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

AppSense was a company that provided virtual user/desktop infrastructure. It was acquired by Ivanti (then called LANDESK) in 2016. AppSense offered virtual user environments for enterprise desktop infrastructure, from user rights management to personalization settings.[1]


AppSense was founded in 1999 by Charles Sharland.

In February 2011, AppSense announced a $70 million round of funding from Goldman Sachs for a minority share in the company.[2] 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, California from New York City in 2013.

In May 2010, AppSense was mentioned for use with Citrix systems.[3] In 2010, AppSense joined the Microsoft System Center Alliance, and is an ISV Partner.[4] In May 2011, AppSense announced a partnership with Cisco.[5]

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


  1. ^ David Marshall (3 June 2010). "AppSense user virtualization solution helps desktop virtualization adoption". Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ Ari Levy (23 February 2011). "Goldman Sachs Boosts Web Wager With $70 Million AppSense Stake". Bloomberg. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  3. ^ Vicky Pomarico (11 May 2010). "AppSense named the Citrix Ready 2010 Solution of the Year Winner". Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  4. ^ Robin Wauters (18 May 2011). "AppSense Now A Microsoft Managed Partner". Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  5. ^ Andy Dornan (26 May 2011). "Cisco, AppSense Partner On Virtualization". InformationWeek. Retrieved 29 July 2012.

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