“Shellshock” vulnerability and AppSense products

Posted by Prem Ananthakrishnan on September 25, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments

A new security vulnerability dubbed “Shellshock” was recently discovered in the Bash shell, a component that’s common in many UNIX and Linux operating systems, thereby potentially allowing remote code execution on these systems. Upon learning of the “Shellshock” vulnerability, the AppSense development team moved rapidly to assess any potential impact to

Application Manager Web Snippets

Posted by Gary McAllister on September 24, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments
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We’ve recently added several Web Snippets to AppSense Exchange for use with Application Manager. That’s cool you’re thinking, but what are Web Snippets and how can I get them? Visit this place: www.appsense-exchange.com and search for “web snippets”. And as for what are they? They are tiny bits of common

The VDI Migration Secret You Need to Hear

Posted by Doug Lane on September 18, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments
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Whenever I tackle an important project, I usually start by running a web search or harassing peers to see who has sailed the same unfamiliar waters. Whether I find examples of spectacular success or colossal failure, there is always something I can learn that will help me plan my attack

Privilege Management for an Unpredictable World

Posted by Doug Lane on September 15, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments

Now that the excitement of VMworld is behind us, let’s get back to our regular schedule of new Best Desktop Ever goodness. As an IT team, you’ll be hard pressed to find something that will make life easier as much as reducing the number of users with full admin rights

Thanks for a Great VMworld 2014

Posted by Doug Lane on September 05, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments
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As promised, the AppSense team was out in full force last week in San Francisco showing off “The Best Desktop Ever” both on the show floor and around town. The whole thing was actually kind of a blur: User experience and new methods of delivering desktops and applications were hot

AppSense DesktopNow Validated for Nutanix

Posted by Simon Clephan on August 20, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow  /  0 comments
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AppSense is delighted to announce the certification of AppSense DesktopNow workloads on the Nutanix Virtual Computing platform. Adding AppSense DesktopNow to virtual desktops delivered on Nutanix infrastructure provides the perfect solution for customers seeking optimized desktops and applications.  The Nutanix platform offers excellent scalability and predictable performance at a very

The Best VMware Desktop Starts with AppSense

Posted by Doug Lane on August 20, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, General  /  0 comments
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VMworld 2014 starts on Sunday, and here at AppSense we’re packing our bags for San Francisco! Besides our toothbrushes (note to self: remember toothbrush), we’re also bringing the Best Desktop Ever with us next week. We’re laser-focused on helping you manage and deliver your users’ desktops faster, easier and at

Updated Performance Manager Templates

Posted by Jon Rolls, CTO of Desktop on August 12, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments

In version 8.2 of Performance Manager, AppSense introduced out of the box configurations which were optimized for specific environments (RDS, VDI, Physical Desktop, etc.). Happily, these configurations have been tweaked and optimized by our internal consultants and partners as we’ve deployed more and more PM. We thought it would be

Zero to DesktopNow in Under 10 Minutes

Posted by Doug Lane on August 05, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow  /  0 comments
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The capabilities of the AppSense DesktopNow suite are very broad. Often, our customers buy it to address a specific pain point like log-on times or profile corruption, but quickly discover that there are many other ways it can help improve IT efficiency, reduce CapEx, and increase user satisfaction. Sometimes, however,

The Best Desktop Ever is Here

Posted by Doug Lane on July 31, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow, General  /  0 comments

Earlier today, we announced a major update to our flagship DesktopNow suite. The new release, which is available for download on our MyAppSense.com customer extranet, includes over 250 user-requested enhancements to help our customers deliver faster, easier, and lower cost enterprise desktops. This short video provides an overview of what’s

SQL Server Reporting Services Models Available on AppSense Exchange

Posted by Gary McAllister on July 08, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  3 comments
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I’m delighted to say that two SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) models have been made available for download on AppSense Exchange. A Report Model is a user-friendly description of an underlying database, with pre-established data relationships and auto-generated queries. The Report Models give you the ability to create highly customized

The Power of Three: IT Challenges of 2014

Posted by Shane Wescott on May 22, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  1 comment
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Hi Guys, It’s been a while since I have written a blog but there is so much we’ve been doing lately I thought I had something of value to share. No this is not just a blog about lovely brunettes zapping people with magical powers, it’s about focus, it’s about

Happy 25th to Our Friends at Citrix

Posted by AppSense on April 17, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments
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Citrix was founded 25 years ago today on April 17, 1989. If you put yourself in those times, before Windows NT, before x86 servers, and with networking in its infancy, the idea of delivering Windows or even DOS apps over the network probably seemed pretty out there. Unlike many visionary

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