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

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

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

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
zero to 10

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 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

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

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

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

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 and VMware Horizon 6: Better Together

Posted by Jon Rolls, CTO of Desktop on April 11, 2014  /   Posted in DesktopNow, Executive Insights, General  /  0 comments
VMware and AppSense

AppSense is delighted to partner with VMware on this week’s release of RDSH support for hosted applications with Horizon 6. Our long relationship, including founder membership in VMware Technology Alliance Partnership, and VMworld 2009 gold award for best desktop virtualization, is built on delivering exceptional value to VMware customers. When

AppSense Products and the “Heartbleed” SSL Vulnerability

Posted by Jon Rolls, CTO of Desktop on April 09, 2014  /   Posted in General  /  0 comments

As has been widely reported, a major security vulnerability has been discovered in the OpenSSL cryptographic library that is widely used to secure Internet-based communication. The vulnerability, dubbed “Heartbleed,” has already been used to compromise a large number of the security keys, user names, and passwords used to establish trust

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