keepod and ericom announce joint html5-based remote access offering
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Keepod and Ericom Announce Joint HTML5-based Remote Access Offering


Ericom AccessNow extends the Keepod desktop with anywhere, anytime, browser-based access to hosted Windows applications and desktops

Closter, NJ and London, UK, February 14, 2013  - Ericom Software, a global leader in application access and desktop virtualization solutions, and Keepod Ltd, the producer of the award-winning Keepod desktop, today announced a partnership which provides customers and partners with high performance HTML5 browser-based RDP access to centrally, and cloud-hosted, Windows desktops and applications running on Windows Terminal Servers / RDS / VDI, from Keepod devices. This bundling of technologies is designed to offer a cost-effective, fast, and scalable mobile computing solution to users worldwide.

The Keepod desktop allows the user to securely and completely transport their work-environment on a secure portable drive. Keepod combines a proprietary operating system (Keepod OS), hardware encryption and near field communication to protect the user data and the user digital identity. The product architecture enhances the security level of the IT infrastructure and enables scalability, workplace flexibility, business continuity and user mobility.

The Keepod desktop connects to cloud services, virtual desktop infrastructures and application streaming solutions so that users can securely access business applications from any location, enabling enterprises to secure and manage data centrally. Deploying the Keepod desktop enhanced with Ericom’s HTML5-based zero-client RDP access solution (AccessNow) helps organizations reduce the costs of enterprise desktop acquisition, operating, and management.

"We’re very happy to partner with Keepod and offer our innovative technologies together," said Ilan Paretsky, VP Marketing at Ericom. "With Ericom AccessNow, Keepod users can access their Windows desktops and applications from a wide variety of end-user devices, with a superior end-user experience."

"With Ericom’s unique combination of fast, flexible and cost-effective solutions, we are able to offer Keepod customers an intelligent solution for accessing applications and desktops whenever and wherever they need them." said Nissan Bahar, CEO of Keepod Ltd. "This is a simple, affordable alternative to traditional virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that streamlines organization operations and user productivity. This offering clearly demonstrates our plans to work closely with trusted partners, in order to provide the highest quality experience for our customers."

For more information about Ericom AccessNow, visit: http://www.ericom.com/Ericom_AccessNow_Products


About Keepod

Keepod Ltd. is the producer of the Keepod desktop, a unique enterprise class solution that allows the user to securely and completely transport their work-environment (Desktop), services and Identity (Online and Physical). The product architecture enhances the security level of the IT environment and enables scalability, workplace flexibility, business continuity and user mobility. Visit www.keepod.com/


About Ericom
Ericom Software is a leading global provider of Application Access, Virtualization and RDP Acceleration 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. Ericom has offices in the United States, United Kingdom and EMEA. Ericom also has an extensive network of distributors and partners throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Far East. 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

Keepod Contact
Francesco Imbesi
franky@keepod.com
+44.20.32390601

Ericom Contact
Ilan Paretsky
ilan.paretsky@ericom.com
201-767-2210