SOURCE: AppStream

December 05, 2006 16:37 ET

AppStream Partners With Plan B Technologies, Inc. to Service Fortune 500 Businesses

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 --AppStream, Inc., a leader in on-demand application deployment and management, today announced it has added Plan B Technologies, Inc. to its roster of VAR partners. Together the partnership will support and focus on Fortune 500 business as they seek to quickly adopt on-demand software solutions using application streaming and virtualization technologies.

AppStream helps organizations reduce IT costs and labor associated with distributing and managing applications to the desktop. AppStream's solution allows any Windows application to be streamed on-demand to a client's desktop without any intervention of IT administrators. AppStream has partnered with best of breed application virtualization providers in order to optimize its offering for Fortune 500 businesses.

Plan B Technologies, Inc., based in Bowie, Maryland, assists Fortune 500 clients with IT infrastructure needs including assessment, system configuration design, project implementation, project management, training services, and maintenance support options. For two years running, Plan B has been recognized by SmartCEO Magazine as one of the top 50 independent, fastest growing companies that are the future of business in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas.

"AppStream is thrilled to add Plan B Technologies to our growing partner eco-system," said Gene Bonacci, vice president sales, AppStream. "Plan B Tech has not only an outstanding business practice for Fortune 500, but Federal and commercial markets throughout the Mid-Atlantic regions as well. Plan B Tech has consistently provided their clients with innovative IT solutions and services that have turned customer IT challenges into clear business advantages. Jointly, AppStream and Plan B Technologies are focused on delivering leading edge software optimization solutions to the market including streaming, application virtualization, and dynamic license management solutions."

"Plan B Technologies is excited to begin our new partnership with AppStream," said Donnie W. Downs, president and CEO of Plan B. "We have always aligned ourselves with specialists who are the best in their industry, and AppStream is one of the best in the industry. We each bring different strengths and unique capabilities to this partnership and I truly believe that together we will deliver the best possible technology solutions to our customers."

"Streaming and virtualization are maturing into products that are providing a substantial benefit to enterprises today," said Brad Rowland, vice president of world-wide marketing, AppStream. "On-demand technologies can now demonstrate immediate ROI by working in tandem with and enhancing traditional electronic software delivery systems, allowing customers to best leverage their existing IT investments. AppStream is delighted to be working with integrators who have developed a long standing track record of solving problems that impact businesses."

About Plan B Technologies

Plan B Technologies is a unique full service IT solutions provider offering a wide variety of services and delivering an incomparable comprehensive practice of design, implementation and support to its customers. Since their inception in 2001, Plan B Technologies has separated itself from others in the industry by providing an uncommon depth of technical expertise and a level of personal commitment that extends to every client they have the privilege of serving. Boasting more than a decade of best practices spanning the mission critical areas of network access, storage solutions, security and compliance as well as a full complement of support services, Plan B Technologies will provide you with the best solution to your business challenges. For more information, visit www.planbtech.net.

About AppStream

AppStream, Inc. is a leader in on-demand application deployment and management. By combining streaming and virtualization technologies, AppStream offers customers the most flexible application management solutions at the most affordable price, with the fastest implementation time. AppStream does this through patented on-demand technologies and partnership with industry leaders. AppStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA with offices in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. For more information log onto www.appstream.com.

Contact Information

  • For Media Inquiries:
    Brad Rowland
    AppStream, Inc.
    650-251-2500

    Lisa Copass
    Stepping Out Communications
    925-253-8445

    Katie Mish
    Plan B Technologies, Inc.
    301.860.1006