VDC's Boundless Technologies and Ericom Software extend agreement to bundle all Boundless thin clients with Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect client software
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VDC’s Boundless Technologies and Ericom Software extend agreement to bundle all Boundless thin clients with Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect client software


Closter, NJ, and Phelps, NY  (May 07, 2009) - VDC’s (NASDAQ: VIDE) Boundless Technologies, a leading provider of thin clients and text terminals, and Ericom Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions, have extended their agreement under which all Boundless Linux, CE and XPe thin clients ship pre-loaded with Ericom PowerTerm® WebConnect client software. The Boundless thin clients are ready to deploy in server-based computing environments that use Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect Server for administration and management.

Boundless thin clients with Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView and PowerTerm WebConnect DeskView software provide users with secure local and remote access to applications and desktops running on Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops (VDI), Blade PCs and legacy host systems. Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect is a simpler, faster and cost-effective alternative to Citrix (www.ericom.com/Citrix_Alternative).

In addition to the bundled WebConnect client software, Boundless offers Ericom terminal emulation packages as an option on its ADDS-6300 and ADDS-6700 thin clients.

Highlights of the Boundless and Ericom solution:

  • Thin client hardware made to order in the USA.
  • Customized thin clients in any volume. Customization includes custom image builds, pre-configuration, hardware modifications, splash screens, private labeling and more.
  • Enterprise-wide access to Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, Blade PCs and over 35 legacy host environments.
  • Easy setup, configuration and maintenance. Eliminating the need to service or upgrade individual devices reduces technical support overhead.
  • Ease of use. Published applications integrate with user thin client interfaces and are easily launched via the Application Zone, desktop icons or Application Portal (Web Interface)
  • Centralized Virtual Desktop management. Manage virtual desktops for individual users dynamically; allocate pools of virtual desktops to users within groups.
  • Centralized application management. Centrally manage Terminal Server application deployments, updates and maintenance.
  • Built-in productivity tools including load balancing, remote desktop support, remote desktop access, LDAP and active directory integration.
  • Enhanced security including two-factor authentication, RSA SecurID and SSL VPN support.
  • Comprehensive hypervisor support including VMware, Microsoft, Oracle VM, XenServer, Xen community-based hypervisors, Virtual Iron and more.

“Ericom is pleased to partner with Boundless Technologies, one of the industry’s most respected names in custom desktop terminals,” said Eran Heyman, Founder and CEO of Ericom. “The bundled Boundless and Ericom offering provides organizations of all sizes with a robust, flexible and cost-effective solution for server-based computing.”

“As a leader in custom desktop terminals since 1969, Boundless has a thin client or text terminal for almost any application,” said Michael Allen, president of Boundless Technologies. “By bundling Ericom’s robust and easy-to-use presentation virtualization technology on Boundless thin clients, we provide our customers with yet another cost-effective option and simplify their rollout of secure, reliable server-based computing environments.”

For more information about Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView visit http://www.ericom.com/SBC

For more information about Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect DeskView (desktop virtualization), visit http://www.ericom.com/VDI

For more information about Boundless thin clients, visit http://www.boundless.com/thinclients.html

About Boundless Technologies, Inc.
Boundless Technologies, a wholly owned business of Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ: VIDE), is a market leader in the design and manufacture of custom desktop terminals for the rapid collection and display of information from networked computers, the internet/intranet, legacy mainframe and UNIX applications markets. Boundless thin clients and text terminals provide secure, reliable and fast information access and display to all users. Boundless products are built to order, enabling the company to meet the specialized needs of customers around the world while providing quick delivery of standard and customized thin clients and text terminals. For more information visit http://www.boundless.com


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


Ericom US Contact
Ericom US Contact
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Boundless Technologies Contact
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sales@boundless.com
phone (315) 548 5000
toll free +1 (800) 231-5445