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ManagedMethods Receives 2020 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award

ManagedMethods Wins 2020 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Awards TMC Net

BOULDER, Colo.—September 22, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety and compliance platform for K-12 school districts, announced today that the company has been named a 2020 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner by TMC for the second consecutive year.

“We’re proud to once again be recognized by Cloud Computing Magazine as a winner in the Cloud Computing Security Excellence Awards,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “Our team has worked hard this year to bring new cloud security features to K-12 school districts and this award is a testament to what we’ve been able to accomplish.”

The Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine, recognizes companies in two distinct categories—Cloud Security & Cloud-Delivered Security— that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.

ManagedMethods’s award win comes on the heels of the company launching its Google Meet & Chat monitoring and reporting features for K-12 school districts. The new features, coupled with the same cybersecurity and student safety monitoring found in other G Suite apps, help protect students and staff in hybrid learning environments in the aftermath of COVID-19.

“Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC and Cloud Computing magazine are proud to announce ManagedMethods as a recipient of the Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO at TMC. “ManagedMethods is being honored for their achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to this crucial market segment.”

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ManagedMethods Recognized by CRN® on the 2020 Emerging Vendors List

ManagedMethods 2020 CRN Emerging Vendors ListBOULDER, Colo.—July 20, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for K-12 school districts announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ManagedMethods to its 2020 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. This annual list honors new, rising technology suppliers that exhibit great promise in shaping the future success of the channel with their dedication to innovation.

ManagedMethods was chosen by CRN due to its ability to help school districts secure sensitive student and staff data within G Suite and Microsoft 365 applications using AI-powered threat protection. The platform also monitors for student safety signals, including cyberbullying, self-harm, racial and LGBTQ discrimination, threats of violence, and domestic abuse in both text and image content.

“K-12 districts are going to operate much differently in the fall as they move to either a hybrid or remote learning environment, which means schools will rely a lot more on cloud technology,” said David Waugh, Chief Revenue Officer of ManagedMethods. “We’re proud that CRN has recognized us as an emerging security vendor helping K-12 solution providers, and ultimately school districts, protect students and teachers in their new learning environments.”

CRN’s Emerging Vendors list—selected by CRN’s editorial team—recognizes pioneering technology suppliers in the IT channel that are driving innovation and growth. The list serves as a valuable resource for solution providers in search of groundbreaking technologies and best-in-class offerings that are elevating businesses.

“CRN’s 2020 Emerging Vendors list recognizes vendors that are revolutionizing the IT channel with innovative solutions that meet the complex demands of our industry,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “It honors inspirational new vendors that are driving channel growth with state-of-the-art technologies that will continue to shape the channel into the future.”

To learn more about ManagedMethods, the company’s cybersecurity, student safety and compliance platform, and its reseller program, please visit the ManagedMethods reseller page.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

ManagedMethods a Winner in the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence Program for Second Consecutive Year

ManagedMethods 2020 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence program winnerBOULDER, Colo.—July 14, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for K-12 school districts, today announced the company has been named a winner in the Enterprise Solution category of the 2020 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence program. This marks the second year in a row that ManagedMethods has been selected as a winner by Tech & Learning.

“It’s an honor to have ManagedMethods recognized by Tech & Learning for the second consecutive year as a leading enterprise solution for K-12 school districts,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer of ManagedMethods. “K-12 education will look different this fall and will rely more on cloud technology. We look forward to continuing our mission of protecting students and staff when using cloud applications, especially as districts shift to new hybrid learning environments.”

Since the start of the transition toward remote learning—and now hybrid learning in the fall—districts have looked to ManagedMethods to protect their G Suite and Microsoft 365 environments not only from cybersecurity risks and threats to student safety, but also violations of student data privacy laws. ManagedMethods recognition comes on the heels of the company announcing its new Google Meet & Chat monitoring and reporting features to protect K-12 school districts in remote environments.

For more information on ManagedMethods’ award-winning G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform, please visit ManagedMethods.com.

About Tech & Learning

Since 1980, Tech & Learning has been the only edtech resource to offer a truly integrated platform of content for K-12 leaders. Tech & Learning’s publications, websites, e-newsletters, and online and in-person events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to education leaders who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach technology, and its extensive marketing services division provides partners with unique, targeted, and highly valued products.

