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Endeavors and BCT Group Join Forces to Stream Applications

IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavors Technologies, the pioneer in application streaming and virtualization technology today announced a distribution agreement with Business, Communications & Technologies (BCT Group). BCT will use a localized version of Application Jukebox to deliver applications on-demand to enterprise organizations.

IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ — Endeavors Technologies, the pioneer in application streaming and virtualization technology today announced a distribution agreement with Business, Communications & Technologies (BCT Group). BCT will use a localized version of Application Jukebox to deliver applications on-demand to enterprise organizations.

BCT Group provides managed services and IT consulting to telecom operators and other organizations in Russia and outlying states. Application Jukebox enables BCT Group to supplement these core services and offer streamed applications through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model.

"The market in Russia is at a threshold, organizations are evaluating Citrix and other solutions to deliver and manage applications," said Peter Bondar, CEO at Endeavors Technologies. "BCT Group believes streaming is the next generation application delivery mechanism and that Application Jukebox will allow them to rapidly capitalize on this emerging market."

"Our initial sales and marketing activities with BCT Group are extremely encouraging," added Martin Kirkby, Endeavors' vice president of sales, EMEA. "When we presented at the recent Microsoft Hosting Day held in Moscow, the channel partners quickly understood the value proposition and market opportunities for streaming applications and were impressed with Application Jukebox. Our joint sales calls have generated a strong interest among a number of telecom operators preparing to offer hosted application services and see that Application Jukebox enables them to quickly add these new services."

About Application Jukebox

The Application Jukebox family of products contain three key components. Application Jukebox Player sits on the client to create the virtual application environment and provides user authentication and application license enforcement. Application Jukebox Server controls and delivers applications, provides usage monitoring and logging, plus group, user and application level administration. Application Jukebox Studio allows ISVs and IT administrators to create a streamable, virtualized "appset" from standard, Windows-based applications that is then published to the server.

Three versions of Application Jukebox are available today. Application Jukebox SaaS Edition features usage metering and a kiosk mode to support a pay-as-you-go model for application rental, plus portals that provide an easy-to-use environment for service providers and ISVs to create a custom application landing site. Application Jukebox Enterprise Edition supports Active Directory and offers user and group monitoring, as well as extensive tracking and support for cost-effective license management. Application Jukebox Lite Edition is a fully functional trial version of the product that can is available as a free download at http://tryitnow.endeavors.com

About Endeavors Technologies

Endeavors Technologies creates, develops and markets innovative application virtualization and streaming technologies that allow servers to stream pc-based applications to client computers where they are subsequently executed. These "next stage" technologies replace thin client computing paradigms. Application virtualization and streaming enables organizations to reduce the total cost of ownership while improving service levels, simplifying the management of computers and improving security and reliability. This innovative application distribution methodology provides companies with new revenue opportunities while reducing IT costs and increasing user productivity. Endeavors Technologies is a pioneer and thought leader with eight patents granted and 25 pending, including the first patents granted for streaming applications. Endeavors Technologies provides its solutions through licensing, royalty and technology transfer models. Visit http://www.endeavors.com for more details.

About Endeavors plc

Endeavors plc (LSE: END) is a company in transition. The company was formed in 1983 as Tadpole Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of high performance portable workstations. In 2003, Tadpole transitioned to a software group focused on two sectors: geospatial solutions and system level software technologies. In mid 2007, Tadpole made a strategic decision to focus exclusively on the application streaming and virtualization marketplace and in November 2007 announced the sale of its geospatial interests. The company established Endeavors Technologies Ltd. as its European trading arm, complementing the existing Endeavors Technologies Inc. in the US. In June 2008, shareholders approved the name change to Endeavors plc, reflecting the next step in its focus on a single brand and product set. For information on Endeavors plc, visit http://www.tadpoletechnology.com.

About BCT Group

Business, Communications and Technologies develops and delivers integrated information and communication solutions "turnkey" for telecom operators, corporate customers, government agencies and departments. BCT was founded in 1999. Clients include Enterprise Support Structures Government of Moscow, Russian Major Construction Holding, the leading operators of regional and departmental systems and networks (TransTeleKom, Comstar, MGTS, Rostelecom, NeftegazSvyazSpetsStroy, Rustel, ISS, etc.), power ministries and departments, leading Russian innovative companies and holding companies (AO "TELECOM, FACTOR-TS, Dialog Network, PM-SOFT, NVision Group, NAUMEN, TELEINKOM, etc.)," "Radio Europe +" and others.

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