BASCOM Anywhere Filter for School Mobile Internet Filtering

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Solve Your Needs with BASCOM's Mobile Content Filter

What Do You Need?Solution
A School Mobile Content Filter that Works and Keep My Existing Filter

Use your existing filter when your mobile devices are on network. Then, use Anywhere Filter™ when they leave the network. Anywhere Filter can also be configured to provide the same browsing experience as your existing filter.

Fast Access to the Web Using Minimal Bandwidth to Save Money BASCOM Smart Access Technology provides fast, lightweight communication; since traffic isn’t proxied through a customer’s network, bandwidth is saved.
Securing School Owned Devices when Off-Network

Anywhere Filter prevents access using personal hotspots and public WiFi and enables granular content selection using customizable categories.

Support for a One to One Program By successfully supporting 1:1 programs with school mobile filtering, Anywhere Filter content filtering overcomes the challenges of using laptops and iOS devices off-network.
Educational Features:
Meet CIPA Compliance Regulations Meets E-Rate funding requirements and enforces your Acceptable Use Policy.
Support Classroom Instruction

Provides the ability to create profiles to meet the needs of various staff and student groups. Also included are educational features to support productive, Internet instruction.

Safety without Over-Blocking using Trust
Flexible filtering allows another layer of customization. Using a “trust” option enables educators to select content such as educational games, even if the game category is blocked.
SSL Inspection to Safely Access HTTPS Sites
Provides encrypted traffic management for Windows® and Chromebook™ devices to combat the hidden risks of SSL encryption and https traffic. Minimizes over-blocking of encrypted sites to enable students to safely access https resources for learning. Protects privacy, ensures compliance with a school's acceptable use policies, and provides protection.
Use Existing User Profiles to Quickly Enforce Content Filtering Saves time by using an existing Authentication System.
Filter iOS Devices and Use Safari Global Proxy Support uses standard Safari® browser.
Use YouTube for Instruction (YouTube does not currently support the use of YouTube for Schools on iOS devices.) Designed for education by focusing students; removes ads, comments and suggested videos. Supports YouTube for Schools.
Filter iOS Devices using a Browser App with Educational Features Uses Anywhere Filter browser app in place of the Safari® browser. Includes educational features such as Shared Bookmarks and QR Reader.
Enforce SafeSearch for Yahoo, Google®, and Bing® Search Engines (including Images and Cached Sites) Forces major search engines into their filtered search, even if the user disables the browser setting. Keeps students from accessing anonymous proxy sites via popular search engines.
Prevent Students from Bypassing the Filter Real-time, dynamic proxy detection prevents students from using anonymous proxy servers to bypass the filter.
Content Filtering Built for Learning
Ability to manage filter categories and create profiles based on age groups and subjects. Filter uses a comprehensive, education-specific URL database.
Deployment and Device Management:
Use Existing VM Infrastructure for the School Content Filter Anywhere Filter can be installed in a VM environment.
The Ability to Install the School Mobile Content Filter on an Appliance Anywhere Filter can be deployed on a BASCOM appliance within the organizations network infrastructure.
Quickly Deploy iOS devices with Mobile Settings Mobile filter settings for iOS devices are quickly configured using Instant Config™.
Integrate with Casper Suite by JAMF software (iOS devices) By integrating with Casper Suite by JAMF, Anywhere Filter simplifies mobile device management of iOS devices.
Speak to a Knowledgeable Technical Support Representative Speak to a knowledgeable Technical Support Representative who understands the education environment and the technical components of a filtering system deployment. Available 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday ET (to 7pm by scheduling the call beforehand.)
Support for:
iOS Devices (iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® devices using iOS 6 or later)
Cross-Platform Filtering
OS X® 10.6 or later Cross-Platform Filtering
Windows® 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
Cross-Platform Filtering
Chromebook Notebooks and Chromebox devices Deployed using our Anywhere Filter extension for Chromebooks


Learn More about School Mobile Content Filtering using Anywhere Filter

Find out how using BASCOM’s Anywhere Filter for mobile Internet filtering can quickly solve your needs.  Fill out a contact form or call us today at 1.888.922.2726 to schedule your personal demo.


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