CDI and GoGuardian partner to deliver a turnkey chrome based solution

News / September 8, 2015

The partnership will enable CDI to deliver a turnkey Chromebook based bundled education solution to schools and districts across North America.

CDI Computer Dealers, one of the largest suppliers of Chromebooks to schools and districts in the US and Canada have partnered with GoGuardian to bring a robust Chromebook solution to their customers. CDI, a widely recognized technology provider for the Education sector, sees great value in a partnership with GoGuardian, a software company specializing in Chromebook management application used by over 2,200 school districts in the US.

CDI continues to see exponential growth in the Chromebook category with sales of more than 20,000 units in the last three months alone. For 2015, the estimated deployments are speculated to be over 100,000. The category now accounts for as much as 20% of CDI’s overall sales to the Education sector. The company’s education-ready Chromebooks stand out due to their superior performance, and exceptional value. These purpose-built devices come bundled with free access to K-8 Curriculum, a device management application and are exceptionally well priced. CDI also offers White Glove and deployment services as well as the most robust Chromebook extended warranties in the Industry.

GoGuardian, since its inception in 2014, has been receiving positive reviews for its extremely handy Chrome management solution. The solution has built-in functions for two primary set of users in school districts. While helping the Administrators like Superintendents, Principals and IT Directors with features to control YouTube, online activity, theft control and device recovery, the application also helps teachers enhance student interaction inside classrooms with features including tab control, block screens and real-time viewing/monitoring of the student screens.

“CDI is one of the largest channel partners of GoGuardian” says Glenn Collins, VP of Mobile Computing at CDI. ”With its highly intuitive features, GoGuardian is above the cut among what’s available in the market currently for Chromebook Management as well as Chromebook Security. The synergy between the two companies is aimed towards putting an excellent solution in the hands of the teachers and students and creating a high quality digital learning environment in schools. Our go-to-market strategy for the first year of partnership is to make this solution available for an extremely reasonable price to our customers.”

About GoGuardian

GoGuardian is a Los Angeles-based education technology company dedicated to making the Internet a safer and more rewarding place for students and teachers. GoGuardian’s software helps schools and districts teach responsible digital citizenship while improving student performance and engagement. With more than one million Chromebooks being protected by the software worldwide, GoGuardian has become a leader in the field of educational device management.

“We are proud to partner with CDI and believe that this will be a long relationship. We plan to make the Chrome Management solution available to a wide array of audience by leveraging the expansive customer network and account relationships of CDI. Our smart solution will make life easy for administrators and teachers while significantly increasing student engagement in classrooms and positively affecting their grades.”

Mr. Beau McCoy – VP Sales at GoGuardian