ericom and bosanova alliance enhances thin client access with presentation virtualization (sbc) and desktop virtualization (vdi)
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Ericom and BOSaNOVA Alliance Enhances Thin Client Access with Presentation Virtualization (SBC) and Desktop Virtualization (VDI)


Ericom’s virtualization solutions are now available with BOSaNOVA thin clients

Closter, NJ, (May 12, 2008) - Ericom® Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions, and BOSaNOVA, Inc., the market leader in development of Security Solutions, Thin Clients and Network Appliances, today announce a new partnership in which all BOSaNOVA Linux, CE and XPe thin clients will include Ericom’s PowerTerm® WebConnect clients for Desktop Virtualization and Server Based Computing.

With Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect - the simpler, faster and cost-effective alternative to Citrix – BOSaNOVA thin client users will have secure and centrally managed access to applications and desktops running on Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops (VDI), Blade PCs and legacy host systems. This alliance empowers organizations with a full-featured virtualization solution that reduces the cost and complexity of traditional desktop management.

Highlights of the joint solution include:

  • Enterprise-wide Access to Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, Blade PCs and over 35 legacy host environments from BOSaNOVA thin clients
  • Comprehensive Hypervisor Support: VMware, Microsoft, Oracle VM, XenServer, Sun xVM, Xen Community-based hypervisors, Virtual Iron and more
  • 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
  • Enhanced Security: Two-factor authentication, RSA SecurID, SSL VPN support
  • Built-in Productivity Tools: Load Balancing, Remote Desktop Support, Remote Desktop Access, LDAP and Active Directory integration

Eran Heyman, Ericom CEO commented, “Ericom is delighted to partner with BOSaNOVA – the joint offering provides organizations with a comprehensive thin client computing solution with enhanced capabilities for application and virtual desktop access. The combined solution enables organizations to leverage the benefits of presentation and desktop virtualization, while addressing everyday IT issues in a cost-effective manner.”

“BOSaNOVA strives to offer a number of alternatives to our customers providing a full range of thin client options,” says Martin Pladgeman, BOSaNOVA President. “We are pleased to partner with Ericom to enhance our thin clients with the availability of PowerTerm WebConnect for a cost effective and secure virtual environment.”

For more information about Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView (alternative to Citrix ), visit www.ericom.com/SBC

For more information about Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect DeskView (desktop virtualization),  visit: www.ericom.com/VDI/


For more information on BOSaNOVA’s thin clients,
visit www.bosanova.net/thinclient

About BOSaNOVA

BOSaNOVA, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. The company is principally engaged in the design and development of security solutions, thin clients and network appliances. The company’s solutions include a highly refined user interface, remote management software, and performance optimization. The company’s products are sold through a worldwide network of IBM and CITRIX Business Partners. Industry affiliations include membership in IBM's PartnerWorld for Developers, Citrix Global Alliance Partner Program, Ericom Partner Program, and the Microsoft Partner Program. please visit: http://www.rtosoft.com


About Ericom
Ericom® Software is a leading global provider of Application Access and Virtualization 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


BOSaNOVA Contact
Jennifer Phillips
Jennifer@bosanova.net
866-865-5250 x350

Ericom US Contact
Felicia Mutdhastira
felicia@ericom.com
201-767-2210 x4313