Lightspeed Systems’ Partners Feel Inspired After PartnerLaunch 2012

Focus on edtech industry trends and new product knowledge help prepare partners for the new school year.

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Partners left the event feeling energized and ready to equip schools across the country with the solutions necessary to transform education through safe, mobile, and collaborative learning programs.

Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2012

Lightspeed Systems welcomed its business partners to San Diego, California on September 5-6, 2012 for PartnerLaunch, an annual training and networking event. Over 70 business partners attended the two-day training session, with a focus on discussing edtech trends and learning more about Lightspeed Systems’ line of education-specific products. Partners left the event feeling energized and ready to equip schools across the country with the solutions necessary to transform education through safe, mobile, and collaborative learning programs.

Lightspeed Systems is dedicated to building strong relationships with its business partners. As ambassadors of Lightspeed Systems’ solutions, it is important for all partners to share the in the vision and direction of the education technology company.

Alvin Myers, President and Chief Operating Officer of United Systems in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, found the event both beneficial and inspiring. “At PartnerLaunch, Lightspeed Systems shared their passion for helping schools create safe, mobile learning environments. And that really resonated with me. In this era of multiple devices and anytime, anywhere learning, Lightspeed Systems provides the solutions schools need. Their product line and company focus fits with United Systems’ vision of providing comprehensive technology tools for schools.”

Training, empowering, and rewarding partners is a high priority for Lightspeed Systems. This year at PartnerLaunch, Partner of the Year awards were given out to the top partners. Recipients included:
•Converged Networks, South Carolina
•BorderLAN, California
•Integrity Network Solutions, Indiana
•IntegraONE, Pennsylvania
•Information Transport Solutions, Alabama

Andy McBride, VP Business Development and International Sales at Lightspeed Systems, was pleased with the partner attendance and overall event. “PartnerLaunch is crucial to fostering successful relationships with our business partners. Through discussions about the technology needs of schools and product technical training, partners left the event feeling supported, motivated, and ready to help even more schools do amazing things with Lightspeed Systems.”

For more information about the Lightspeed Systems Partner Program please contact Andy McBride at 661-431-1602 or andy (at) lightspeedsystems (dot) com

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About Lightspeed Systems
To us, education isn't an industry; it's a passion. Our solutions make it safe, secure, and easy for IT staff to give users access to resources that make learning engaging, collaborative—and real.

Since 1999, Lightspeed Systems has been partnering with, listening to, and supporting IT staff in schools—making their day-to-day tasks manageable and their educational goals reachable. Today our solutions are used in more than 2,800 school districts for more than 9 million students. Our products have won numerous awards and our company has been recognized on the Inc. 5,000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies for the last five years. But more than what we've done, we're interested in what we can do, together: transform education. For more information, call 661-716-7600, or visit http://www.lightspeedsystems.com.

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Toni Frantz
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Lightspeed Systems
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