Do you have a pooled virtual desktop (VDI) environment and feel your logins can be faster? I recently wrote an article explaining how Folder Redirection & GPO can cause login performance bottlenecks for pooled VDI environments.
Windows 10 is around the corner and solutions providers no doubt are already getting inquiries and concerns from accounts about migration issues. It’s great fodder for reviewers debating its relative superiority — or lack of — to Windows 7. Adding to the fun is the critical take on Windows Mobile
As July begins, many organizations have just wrapped up their financial year. At this time of the year, we speak to many clients who are in one of two positions: 1) Some money left over at the end of the year – spend it or lose it, and 2) Unbudgeted software
Last time I talked about using AppSense on physical machines to assist with migrations. This week I’d like to talk about using our technology in application break/fix scenarios. Based on the incident type, the time spent by IT or the user themselves during troubleshooting can be significant and impact your business.
For over a decade, AppSense has been solving centralized computing challenges with established use cases like VDI and published apps. However what’s often overlooked, is the value AppSense brings to your physical desktop estate. As a brief refresher, AppSense centrally stores the desktop and application settings on a per-user, per-app basis within a SQL
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
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 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
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
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,
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
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
As every battle-scarred desktop admin knows, there is no silver bullet for securing PCs. More than any other area of IT, PC security is a perpetual wave of push and pull between software vendors and potential attackers. In many ways, vendors, IT pros, and users have been lulled into a
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
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