Creating the Optimum Applications Strategy
Few would disagree that applications are the most critical element of the desktop workspace—and the demand for applications in the enterprise is increasing at an exponential rate. Whether physical, virtual or cloud-based, application visibility and the creation of an application strategy should be at the top of every organizations to-do list. Stratusphere UX enables the necessary and important steps to help your organization define an application strategy.
Unlike simple inventory tools that only examine management platform counters or tally observed instances, Stratusphere UX measures use and consumption metrics—important in the creation of an application strategy and golden image.
Important steps in the creation of application strategies, include:
- Application Analysis—During the initial phases of an application strategy, understanding your application inventory and being able to assess consumption metrics for target applications is a necessary foundation. This is also a key step when looking to Baseline & Onboard Users
- Application Mapping and Image Design—Once rationalized, Stratusphere UX assists with the selection of the appropriate application delivery approach. This paves the way for optimal image design and application layering delivery with FlexApp
- Application Experience Modeling—Post deployment, it is important to include Performance Validation & Optimization of the image design, platform and ensure user experience metrics are being met for all applications
- Application Operations—After the move to production and on an ongoing basis, it is critical to proactively provide for Operations & First-tier Support as well as reactive Diagnostics & Drill Down for applications that are not meeting expectations
Cloud-based and SaaS are among the latest applications that require complete visibility. Stratusphere UX provides details and metrics within the browser, peeling back the layers on domain as well as consumption details.