Neverware CloudReady

Breathe new life into old hardware

Neverware's CloudReady operating system is built to run on almost any computer from the last 13 years, turning them into fast, secure devices using the same technology foundation as Chromebooks.

Installing CloudReady breathes new life into old hardware, enabling schools to get extra use out of devices that may otherwise sit collecting dust.

LGfL's CEO, John Jackson explains the "no-brainer" benefits of Neverware including low startup costs and easy deployment.

Ask yourself how else could you build and deploy a computer suite for 30 children for less than £1000!!!

LGfL, Google and Neverware Partnership

LGfL has partnered with Neverware for a number of years and this innovative collaboration has delivered one of the largest deployments of CloudReady in the world.

By converting tens of thousands of devices stuck in cupboards or destined for landfill sites LGfL has saved schools millions of pounds and helped the environment.

Google offer Neverware Home Edition Licences for free, these are not compatible with Chrome Device Management (CDM). Therefore, these devices wouldn’t be able to be managed in the school’s Google domain. To claim free Neverware Home Edition, visit

Any school can purchase Neverware CloudReady licences and Chrome Device Management bundled licences for a one off cost from LGfL. There is a minimum order of 20 licences, and the licences are not transferable between devices.

Case Studies

What are the benefits of using Cloud Ready by Neverware?

Will Smith from Neverware and Oli Trussell from LGfL explain the positive impact in the classroom from the adoption of the Cloud Ready product and the new confidence teachers have to use devices that previously had lost their value.

How easy was it to convert your old laptops to chrome books using Neverware Cloud Ready

Jimmy Jenkins (Ranelagh Primary School) explains how easy it was to convert older laptops into fast chrome books.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the LGfL offer?

LGfL is offering a Neverware CloudReady Education Edition Licence bundled with a Google Chrome Device Management Licence for a single one off cost.

How many licences am I entitled to as an LGfL customer?

There is no limit to the number of Neverware CloudReady and Chrome Device Management Licence bundles that schools can purchase from LGfL, however, there is a minimum order of 20 licences.

Are Chrome Device Management (CDM) licences included within the CloudReady Bundle?

LGfL offers the Neverware CloudReady licences bundled with Google Chrome Device Management (CDM) licences so that they can be managed centrally and remotely by your school's IT staff. The free Home Edition is available direct from Neverware, and you do not need to apply to LGfL to download and install these.

Does LGfL provide Home Edition Neverware Licences?

The free Home Edition is available direct from Neverware, and you do not need to apply to LGfL to download and install these.

Can a Neverware Home Edition licence be upgraded to Education Edition?

No, the Neverware CloudReady Home Edition Licences can not be managed in Chrome Device Management. If you want to manage the devices, you can purchase the Neverware CloudReady and Chrome Device Management Licence Bundle through LGfL, and reinstall the Education Edition.

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Training for DTP partners and school onsite technicians in the set up and configuration of Neverware to transform old devices into Chromebooks.