HANNspree ZEUS Tablet PC

May issue sector guides: Tech for education

PCR rounds up some of the latest tech designed specifically with the education sector in mind, from networking & storage to laptops and tablets.

Zeus HANNspree PAD (SN14TP4B2AT)

“From home learning and entertainment to multimedia and gaming, when it comes to handheld computing, bigger is better. The new HANNspree ZEUS Tablet PC offers a larger than average 13” display to extend the view of emails, documents, and games, or to enable interaction with multiple applications simultaneously with ease. What’s more, it is highly responsive with advanced 10-point Capacitive Touch technology supporting multi-gesture touch and swipe control. An Octa Core processor with powerful on-board graphics and 3GB RAM, ensure seamless super performance, while Dual-Band Wi-Fi ensures speedy internet connectivity.”

Specs: 13.3” IPS LED, 1920×1080, 10 Point Capacitive Multi-Touch, 170° / 170° viewing angles, ARM Cortex A73 Octa Core, Android 10 , 3GB DDR3 RAM, 32GB NAND Flash, WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n+ac 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, 5Mp Webcams, I/O Ports: 1 x Micro SD/Micro SDHC Card Reader, Micro USB 2.0, Mini HDMI, USB Type-C (OTG), Protective Case.

Contact: Ingram Micro and Westcoast

Apollo 2 HANNspree PAD (SN1ATP5B)

“Affordable, high performance handheld computing, keeping users mobile for longer. The Apollo 2 has plenty of bells and whistles without the premium price tag. Thanks to a long battery life, this Tablet is ideal for taking out and about. Whether for school, work or on the go entertainment, users needn’t worry about charging often, and it comes with a handy protective case. Powerful processing, advanced graphic capabilities and advanced 10-point touch control ensure high-quality computing for everyday applications, while IPS technology providing ultra-wide viewing angles enhances the visual experience even when the display is shared.”

Specs: 10.1” IPS LED, 1280×800, 10 Point Capacitive Multi-Touch, 170° / 170° viewing angles, ARM Cortex A53 Quad Core, Android 10 , 3GB DDR4 RAM, 32GB eMMC Memory, WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n+ac 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, 2Mp/5Mp Webcams, I/O Ports: 1 x Micro SD/Micro SDHC Card Reader, Mini HDMI, USB Type-C (OTG), Protective Case.

Contact: Ingram Micro and Westcoast

Dynabook’s Satellite Pro E10-S

“The Satellite Pro E10-S is a new 11.6″ device designed for learning, built for mobility, with enhanced durability, affordability, usability and manageability.

Weighing 1.15kg and measuring 19.9mm, the E10-S is easily carried from class-to-class or class-to-home.

With up to 10-hour battery life that will last the entire school day and beyond, students can learn for longer without the need to plug in.

To protect the privacy of school data, the E10-S combines firmware-based Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 encryption, Dynabook’s BIOS, as well as supervisor password capabilities and an optional fingerprint reader.

The E10-S provides excellent value for money, helping to stretch education budgets further. The device meets the requirements of Microsoft’s Shape the Future Program, which enables schools to get preferential pricing for qualifying Windows 10 devices. “

Specs: Operating System: Windows 10 Pro (National Academic only)

Processor: Intel Celeron N4020 Processor, Display: 29.5cm (11.6”), HD non-reflective eDP display with 200 nit, 1,366 x 768, Battery life: Up to 10h00min (MobileMark 2014 running Windows 10), Storage: 128GB, Weight: starting from 1.15kg

Contact: Dynabook Europe GmbH

TP-Link OC300 Omada Hardware Controller

“This hardware controller for the Omada Software Defined Networking (SDN) platform provides 100% centralised management of access points, switches, and gateways for education institutions – all controlled from a single interface. Featuring hybrid cloud technology, the OC300 allows education IT managers to remotely manage the whole network across multiple campuses with cloud access. An easy-to-use dashboard makes it easy to see real-time network status, check network usage and traffic distribution, receive network condition logs, abnormal event warnings, and notifications and data tracking to enhance learning experiences.”

Specs: Cloud access to manage school networks from anywhere and at any time with the Omada app, Locally monitor and manage learning devices with the ultimate security and stability for teachers and students, Durable metal casing, and USB 3.0 port for auto backup, Centralised management for up to 500 Omada access points, JetStream switches, and SafeStream routers, Batch management, multi-site management, and remote firmware updates benefit network maintenance across multiple school sites

Contact TP-link

TP-Link TL-SG1428PE 28-Port Gigabit Easy Smart PoE Switch

“The TL-SG1428PE is fully compatible with PoE devices, such as IP cameras, access points, and IP phones. It also works with non-PoE wired devices to provide Gigabit connections, such as PCs, printers, and IPTV across school campuses. Compliance with the 802.3af/at PoE+ standard supports up to 30W on each PoE port. The total 250W PoE power budget for the 24× Gigabit PoE+ ports has a wide range of applications, such as surveillance, classrooms, dormitories, and offices. Through its web-based user interface and management utility, TL-SG1428PE offers various features, including network monitoring, traffic prioritisation and enhanced QoS.”

