• EduGeek arrives in USA for ISTE 2010

    Lancashire - Saturday, 26 June 2010. Lancashire - Saturday, 26 June 2010.

    EduGeek.net the hugely popular free website for IT support staff working in education is making its physical presence known in the USA. For the first time EduGeek will exhibit at the ISTE 2010 (formerly known as NECC), the USA’s premier education conference. ISTE is being held in Denver between 27th and 30th June where you will find EduGeek.net teaming up with web-filter specialists SmoothWall. Both companies can be visited at stand number 1484.

    The Denver conference will be EduGeek’s first major exhibit outside of the UK which reflects the popularity of the site amongst US visitors are our second biggest group of visitors outside the UK. When we were offered the opportunity to exhibit with SmoothWall at ISTE 2010 we jumped at the opportunity. Our presence at ISTE 2010 means we can meet our US members face to face for the first time and raise our profile amongst the educational IT industry in the USA.
    EduGeek.net was founded in 2005 and provides resources; peer support and facilities for IT support staff in education, and increasingly the private sector all for free to all. EduGeek has many different elements from our very successful support forums, our free IT software and also member created utilities through to our highly successful conferences and our work with external organisations, such as the UK government and Microsoft on issues that affect IT is schools. Central to our core has been the fundamental principle that everything we provide is free for people to access and use. We have a global membership of over 24,000 IT technical staff and we welcome anyone who wishes to join in or simply use the vast quantity of technical information contained on the forums.

    EduGeek.net CEO Chris Byers and Webmaster\CTO Shaun Garriock will be manning the stand at the show. If you would like to get more information on EduGeek.net then please use the contact details below.

    ABOUT EDUGEEK.NET
    With over 24,000 members worldwide, EduGeek.net is the world’s largest online support community for IT staff in education. EduGeek.net was founded in 2005 by Chris Byers with the aim of allowing IT technical staff in education to get first class support and advice from other IT professionals without having their personal details passed, on, sold or being forced to pay a membership fee.

    ABOUT SMOOTHWALL
    The SmoothWall family of Internet security solutions helps schools, enterprises and small/medium businesses to prevent internet misuse, block objectionable content and protect against web related threats.
    Delivered and supported via a global network of partners in over 60 countries, SmoothWall's commercial and open source solutions now safeguard more than a million networks worldwide.

    For further details and information please contact:

    info@edugeek.net
    press@edugeek.net

    Visit us on stand 1484 at ISTE 2010


    EduGeek
    Unit 5, Albert Edward House
    The Pavilions
    Ashton-on-Ribble
    Preston
    Lancs, UK
    PR2 2YB

    Tel: +44 (0)1772 842137
    Fax: +44 (0)1772 842179
    Mob: +44 (0)7806785028 (you can use this number to contact us at ISTE 2010)
    Comments 2 Comments
    1. tom_newton's Avatar
      tom_newton -
      I'm just waiting for Claire to pick me up on the way to Manc Airport. See you in 18 hours or so Chris & Shaun!
    1. vikpaw's Avatar
      vikpaw -
      Good luck boys, hope it's a raging a success