Camberley Auto Factors Selects Ericom to Enable Secure Application Access For Its 28 Branch Offices
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Camberley Auto Factors Selects Ericom to Enable Secure Application Access For Its 28 Branch Offices


As the alternative to Citrix , Ericom’s PowerTerm® WebConnect empowers Camberley Auto Factors with lower costs, ease of use and a simpler and faster deployment of enterprise-wide secure remote access

DROITWICH, England (October 28, 2008) - Ericom® Software is pleased to announce that Camberley Auto Factors, a leading independent motor component distributor has selected PowerTerm® WebConnect Enterprise – The alternative to Citrix - to provide secure remote access for all its 28 branches to their head office- based Terminal server infrastructure.

Camberley Auto Factors, founded in 1964, is the largest independent distributor of motor components in the South of England. Through their network of 28 trading locations, they provide an express delivery service of top quality replacement parts to the motor trade in an area bounded by Bristol and Bournemouth in the west, and London and Brighton in the east.

In addition to their core business of supplying motor parts to the motor trade in Southern England, the company also operates a purpose-designed unit known as the Caftec Centre, fully-equipped to provide demonstration and training on all the very latest diagnostic equipment for the modern, high-tech car. Besides Caftec Centre, there are also specialist divisions serving the commercial vehicle market, the motor sport and performance component area, and the sporting goods wholesale market.

In selecting PowerTerm WebConnect over Citrix, Camberley Auto Factors were able to improve its service level, simplify the management of their infrastructure, increase system resilience and enhance user performance. The company were also able to utilise their existing infrastructure of Axel thin clients with new Hewlett Packard servers while reducing the overall investment required.

Working in parallel with Ericom’s gold Business Partner M8UK, Camberley Auto Factors have achieved their dual objectives of modernising their current system while supporting future growth plans.

Ericom Managing Director for the UK, Ian Platt, commented “Once again PowerTerm WebConnect has proved itself a viable option for companies seeking to provide secure remote access within its organisation. Ericom is winning many new customers and in part this is due to our superior quality, lower costs, ease of use and a simpler and faster implementation process compared to the alternatives.”

PowerTerm WebConnect delivers:

  • Centralised management of applications and user configuration
  • Secure application access – with inbuilt SSL encryption and VPN support
  • Complete control over user access rights – integrates with Directory services
  • Improves information confidentiality – no data copied onto clients machines
  • Real-time remote support – with built-in SupportView client
  • Improves user and IT productivity – with access where it’s needed on-demand
  • Future proof investment – already includes support

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

About M8UK
M8UK are Specialists in Enterprise Computing and delivery of technology solutions for the corporate & SME marketplace. Based around Multi-Vendor platforms, we work closely with IT departments providing them with a one stop solution and end-to-end service for all their IT related requirements.
For more information about M8UK and its products and services, please visit: http://www.m8uk.com


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