AppSense Continues To Make Killer Moves

July 25, 2011

Today we are extremely pleased to announce that in our fiscal year 2011, which closed June 30, AppSense experienced yet another record financial year and booked just over $71 million.

Not only did we increase orders by 48 percent globally from the previous year, but we also continued to invest in our leadership position in the user virtualization market by increasing our employee base by more than 50 percent. By increasing our workforce, AppSense is now officially classified as a large-sized corporation in the United States. 

Year over year we continue to make great strides as we are determined to ultimately blur the line between humans and technology – with AppSense you are the technology.

Other highlights through FY2011 include:
• The US market now accounts for 50 percent of global AppSense revenue
• In February, the company closed a $70 million investment by Goldman Sachs for a minority share in AppSense
• Harry Labana recruited as chief technology officer in May
• Increased EMEA footprint with offices in Nordics and France
• Opened a cloud and mobile research center in Santa Clara

AppSense is committed to unlocking technology to free human potential and possibility. The relationships users have with their technology devices has been extremely fickle, but we are changing that by enabling users and technology to converge seamlessly so users are excited to use their devices rather than afraid.

I am proud of what we have accomplished over the past year and look forward to expanding into new areas such as cloud, data and mobile devices in FY2012.

For the full release highlighting AppSense’s momentum in the past year visit: 

Darron Antill |  CEO

AppSense and HP Team to Help Customers Accelerate their Desktop Projects….

June 29, 2011

This week we’re tremendously excited to announce that AppSense is now part of the HP’s Client Virtualization Architecture, and we’ve recently published a joint reference architecture with HP specifically focused on user virtualization:

Brochure: HP Client Virtualization Enterprise Reference Architecture for Virtual System

Technical White Paper: HP Client Virtualization Reference Architecture – User Virtualization with AppSense and HP

 Think of user virtualization as being able to place a user’s identity, consisting of all their settings, profiles, policies, and data, onto any desktop you choose – a virtual desktop, a physical desktop, a published desktop, or any combination. As long as the user can log into a desktop on your network, they’ll have full access to their environment, using the full native power of the desktop they’re using.

It’s really rewarding to see the look on customers’ faces when they see obstacles previously thought to be “permanent pain points” eliminated. How about adding a new virtual desktop that is seamlessly integrated with their existing physical desktops? How about moving users on demand from one desktop to another? Or supporting users that need to use desktops at different facilities? Or managing multiple desktops for each user?  All are easily completed with user virtualization.

Now HP has two offerings with AppSense: a fully managed option from Enterprise Services, and a highly configurable architecture from the Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking Group (ESSN).  These plus the budding relationships with HP Technical Services, Personal Systems Group and Client Software will help drive our mutual success in enabling customers to migrate to Windows 7, implement Desktop Virtualization and take full advantage of the Optimized Desktop.  And it doesn’t matter which version of Windows you’re using, or how many combinations and permutations of OS, applications, and devices you have.

HP offers its customers the broadest range of “one-stop” desktop solutions.  They’re even better with AppSense –
users can have a smooth desktop transformation from XP to Windows 7, or transition to a virtual desktop without loss of settings or downtime.  Customers are intrigued – response is fantastic with tremendous interest from large banks, healthcare, government and other enterprise organizations. HP’s tag line is “The Computer is personal again” – AppSense is adding the icing on the cake by making it “… personal again everywhere!”

“User virtualization is a key component of HP’s Client Virtualization Reference Architecture – not only to ensure a satisfactory, personalized user experience, but also to reduce IT operation costs,” said Dan Nordhues, marketing manager, HP Client Virtualization Solutions. “HP has partnered with AppSense to leverage the clear benefits of user virtualization.”

David Roussain, VP Strategic Alliances

Further Information:

A Full Copy of the Press Release can be read here – AppSense User Virtualization Selected For HP’s New Client Virtualization Reference Architecture