The Citrix Ready User Profile Management Challenge gave Citrix Ready partners the opportunity to showcase one of the key aspects of desktop virtualization, user profile management – making it easier for our customers to pick the best management solutions to use with Citrix XenDesktop. Citrix Ready invited our profile management vendor partners to demonstrate to the market what makes their solutions unique have the community weigh-in with their vote.
The winners of the Citrix Ready User Profile Management Challenge are:
Category 1: Extreme User Personalization Winner: AppSense
The user experience is the most critical factor for a successful implementation a profile management solution because if a user does not feel that she is using her own personal desktop, the solution has failed to meet its objective.
Comments from the judges –AppSense video talks about how they can inject settings to/from various app virtual solutions and User ability to migrate/roam between devices with no noticeable difference
Category 2: Best User Experience Winner : triCerat
The ability to personalize the desktop is a great way to gain user acceptance of desktop virtualization. However, user personalization cannot come at the expense of IT control and security
Comments from Judges –triCerat video shows ability for users to personalize their desktops but still letting IT control over the personalized desktop.
Category 3: Robust Deployment and Management features Winner: RESSoftware
Desktop Virtualization is a key industry initiative, with tremendous customer interest. Show your potential customers how easy it is to deploy your profile management solution with XenDesktop.
Comments from judges – RESSoftware video talks about ease of configuration and robust enterprise reporting on the virtual desktop environment.
Category 4: Most innovative video and Citrix community award Winner: AppSense