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SuccessorIvanti (2016)
Founded1999; 22 years ago (1999)
FounderCharles Sharland
HeadquartersSunnyvale, California
Daresbury, England
Number of locations
23 countries
Area served
New York City
Productsvirtualization technology

AppSense Inc was acquired by Ivanti (then called LANDESK) in 2016. The company's products (user virtualization technology), a key part of Ivanti's product offerings. Prior to the acquisition, AppSense had US headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and a UK headquarters in Daresbury, England.

Ivanti is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah has significant offices in 23 countries.


AppSense was founded in 1999 by Charles Sharland.

In February 2011, AppSense announced it received a $70 million round of funding from Goldman Sachs for a minority share in the company.[1] Originally based in Daresbury, England, in 2010 AppSense opened a US headquarters in New York City, with a Technology and Development center located in Sunnyvale, California. The company relocated its headquarters to Sunnyvale, CA from New York City in 2013.

In March 2016 AppSense was acquired by LANDESK. In 2017, LANDESK and HEAT Software were merged to create a new IT Software company called Ivanti.


AppSense is a founding member of the Citrix Ready program.

In May 2010, AppSense was named the Citrix Systems Ready Solution of the Year.[2]

In 2010, AppSense joined the Microsoft System Center Alliance, and is an ISV Partner.[3]

In May 2011, AppSense announced a partnership with Cisco.[4]


  1. ^ Ari Levy (23 February 2011). "Goldman Sachs Boosts Web Wager With $70 Million AppSense Stake". Bloomberg. Retrieved 22 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Vicky Pomarico (11 May 2010). "AppSense named the Citrix Ready 2010 Solution of the Year Winner". Retrieved 29 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Robin Wauters (18 May 2011). "AppSense Now A Microsoft Managed Partner". Retrieved 22 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Andy Dornan (26 May 2011). "Cisco, AppSense Partner On Virtualization". InformationWeek. Retrieved 29 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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