Leading UK insurance broker selects Ericom to enable secure application access from branch offices and Call Centers
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Leading UK insurance broker selects Ericom to enable secure application access from branch offices and Call Centers


Ericom is selected to improve employee productivity, simplify the management of a mixed infrastructure of 2000 Wyse thin client and desktop users and enhance security.

CLOSTER, NJ. – June 5, 2007 – Ericom® Software, a leading provider of Enterprise-Wide Application Access solutions, announces that its flagship product has been selected by one of the largest insurance brokers within the United Kingdom. The firm has over 3,100 employees, a gross premium income in excess of £440 million and has acquired over 250 brokerage businesses in the past 5 years.

Following a rigorous evaluation of several offerings, including hardware replacement, Ericom's PowerTerm® WebConnect RemoteView has been chosen to support the insurance broker’s high street branches’ and call-center employees and agents, enabling online purchases and renewals of insurance policies and related products.

"Ericom is delighted to secure this win," said Ian Platt Managing Director of Ericom UK and Ireland. "Once again Ericom is winning on product capabilities and value. This is proof that the latest release of our Citrix-alternative product line, PowerTerm WebConnect 5.5.1, is gaining further acceptance as part of the secure remote access landscape. This major win for Ericom endorses our strategy of working with the UK's largest resellers and System Integrators."

As a Server Based Computing solution, Ericom's PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView empowers employees with secure on-demand access to Windows-based applications, delivering:

  • Centralized management of applications and user configurations
  • Secure on-demand application access – supports SSL encryption
  • Complete control over access rights – integrates with Directory services
  • Improved information confidentiality – ensuring that no data is copied onto client devices
  • Reduced support overhead – with remote user support
  • Improved employee and IT productivity – enabling access to specific, pre-determined applications

Specific contract details will follow at a later date.

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

Contact details:

In the US:
Felicia Mutdhastira
Regional Marketing Manager
Ericom Software
201-767-2210 x 4313
felicia@ericom.com


In the UK:
Tracy Dolphin
Marketing Assistant
Ericom Software
0870 2000 176
0870 2000 179
tracy.dolphin@ericom.co.uk
www.ericom.co.uk