ManagedMethods Named “Best Overall IT Solution for the Education Market” For Second Consecutive Year in Annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards Program

ManagedMethods Named Best Overall IT Solution for Education Market 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Awards WinnerBOULDER, Colo.—June 24, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, today announced the company has been named “Best Overall IT Solution for the Education Market” in the 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Awards. EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market, has selected ManagedMethods as the winner for the second consecutive year.

“K-12 school districts are in a rapid shift to remote learning environments, which means protecting students and staff in the cloud is more critical now than ever,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer of ManagedMethods. “ManagedMethods is proud to again be recognized by EdTech Breakthrough as a leading security product helping district IT staff protect sensitive data and keep students safe when using G Suite and Microsoft 365.”

Throughout the transition toward remote learning, districts look to ManagedMethods to protect their G Suite and Microsoft 365 environments not only from cybersecurity risks and student safety signals, but also from student data privacy violations. ManagedMethods helps districts comply with strict privacy laws, including FERPA, COPPA, CIPA, and more to ensure student data is kept secure and private.

“ManagedMethods is an all-in-one platform that really stands out in the EdTech space, helping the K-12 education industry significantly improve cybersecurity, student safety, and data privacy issues,” said James Johnson, Managing Director of EdTech Breakthrough. “We are pleased to recognize them for the second consecutive year with our ‘Best Overall IT Solution for the Education Market’ award.”

The mission of the EdTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work, and success in a range of educational technology categories, including Student Engagement, School Administration, Adaptive Learning, STEM Education, e-Learning, Career Preparation and more. This year’s program attracted more than 1,750 nominations from over 15 countries throughout the world.

To learn more about ManagedMethods’ award-winning G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform, visit ManagedMethods.com.

About EdTech Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in educational technology products, companies and people. The EdTech Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough educational technology in categories including e-learning, student engagement, school administration, career preparation, language learning, STEM and more. For more information, visit EdTechBreakthrough.com.

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ManagedMethods Named a Finalist in Two Categories of The EdTech Awards 2020

ManagedMethods Finalist 2020 EdTech Awards Cool Tool Trendsetter Security SolutionBOULDER, Colo.—May 13, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, today announced it has been named a finalist in two categories of The EdTech Awards 2020 by EdTech Digest. ManagedMethods is recognized as a finalist in the Security Solution category of The EdTech Cool Tool Awards and in the Product or Service Setting a Trend Category of The EdTech Trendsetter Awards.

“K-12 school districts are increasingly adopting G Suite and Microsoft 365 applications, especially as remote learning takes center stage. The demand to secure these apps will continue growing as districts realize the need to do so,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer of ManagedMethods. “We’re proud to be recognized by EdTech Digest as a leading security product that is setting a trend in K-12 education.

ManagedMethods protects more than 1 million student and staff accounts at more than 650 schools worldwide. Today, districts face new cybersecurity and student safety challenges due to current circumstances. ManagedMethods is the leading platform that helps district IT teams tackle the emerging needs of a new remote learning environment.

“The EdTech Awards salutes all those on the front lines of help, with an extraordinary shift to online learning. Acknowledging the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters—particularly in our field—is more important than ever,” said Victor Rivero, Editor-in-Chief of EdTech Digest. “A very big congratulations goes to the finalists and winners of The EdTech Awards 2020.”

The EdTech Awards recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. This recognition from EdTech Digest comes on the heels of ManagedMethods announcing its new Google Meet & Chat monitoring features, which schools are relying on for remote learning and communication.

For more information on ManagedMethods and its award-winning G Suite cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform, please visit ManagedMethods.com.

About EdTech Digest

Our mission is to tell the story of the 21st-century education transformation. By sharing cool tools, fascinating interviews, relevant trends and voices from the field, we hope to inspire learners and leaders everywhere, to get workable technology solutions for education widely known and well thought of, to reshape the education culture and to create a new and better future for students. For more information, please visit EdTechDigest.com.

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ManagedMethods Wins 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Award

ManagedMethods 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Awards Business Intelligence GroupBOULDER, Colo.—April 21, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, today announced it has been named a winner in the 2020 Excellence in Customer Service Awards presented by Business Intelligence Group.

