Live from VMworld 09, AppSense – the world leading User Environment Management solution provider – are extremely pleased to be awarded Gold in the Best Desktop Virtualization award for AppSense Environment Manager 8.0.
AppSense beat off strong competition from Liquidware Labs for their Desktop Virtualization Diagnostics tool, Stratusphere, and Workspace Virtualization vendor Virtual Computer Inc. for their NxTop product.
Like most that witness the capabilities of AppSense, the VMworld judges said “AppSense rocked our boat… It offers the most complete user environment management system out there.” This comes as a further endorsement (following the recent announcement from Citrix) on the importance of a true UEM solution to enable enterprise adoption of VDI at lowest possible cost over and above basic in-built profile management technologies.
AppSense Environment Manager enables IT to deliver fully personalized virtual desktops from just a single set of OS and Application images, enabling scalable user adoption. UEM allows organizations to implement virtual desktops at much lower TCO than using Profile Management alone. “UEM addresses not just personal settings and profile data, but also the initial configuration of a desktop, including applying user installed applications, providing a ‘follow-me’ personality with cross operating system platform support, as well as enterprise-scalability and end-to-end visibility. Personalization settings can be managed across multiple operating systems, desktop delivery mechanisms and on virtual, physical and offline devices.” explains Pete Rawlinson, VP of Marketing for AppSense.
Oliver Sills, Senior Product Manager for AppSense Environment Manager said, “As you can imagine, we are delighted to win such a coveted award at this prestigious event. We are continually working with our customers and partners to develop the solution and I would like to dedicate this award to our strong and committed development teams who have worked tirelessly to produce such a great product.”
Looking ahead, AppSense will continue to work with customers to enable some of the largest VDI deployments in the world, along with the development of the UEM solution set… with some extremely exciting product developments in the pipeline…
A list of the winners from the other categories can be found here
Further to my blog post, the official AppSense Press Release on winning this award can be found here