Pragma Systems, a leading provider of enterprise-class remote access and security software for servers and mobile devices, announced that its FortressSSH Server and TelnetServer products are now available as a monthly subscription cloud application with the Intel AppUp Small Business Service catalog. Partner resellers of the service can now rapidly deploy Pragma’s FIPS and government-certified enterprise solutions in the Intel Hybrid Cloud as a pay-as-you-go software solution. Secure shell (SSH), secure file transfer (SFTP) and secure copy (SCP) are widely used to fulfill security and industry-standard compliance requirements from HIPAA, PCI and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Pragma is the leading cloud-based SSH and telnet provider and its solutions are now available in the advanced cloud deployment infrastructure of the Intel Hybrid Cloud platform. The AppUp Small Business Service partner resellers save time in customer set-up and maintenance since the pay-as-you-go, on-demand access provides instant availability for rapid deployment, usage and remote management. In addition, the cloud cost model provides the ultimate in flexibility for small to medium-sized businesses to find the right solution for their budget. They only pay for the applications they use.

“Through the Intel AppUp Small Business Service, Intel is offering Service Providers access to a complete, end-to-end solution that combines the benefits of the cloud with the advantages of an on-premises server, and enables them to offer their customers core business applications via our pay-as-you-go software model,” said Bridget Karlin, General Manager, Intel Hybrid Cloud. “Intel is excited to work with Pragma to enable a market-leading and government-certified remote access and application delivery solution via the Intel AppUp Small Business Service. Service Providers now have the latest technology to provide best-in-class remote access and application delivery solutions to their small business customers.”

“The software delivery mechanism is quickly migrating to the cloud. Pragma is taking a leading position in delivering SSH and telnet via cloud platforms,” said David Kulwin, CTO, Pragma Systems. “We are delighted to be included in the Intel AppUp Small Business Service catalog which will grant customers access to our software in the cloud via subscription. The customer only pays for the months in which they actually utilize the software.”

Intel AppUp Small Business Service built on the Intel Hybrid Cloud is a solution that consists of a server, a catalog of prepackaged small business applications from a broad range of software providers, and Intel-developed software to securely manage and track use of the application software. Small business customers access the solution through service providers, paying on a monthly basis for the software they use, just like in the cloud, but getting the responsiveness and control of running their applications and data onsite.