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Impero EdLink is the answer to schools’ mobile device management (MDM) needs. Designed specifically for the education sector, Impero EdLink supports BYOD and 1:1 initiatives while simplifying the centralised configuration and management of mobile devices.

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A cross-platform cloud solution for BYOD and 1:1

As schools continue to adopt numerous electronic devices to enhance digital learning, they are also faced with the challenging task of managing them. Using Impero Edlink, IT teams are afforded an array of tools to control student-owned and school-owned mobile devices by managing access to content and enabling/disabling settings, as per a school’s requirements and acceptable use policies.

A flexible cloud-based solution, Impero EdLink simplifies the configuration and management of mobile devices for IT teams, while ensuring teaching and safeguarding staff have access to comprehensive classroom control to keep students focused and protected when using mobile devices. This centralised approach to MDM serves to keep students protected from the myriad risks of working online when using mobile devices to enable learning.

Using Impero EdLink alongside Impero Education Pro ensures that IT teams have access to a complete suite of network admin tools, so effective monitoring and management can be completed across all devices. Integrated classroom management and online safety modules provide teachers and safeguarding staff with a multitude of tools to keep students focused and protected when using mobile devices to support learning.

Key Features

Time & geolocation-based management

Allowing schools to control device applications and settings, based on location, with Intelligent SSID, GPS and Beacon technologies. Geolocation tech notifies when a device enters or leaves the geofence and helps to quickly locate and recover lost or stolen devices.

Provisioning & controls

Managing access to applications and content as per the school’s acceptable use policies (AUPs). Set up flexible controls based on time, user, year groups, or device location, ensuring only age-appropriate content can be accessed.

Multi-school dashboard

Providing a single view of schools within a trust to offer centralised profile management. Cascading granular control with delegated privileges ensures that control cannot be overridden at a school level.

Multiple enrolment options

Delivering bulk enrolment through Apple (ASM), Google (GSuite) and Android (EMM) empowers students to enrol through QR codes or URLs. Automatically link users to a device upon an initial login, with a simple school transfer option if required.

Offsite filtering & parental controls

Supporting home learning and protecting students by filtering activity wherever the device is located, including when students have taken devices offsite, giving schools and parents assurance that inappropriate content cannot be accessed.

Granular reporting and analytics

Delivering granular reports on online activity and device usage, including the ability to view data (such as device history or non-syncing devices) via a real-time dashboard. Advanced data filtering and configured filters provides in-depth insight.

Control device settings

Installing or updating applications on all devices in bulk saves valuable time. Centrally control which applications can be used on the device when in or out of school. Change the configuration of devices easily, such as enforcing safe search, keeping you in control.

Associate devices with users

Simplifying reporting by associating devices with user accounts (making it easier to identify who’s who) and viewing data in a real-time dashboard. See other useful information, including location history, and enable device notifications.

Create application catalogues

Creating a catalogue of applications, books and media, which students can download to their device when required. Provide a broad range of resources for students while minimising the impact on device storage space.

The benefits

Support BYOD and 1:1 initiatives

Enable monitoring and management of both school-owned and home-owned devices used in school, with the access and configuration allowed by the school network.

Simplify MDM

Centralise the configuration and management of mobile devices, and enable zero-touch deployment, making them simpler to set up, control and update, even across platforms.

Safeguard students

Protect students from the risks of mobile learning by controlling access to applications and online content via comprehensive privacy controls.

Track device location

As well as tracking the physical location of a device, location-aware profiles can be applied to a device as it enters or leaves the school site, a building on that site, or even a class within that building.

Meet education requirements

Designed specifically for the sector, Impero EdLink’s features and special pricing have been developed with education in mind.

Enhance mobile learning

Monitor and manage mobile devices across the school site, with access to real-time updates on the status of devices, to facilitate an efficient mobile learning environment.

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