Readers' Choice Top Products

Report Exec Enterprise

Company Competitive Edge Software Inc.

This comprehensive, web-based management solution gives administrators direct control over a school’s day-to-day security operations. It can track arrests, case reports, emergency response, visitor registration and parking permit registration. Report Exec Enterprise can be accessed online from anywhere, or over a local intranet.

Security Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013


Company Sonic Foundry

Mediasite is an enterprise webcasting, lecture capture and hybrid event platform. The webcasting technology automates the recording, distribution, management and analytics of high-quality video and multimedia presentations. A variety of distribution options allow students to access content from any device, and the media player can be individualized with a school’s own custom branding.

Reader Testimony: “Mediasite web conferencing has greatly enhanced our distance education offerings and pedagogy by enriching the learning experience and providing either a synchronous or asynchronous model of learning that still allows for ‘connecting’ to the traditional classroom experience.” — Mary Ayala, dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Eastern New Mexico University Internet Readers' Choice Top Products, Video Conferencing Year: 2013

ENOVA DGX 32 Enclosure

Company AMX

The Enova DGX 32 Enclosure is a digital media switcher that provides high-quality video shared between 32 local or remote AV sources and destinations. It includes four connections per video board, and each enclosure holds eight video input boards and eight video output boards. The Enova converts any source signal to digital and creates output video that is scaled for each connected display.

Honorable Mention:

DVX 3155HD

Hardware Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013

Market Motive

Company Market Motive

This digital marketing curriculum publisher provides marketing training and certification courses. Market Motive offers structured courses from bestselling authors and established industry professionals. Courses consist of online videos, weekly webinars and conference calls. With a variety of courses available, users can choose the learning style that suits their needs.

Reader Testimony: “One of our marketing staff as well as myself have taken Market Motive courses and this has increased our online initiatives because now we better understand how to market and sell ourselves online. The courses are top notch, and if a business is looking for learning online marketing, look no further than Market Motive.” —Patti Shields, program manager of career and workforce development, Western Kentucky University Marketing Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013

Company Box

The Box website is a document, media, content managing and sharing solution. Users can share files as a link, sync files on the desktop, and organize files in a folder-like structure. Administrators can manage users through a centralized admin console and set access permissions and passwords. Box mobile apps are also available on Apple and Android devices.

Classroom Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013

EX Advising Module

Company Jenzabar

This module provides both advisors and students all the information and planning tools they need to manage academic progress. Advisors have a complete, up-to-date picture of each student’s academic history to help them plan tailored curricula, while administrators can project future course offerings quickly and accurately by evaluating current course offerings and enrollment.

Reader Testimony: “The Jenzabar EX Advising Module allows our university to easily track and record all program requirements for each student, work with change of curriculums, track student advisors, and make course registration smoother and more intentional for all involved...It has really helped us improve other processes and systems in order to accomplish our goals.” —David Streicher, Data, Information, and Reporting Manage, University of Saint Francis, Ind. Classroom Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013


Company EBI MAP-Works

The MAP-Works platform empowers faculty and staff to positively impact student success and retention by identifying at-risk students early in the term. MAP-Works combines the power of real-time analytics, strategic communications and differentiated user interfacing with integrated statistical testing and outcomes reporting.

Software Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013

Travel & Expense Management

Company Concur

Concur provides the resources institutional officials need to examine their travel budgets and track spending. Features include paperless tracking, free mobile access and quick reimbursements. Concur can automatically capture e-receipts to eliminate paper and keep travelers organized. Officials can also create spending reports by department, vendor, grant or budget.

Software Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013


Company Crestron

This presentation control and signal routing solution is for boardrooms and classrooms. It integrates the control system, audio and digital media distribution center all into a single three-space rackmount package. The DMPS-300-C provides signal routing flexibility and processing without the need for separate components.

Hardware Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Company Cengage

The Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers 8,000-plus eReference titles to meet every academic research need. Students, professors and researchers can search for full-text titles within 18 subject areas from Gale and many other publishing partners. Texts found on the Gale Virtual Reference Library can be read on an iPad and are available in 34 different languages.

Classroom Readers' Choice Top Products Year: 2013