BASCOM's Mark Drago Honored as one of LISTnet's Twenty Top Techies on Long IslandHauppauge, New York - December 11, 2007 — Last night, BASCOM's Mark Drago, our talented Senior Software Developer, was honored as one of LISTnet's T3=Twenty Top Techies at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island. Each year LISTnet honors 20 IT Technology Professionals currently working on Long Island as a Software Developer/Programmer, Network Engineer/Administrator, Information Architect/Analyst, IT Hardware Engineer, or Technology Professional.
The Global Chalkboard Delivers an Improved Firewall with Superior PerformanceHauppauge, New York - November 28, 2007 — BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., the innovative developer of the Global Chalkboard Internet solution, today proudly delivers new improvements to the system's built-in firewall. In direct response to suggestions made by our customers, BASCOM's Development Team enhanced the functionality of the Global Chalkboard to make its firewall easier to administer and to improve performance.
Today's announcement exemplifies BASCOM's commitment to providing its customers with the best possible tools for managing the Internet for classroom use, including network safety components of the Global Chalkboard such as the firewall. The new firewall enhancements include: the ability to instantly activate and deactivate firewall rules, to quickly create new rules for multiple workstations, and to easily assign a rule to multiple ports and port ranges. In addition to this new functionality for creating and administering rules, the firewall has improved performance and enhanced pass-through support for PPTP, L2TP and IPSEC VPN's.