“We are thrilled to have been named a winner in this year’s Excellence in Customer Service Awards and to be recognized for our dedication to customer service,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “K-12 IT teams are understaffed, underserved and undervalued, and we’re proud to be an industry leader in helping serve school districts to secure their sensitive data and protect students in the cloud.”

ManagedMethods protects more than 1 million user accounts in over 650 schools across the globe, and the number continues to grow. At the same time, ManagedMethods continues to be rated as the most customer-centric, user-friendly, and affordable platform among competitors. Within minutes of activation, customers gain visibility and control of their G Suite and Microsoft 365 environments—without the need for special training or network changes. They also have access to an industry-leading customer service team to help every step of the way at no additional cost.

“Year after year the role of customer service plays a more important role in all of our lives,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Operating Officer at Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be honoring ManagedMethods as they are leading by example and making real progress on improving the daily lives of so many.”

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.Free K-12 Cybersecurity - Remote Learning - COVID19 Blog CTA-2

ManagedMethods Named 2020 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Emerging Technology

ManagedMethods 2020 CODiE Awards Finalist Best Emerging TechnologyBOULDER, Colo.—April 9, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, today announced the company was named a 2020 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Emerging Technology category. Finalists represent the best products, technologies, and services in software, information and business technology.

ManagedMethods is a cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for G Suite and Microsoft 365 built specifically for K-12 school districts. Today, districts face difficult student safety and cybersecurity challenges. K-12 IT teams need to maintain compliance with data privacy regulations and protect student and staff personally identifiable information (PII), all while creating a safe learning environment on a limited budget. Furthermore, districts are grappling with societal issues and being targeted by cyber criminals, which has created the need for IT teams to address cybersecurity and student safety concerns simultaneously.

“Being named a CODiE Award finalist is a testament to the hard work our team has put in to make an industry-leading product protecting K-12 school districts when using G Suite and Microsoft 365, and we’re proud to be recognized by SIIA,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “Districts will continue to adopt G Suite and Microsoft 365 for the learning and collaboration benefits, and we look forward to securing the data as districts increasingly understand the need to do so.”

Over 650 schools are protected by ManagedMethods today and the number continues to increase. With ManagedMethods, districts are able to better secure student, staff, and district data using machine learning-powered threat protection against malware and phishing schemes, and detect abnormal behavior to prevent account takeovers and the loss of sensitive district data. ManagedMethods also provides content scanning and image recognition for automated detection of cyberbullying, self-harm red flags, threats of violence, and explicit content in district cloud applications.

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-recognized awards program. Business technology leaders, including senior executives, analysts, media, consultants and investors evaluate assigned products during the first-round review. ManagedMethods was honored as one of 150 finalists across 40 business technology categories. Winners will be announced on May 18 during an online winner announcement ceremony.

“The 2020 CODiE Award finalists join a long and distinguished history of innovative products and services destined to transform the way we do business. We congratulate all of our finalists and look forward to seeing their impact across the B2B market for years to come,” said Jeff Joseph, President of SIIA.

About the SIIA CODiE Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.

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ManagedMethods Wins 6 Awards in the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Cybesecurity Excellence Awards-press release-websiteBOULDER, Colo.—February 27, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 data security and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, today announced it received six awards in the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. This recognition follows ManagedMethods’ five award wins the company also earned in 2019 from Cybersecurity Insiders.

ManagedMethods has been recognized with the following awards in the cybersecurity product/service category:

  • Gold winner — Application Security
  • Gold winner — Cloud File Analysis
  • Gold winner — Cloud Security
  • Gold winner — Data-centric Security
  • Silver winner — Compliance Solution
  • Silver winner — Data Leakage Prevention

“We’re proud to be recognized by Cybersecurity Insiders as a leading company empowering schools with the ability to monitor both the internal activity taking place inside G Suite or Office 365, while also protecting against the external cybersecurity risks K-12 schools face every day,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “K-12 schools will continue to embrace these apps, but addressing the convergence of cybersecurity and student safety is becoming a top-priority that must be addressed. We look forward to helping those schools in need.”

More schools are on the leading edge of adopting cloud applications, including G Suite and Office 365, to streamline administrative tasks and improve student outcomes. The ManagedMethods platform monitors district G Suite and Office 365 apps 24/7/365 to provide full visibility and control over the data that is stored, accessed, and shared. With ManagedMethods, districts are able to realize the productivity, collaboration, and classroom learning benefits of G Suite and Office 365, without exposing students and staff to data security and student safety risks.

