receive the greatest possible eLearning benefit at the least cost and least risk.
Andrew further commented, “Netsweeper’s regular investment in product research and development in addition to our extensive experience in the education sector has resulted in a best-of-breed solution offering that complies with educational standards such as BECTA and CIPA. These focused efforts have prepared Netsweeper to explore unique, global opportunities. Joining a world-wide education leader like Intel – in this mission to train the next generation of global leaders – is both gratifying and energizing. We at Netsweeper look forward to the opportunities and the challenge.”
Netsweeper, Inc. (netsweeper.com) empowers organizations to guard against Internet abuse and to offer users a secure, productive Internet experience, protected from harmful, malicious and inappropriate content. Netsweeper provides intelligent, network and workstation based web filtering technology to corporations, Internet service providers, educational institutions, government organizations and OEM partners around the world. Since its inception in 1999, Netsweeper has grown dramatically with offices and distributors in Canada, United Kingdom, India, United States, Middle East, South America, and South Africa.