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Education software specialist Impero announces new release and updates at the Bett Show

Nottingham, 24th January 2018  Impero Software, the remote monitoring and management software specialist, will be previewing its upcoming release of Impero Education Pro, version 6.3 (v6.3), at the annual Bett Show in London, UK this week. Due for official launch in February, the new version features a number of enhancements and additional functionality. Impero has also announced an update to Impero iSafeguard, its online safeguarding training solution for school staff.

The Bett Show brings together 850 leading companies and over 34,000 attendees from the global education community to celebrate and discuss the future of education technology.  Impero, whose solutions are relied upon by education establishments around the world, is shortlisted for two awards at the show’s prestigious Bett Awards ceremony: ‘Classroom Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment’ and ‘Company of the Year (over £3m turnover)’.

Impero CEO Richard Fuller speaks of the new release:

“We are delighted to be announcing these updates here at Bett. The upcoming release of Impero Education Pro, version 6.3 (v6.3) will improve cloud functionality by offering a hybrid-cloud model, designed to give our customers the best of both worlds, depending on their preferences and requirements.

Meanwhile, our update to Impero iSafeguard, our training solution for school staff, now includes a dedicated online safety module, developed in response to customer feedback. We look forward to our customers’ reception here at Bett as both products are the result of listening to their needs and working to ensure we are delivering value to them at all times.”

New features of Impero Education Pro (v6.3) include:

An ‘enterprise console’ using cloud technology to help technical teams quickly and easily apply settings to multiple servers via an intuitive console. This new functionality is particularly beneficial for Multi-Academy Trusts.

A web-based teacher console, providing- a simple interface, designed with teachers in mind. This new functionality offers a range of classroom control features and the ability to monitor multiple devices from single browser.

Impero Education Pro version 6.3 (v6.3) now offers automatic keyword library updates, if desired, giving schools instant access to the latest versions. Impero’s keyword library now includes over 20,000 keywords, abbreviations, phrases and URLs, developed with organisations such as Beat, the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and SafeBAE and using IWF’s illegal content list.

Impero now also offers support for GDPR compliance with a range of enhancements have been applied to Impero Education Pro in response to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requirements.

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About Impero Software

Impero Software offers remote monitoring and management software, relied upon by education establishments around the world. Founded in 2002, Impero software is now accessed by over 1.5 million devices in over 90 countries. Impero is used by over 1,400 UK high schools and in over 500 US districts.

Impero’s cutting edge EdTech software consolidates a range of powerful classroom, network and device management features enabling schools and colleges to reduce costs and improve both staff and student productivity. Impero’s sophisticated online safety functionality uses keyword detection technology to help schools safeguard students online. For more information visit: www.imperosoftware.com

About the Bett Awards

The Bett Awards provide a showcase of resources and companies that seek to provide educators with the information, ideas and inspiration that are fundamental to the learning process.

The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.

The awards form an integral part of Bett each year, the world’s leading showcase of education technology solutions. The winners are seen to have excelled in ICT provision and support for nurseries, schools, colleges and special schools alike with a clear focus on what works in the classroom.

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