The Arthur Terry School selects PowerTerm® WebConnect RemoteView to deliver secure remote application access
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The Arthur Terry School selects PowerTermฎ WebConnect RemoteView to deliver secure remote application access


Ericom's Server-based Computing solution – the alternative to Citrix – gains further foothold in the UK education sector.

Droitwich, Worcestershire, UK (July 24, 2007)- Ericom is pleased to announce it has been selected to supply its PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView product to The Arthur Terry School, Birmingham, UK, as part of the schools' programme of modernising its infrastructure and delivering secure application access to teachers and students.

The Arthur Terry is a leading school in the Birmingham area, delivering secondary teaching to approximately 1600 students. In 2001, it became a specialist school within the Performing arts while still maintaining the delivery of a full secondary national curriculum. At the end of 2006, it was awarded an International Schools award for its work with schools abroad in India, South Africa and Middle East.

In 2006, the school undertook an extensive modernisation and expansion programme which will be completed in 2009. Phase 1 is due to be completed in September 2007. As part of the modernisation programme, the school is completing a major improvement in its ICT infrastructure.

Network Si, an Ericom Platinum partner, worked with The Arthur Terry School in developing a comprehensive strategy, encompassing a complete solution to deliver approximately 100 applications including office, Opus Headstart Pro, Serif Photoshop and curriculum related applications for maths, literacy etc. to students and teaching staff. As part of the solution, The Arthur Terry School will be deploying Hewlett Packard based servers and thin client devices and Ericom's Server-based Computing solution.

Employing a server based infrastructure, PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView 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

Further contract details will be released at a later date.

For more information about Arthur Terry School www.arthurterry.bham.sch.uk

For more information about Network SI www.networksi.co.uk

For more information about Ericom www.ericom.co.uk

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, Virtual Desktops, legacy and other systems; and helping organisations realise the benefits of their IT investments. With over 6 million installations in 45 countries, Ericom has offices in the United States and EMEA, 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

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