DROITWICH, England, October 21 /PRNewswire/ --

- Medica Group implements Ericom's application access and desktop virtualization solution to help healthcare organisations improve user productivity, gain better control and improve day-to-day IT operations

Ericom(R) Software is pleased to announce that Medica Group has selected PowerTerm(R) WebConnect - the alternative to Citrix, to enhance the delivery of the Group's remote radiology service to their NHS and Private Healthcare clients across the UK.

Medica Group is a leading UK healthcare consultancy specialising in remote Radiology services, with over 10 years worth of industry recognised experience and expertise in the healthcare sector. The Group has worked with over 40 NHS Trusts in the UK and a number of high profile private hospitals in the UK and Europe delivering Remote Reporting Services, Technology Solutions, and Consulting services.

As the 1st and Leading UK provider of Remote Radiology Reporting, Medica Group works very closely with Local Service Providers (LSPs), Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) and NHS Trusts to ensure that they conform and align their services to the National Programme for IT (NPfIT) initiatives.

By utilising Ericom's industry leading solution, the Medica Group is able to more simply and cost-effectively enhance the delivery of their remote radiology service to their NHS and Private Healthcare clients, by improving user productivity, gaining better control and improving day to day management.

Ericom has over the past 8 years established itself as a trusted supplier to over 130 NHS organisations delivering secure remote access across a broad range of NHS applications, such as PAS, PACS, Pathology, NPfIT and legacy systems.

Ericom Managing Director for the UK, Ian Platt, commented, Ericom is delighted that Medica Group has chosen PowerTerm WebConnect to enhance the delivery and management of remote access using Terminal Services. This is testament to organisations seeing the value of our software and the benefits it holds compared to market alternatives.

Employing PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView delivers

- Centralised management of applications and user configuration - Secure application access -- with built-in SSL encryption and VPN support - Complete control over user access rights -- integrates with Directory services - Improves information confidentiality -- no data copied onto client 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 for Virtual desktops (VDI)

About Ericom

Ericom(R) Software is a leading global provider of Application Access and Virtualization solutions (VDI). Since 1993, Ericom has been helping users access enterprise mission-critical applications running on a broad range of Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, Blade PCs, 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

Contact: Tracy Dolphin Marketing Assistant Ericom Software Tel +44(0)845-644-3597 Fax +44(0)845-644-3598 tracy.dolphin@ericom.com www.ericom.co.uk

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Tracy Dolphin, Marketing Assistant, Ericom Software, +44(0)845-644-3597, Fax: +44(0)845-644-3598, tracy.dolphin@ericom.com