BASCOM Releases Redundant Standby Solution for Large School Districts

Hauppauge, New York—January 12, 2010 - BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry-leader in innovative and interactive Internet teaching tools for K-12 schools, today announced the release of its SMARTrecover Framework for the Global Chalkboard—BASCOM's enterprise edition connectivity solution for K-12 schools. Developed in response to a school's critical need for web access and onsite service hosting, BASCOM's new SMARTrecover Framework for the Global Chalkboard now eliminates single points of hardware failure and maximizes uptime during sensitive system updates.
Deployed as a Global Chalkboard solution on two paired appliances—a primary and secondary appliance—residing in the same physical location, SMARTrecover Framework was developed in direct response to the vital Internet connectivity requirements of BASCOM's enterprise level customers. With this new release BASCOM delivers an even higher degree of assurance to large school districts. Designed to perform on demand, SMARTrecover Framework gives Technology Directors the peace-of-mind they desire; now they can be ultra confident that Internet access for their school is protected with a hot standby solution built from the ground up to support their configuration.

"In large school districts with a heavy user base, customers appreciate that a redundant appliance is ready to take over so they are never without Internet access," explains Bob DeRosa, BASCOM's Chief Technology Officer. "If there is a system failure, the security features of the redundant system immediately kick in to automatically protect the network and users."

About the Global Chalkboard

BASCOM's Global Chalkboard is an innovative and flexible teaching tool that uses the Internet for learning. The Global Chalkboard provides immediate access to educational Web sites and builds Web-enriched lessons mapped to curriculum goals and state standards.

The Global Chalkboard is both flexible and easy to use. It offers a novice user immediate access to educational sites with the Web Library; it offers an intermediate user prepackaged, ready-to-use BASCOM lessons; and it offers an advanced user a method of building their own, Web-based lessons using the Global Chalkboard's Lesson Creator.


BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. is a software development company specializing in curriculum-based, Internet management solutions for K-12 schools. From our beginning in 1996, BASCOM has focused on producing, next-generation, curriculum tools for the K-12 education market.

BASCOM's goal is to help children become successful learners by safely extracting the educational content of the Web. This is accomplished by building Internet teaching tools based on input we've received from K-12 educators. We are constantly adapting our products to meet the changing needs of today's teachers.

BASCOM is a privately held company located in Hauppauge, New York. For more information, visit
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