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Bjorn,

Do you know if this company covers Chromebooks?  We just purchased
Chromebooks for all of our 5th - 8th graders.

Thanks,
Phyllis Tate
The Dorset School

On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 8:31 PM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> A better approach might be to offer insurance that covers theft.   We have
> used http://www.studentinsurancepartners.com/ which overs theft and
> accidental damage.
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> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Drew Blanchard <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
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>> We're getting into the nuts and bolts of our 1-to-1 rollout with MacBook
>> Pros, and now we're looking at safety and security.  Specifically: theft
>> protection and insurance.
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>> What, if anything, are others using for insurance (theft/loss protection
>> and accidental damage) policies?  We're considering adding Computrace (
>> http://www.absolute.com/products/endpoint-security) to track and recover
>> laptops which may go  missing.  It's sort of like LoJack for computers,
>> but I worry it might be too easy to defeat.  It'd approximately $95/machine
>> for 3 years of coverage; for an $1100 machine, that seams reasonable.
>>  Computrace guarantees they can either recover the missing device or
>> they'll pay the replacement fee.  On the other hand, the cost to the
>> district is roughly $12k.   We're not looking to monitor students' activity
>> or location - this is purely for theft recovery.
>>
>> In your opinion(s), is this worth it? Are other districts doing anything
>> like this?  Thoughts?
>>
>> Drew
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