Ericom Observes Increased Adoption of Linux desktops in the European Auto Industry
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PSA Peugeot Citroen adopts Ericom solution for application access from Novell Linux desktops


Closter, NJ (March 28, 2007) Ericom® Software, a leading provider of Enterprise-Wide Application Access solutions, today announces that PSA Peugeot Citroen, a leading European car manufacturer, has chosen to implement Ericom's PowerTerm application access solution as part of its enterprise Linux desktop deployment. As part of a multiyear contract with Novell, PSA Peugeot Citroen will install SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop from Novell on up to 20,000 computers.

As an enterprise-wide application access solution, Ericom's PowerTerm provides secure access to mission-critical data and applications from Linux desktops and thin clients. PowerTerm provides access to Windows applications residing on Windows Terminal Servers and legacy applications residing on host systems from Linux desktops. Ericom's solution enables full Linux desktop compatibility providing organizations with the flexibility for an agile and productive business environment. Ericom's PowerTerm solution empowers organizations with the ability to address everyday IT challenges, such as reducing the cost of managing applications and desktops, business continuity, IT optimization, and privacy of information.

"When engaging with PSA Peugeot Citroen to establish SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop as their next-generation desktop platform, we found that Ericom's PowerTerm has been a critical component of the overall solution," said Roger Levy, Novell vice president and general manager of Open Platform Solutions. "In today's heterogeneous IT environments, customers require cross-platform application and legacy system access, and Novell is pleased to work with Ericom to deliver this to our customers."

Ilan Paretsky, Ericom VP of Marketing, commented, "Ericom is excited to be part of the PSA Peugeot Citroen deployment of SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. As a Novell partner, Ericom complements the SUSE Linux Enterprise platform with a comprehensive and secure application access solution. We look forward to working with Novell and PSA Peugeot Citroen in ensuring seamless application access from the SUSE Linux Enterprise environment." For more information on Ericom's PowerTerm solutions, visit http://www.ericom.com.

About Ericom

Ericom Software is a leading provider of Enterprise-Wide Application Access solutions. Since 1993, Ericom has been helping users access enterprise mission-critical applications running on a broad range of Microsoft® Windows® Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, legacy hosts and other systems, and providing concrete business value by helping organizations realize the benefits of their IT investments. With offices in the United States, United Kingdom, EMEA, India and China, Ericom also has an extensive network of distributors and partners throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Far East. Our expanding customer base is more than 30 thousand strong, with over 6 million installations. For more information about Ericom and its products, please visit: http://www.ericom.com.


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