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Dell Computers are Dominant Devices in U.S. K-12 Schools
[September 12, 2017]

Dell Computers are Dominant Devices in U.S. K-12 Schools

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laptops and Chromebooks from Dell are the most widely used laptops and Chromebooks in U.S. K-12 schools, according to Deployment of Desktops, Laptops & Chromebooks in K-12 Schools 2017, a new report from Simba Information.

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"The total installed base of desktops, laptops and Chromebooks in K-12 classrooms increased 13.3% from 2014 to 2016," said Karen Meaney, a senior analyst in Simba Information's Education Group. "That growth was driven by a steep increase in the number of Chromebooks, while the number of desktop and laptop computers owned or leased actually dclined."

When asked about the future of classroom computing, a majority of the educators surveyed for Deployment of Desktops, Laptops & Chromebooks in K-12 Schools 2017, believe that Chromebooks and tablets will be the primary classroom devices, with laptops a smaller factor moving forward.

Additional information on the report can be found at: or by calling 888-29-SIMBA.

About Simba Information

Simba Information is widely recognized as the leading authority for market intelligence in the media and publishing industry. Simba's extensive information network delivers top quality, independent perspective on the people, events and alliances shaping the media and information industry, including the K-12 education market. Simba publishes newsletters and research reports that provide key decision-makers at more than 15,000 client companies around the globe with timely news, analysis, exclusive statistics and proprietary industry forecasts. For more information, please visit  

Karen Meaney
Senior Analyst, Education Group
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