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Thursday, November 17, 2011

New Services Overview from MOREnet!

E-mail Archiving - With MOREnet's E-mail Archiving service, subscribers can archive e-mail for their organizations simply, securely and inexpensively. We can archive e-mail from cloud services like Google, or live@edu accounts or if you host your e-mail locally. For more information visit

Virtual Servers Service - MOREnet is offering a virtual server service for members to host services outside their networks ("in the cloud"). Subscribers can run many of their existing services on a remotely located server, avoiding the cost of buying and upgrading servers and increasing their server resources with a single phone call. For more information visit

Microsoft EES Consortium Licensing – Our new EES Program allows your organization to use the current version of Windows and/or Office on all organization-owned equipment and smaller organizations can benefit from our consortium rates. The entire range of Microsoft software products, student licensing and home-use options are available. Some qualifications and restrictions apply. For an overview of this service visit

Managed LMS Hosting - MOREnet's Managed LMS Hosting service will provide subscribers a maintained, tuned, and secure Moodle instance to use as their Digital Learning Environment. Subscribers can locally control access, their e-Learning classes and materials without the complexity and expense of managing and maintaining servers, hardware or the application itself. To find out more about this service visit

Coming Soon – NEW: Desktop Videoconferencing! MOREnet will soon be expanding its video services to offer a desktop videoconferencing service powered by Vidyo™. This telepresence-quality service brings videoconferencing to an organization’s most commonly used business tool — personal computers. The VidyoDesktop software client delivers low latency HD-quality video for natural communications and single-click simplicity with an intuitive graphical user interface or mouse control. Desktop Videoconferencing puts the productivity power of videoconferencing into the hands of the users. Watch for more details coming soon!

Welcome New MOREnet Members

MOREnet would like to welcome our newest members to the MOREnet community. Fr Tolton Catholic High School in Columbia, Mo., and Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School, also in Columbia, joined MOREnet in the first quarter of FY12. We also welcomed Barat Academy and Whitfield School, both in St. Louis, Mo., in the fourth quarter of FY11. We are excited to be offering technology services to these schools! Welcome!

New Conference Presentation Opportunities for Faculty, Staff and Students

Call for Presentations Now Open for 2012 Spring Conferences
MOREnet is currently seeking presentation proposals for the upcoming spring conferences to be held at the Downtown Marriott in Kansas City, Mo., March 21-23, 2012. Presentation proposals will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. MOREnet’s conferences are successful thanks to the many talented and knowledgeable presenters who bring a wide variety of technical experience and expertise to share with their peers. If you are or know of someone in your organization who has something they should share with the peers please pass this presentation opportunity along to them. Learn more at

Call for Student Presentations Now Open for MOREnet's 2012 Show-Me TechKnowledge Day
MOREnet is also looking for districts and organizations that are willing to showcase student projects at the Capitol for the 2012 Show-Me TechKnowledge Day on Tuesday, Jan. 17. We would like to encourage student projects that utilize significant computer or Internet resources to demonstrate the value and future of technology in Missouri schools. Booths are limited so register your student exhibits at no cost today. For more information visit

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