Liquidware Labs FlexApp Notes from the field – Fall 2016
Obviously the big story coming out of VMworld 2016 was the Dell / EMC merger. It felt like the tone of every conversation was of uncertainty around what the future would be for all parties involved including VMware. Time will tell but there has been much speculation about the direction of the new combined company.
One thing that was clear throughout the event was that the Application Layering space was of high interest. Most customer and partner conversations started with “How does FlexApp compare to something like AppVolumes?” As a refresher, feel free to check out the analysis I conducted earlier this year in the following comparison whitepaper.
As usual, cost was one of the major factors on the minds of customers and partners. The conversation would quickly turn towards the challenges many people face when contemplating the price of VMware Enterprise licensing. The concept that Liquidware Labs Essentials suite, including FlexApp could be combined with VMware Standard or Advanced Licensing to achieve the same if not better functionality for a third of the price received extremely positive feedback throughout the show and beyond.
Secondarily, the importance of a UEM solution within EUC projects has gained momentum and was a key topic during the event. Customers and partners were excited by the notion that ProfileUnity and FlexApp were tightly integrated to provide a cohesive UEM solution for the enterprise. As opposed to the offerings from competitors that were seen as individual, non-integrated platforms.
Read the entire article here, FlexApp Notes from the field – Fall 2016
via the fine folks at Liquidware Labs