11 Ratings
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Score 6.4 out of 101
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Score 8.7 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

AppSense

AppSense does solve a lot of problems and can do some cool things. However, I think competing products may do the same job without some of the bugs and issues I have seen with AppSense. The automatic/transparent "run as Administrator" feature is very slick when set up properly and makes dealing with poorly coded legacy applications very easy. The flexibility it gives you with all of the stuff it can do is great. Take actions X, Y, and Z at logon based on these conditions, etc.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

We run a large enterprise Citrix environment and we use Ivanti Workspace Control (IWC) to take over for GPOs and other systems to have just one place to go to change any setting we need to change. IWC is a one-stop shop for everything OS and user based. Currently, we rely greatly on IWC to achieve mission-critical goals.
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Pros

AppSense

  • Capturing application settings per user.
  • Office policy settings.
  • Granular control of settings per application.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

  • Lock down OS settings, network, and files.
  • Capture profile settings and make them easily accesible and fast to load.
  • Create and deploy registry changes for end users.
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Cons

AppSense

  • Better control at the pre-network login stages.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

  • Some aspects of file security could be improved upon.
  • Learning curve could be reduced.
  • There could be a bit more documentation and guides around. sometimes we want to get something done but could use a little more granilarity on how to do it.
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Likelihood to Renew

AppSense

AppSense 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It has been a very affective tool for our company.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES) 7.3
Based on 1 answer
The tool is integral to how business is done by end users, thus it's imperative to keep the solution around. Not to mention the business leverages the experience to assist clients with building out the solution for their needs.
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Usability

AppSense

AppSense 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It was relatively easy to configure.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES) 7.3
Based on 1 answer
The vast majority of features are very easily deployed, managed, maintained or adjusted with minimal effort. Some portions of the suite require some advanced experience to "massage" just right to be smooth and accessible for users or lower level administrators such as the integration of other tools in the environment or scaling the solution to meet the demands or complexity of very large enterprise environments.
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Support

AppSense

AppSense 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Always had a great experience dealing with the engineers.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES) 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Fast, knowledgeable resources that are courteous and want to help solve your problem the right way. Often offering some training so that you can better understand something that you're not as familiar with or that may not directly be an issue with the product!
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Implementation

AppSense

AppSense 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Test, test, test.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES) 7.3
Based on 1 answer
The implementation is typcially pretty simple on a flat active directly and non-DMZ based environment. Once things become more complex it is imperative to move slowly and test frequently with UAT groups and engineers.
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Alternatives Considered

AppSense

The decision to use AppSense was not mine. If I had to choose a product today, I would at least want to evaluate the alternative from RES Software - from what I have read/heard it sounds like the better choice as far as reliability, support, and lack of bugs. I have not personally used it yet though.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

Appsense now Endpoint Management is a great tool, eventually IWC will fade and Endpoint will absorb all its useful features. Once the transition to appsense is complete we will be shifting to it rather than IWC but in the mean time IWC is our tool of choice.
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Return on Investment

AppSense

  • It makes replacing hardware very quick and effective when supporting remote staff.
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Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

  • Positive: ease of management
  • Positive: Reduced turn over rate on issues
  • Positive: relatively affordable support agreements
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Pricing Details

AppSense

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

Ivanti Workspace Control (powered by RES)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

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