PolicyPak Software and FSLogix Join Forces for a Better Virtual Desktop

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Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

PolicyPak Software, the leader in desktop settings management for Windows desktops, and FSLogix, the leading innovator in cloud-native digital workspace solutions for the enterprise, today announced the completion of integration testing and joint solution support, to provide better managed and higher performance Windows virtual desktop. The combined use of the products drastically improves user experience, reduces administrative costs, and leverages existing Windows 7 and Windows 10 investments in both public and private cloud implementations.

With its revolutionary application masking approach, FSLogix provides single image management for desktops, laptops and VDI. While PolicyPak performs total settings management for applications and IT settings on desktops, laptops and VDI sessions. By working together the combined solution enables organizations to overcome more challenges that have prevented the widescale adoption of the enterprise virtual desktop.

“FSLogix is proud to partner with domain experts like PolicyPak who are streamlining and simplifying workspace management solutions,” said Brad Rowland, chief marketing officer, FSLogix.  “This innovation is enabling enterprises to continue their strategic shift to the cloud without sacrificing user productivity or their existing infrastructure investment.”

To learn more, join PolicyPak and FSLogix on December 5 at 2:00 pm ET for a webinar, “Hidden Secrets of Desktop Management: Browsers, Applications, Windows 10/ 2016 Start Menu and More,” and see a live demonstration of:

  • Managing the Windows 10 Start Menu by using FSLogix to hide/expose apps, then using PolicyPak to manage those application on the Start Menu and on the Task Bar
  • Setting the default browser based on  whether the browser is masked or revealed 
  • Automatically  providing users the right browser for the right website – and routing  the websites based upon URLs or patterns
  • Hiding and un-masking applications using FSLogix within the image, and using PolicyPak to configure the applications’ security and “look and feel” settings
  • Setting browser configuration based upon which browser is being used, i.e. PolicyPak sets the settings, like homepage and security settings inside the browsers to keep them secure

The webinar will be moderated by respected author, blogger and speaker, Trond Eirik Håvarstein, Founder and Chief Automation Manager, xenappblog. Trond Eirik Haavarstein (aka Eric) has been working with both Citrix and Microsoft products since 1999, and is known to customers, companies and individuals around the world for xenappblog.com and xenapptraining.com.  Eric has been awarded Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Nutanix Technical Champion (NTC), VMware EUC Champion, Atlantis Community Expert (ACE) and Very Important Parallels Professional (VIPP). He’s also a Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI) and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).


About FSLogix

FSLogix is the leading innovator of solutions that reduce the amount of hardware, time and labor required to support desktop virtualization platforms. With implementations ranging from less than 1,000 to over 50,000 users, FSLogix Apps enhances the user experience while reducing support requirements for companies like Cottage Health, Philips (PHG), and City of London Police. FSLogix is a Microsoft partner, Citrix Ready partner and Best of Synergy winner, and VMware Technical Alliance partner. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in Salt Lake City, Denver, Boston, the Netherlands, and London, England.


About PolicyPak Software

PolicyPak Software provides total settings management for Applications, Desktop, Browser, Java and Security Settings for Windows endpoints. The PolicyPak software suite enables IT professionals to deliver, lockdown and remediate settings for desktops, laptops, VDI sessions, company devices, as well as BYOD. Settings can be controlled either via on-prem systems like Group Policy or SCCM or using cloud systems such as PolicyPak Cloud, Windows Intune, Airwatch or Mobileiron. PolicyPak Group Policy Compliance Reporter enables real-time reporting on the status of Group Policy settings across the entire network.


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