“Congratulations to ManagedMethods for being recognized as a cybersecurity product/service award winner in six categories of the 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that jointly produce the awards program. “With over 500 entries in more than 90 award categories, the 2020 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today’s cybersecurity industry.”

These awards come on the heels of ManagedMethods’ recent award win in the SaaS/Cloud Security Product category of the 2020 InfoSec Awards by Cyber Defense Magazine.

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ManagedMethods Named SaaS Cloud Security Product Winner in 2020 InfoSec Awards

ManagedMethods 2020 Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Award Winner SaaS Cloud Security ProductBoulder, Colo.,—February 25, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 data security and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, has been named a winner of Cyber Defense Magazine’s (CDM) 2020 InfoSec Awards in the category of Publisher’s Choice – SaaS/Cloud Security Product. This is the second year in a row ManagedMethods has been recognized in the InfoSec Awards, after having won the same award in 2019.

“We’re honored to have received this prestigious cybersecurity award from Cyber Defense Magazine in back-to-back years. It’s a testament to the accomplishments our team made in 2019 in continuing to build an innovative and industry-leading product that fits our customers’ needs,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “K-12 schools of all sizes are increasingly adopting our G Suite and Office 365 data security and student safety platform – helping ManagedMethods grow 213% in 2019 – and we look forward to making ManagedMethods the household name in K-12 cybersecurity.”

ManagedMethods today secures over 1 million student and staff accounts in over 600 schools across the U.S. and internationally. Schools continue to adopt cloud applications, including G Suite and Office 365, and students spend more time in the digital world and have created more data in the cloud the past two years than ever before. Unfortunately, IT security in districts has fallen behind and, as a result, have become a top target for cyber attacks.

“With cybercrime heading into the tens of billions of records stolen and potentially trillions of dollars in damages, we are proud to recognize ManagedMethods as an award-winning innovator that offers a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief at Cyber Defense Magazine.

About Cyber Defense InfoSec Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s eighth year of honoring InfoSec innovators from around the globe. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early-stage, later stage or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. In this program, we are particularly interested in highlighting cybersecurity companies who have a presence outside of the USA and/or a more global focus. Learn more at www.cyberdefenseawards.com

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 2 Million annual readers and growing, and over 8,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products, and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited special editions exclusively for the RSA Conference USA, Black Hat the USA, and IP EXPO Europe. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com and visit http://www.cyberdefensetv.com and http://www.cyberdefenseradio.com to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives.

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ManagedMethods Recognized in Built In Colorado’s 2020 Best Places to Work

Built In Colorado 2020 Best Small Places to Work ManagedMethodsBoulder, Colo.,—January 15, 2020—ManagedMethods, a leading Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 data security and student safety platform for K-12 school districts, today announced it has been named in Built In Colorado’s list of Best Small Places to Work in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by companies and their employees.

“It is an honor to have ManagedMethods included on this year’s list of Best Places to Work,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “We made great strides in 2019 in growing our team and creating a culture full of passionate, curious, and hard-working people. Our team is excited to build on the growth path set in 2019, and we expect 2020 will be a big year for ManagedMethods as we continue our mission to protect K-12 students and the staff working to make schools a safer place online.”

K-12 school districts have increased their use of cloud applications, such as G Suite and Office 365, and students now spend more time in the digital world as a result. ManagedMethods’ mission is to make it possible for schools to realize the benefits of cloud applications without exposing students and staff to the cybersecurity risks affecting K-12 school districts today. ManagedMethods currently secures over 1 million user accounts in over 600 schools across the U.S. and Canada.

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to our 2020 honorees,” said Maria Christopoulos Katris, CEO and co-founder of Built In. “Built In aims to change lives by connecting talented tech professionals with jobs they were born to do. These companies have become part of that mission because they stand for more than just the work they’re doing. They stand for their people and purpose.”

She added: “We also extend our gratitude. These companies exemplify what it means to be an employer of choice for today’s purpose-driven tech workforce. Writing about them inspires us daily and, in terms of our offering, gives us total confidence that the professionals who visit our websites will find work that gives them a strong sense of professional and personal meaning.”

To learn more about ManagedMethods and its award-winning G Suite and Office 365 data security and student safety platform, please visit ManagedMethods.com.

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