New Ericom and Boundless Alliance Enhances Thin Client Offerings with Access to Virtual Desktops (VDI) and Windows Terminal Servers
Ericom’s Virtualization solutions are now bundled with Boundless thin clients
Closter, NJ, and Farmingdale, NY (March 25, 2008) - Ericom® Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions and Boundless Technologies, a leading provider of thin clients today announced a new alliance in which all Boundless Linux, CE and XPe thin clients will be pre-packaged with Ericom’s PowerTerm® WebConnect client for Desktop Virtualization and Server Based Computing. For management of these environments, Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect Server will be available as a Boundless bundled offering.
With Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect - the simpler, faster and cost-effective alternative to Citrix - Boundless now provides thin client users with secure, local and remote access to applications and desktops running on Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops (VDI), Blade PCs and legacy host systems from all Boundless thin clients.
The technology-based alliance between Boundless and Ericom enables organizations to address many of today’s IT challenges including desktop management, privacy of information, IT optimization, business continuity, green computing and telecommuting – further extending the value of thin client computing.
Highlights of the Boundless and Ericom solution include:
- Enterprise-wide Access to Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, Blade PCs and over 35 legacy host environments from Boundless thin clients
- Easy Setup and Configuration: Eliminates the need for IT administrators to service or upgrade individual devices, reducing technical support overhead
- Intuitive and Easy to Use: Published applications seamlessly integrate with user thin client interfaces and are easily launched via the Application Zone, desktop icons or Application Portal (Web Interface)
- Centralized Virtual Desktop Management: Centrally manage virtual desktops for individual users and pools of virtual desktops which are dynamically allocated to users within groups
- Centralized Application Management: Centrally manage Terminal Server application deployments, updates and maintenance
- Built-in Productivity Tools: Load Balancing, Remote Desktop Support, Remote Desktop Access, LDAP and Active Directory Integration
- Enhanced Security: Two-factor authentication, RSA SecurID, SSL VPN support
- Comprehensive Hypervisor Support: VMware, Microsoft, Oracle VM, XenServer, Sun xVM, Xen Community-based hypervisors, Virtual Iron and more.
Brian Berns, Ericom COO commented, “Ericom is pleased to partner with Boundless Technologies, as it expands the market availability of Server Based Computing and Desktop Virtualization solutions for thin client environments. The bundled Boundless and Ericom offering provides organizations of all sizes with a highly-robust and cost-effective solution that meets the dynamic access needs of today’s organizations.”
“We selected the Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect suite of products because of its clearly superior price/performance to alternative solutions. The combination of Ericom’s Presentation Virtualization technology and Boundless Technologies custom thin clients will allow us to provide a wide range of options to our customers,” said Jack Ryan COO Boundless Technologies.
“Together we are providing our customers with the solutions they need to help develop a complete and secure virtual environment.”
For more information about Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView (alternative to Citrix ), visit http://www.ericom.com/SBC
For more information about Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect DeskView (desktop virtualization), visit http://www.ericom.com/VDI
For more information about the Boundless’ bundled offering, visit http://www.boundless.com
About Boundless Technologies, Inc.
Boundless Technologies is a market leader in the design and manufacture of custom desktop terminals for the rapid collection and display of information from networked computers, the internet/intranet, legacy and UNIX applications markets. Our design goal is to provide secure, reliable and fast access and display of information to all users.
We owe much of our success to a customer focus unique within the industry. Products are built to order enabling us to meet the specialized needs of customers around the world, while providing quick delivery of standard and customized products.
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 users. For more information about Ericom and its products, please visit: http://www.ericom.com
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