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Closter, New Jersey - April 25, 2002 - Ericom® Software, Inc. and Indus Consultancy Services today announced an agreement under which Indus Consultancy Services will join the Ericom Partner Program. Under the agreement, Indus Consultancy Services will provide Ericom software solutions to companies across a broad range of industries to integrate legacy systems with web and wireless based applications. Indus joins Ericom's growing list of System Integrator Partners that are certified to sell, implement, train and support PowerTerm Host Publisher.

The two organizations have agreed to collaborate on marketing and sales programs, and to train Indus professionals to identify and implement legacy application integration solutions focusing on IBM Mainframe, IBM AS/400, UNIX, HP 3000 and 9000, VAX/VMS, Alpha/OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX, Tandem, SCO, and Data General.

"This partnership enables Indus to significantly expand the capabilities of our application integration solutions," said Shekar Gunaseharan, President of Indus Consultancy Services. "We can now deliver truly differentiated web applications and integration solutions using Ericom’s legacy integration and host publisher products."

Research analyst IDC forecasts the enterprise application integration (EAI) market will grow over 30% annually, reaching nearly $21 billion in 2005.

"We're very pleased to work with Indus Consultancy Services in building solutions based on the PowerTerm Host Publisher technology, which will enable Indus to deliver powerful web and wireless solutions to its clients," said Mark Friedberg, Ericom Vice President of Business Development. "Our collaboration will broaden the options available to organizations seeking best-of-breed solutions from a world-class professional services firm."

The strategic agreement formalizes a number of marketing efforts already in place and builds on Ericom's commitment in supporting its system integrator and OEM partners.

PowerTerm Host Publisher is an application that allows customers to integrate the most complete range of legacy mission critical applications with the web and wireless world as well as other strategic applications. This is all done with zero changes to those existing applications and in a fraction of the time it normally takes to deploy a new solution. PowerTerm Host Publisher helps companies to reduce development times, increase productivity, and improve service levels through faster deployment times. And because PowerTerm Host Publisher leverages the native legacy interface, training costs are significantly reduced.

About Indus Consultancy Services, Inc.
Indus Consultancy Services (ICS) is a provider of innovative technology solutions to solve today’s business challenges. ICS focuses on delivering Internet/Intranet, client/server, and object- oriented solutions to its diversified clientele. Strategic alliances with vendors like WebLogic, iPlanet, and others have given ICS the ability to develop and deploy mission-critical distributed application s. ICS provides services such as: Turnkey Project Development, Framework Development, OO Analysis and Design, System Development, and Mentoring. For more information about ICS, contact the company at 140 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652; Tel (201) 261-3100; Fax: (201) 261-1399; or visit their website at

About Ericom Software, Inc.
Ericom Software develops and markets a range of legacy integration software applications that enable e-Business solutions. Built on the proven PowerTerm® engine, the Ericom products provide the broadest and most complete range of host application access allowing organizations to integrate legacy systems, with zero changes to those systems while implementing Web, wireless, XML and other strategic IT initiatives like CRM and ERP. Ericom has offices in the US, the UK and Israel, and a global network of distributors, resellers and partners. Since 1993, the company has sold over 3 million licenses to companies in 45 countries. Customers and partners include AT&T, Compaq, France Telecom, Hitachi, Motorola, Harvard University, NASA, Microsoft and more. For more information, contact Ericom at 201-767-2210, or visit Visit them at
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