Leading UK independent school selects Ericom® Software to deliver
Anytime, Anywhere Remote Access
Ericom provides secure remote application access for staff and students
Droitwich, Worcestershire (Nov 8, 2007), Ericom is pleased to announce that PowerTerm® WebConnect RemoteView, the Alternative to Citrix , has been selected as the remote access solution of choice for The Kings School, Canterbury.
The King's School is an independent, secondary school that dates back to 597AD and caters for some 800 students, over 600 of which are boarders. Ericom’s solution is an integral component of the schools’ IT infrastructure overhaul and modernisation initiative ensuring on-demand, secure access to work based applications for staff and students alike.
The school is the latest in a line of educational establishments recognising the value of Ericom’s Server Based Computing solution and its benefits in realising a modern IT infrastructure which delivers secure remote application access.
Hampshire based Centerprise International, an Ericom Platinum partner, worked with the school to develop and implement a comprehensive IT strategy aimed firmly at placing the school’s IT infrastructure in the twenty first century.
Ericom Managing Director for the UK, Ian Platt, commented “Once again our PowerTerm WebConnect solution has proven itself as a viable option for educational organisations seeking to provide teachers and students secure application access. Ericom is winning many new customers within the education marketplace in part due to our lower costs, ease of use, and a simpler and faster implementation process compared to the alternatives.”
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 remote desktop support
- Improves employee and IT productivity – with access where it’s needed
For more information on PowerTerm WebConnect, visit: http://www.ericom.com/serverbased.asp
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
Since the 1980s Centerprise has continued to grow and diversify. By building on solid foundations the company has become one of the country's leading IT Service Providers. Centerprise is one of the UK industry's true success stories. A unique business model has been rewarded with 20 years of continual growth, from a small family business to a substantial organisation that recently shipped its one millionth PC. http://www.centerprise.co.uk
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