Bringing Sexy Back! The Wait for the Start Menu in Win 8.x is Over!

When ProfileUnity v6.0 is available this month (July 2014) there will be several new features. One small yet very requested feature that will be included is an optional classic Windows 7-like Start Menu for Windows 8.x.SnipImage

That’s right, ProfileUnity is bringing back a real Start Menu for Win 8.x that looks and feels just like the original. If you’ve tried to use Windows 8.x you know first-hand that there is a learning curve involved with the Metro interface and that it can be very difficult to find Windows options without training. Many of our customers have told us that they’d directly benefit from a Windows classic Start Menu in Windows 8.x. The consensus is that it will directly boost user productivity and adoption of the new OS from day one when there is an upgrade or migration. Continue reading

Define an Applications Strategy with Stratusphere Solutions and Horizon 6

Any day now VMware will be making the HorKeep Calm Appsizon 6 suite of products generally available. We’re quite excited about the platform and new features here at Liquidware Labs—specifically VMware’s entrance into the world of hosted applications.

Which brings me to my point… End user computing and the next-generation workspaces that are emerging, are all about enabling users to have anywhere, anytime and any device access to … applications! It’s the applications that are driving the transformation. And related, VMware’s addition of hosted applications brings a whole new level of flexibility to the game. Continue reading

Get Hands-On with ProfileUnity! Now part of VMware’s Hands-On-Labs!

We’re proud to announce that ProfileUnity, our leading User Environment Management software, is now part of the VMware Hands On Labs (HOL) experience. VMware HOL allows you to test drive ProfileUnity in a live Horizon production environment! Anyone can take ProfileUnity for a test drive through the VMware HOL and it’s FREE! Here are some of the things you’ll be able to demo first-hand!download

In this lab, you will learn how to use ProfileUnity, including FlexApp features, to streamline the migration and management of users in Horizon View floating pools. Continue reading