BASCOM Adds Chromebook Filtering to Support Schools in
using these Web-Based, Mobile Devices in One to One Programs
Hauppauge, NY—June 17, 2013—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an innovative developer of web and mobile filtering solutions built for learning, today proudly announces the addition of Chromebook filtering to its innovative line of Internet security and curriculum solutions. Many schools are considering the web-based Chromebook™ notebook for their students and one to one programs. As an education technology expert for Internet content filtering, BASCOM immediately recognized this trend in education and responded by building Global Proxy Support into its Frontera™ and Anywhere Filter™ solutions.
Using Chromebooks in Schools with New Global Proxy Support
Designed specifically for schools, BASCOM’s web and mobile filtering solutions now enable these web-centric computers to be filtered when used both on and off-network. Chromebook filtering gives the IT staff and educators in schools the peace-of-mind they need to use these devices for instruction and in their one to one programs. Because Chromebooks in schools are becoming a popular option, BASCOM developed the new Global Proxy Support feature for our filtering solutions. This new filtering method enables students to safely and productively use Chromebook notebooks for Internet learning.
“As an educational technology company, BASCOM focuses on enabling schools to safely and productively use the Internet for learning by delivering practical solutions to address the current trends in technology,” says Robert DeRosa, BASCOM’s Chief Technology officer. “Chromebook filtering is another example of our commitment to education.”
BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. is an innovative software development and professional services firm specializing in patented security that ensures the safe and effective use of the Internet for learning in PK-12, libraries, and community organizations. Since its founding in 1996, BASCOM has produced network security and web filtering, mobile filtering, and Internet curriculum building tools for education. BASCOM fills a void in a market unaddressed by technology companies and overlooked by traditional education companies. Its solutions strike an innovative balance between the traditional needs of IT staff and the special needs of educators to deliver easy to use solutions for integrating the Internet into curriculum.
BASCOM makes its core technology and intellectual property available through distributors, Value Added Resellers (VARs), network integrators, OEMs, and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). BASCOM is a privately held company located in Hauppauge, New York.