Specs: 24 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 PoE+ Ports Switch with 2 SFP Slots, PoE power budget is up to 250W, Priority Mode helps to guarantee the quality of sensitive application like video monitoring, PoE Auto Recovery enables system self-healing to guarantee the stable operation of PoE-connected devices, QoS is for smooth internet-surfing experience and IGMP Snooping is capable of optimising traffic for IPTV

Contact TP-link

TP-Link EAP225-Outdoor AC1200 Wireless MU-MIMO

“EAP225-Outdoor supports simultaneous dual-band speed of up to 1200Mbps. Outfitted with the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO technology, it communicates with multiple clients concurrently, making it ideal for high-density environments like classrooms and dormitories. With special design of its antenna, appearance, power options and installation methods, EAP225-Outdoor perfectly fits both indoor and outdoor scenarios. It is designed with 2x omni-directional detachable antennas and other antennas can be attached for specific demands. With high transmission power and high gain omnidirectional antennas, EAP225-Outdoor provides stable wireless coverage up to 200m+ at 2.4GHz and 300m+ at 5GHz in outdoor settings to meet all education needs.”

Specs: Durable, weatherproof enclosure, Up to 1200Mbps with 2×2 MIMO technology, Omada Mesh Technology, Supports seamless roaming, High transmission power and high gain antennas provide a long-range coverage area, Cloud centralised management and Omada app, Secure guest network Multiple authentication options

Contact TP-link

TP-Link EAP660 HD AX3600 Multi-Gigabit Ceiling Mount Access Point

“Armed with a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet Port, the EAP660 HD delivers exceptional multi-gigabit performance to support the need for better and faster Wi-Fi in schools. Compatibility with standard 802.3at PoE+ is ideal for flexible deployment. 802.11k/v roaming switches clients automatically to the AP with the optimal signal. Omada Software Defined Networking (SDN) platform integrates network devices including access points, switches and gateways, guaranteeing powerful networks with higher efficiency, higher security and reliability for teachers, students and visitors.”

Specs: Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi 6 Speeds: Simultaneous 1148 Mbps on 2.4 GHz and 2402 Mbps on 5 GHz totals 3550 Mbps Wi-Fi speeds, High-Density Connectivity: 4× increased capacity to connect more devices simultaneously, 8 Spatial Streams: Multi-user throughput is incredibly increased to drive more applications, Integrated into Omada SDN: Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP), Centralised Cloud Management, and Intelligent Monitoring.

Contact TP-link

ADAPT 100 Series

“The EPOS ADAPT 100 Series features smart audio technology to ensure uncompromised performance both on-the-go or in the office. Using EPOS Voice technology with a noise-cancelling microphone the ADAPT 100 Series optimises user’s voice and enhance their calls, and integrated EPOS ActiveGard technology protects users from acoustic shock. The series is also equipped with cross-functional capabilities to simultaneously enable a superior listening experience, free from disruption – allowing it to meet increasingly overlapping personal and business needs.

Specs: smart audio technology, EPOS Voice technology with a noise-cancelling microphone, integrated EPOS ActiveGard technology

Contact ADAPT

BullGuard Premium Protection

 “BullGuard Premium Protection protects up to 10 devices (Windows, Android and macOS) with one license. Featuring unique Dynamic Machine Learning, it continually monitors everything that happens on a device, enabling real-time detection and protection even when a device is not connected to the Internet. Further layers of protection include light and fast signature-based detection, a Sentry behavioural engine that detects zero day and other complex threats, and new cloud detection technology which detects real-time threats as they emerge.

Identity Protection safeguards personal information ranging from payment card numbers to email addresses, passwords and more. Safe Browsing flags up websites harbouring malicious content, while tough but discreet Parental Controls help parents to monitor their children’s online activities. BullGuard Premium Protection also features a patented, award-winning Game Booster to protect online gamers from malware.

Specs: Operating System Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1+ macOS X 10.11 or later Android Tablets and Phones, Android 5.0 and higher

Contact: Spire, Target, VIP and Centerprise

 BullGuard Internet Security

BullGuard Internet Security provides unique Dynamic Machine Learning which continually monitors everything that happens on a device. This enables real-time detection and blocking of malicious behaviour, even if a device is not connected to the Internet. Light and fast signature-based detection protects against the most common threats, while the Sentry behavioural engine protects against zero day and other complex threats. An On-Access engine protects even if you never run a scan and new cloud detection technology detects threats as they emerge in real-time.

A custom-built Secure Browser delivers top security and tough protection when shopping and making payments online. A patented award-winning Game Booster protects gamers when they are gaming online, Safe Browsing flags up websites harbouring malicious content, and tough but discreet Parental Controls keep children safe.

Specs: Operating System Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1+ macOS X 10.11 or later, Android Tablets and Phones, Android 5.0 and higher

Contact: Spire, Target, VIP and Centerprise

BullGuard VPN

BullGuard VPN uses military grade encryption to encrypt and secure a user’s data, ensuring that the websites a user visits, the content they upload or download, or what applications and services they use are all kept completely private. BullGuard VPN automatically launches when a device starts up and includes an auto-connect for open Wi-Fi networks. Users receive secure connections into unprotected Wi-Fi hotspots, which are common in airports, hotels and cafes, protecting them against data theft, malware, privacy breaches and cyberattacks via Wi-Fi. BullGuard VPN customers can also enjoy BullGuard’s renowned 24/7 customer support, regular software updates and a no-logs policy. A single license secures up to six devices.

Specs: Operating System Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, macOS X 10.11 or later, iOS 10 or later, Android Tablets and Phones, Android 5.0 and higher

Contact: Spire, Target, VIP and Centerprise

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