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The NHS Selects Ericom to Enable Secure Application Access

Ericom Software, which provides Enterprise-Wide Application Access solutions, revealed that Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust has selected PowerTerm WebConnect Enterprise edition to provide employees with secure access to the Trust's central repository and applications via an enterprise portal.

The Trust provides healthcare services to approximately 340,000 people across Colchester and the surrounding area.

It is the latest in a line of NHS Trusts to select Ericom's PowerTerm WebConnect to deliver secure application access.

Ericom's PowerTerm product range has been deployed across the Trust since 2000, providing users with secure access to their core clinical and hospital administration applications.

By expanding their use of Ericom's solutions, Essex Rivers Healthcare aims to improve application delivery and data access as part of their new Enterprise portal project, being co-managed with Omniplex, an accredited Ericom partner and a trusted reseller within the public sector.

As a part of the new infrastructure delivering application access to Essex Rivers Healthcare's NHS employees, Ericom's solution provides employees with secure on-demand access to Windows and legacy based applications.

As a Server-based Computing solution, Ericom's product delivers centralized management of applications and user configuration, Secure on-demand application access with supports SSL encryption, Complete control over access rights - integrates with Directory services, Improved information confidentiality as no data copied onto clients, Reduced the support overhead with remote desktop support and Improved employee and IT productivity with access where it's needed.

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.