LANDESK Explains AppSense Acquisition – Episode 241
In episode 241, Douglas Brown interviews Steve Morton, Exec. Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer. Steve and Douglas discuss the recent LANDESK acquisition of AppSense, why AppSense was acquired, what this means for customers and partners and how AppSense technologies will be added to the LANDESK portfolio.
AppSense is the leading provider of UEM solutions for the secure endpoint. AppSense user virtualization technology allows IT to secure and simplify workspace control at scale across physical, virtual and cloud-delivered desktops. AppSense Solutions have been deployed by over 3,600 enterprises worldwide to 9 million endpoints. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA with offices around the world. For more information please visit www.appsense.com.
About LANDESK Software
LANDESK, the global authority on user-centered IT, enables users to be their most productive while helping IT embrace the speed of change. Through the integration and automation of IT systems management, endpoint security management, service management, IT asset management, and mobile device management, LANDESK empowers IT to balance rapidly evolving user requirements with the need to secure critical assets and data. With offices located across the globe, LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit www.landesk.com.
About Steve Morton, Exec. Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
As CMO, Steve Morton provides guidance on LANDESK’s strategic marketing and branding initiatives, including the continued integration of LANDESK business units Wavelink and Shavlik. Prior to LANDESK, Morton served as CMO of RES Software and also served as the vice president of product marketing for Symantec’s enterprise product portfolio. In his role at Symantec he was involved in global outbound marketing, including messaging, marketing campaigns, and industry analyst relations. Prior to taking on the global product marketing role, Morton was vice president of product management for Symantec’s endpoint management business, which included the Altiris product portfolio. He has also served in various product, marketing, and services roles at other IT companies, including Peregrine Systems and Folio Corporation. Morton holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Colorado.