WD-40 lubricates their secure remote access with Ericom
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WD-40 lubricates their secure remote access with Ericom


PowerTerm WebConnect selected as a low cost alternative to Citrix, which is simpler to manage and provides super fast access

DROITWICH, England (March 29, 2011) -Ericom, a leading global provider of Secure Application Access, Desktop Virtualisation and RDP acceleration, announced today that WD-40, has chosen PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView to provide secure access for their organisation. WebConnect RemoteView’s enhancements to Microsoft Terminal Services improve the security of business-critical data and applications, simplify IT management and increase user productivity.

WD-40 Company, with headquarters in San Diego, is a global consumer products company dedicated to delivering unique, high-value and easy-to-use solutions for a wide variety of maintenance needs of "doer" and "on-the-job" users by leveraging and building the brand fortress of the company. Originally created for the aerospace industry in a lab by 3 colleagues, the WD-40 Company has grown to be a truly world-wide organisation with its products sold in more than 187 countries around the world and with more than 280 employees worldwide.

Ericom Managing Director for the UK, Ian Platt, commented, “WD40 is a leader in what they do, and are synonymous with quality and performance. I have been a fan and a user of WD40 all my life. I am delighted that WD-40 has chosen Ericom as their secure application access solution. With its built-in RDP acceleration technology it really does make users much more productive. WebConnect is clearly the way forward for organisations looking for a cost effective set of enhancements for Terminal Services, providing super fast access.”

Employing a server based infrastructure, PowerTerm WebConnect delivers:

  • Secure on-demand application access – supports SSL encryption and Single Sign On
  • Improves information confidentiality – no data copied onto clients
  • Improves employee and IT productivity – provide access where it’s needed
  • Centralised management of applications and user configuration
  • Multi-platform client support, enabling users to connect from Linux and Windows clients
  • Complete control over access rights – integrates with Directory services
  • Reduces IT support overhead

You can learn more about Ericom’s secure remote access and virtual desktop solutions by visiting www.ericom.com

About WD-40
Since those early days of the space race and workers sneaking WD-40 out of the shop, WD-40 is now virtually a household name, used in numerous consumer and industrial markets such as automotive, manufacturing, sporting goods, aviation, hardware, home improvement, construction, and farming. WD-40 products are found under the sinks, in the garages and in the toolboxes of the world. In the UK, WD-40 Company produces a wide range of lubricants under the brands of WD-40 and 3-IN-ONE, together with the 1001 range of carpet care products. Additional information about WD-40 Company can be obtained online at www.wd40company.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

Ericom UK Contact
Ian Platt
ian.platt@ericom.com
+44 845 644 3597