What it does? AppSense Environment Manager enables personalization such as desktop look and feel, shortcuts, application settings and printer mapping, to be applied for each individual user despite being in a shared environment such as Microsoft’s Terminal Services or Centralized Virtual Desktops.
AppSense Environment Manager decouples user data from the desktop environment and manages this data independent of the desktop. AppSense Environment Manager provides the best user experience across all deliver mechanisms, ensures the fastest user logon and desktop set up times, eliminates profile corruption and support calls, and reduces time spent maintaining the user environment.
AppSense Environment Manager features policy and personalization management, user profile migration, personalization streaming, personalization analysis, personalization rollback, offline mode and operating system, and application feature lockdown.
Innovative products such as AppSense Environment Manager are bringing improvements in desktop virtualization, enabling a satisfying user experience and a decrease in management costs.
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What makes it Innovative? AppSense Environment Manager 8.0 is the only enterprise solution on the market that enables standardized virtual desktop environments to be fully and automatically personalized "on demand," without cumbersome profiles or scripts. It uniquely decouples corporate policy and personalization data from the desktop, manages it independently and applies it to user devices on-demand while giving IT the ability to deliver these capabilities via multiple delivery methods.
It also simplifies migration of users between physical and virtual platforms and eases management by automatically capturing all relevant personalization data for each application. IT can easily and granularly tailor corporate policy and apply it from a central location to any system. AppSense is the only provider of "industrial strength," user virtualization solutions for the enterprise in today's market. Its Environment Manager product is the only solution on the market that provides both personalization and policy management as an all-in-one solution. With a successful 10 year track record and over 4000 global customers, Rachel Chalmers of The 451 Group recently recognized AppSense as a "pioneer in separating user settings and preferences from the underlying OS and applications."She as well as other analysts have recognized that persistent personalization is critical for enterprise-wide VDI.