AppSense Improves Visibility of Desktop Environments with Availability of Xtraction for DesktopNow

New Solution Delivers Self-Service Reporting and Real-Time Dashboards for Quick Visualisation of User Experience, Logon Performance and Endpoint Security Data

SUNNYVALE, CALIF. — 29 August 2016 —

AppSense, the leading provider of User Environment Management solutions for the secure endpoint, today announced availability of Xtraction for DesktopNow, a new connector that provides easy access to real-time data from the AppSense DesktopNow Management Server and AppSense Enterprise Manager Personalization Server to present valuable data using out-of-the box dashboards and reports.

Xtraction for DesktopNow is the latest integrated solution to result from the LANDESK acquisition of AppSense. It is an easy-to-use dashboard and reporting solution which enables IT to easily share desktop environment data and view real-time details on user experience, logon performance and endpoint security data.

“With Xtraction for DesktopNow, we have rapidly demonstrated how, as part of the expanded LANDESK family, we can capitalise on our collective capabilities to deliver new solutions to address the growing business intelligence need for both IT and non-technical staff,” said Jon Rolls, Vice President, Product Management, AppSense. “Xtraction for DesktopNow reduces the burden on IT through simple, easy-to-use self-service reporting for business users of all levels. As a result, users can make informed decisions to improve processes, technology, projects and security across the business.”

The data presented by Xtraction for DesktopNow enables users to visualise the state of their IT environments and supports a range of security and user experience use cases including:

At-A-Glance Dashboards – Administrators have an instant overview of metrics such as active users, database size, average profile sizes, personalised application counts, logon counts and other user activity

Highlight Most Blocked Applications – Administrators are able to present a live view of the top executables which have been prevented within an organisation using AppSense Application Manager rules

Highlight Most Allowed Applications – Administrators are able to present a live view of the top executables which have been permitted within an organisation, for licencing purposes or identifying security incidents

Xtraction for DesktopNow real-time dashboards and reports are available out of box, and can be viewed in a web browser by IT staff, department heads and other interested parties. It offers a light footprint and quick installation for new and existing DesktopNow customers.

Xtraction for DesktopNow is available now through AppSense sales channels. It will be showcased during VMworld in Las Vegas, August 28 through September 1 in AppSense booth #447 and Shavlik booth #445. For more information or to request a demo, please visit

About AppSense

AppSense is the leading provider of User Environment Management solutions for the secure endpoint. The technology allows IT to secure and simplify workspace control at scale across physical, virtual and cloud-delivered desktops.  AppSense solutions have been deployed by 3,600 enterprises worldwide to nine million endpoints. AppSense is now a part of the LANDESK family with offices around the world. For more information, please visit


LANDESK is the global authority on user-centred IT. By integrating and automating IT tasks, LANDESK helps organisations balance rapidly-evolving user requirements with the need to secure critical assets and data. LANDESK can help you: discover and track assets; survive software audits; reduce help desk wait times; enable ITIL service management best practises; remotely provision and secure devices; deliver apps, patches and OS updates to mobile devices, laptops, desktops and servers; secure mobile email; demonstrate the value of IT to the business and much more. LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, and has offices all over the world. To learn more, visit


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