RM has grabbed a £39m Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contract to supply IT services for 16 schools in the London Borough of Ealing.
Partnering with preferred bidder Balfour Beatty, RM will start full delivery of managed IT services to an initial 15 schools by January 2011, with full services for all 16 schools from April 2012.
Services supplied will include classroom technology, wireless mobile device support, thin client technologies, interactive teacher toolkits and a dedicated learning platform for Ealing, backed up with educational support and training.
RM will also supply other resources such as classroom voting systems, visualisers, video conferencing equipment and the Isis Concepts VerTable.
Terry Sweeney, chief executive of RM, said: "Ealing Schools are already extremely successful and well provisioned in terms of IT. Through BSF they're looking for a partner that can help take them to the next level.
"We're absolutely delighted to be working as part of the Balfour Beatty Education team to help deliver that step change. Ealing's BSF programme is a great opportunity for everyone involved and we can't wait to get started."
Martin Smith, chief executive of Ealing Council, said: "I am delighted to announce this important milestone in Ealing's BSF programme. We are proud of our high-performing schools and this investment will build on those achievements and help to secure even more success."
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