Peachjar and Hitachi Solutions America Announce Strategic Partnership

Peachjar and Hitachi Solutions America collaborate to develop and launch a new FERPA compliant file sharing service for the education technology market

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We are excited to partner with such a forward-looking company to continue to expand the opportunity for our technologies to serve the educational market.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014

Peachjar, the leader in school eflyer distribution, and Hitachi Solutions America, a leading global IT solutions provider, announced today a strategic partnership to develop and launch new communication products for schools using advanced encryption technology. Increasing privacy concerns with regard to student data indicates a need for schools to utilize file and data sharing solutions that protect student privacy. Peachjar and Hitachi Solutions America are bringing their respective communication and security expertise together to address this issue.

“Hitachi Solutions America is an innovative company with much to offer the educational market,” noted Mike Durham, Founder and CEO of Peachjar. “We are proud to partner with Hitachi Solutions and know this collaboration will enable us to accelerate our development of innovative communication tools for schools, teachers, parents, and students.”

”We have a long history serving the educational market through our StarBoard product line. Furthermore our Credeon cloud data protection service is the latest in a long line of proven security products. Leveraging Credeon to offer even more secure communications for schools using Peachjar represents a natural progression.” said Kota Yamaguchi, Global COO of Hitachi Solutions America. “We are excited to partner with such a forward-looking company to continue to expand the opportunity for our technologies to serve the educational market.”

About Peachjar:
Peachjar, a San Diego based technology company, provides the most highly effective method of electronic school flyer distribution. The company was founded in 2011 in response to the billions of paper flyers that were being carried home from schools each year in children’s backpacks. Peachjar has helped schools across the nation improve their school-to-home communication by delivering visually engaging eflyers directly to parents. For more information, please visit peachjar.com.

About Hitachi Solutions:
Hitachi Solutions America Ltd., established in 1991, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., and maintains headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in New York, San Diego and Irvine. Together with its parent company, Hitachi Solutions America is part of a global team of over 15,000 employees and provides value-driven services throughout the IT lifecycle, from systems planning to integration, operation and maintenance. For more information, please visit the company’s website at us.hitachi-solutions.com.


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