Tuesday, March 19, 2013

[G] Chromebooks now available to schools & businesses in six more countries

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Official Google Enterprise Blog: Chromebooks now available to schools & businesses in six more countries

Posted by Rajen Sheth, Group Product Manager for Chromebooks

Today we announced that Chromebooks are now available in six more countries around the world. Hand-in-hand with several reseller partners, we’ve worked so that you can also purchase Chromebooks for businesses and schools in these same countries.

Students from Richland School District Two in South Carolina using Chromebooks

More than 2,000 schools are now using Chromebooks for Education. Chromebooks help educators improve teaching and learning, whether it’s in one classroom like Mr. Hathorn’s History Class in Vermont or for 17,000 students in an entire school district in Richland Two, South Carolina. To start your school’s journey you can tune into one of the Hangouts On Air next week on the Google in Education Google+ Page. During these Hangouts we’ll provide more information about Chromebooks for Education and will answer audience questions.

  • Australia - Event on March 28th at 10:00 EST
  • Canada - Event on March 28th at 14:00 EDT
  • France - Event on March 29th at 16:00 CET
  • Germany - Event on March 28th at 17:00 CET
  • Ireland - Event on March 26th at 17:00 GMT
  • The Netherlands - Event on March 27th at 17:00 CET

Businesses around the world are also using Chromebooks where they need greater security and increased shareability. For example, Chromebooks enable employees like those on retail shop floors, manufacturing lines and out in the field, giving them access to central information and providing more timely updates on remote conditions. This is helping businesses to make better decisions faster.

We are excited to see what schools and businesses in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands do with Chromebooks. If you are interested in learning more about Chromebooks for your school or system you can visit the Chromebooks for Education website and click the “Contact Sales” button to complete the short form. Businesses can contact our business team to learn more.
URL: http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2013/03/chromebooks-now-available-to-schools.html

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