Ericom Delivers Secure Office Applications Access to Barnsley College Teaching Staff
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Ericom Delivers Secure Office Applications Access to Barnsley College Teaching Staff


Ericom's Server-based Computing solution gains further recognition in the education IT domain

Droitwich, Worcestershire, UK (July 17, 2007) - Ericom is pleased to announce it has been selected to supply its PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView product to Barnsley College as part of the college's infrastructure, to deliver secure remote application access to teachers and staff. Barnsley College is an independent Further Education (FE) Corporation located in South Yorkshire, United Kingdom and provides A levels, vocational and higher education courses to approximately 8,000 students. It also has specialist facilities for Arts, Music and Music Technology, Sports and Physical Education and has links to the University Centre Barnsley.

Working in conjunction with Barnsley's IT service provider and Ericom Platinum partner, IT Solutions of Leeds, Barnsley's IT department reviewed several solutions, rejecting Citrix on the basis of cost, Sun's Tarantella on ease of use and Sonicwall on capabilities. Ericom's PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView was a clear front runner when cost, features and ease of use were taken into the equation.

Phase one of deploying PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView will allow teaching staff to gain secure on-demand access to a range of windows based applications across the campus.

Employing a server based infrastructure, PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView product delivers:

  • Centralised management of applications and user configuration
  • Secure on-demand application access supports SSL encryption
  • Complete control over access rights integrates with Directory services
  • Improves information confidentiality no data copied onto clients
  • Reduces the support overhead with built-in SupportView client
  • Improves employee and IT productivity with access where it's needed

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. With offices in the US, UK, EMEA, India and China, Ericom also has an extensive worldwide network of distributors and partners. Our expanding customer base is more than 30 thousand strong, with over 8 million installations. For more information about Ericom and its products, please visit: http://www.ericom.com

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