Ericom Software Strengthens its Foothold in the Server-based Computing Market as Specialist Distributor is Appointed
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Ericom® Software Strengthens Its Foothold In The Server-based Computing Market As Specialist Distributor Is Appointed


Droitwich, Worcestershire, UK (Feb. 9, 2007), – Ericom Software, a leading provider of application access solutions today announced that specialist Server-based Computing distributor AppSpeed has been appointed to distribute PowerTerm® WebConnect RemoteView. The #1 Citrix® alternative solution enables secure local and remote access to Windows® Terminal Server based applications.

This agreement places Ericom as a key vendor within the Berkshire based distributors' portfolio. AppSpeed recognised that Ericom provided a unique solution for it's reseller base looking to offer their customers a Citrix alternative . PowerTerm® WebConnect RemoteView was seen as an ideal offering for organisations wanting a value-for-money solution that adds significant enhancements to Windows® Terminal Services and provides users with simple, secure and on-demand access to their applications.

Mark Lardner, Managing Director of AppSpeed commented, "Ericom has strong local and global resources to support our resellers. I believe Ericom will not only be a strategic technology partner for AppSpeed but a major player within the Server-based Computing market. We anticipate that Ericom will be the central component in our solutions portfolio and we look forward to working with them to deliver first class solutions to our reseller community."

Ian Platt, Ericom's Managing Director for the UK, Ireland and South Africa said, "2007 is set to be another successful year for Ericom and what a great start to the year. AppSpeed has an excellent track record of delivering a high level of expertise and knowledge of the Server-based Computing market. This makes them an ideal partner for Ericom and demonstrates our commitment to the channel, supporting our partners and, ultimately, improving their profitability. The appointment will also strengthen our existing distributor network to ensure Ericom continues to strengthen its position within the Server-based Computing market."

PowerTerm® WebConnect now the #1 alternative to Citrix ® delivers enhanced access and security functionality to Terminal Server based applications, Legacy and other systems. This Server-based Computing (SBC) solution is designed for today's 24 by 7 organisation, where simple and secure anytime, anywhere, remote and local on-demand access to business-critical applications is essential and is used within the Banking, Finance, Government, Manufacturing, NHS and Retail markets.


About Ericom Software
Ericom Software is a leading provider of Enterprise-Wide Application Access Solutions. Since 1993, Ericom has been helping users access enterprise mission-critical applications. More than a decade later, Ericom continues to focus on its core business, while enabling access to applications running on a broad range of Microsoft® Windows® Terminal Servers, legacy and other systems; and helping organizations realise the benefits of their IT investments. With over 5 million installations in 45 countries, Ericom has offices in the UK, United States, EMEA, India and China and a network of distributors, strategic partners, and OEM partners in North America, Europe, Asia and the Far East.
For more information about Ericom and its products, please visit: http://www.ericom.com.


About Appspeed
AppSpeed have established themselves as a leading value added distributor specialising in Server-based Computing solutions. Providing "best of breed" technologies incorporating RTO, XTS, Lakeside, Cryptocard, St Bernard and Secureweave we offer customers ways to resolve key IT challenges. Our product portfolio provides a comprehensive toolset that enables high quality, fast application deployment and security. These products ensure that users experience a high consistent QOS (quality of service).


Contacts
Ericom Software
Hayley Edwards
Tel: +44 (1905) 777975

Appspeed
Mark Lardner
Tel: +44 (0)118 932 8181
Email: mark.lardner@appspeed.co.uk
www.appspeed.co.uk