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AppSense Advanced Windows 10 Migration Tools; Windows Server 2016, Office 2016 and OneDrive for Business Support

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AppSense, the leading provider of User Environment Management solutions for the secure endpoint, announced multiple solutions that ease IT's pain in managing Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 deployments. DataNow 4.1 is available immediately to de-risk Windows 10 migrations with a seamless user experience, together with a preview of features to bring Office 365's OneDrive for Business storage under IT control.

"AppSense is committed to delivering support for the latest Microsoft platforms," said Jon Rolls, Vice President, Product Management, AppSense. "With our new DesktopNow support for Windows Server 2016, we are empowering desktop virtualization customers running Citrix XenApp or Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) to benefit from a true Windows 10 user experience, including the new start menu functionality. This release will allow our customers to adopt Windows Server 2016, Office 365 and OneDrive for Business while continuing to leverage AppSense solutions to optimize and secure their user workspaces."

AppSense DesktopNow is a comprehensive User Environment Management solution that enables IT to control desktops and drive user productivity. With DesktopNow, IT can simplify and streamline desktop deployment and management for physical, virtual and cloud-delivered desktops, delivering a personalized, compliant desktop regardless of location or device, while creating efficiencies that enable companies to reduce both IT capital and operational costs. With Windows Server 2016 support, DesktopNow provides a complete Windows 10 user experience for virtual desktop environments.

AppSense DataNow provides secure file sync and migration for on-premises and cloud file storage with a familiar, native user experience from Windows and mobile endpoints.  DataNow provides end users with file and data access from anywhere, using a process they already know, ensuring data is securely retained and controlled by IT without re-training users and restricting productivity or data access. With DataNow's support for the 1 TB of OneDrive for Business storage included for each user with Microsoft Office 365, IT departments and users have an alternative to investment in on-premises storage. Data can be seamlessly accessed and migrated from or between on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure while  enhancing security and ensuring control.

DataNow 4.1 with a technical preview of Office 365's OneDrive for Business is available now. For more information visit:

Published Friday, September 30, 2016 7:00 AM by David Marshall
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