Lightspeed Systems® Ends Year With Impressive Growth and Innovation


Austin, TX, December 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Lightspeed Systems®, the most trusted partner in online learning safety and efficiency, closes 2021 with exceptional growth, product improvements and company-wide initiatives that have helped schools provide online learning environments.

“As the students returned to school, we saw the impact of the past 18 months on student mental health and performance. Districts were faced with new challenges and Lightspeed needed to ensure that we met these challenges with new solutions for schools, ensuring student safety and equitable and efficient learning, ”said Brian Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer. the management of Lightspeed Systems. “We are extremely proud of the new products, features and services we have provided this year. This tremendous progress is the result of our dedicated and talented team and an unwavering commitment to serving our customers and fulfilling our mission, ”added Thomas.

Product development to improve the safety and efficiency of learning

The Lightspeed product team has met these challenges head-on by bringing innovations to current products, including:

  • Lightspeed Alert â„¢ and Lightspeed Classroom Management â„¢ integration with Microsoft® Teams for increased student protection and engagement

  • New Lightspeed Parent Portal â„¢ to provide parents with visibility into online student activity and controls to decide when the device has internet access, establishing healthy screen time habits

  • Updated Lightspeed Filter â„¢ network agent and new user interface allow users to easily monitor statistics of filtered devices

  • New features in Lightspeed Classroom Management â„¢ include the ability for teachers to create and apply web rules to specific groups of students, retrieve the most recent list for a specific class directly from the source of On-the-fly SIS synchronization and improved administrator controls to reset the web. rules and setup times during which teachers can monitor student devices

  • New Lightspeed Analytics â„¢ dashboard with more visibility into student activity, including before and after school activities

  • Lightspeed Alert â„¢ enhanced safety monitoring, extended coverage and human review of all alerts to give districts the peace of mind that student safety is monitored 24/7/365

Commitment to customers, employees and our communities

Lightspeed Systems has expanded its development team to bring customers new releases faster, added dedicated Customer Success Managers to provide a single point of contact, created new webinars and training to support customer success, and structured the support organization for faster case resolution.

Lightspeed Systems is passionate about supporting local communities and organizations that align with Lightspeed’s mission. The company has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to support the Out of the Darkness marches, raising awareness and funding for suicide prevention, spreading a message of unity and hope. The company earned a spot on BuiltIn’s 2021 Best Places to Work in Austin list. Lightspeed was also announced as the winner of the Tech & Learning “Best Distance and Blended Learning Tools” award for its innovative analytics solution, Lightspeed Analytics â„¢, and its security monitoring solution, Lightspeed Alert â„¢.

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About Lightspeed Systems

With over 20 years of experience providing technology to meet the needs of schools, Lightspeed Systems® is the market leader in online student safety and efficiency. Lightspeed ecosystem of cloud solutions specifically designed to meet today’s evolving challenges provides schools around the world with the Web Filter, Student Safety Monitor, Classroom Management Software, Management Tool most efficient devices and analysis program available. Lightspeed Systems is a proven partner for schools, serving more than 20 million students in 39 countries and 32,000 schools worldwide.

To learn more, visit lightspeedsystems.com

CONTACT: Ida Yenney KCPR for Lightspeed Systems [email protected]


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