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FileMaker demonstrates new Bento personal database and FileMaker Pro solutions at 2008 National Educational Computing Conference (NECC)


FileMaker software offers database solutions for education administrators

Santa Clara, Calif, and San Antonio, Texas (NECC Conference) – – FileMaker, Inc. will showcase the new Bento personal database software for Mac OS X Leopard, and will also demonstrate FileMaker Pro database solutions for school superintendents and district administrators, at the 2008 National Educational Computing Conference (NECC), June 30-July 2, 2008, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas in Booth Nos. 6088 and 6090.

Bento is the stylish personal database software for Mac OS X Leopard that is as easy to use as a Mac. Its iTunes-like interface puts Address Book, iCal and other Mac information in one place, making organization easy. Booth attendees will learn how teachers can use Bento to efficiently and creatively track staff and student contacts, coordinate events, track classroom projects, prioritize tasks, and more. Bento trial software is available at

Appearing with FileMaker representatives at the company’s booth will be AlaMark Technologies, a certified FileMaker development and training firm with offices in San Antonio, Houston, and Austin, Texas. AlaMark will preview its new Professional Association Database Management and Content Management system co-developed with the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA). AlaMark’s products, available this fall, are supported by the FileMaker 9 PHP API and live SQL connectivity. AlaMark will also demonstrate SCPro™ and CCPro™, FileMaker Pro-based solutions for automated database publishing and integrated marketing.

At the FileMaker booth, educators can receive free 30-day-trial CDs of both Bento and FileMaker Pro 9 while supplies last.

FileMaker database software helps schools collect, manage and report on student and administrative data. More than 10,000 K-12 schools use FileMaker in their data-driven decision-making processes to achieve greater operational efficiency, comply with federal and state reporting requirements and track student performance.

FileMaker also offers the K-12 Education Starter Kit, featuring five education starter solutions, and other helpful K-12 resources. The Starter Kit with a trial version of FileMaker Pro 9 can be downloaded at


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