OETC, in conjunction with our members, is compiling a list of free-to-use resources that you may want to take advantage of. This list is will be updated as more information becomes available. Last updated: 5/22/2020
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- Free, full functional access to GoGuardian through the end of the school year to new customers.
- Additional tools and temporary license count increases to existing GoGuardian customers
- Higher ed and K-12 customers who use Creative Cloud apps available to students on campus have the ability to request temporary “at-home” access for students and educators.
- Adobe Connect has also extended support by offering 90-day free access to the platform
- New low-income customers can join the Internet Essentials program for two months of free service, plus they’ve increased speeds of the program from 15 to 25 Mbps
- They have also opened their Xfinity WiFi hotspots around the country to everyone. View their map to see hotspots that may be close to you.
- Microsoft is offering free Teams licenses to help with remote classrooms and learning
Zoom and Clever
- Clever has partnered with Zoom to make video conferencing free for all districts experiencing school closures
- Zoom is making many features available at no charge through July 1, 2020
- SMART is offering many of their resources for free. They have also created a page dedicated to parents looking for resources for their kids while they are at home.
- NocTel is now offering free Go soft phone extensions to education facilities. During COVID-19, NocTel is waiving the per-extension cost for existing and new customers.
- Google is offering free 45 day trials of Google Voice Licenses to K-12 and Higher Education institutions, and 50% of ongoing subscriptions after the trial period ends.
Sophos Home Commercial Edition
- Sophos is offering free Home Commercial Edition for existing Sophos customers. Reach out to your sales representative using the template on their site to take advantage of this offer.
Lightspeed Systems Relay
- Lightspeed Systems is offering an extended free trial of Relay Filter or Relay Classroom through the end of the school year.
If you know of additional resources, please let us know.