Ericom® Delivers First Terminal Services Solution Certified for Windows Server 2008
Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect is one of the first applications worldwide to achieve this Microsoft certification
Closter, NJ (November 27, 2007) – Ericom® Software, a leading provider of application access and virtualization solutions and a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, today announced that its PowerTerm WebConnect is among the first applications certified for Windows Server 2008, and it is the first Terminal Services solution to achieve the certification.
Windows Server 2008 Certification comprises approximately 100 test cases that independently confirm an application’s compliance with best practices for compatibility, security, reliability, and availability, on the new platform. As a member of the Microsoft Early Access Program (EAP) for Windows Server 2008 Certification, Ericom’s PowerTerm WebConnect is one of more than 300 applications that are eligible for certification on a pre-release version of the new platform.
“We are proud to see Ericom at the forefront of a strong partner community that is focused on developing solutions that are Certified for Windows Server 2008,” said Tony de Freitas, director of Windows Server marketing at Microsoft. “Ericom has introduced the first Terminal Services application that takes full advantage of the security and solid foundation of Windows Server 2008. By certifying the solution, Ericom is helping customers deploy it with confidence in the Windows Server 2008 experience.”
“We believe that Windows Server 2008 will open a vast new market to the benefits of Server-Based Computing,” said Eran Heyman, Ericom Founder and CEO. “The security, performance and manageability of Windows Server 2008 help us provide an even better experience for PowerTerm WebConnect users, giving the expanded server-based computing market a natural upgrade path for sophisticated enterprise functionality. This certification further validates Ericom’s technology leadership and our ability to deliver best-in-class solutions that meet our customers’ dynamic application access and IT needs.”
Ericom’s enhanced Server Based Computing solution, PowerTerm® WebConnect, provides secure access to Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, Blade PCs and legacy host systems – anytime, anywhere. As an enterprise-class business solution, PowerTerm WebConnect enables organizations to address everyday business challenges such as remote access, reducing the cost of managing desktops, ensuring privacy of information and enabling business continuity.
PowerTerm WebConnect leverages several improvements to Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services that impact speed, performance, security and user experience quality, such as Network Level Authentication, ClearType font-smoothing, Plug-and-Play device redirection (such as for USB devices), and Display Data Prioritization. PowerTerm WebConnect utilizes these improvements to provide enhanced usability and increase the effectiveness of Server Based Computing as the preferred method for managed application and desktop access.
Details about Windows Server 2008 software certification, its test framework, and the Early Access Program are available at www.innovateonwindowsserver.com.
For more information on PowerTerm WebConnect, please visit: www.ericom.com/SBC.
Ericom Software is a leading 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 7 million installations. For more information about Ericom and its products, please visit: http://www.ericom.com.