Butler Group Lauds Ericom for Removing Barriers to Wider Adoption of Server Based Computing and Virtual Desktops
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Butler Group Lauds Ericom for Removing Barriers to Wider Adoption of Server Based Computing and Virtual Desktops


Ericom's comprehensive and cost-effective Presentation Virtualization and Desktop Virtualization (VDI) solution empowers organizations in quickly adapting to today’s economic climate

Closter, NJ, (December 12, 2008) - Ericom Software, a global leader in Virtualization and Application Access solutions, today announced that the Butler Group praised Ericom’s PowerTerm® WebConnect in its November Technology Audit. The Butler Group is a leading independent IT Research and Advisory organization, and their in-depth research reports provide a trusted source of independent analysis and advice that cover timely and complex technology, management, and strategy issues.

Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect, the faster, simpler and cost-effective alternative to Citrix , provides secure and centrally managed access to Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops (VDI), Blade PCs and legacy host systems. The Butler Group opens the Technology Audit commenting, “Ericom comes to market with Desktop Virtualization and Presentation Virtualization solutions that are simple to implement, have a small footprint and are extremely cost-effective.”

As a platform-agnostic solution, with support for over a dozen hypervisors, PowerTerm WebConnect enables organizations to manage any combination of these technologies for enterprise-wide virtualization. The Butler Group notes that “Ericom’s approach is to combine the benefits of Windows Terminal Services, Virtual Desktops and Blade PCs within a single management environment.”

The Technology Audit positively notes that with Ericom’s solution, “Virtualization is possible across all of the enterprise – for task-based users, general purpose users, and power users – in a secure, cohesive fashion.” PowerTerm WebConnect’s comprehensive platform support empowers organizations with the flexibility to deploy the right virtualization technology that best suits the needs of any user type.

The Butler Group concludes the Technology Audit with the following, “Taking into consideration the numerous business benefits offered by this solution, from centralization of data and security, validity of use, and correctness of that data, to ensuring information privacy, facilitating regulatory compliance, lowering desktop management and hardware total costs of ownership and enhancing mobility – the product set becomes almost impossible to ignore.”

Eran Heyman, Ericom’s Founder and CEO, commented, “Given today’s economic environment, organizations are proactively seeking ways to optimize their IT investments. Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect enables organizations to align IT with overall business needs. The Butler Group’s audit reinforces the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of our solution and we at Ericom are delighted with the extremely positive third-party assessment of our PowerTerm WebConnect offering.”

To view the full report, visit : http://www.ericom.com/butler_technology_audit.asp

For more information on PowerTerm WebConnect, visit:  www.ericom.com/enterprise  

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


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