CLOSTER, N.J., Nov 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ericom Software, a leading global provider of application access and virtualization solutions today announced Ericom AccessCloud – a new initiative aimed at facilitating the adoption of Cloud-hosted services, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Multi-tenancy, and billing and automatic provisioning solutions, by ISVs and cloud-hosting companies. Ericom AccessCloud provides a comprehensive solution for ISVs who want to both SaaS-enable their single tenant Windows client / server applications, and support their customers' migration of their IT services to a Cloud infrastructure.
Ericom's AccessCloud initiative provides quick and easy means for Webification and SaaS-enablement of Windows applications. With Ericom AccessCloud, Cloud hosting companies can rapidly grow their business at an accelerated pace, enabling thousands of ISVs with Windows client / server applications to get to the Cloud and provide their applications on a SaaS model.
"Many ISVs are looking to address their customers' need to migrate to a cloud environment," said Eran Heyman, Ericom founder and CEO. "These companies have developed very mature and feature-rich Windows applications, and face significant challenges and investment in cloud-enabling these applications. We are very pleased to be able to offer an easy and cost-effective path to assist in overcoming these challenges."
Ericom AccessCloud benefits for ISVs include:
- Start Generating Recurring Revenue within weeks
- Shorter deployment time – ISVs can offer their applications as a full SaaS offering within weeks, compared to the extensive time it would take to re-develop or port the applications to Web technologies
- Complete control - optimizes the IT infrastructure for an application's SaaS-specific requirements Global availability – functionality that is available from anywhere on the Internet
- Any Device Access – applications become accessible from any end-point device, including PCs, laptops, Macs, Chromebooks, iPad / iPhone, Android, RIM Blackberry / Playbook, etc.
- Predictability – of Revenue Stream, recurring revenues, growth
- Focus on smaller upgrades instead of monster patch rollouts
Cylliance is the first cloud-hosting company to implement Ericom AccessCloud in its service offering, which includes Cloud-enabled Aprima, a leading Electronic Health Record software for the healthcare industry. A demo can be seen here: www.cylliancedemo.com.
Tom Lerch, CEO of Cylliance says, "Ericom AccessCloud fills a very important role in our service offering. We can now enable ISVs to deliver applications from our computing cloud to their clients through a web browser, with no plug-ins necessary. Using our comprehensive solution, ISVs can provision, manage, and bill clients for software in the cloud, which can be accessed from anywhere there is a web browser and an Internet connection. AccessCloud is a game changer to which our clients have responded very favorably."
Julie McGovern, CEO of PracticeWise, a leading Aprima VAR in the US commented, "Cylliance and Ericom have created a solution for our Aprima clients that is first-in-class and offers a level of accessibility that doctors are clamoring for. We are excited to see this offering in our industry; it fills a need that has not been met to date. The functionality of accessing Aprima EMR software via any web enabled computer or tablet, including an iPad, is very exciting."
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. 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
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