DROITWICH, Worcestershire, February 26 /PRNewswire/ --

- Bristnall Hall Technology College (United Kingdom) adopts Ericom's remote access solution - The Alternative to Citrix - as an integral component in modernising the college's ICT infrastructure

Ericom(R) Software is pleased to announce that Bristnall Hall Technology College has selected PowerTerm(R) WebConnect - The Alternative to Citrix - to deliver a secure remote access solution to its staff and students.

Bristnall Hall Technology College is a specialist technology school located in the Birmingham area, West Midlands. As a specialist college, the school aims to enable every student to fulfil their learning potential with education that helps them develop skills, knowledge and personal qualities. This is all underpinned by the use of technologies that allow learning and teaching to occur within the broadest range of opportunities available to students, parents/carers and the community.

As a city based co-educational secondary school catering for a diverse population of students, including adult learning, the school is constantly finding new ways to improve the delivery of education and community involvement. This latest move by the school will include the Ericom solution as an integral component of the modernisation programme of the school's IT infrastructure as it aims to ensure secure access to work based applications for staff and students alike.

The college is amongst a growing number of educational establishments all investing in Ericom and thin client technologies to assist in modernising the ICT infrastructure to enable 21st century learning.

Ericom Managing Director for the UK, Ian Platt, commented "Again our PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView solution has proved itself to be the #1 choice for schools and colleges seeking to provide teachers and students secure application access. Ericom continues to win new schools because of our commitment to education providers to ensure that we offer the lowest cost and most comprehensive solution compared to the alternatives."

Employing a thin-client infrastructure, PowerTerm WebConnect RemoteView delivers

-- Centralised management of applications and user configuration -- Secure on-demand application access - supports SSL encryption -- Complete control over access rights - integrates with Directory services -- Improves information confidentiality - no data copied onto clients -- Real-time remote support - with built-in SupportView client -- Improves user and IT productivity - with access where it's needed

Further contract details will be released at a later date.

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

Copyright (R) 1999-2008 Ericom Software Ltd. Ericom and PowerTerm are registered trademarks of Ericom(R) Software Ltd. Other company and brand, and product and service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders

Web site: http://www.ericom.co.uk

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