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Fauquier County Public Schools, Virginia, Selects Infinite Campus

Aug. 28, 2013 – Blaine, Minn. – Fauquier County Public Schools, serving approximately 11,000 students in Warrenton, Va., selected Infinite Campus as its new student information system (SIS). This software system will be used to manage all student data throughout the district. Their current SIS was acquired by another company and would no longer be supported, prompting the decision to move to another product. As the largest American-owned SIS and a Virginia preferred vendor, Infinite Campus is the best solution to meet their needs.

Louis McDonald, Fauquier Director of Technology Services, explains their selection process, “We developed an evaluation matrix that took into account requirements, cost and business acumen. Each vendor was assessed in these areas and given a score. The resulting scoring matrix had Infinite Campus on top.”

After a thorough review process that involved stakeholders from all areas of the district, we are pleased that Fauquier County Public Schools selected Infinite Campus, and we welcome them to our growing family of customers in Virginia,” says Michael Palmer, Infinite Campus Regional Sales Manager. “Infinite Campus will save them time and money by eliminating third-party systems, while also increasing stakeholder communication and improving staff efficiency.”

Fauquier County Public Schools maximized the security and availability of their data by choosing Campus Cloud Choice Hosting. Storing data in the “cloud” is a well-established distributed data storage methodology that Infinite Campus has refined. It minimizes the time and attention district technical staff normally devotes to information management.

“We felt Campus Cloud Choice Hosting provided us with stronger functionality as it relates to continuity of operation,” says McDonald. “Its ‘feature rich’ environment would allow us to grow into new capabilities such as the Campus Portal, as well as consider migrating from existing products.”

According to Bonnie King, Fauquier Manager of Application Services, “As a company, Infinite Campus articulates a mission wholly aligned with that of K12 public schools. Providing services in 43 states, they have a large market share which has been organically grown vs. acquired. Since their mission of Transforming K12 Education is aligned with ours, we expect this to be a win-win situation.”

Fauquier County Public Schools plans to go live by the 2014-15 school year.

About Fauquier County Public Schools
Fauquier County, a historic and naturally beautiful community of 650 square miles, is located approximately 40 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. Fauquier County Public Schools is committed to ensuring the development of confident, responsible, and broadly educated citizens by cultivating the unique potential and character of each learner. For more information, see their web site: www.fcps1.org

About Infinite Campus
For more than 18 years, Infinite Campus has successfully implemented its solutions for customers of all sizes. As the largest American-owned student information system provider, Infinite Campus manages more than 6 million students in 43 states. Infinite Campus customers range from those with fewer than 100 students to those with more than 600,000 students. Infinite Campus customers include school district, regional consortia, state departments of education and the federal government.

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