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Bullet-Proof Application Access Control

Posted by Gareth Kitson on December 02, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management  /  1 comment
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Regardless of how or where users access their desktops, IT teams need to both deliver the applications that users need to be productive and prevent the introduction of unauthorized applications. Introduction of unauthorized executable code not only impacts security but reduces desktop stability, breaches licensing compliance, causes downtime and increases desktop

Windows 10: Your Next Profile Challenge

Posted by Stephan Orwat on October 15, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, General  /  0 comments
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Microsoft just released a technical preview of Windows 10, the next generation of its dominant desktop operating system. Along with the re-introduction and improvement of the start menu, and a slew of new features, there’s some under the hood stuff we need to talk about. In particular, Windows 10 brings a

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

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

AppSense DesktopNow and Unidesk Virtual Desktop Management

Posted by Jon Rolls, CTO of Desktop on April 16, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow, General  /  0 comments
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Over the last few years AppSense has seen a number of customers deploying Unidesk in conjunction with DesktopNow to deliver a scalable and robust VDI solution for their users. A recent customer engagement gave AppSense the opportunity to demonstrate the cross platform personalization capabilities of AppSense DesktopNow’s Environment Manager solution

AppSense DesktopNow Receives EMC VSPEX Labs Validation for Desktop and Application Delivery

Posted by AppSense on February 20, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow, General  /  0 comments
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AppSense DesktopNow, a key technology for EMC customers undertaking virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), XenApp / Terminal Services optimization, and workspace configuration management projects, is now VSPEX Labs Validated. EMC Consulting and joint partners now have access to a pre-designed and validated EMC VSPEX architectural standard that will greatly accelerate the

AppSense Performance Manager 8.2 Release

Posted by Ian Bray on January 15, 2014  /   Posted in Desktop Management, General  /  0 comments
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Today marks the release of AppSense Performance Manager 8.2– the market leading performance toolset for end user computing just got better. We’ve spent the last year improving on an already formidable and easy to use solution to make it even easier deploy, use, and manage. So what’s new in Performance

University Improves End User Experience while Reducing Desktop Management and Support Costs

Posted by Brittany Sterling on December 18, 2013  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow  /  0 comments
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When Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) started the project to replace their outdated PCs, they wanted to take an approach that would be both efficient and lower their desktop management and support costs.  The university’s strategy also needed to deliver an excellent end user experience while solving their challenges around application

Reduce User Logon Times

Posted by Gareth Kitson on December 09, 2013  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow, General  /  1 comment
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Increase user productivity in the enterprise Unacceptably long logon times cause user dissatisfaction, reduces their faith in IT and dramatically impacts their productivity. In some workplaces it can severely impact customer service or patient care. A 5-minute logon: At a healthcare organization can make the difference between a doctor getting

El Camino Reduces Windows Logon Times by 78% and Drives the Success of their VDI program with AppSense

Posted by Brittany Sterling on November 15, 2013  /   Posted in Desktop Management, General  /  1 comment

Delivering secure and managed desktops in a healthcare environment poses unique challenges: Staff use machines interchangeably Users travel and work from multiple locations Providing staff with the quick logon times and reliable performance they need from critical, clinical applications Knowing this, the IT team at El Camino made providing a

The Best DesktopNow Ever

Posted by Jon Rolls, CTO of Desktop on October 29, 2013  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow, Mobile Management  /  0 comments
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We’ve recently delivered a lot of briefings (“AppSense Achieves Record Year”), updates (Desktop Virtualization podcast with BrianMadden.com) and publicity (“VMware reverses decision on ThinApp licensing”) around DesktopNow – our suite of management products for optimizing and securing the user environment on Windows desktops, whether physical or virtual. I thought it

Server Configuration Utility – Power to the IT Administrator

Posted by Jon Allsop on October 24, 2013  /   Posted in Desktop Management, DesktopNow, General  /  0 comments
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The Server Configuration Utility has been part of the AppSense desktop suite since 2008, assisting IT Administrators in the setup and configuration of Management Server and Personalization Servers. However up until now it has only offered a graphical user interface to configure or monitor an individual server. As larger and

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