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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

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

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

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

When Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) started the project to replace their outdated PCs, they wanted to take an approach that would be both efficient and lower their desktop management and support costs.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  /  2 comments
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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

We’ve recently delivered a lot of briefings (“AppSense Achieves Record Year”), updates (Desktop Virtualization podcast with 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  /  1 comment

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

AppSense enables even more powerful desktop management with new Application Manager and Management Center releases

Posted by Gareth Kitson on October 14, 2013  /   Posted in Corporate, Desktop Management, DesktopNow, General  /  1 comment

Today I am proud to announce the release of AppSense Application Manager 8.7 (AM 8.7) and Management Center 8.5 (AMC 8.5), both delivering new features, enhancements to existing functionality, and support for the latest Microsoft desktop, server and application delivery technologies. For those unfamiliar with our suite of desktop products,

Simplify Desktop Migration and Recovery with DataNow and Environment Manager

Posted by Doug Lane on October 08, 2013  /   Posted in Data, DataNow, Desktop Management, Mobile Management  /  0 comments
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In my last post, I highlighted how DataNow addresses the growing mobile file sync challenges that many enterprises face. However, reigning in the user data on existing Windows PCs is arguably an even bigger challenge for many enterprise IT teams. Now that laptops are the default computing platform in many organizations, users are

Results of BYOD: Bridging the Mobility Gap Study

Posted by Gareth Kitson on August 30, 2013  /   Posted in DataNow, Desktop Management, General, Mobile Management  /  0 comments
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As you may be aware from my previous blog ‘IT departments are failing to provide end users with a satisfactory mobile experience according to employees’, AppSense recently commissioned research into the mobile experiences of end users vs. what technology solutions IT departments are able to provide. Today, the results of

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