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Baldwin UFSD Featured in Digital Technology Case Study

Agosto Inc., a tier-one Premier Google Cloud Partner and developer of Skykit, a born-in-the-cloud, Chrome-based digital signage content management system (CMS), recently wrote a case study about the collaboration with Baldwin Union Free School District (UFSD) for implementing the Skykit cloud throughout the schools.

Baldwin UFSD was looking for a platform that would allow the creation and sharing of content from remote locations, such as from the district office to the schools, and could manage content scheduling. Skykit lets users distribute content to any screen in the district using a powerful browser-based CMS built on Google Cloud Platform. Users can control, collaborate, and share content to any number of displays from Google Drive. All that’s required is Skykit, a screen, a Chrome Player and the content. There is no maintenance and nothing to install.

“Skykit was the best solution for Baldwin School District for several reasons,” stated Anthony Mignella, Assistant Superintendent at Baldwin UFSD. “It’s managed by Skykit and updated in the cloud, which lets our IT department focus on other concerns. In addition, it’s ridiculously easy to use, with little to no learning curve for users.”

Since implementing Skykit digital signage CMS, Baldwin UFSD has a simple, intuitive tool that allows different users to communicate consistent messages to staff, students, and the community. Administrators can easily create content using familiar applications and display it in hallways, entryways, auditoriums, the cafeteria, and teachers’ lounges. Users can upload images, PDFs, videos and more, and can post updates from any device—even cell phones—to share content.

Schools are especially concerned with finding affordable technologies that will serve long-term goals, from the district level down to each individual classroom,” said Irfan Khan, founder and CEO of Agosto. “Skykit will grow with Baldwin School District, and online support is included in the annual cost making it a sound investment both practically and financially.”

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