Faronics joins the ISTE 100

SAN RAMON, CA, January 6, 2006 — Faronics has joined the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology. ISTE is dedicated to providing leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in K–12 and teacher education.

Faronics is now a member of the ISTE 100, which is a group of select, forward-thinking corporations who share ISTE’s commitment to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education and who are committed to working with educators in pursuit of that goal.

“Faronics is proud to have become a member of the ISTE 100,” said Vik Khanna, Faronics’ chief operating officer and senior vice president. “For more than a decade, Faronics has shared ISTE’s mission statement to advance the use of technology for the betterment and empowerment of student learning.”

“Educational technology solution providers like Faronics are to be commended for working to address the budget shortfalls plaguing states today,” said Don Knezek, ISTE’s CEO.

Since 2000, Faronics has attended the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) presented by ISTE, and has been a presenter for the last three years. Faronics’ solutions are very wellsuited to the education market, and are researched and developed in close consultation with our end-users. Customer’s ideas and suggestions are highly valued, and their feedback helps provide the innovative solutions users have come to rely on. This approach is the basis for Faronics’ industryleading customer service strategy, continually working to build and maintain lasting relationships with our users.

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About Faronics
Faronics develops and markets intelligent utilities for absolute control of multi-user computing environments. Faronics’ market-leading solutions ensure 100% workstation availability and have dramatically impacted the day-to-day lives of thousands of information technology professionals and computing lab managers. Our user-driven, powerful technology innovations benefit educational institutions, libraries, government organizations and corporations.

Faronics Deep Freeze instantly protects and preserves original computer configurations, eliminating routine IT maintenance while allowing complete, unrestricted workstation access. Regardless of the changes made to a workstation, simply restart to reset the computer to its original state. Faronics Anti-Executable offers a revolutionary method to keep users on task and highly productive. Using a unique whitelist technology, Anti-Executable standardizes any environment by preventing all unauthorized or unwanted programs from being installed.

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