BASCOM and IKON Showcase Innovative Web Filtering Solutions for Schools
@ the High-Tech Microsoft Store
Hauppauge, NY—February 4, 2014—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an industry innovator in web filtering for schools, joins forces with IKON Business Group, a premier IT services company that focuses on K-12 schools in the Tri-State area, to kick off 2014 with an informative Lunch-n-Learn that will both educate and entertain. Teaming BASCOM’s superior filtering for learning environments with IKON’s expertise in IT services for K-12 is an excellent combination. The end result is that Technology Directors in schools now have a solution for many educational challenges, such as: implementing a 1:1 program for mobile devices, iPad® filtering, Chromebook™ filtering, creating a secure testing environment for PARCC assessments of common core standards, and safely delivering online, instructional resources for productive learning. Today’s event addresses these filtering needs and adds some fun.
Microsoft Store Offers High-Tech Venue
The Microsoft Store in Westchester offers the perfect venue for unveiling state-of-the-art filtering solutions for education. Surrounded by the latest in Microsoft technology, attendees learn about using the Internet safely and participate in a Super Bowl Sweepstake. The winner receives a $200 gift card to enjoy spending at the store, the perfect prize for any Technology Director.
Easy to Use Internet Filtering Solutions Designed for Schools
Using the Internet for instruction has unique challenges. Whether supporting a 1:1 program or delivering iPad or Chromebook filtering, BASCOM’s superior web filtering for schools minimizes over-blocking and enables educational resources such as a YouTube™ video to be easily used. Unlike many filters that just block access to inappropriate sites, a BASCOM filter is designed for dynamic Internet learning.
“BASCOM’s solutions are built specifically for schools,” states Tony Foxen, BASCOM’s Director of Business Development. “By working together, IKON can now introduce schools to a superior filter designed for instruction and strengthen their position as a PK-12 technology expert. It’s a win/win for everyone.”
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.
IKON Business Group, Inc. is a premier IT services company that focuses on K-12 schools in the Tri-State area. Services include E-Rate procurement and planning, network design and implementation, IT staff augmentation and Helpdesk, phone systems, backup solutions, video conferencing, and more!