AdminStudio Suite 2014 Webinar

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In today’s fast paced business environments, it is important to keep applications ready to deploy when end users need them and on the devices they choose. But the increasing complexity of enterprise infrastructure, more frequent software releases, and ongoing transformation of the computing environment from virtualization and mobile application management poses big challenges for IT organizations.

Watch the on-demand webinar for an update on the new capabilities of AdminStudio Suite 2014 and the latest advancements in Application Readiness that are helping our customers improve service quality and streamline service delivery of physical, virtual and mobile applications.
Register here: http://learn.flexerasoftware.com/AR-WBNR-AdminStudio-Whats-New-2014

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AdminStudio Suite 2014 Webinar

  1. 1. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential1 AdminStudio 2014 The Good, Better and Best of the Latest Release Ken Hilker – Product Manager Timothy Davis – Product Marketing Manager
  2. 2. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential2 Todays Presenters Khilker@Flexerasoftware.com Ken Hilker Product Manager, Flexera Software Timothy Davis Senior Product Marketing Manager, Flexera Software Tdavis@Flexerasoftware.com @TimothyToday
  3. 3. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential3 Today’s Webinar • The New IT and the Enterprise Lifecycle • What is Application Readiness and why is it important? • AdminStudio 2014 – overview, demo and what it delivers/how it solves the Application Readiness gaps in the enterprise • Being Change Ready – The Application Readiness Maturity Model
  4. 4. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential4 Trusted & Scalable Partner Those Who Have BenefitedMarket Leadership 25+ Years in Leading Software Monetization • Top 200 Software Company • Global Company • Over 25 Years Experience • Industry De facto Standard • 80,000 Customers • 20,000 FlexEnabled Applications • 500,000,000 PC’s Receiving Software Downloads and Updates #1 Market share in: • License Management (FlexNet Producer) • Entitlement Management (FlexNet Operations) • Installation Management (InstallShield) • User License Optimization (FlexNet Manager) • Application Management (AdminStudio)
  5. 5. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential5 Management of the Enterprise Application Lifecycle License optimization & compliance Predictable application delivery Planning and deployment
  6. 6. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential6 Gain Control Manage Ensure Manage apps consistently in an increasingly complex environment Ensure quality and supportability across more browsers, devices, OSs Improve operational efficiencies Improve customer satisfaction Accelerate business outcomes through software What can an AdminStudio Suite do for You? Reduce time for testing and rollouts Support packaging and assessment for many different application formats Application Manager Application Packager Director of IT
  7. 7. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential7 Application Management - New Challenges • Ensuring a quality end user experience and error free app deployment to iPads® iPhones® , and Android™ devices. iOS Dominates the Enterprise in both Phones and Tablets Source: Good Technology in its Mobility Index Report for Q4 2013
  8. 8. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential8 Application Management - New Challenges • Ensuring a quality end user experience and error free app deployment to iPads® , iPhones® , and Android™ devices. • No institutional knowledge of mobile app behavior or how they introduce risk to the enterprise.
  9. 9. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential9 Application Management - New Challenges • Ensuring a quality end user experience and error free app deployment to iPads® , iPhones® , and Android™ devices. • No institutional knowledge of mobile app behavior or how they introduce risk to the enterprise. • New OS versions are released faster, making it even harder to keep up.
  10. 10. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential10 The Process for Planning, Packaging and Delivery of Physical, Virtual, and Mobile Applications
  11. 11. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential11 Process for Application Readiness Deliver Consistent and Reliable Applications for All Devices Deploy Fix, Package, and Test Plan Assess Compatibility Rationalize Identify Identify applications and new requests Validate and eliminate redundancy Determine compatibility for the target environments and packaging formats Plan resources required Package and test for target environments Publish application for deployment ProcessManagementandReporting
  12. 12. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential12 Related Products Powers the Application Readiness process • Predictable Deployment in Increasingly Complex Environments • Reduce the time and effort involved in packaging applications • Improve compatibility and service quality of applications • Accurately scope and budget for service transitions Benefits Capabilities • One process for planning and delivery of physical, virtual, and mobile applications • Application Manager and centralized application catalog • Unified Application Compatibility Reporting and Issue Management • Virtualization compatibility testing and conversion of legacy applications to leading virtualization formats • Support for iOS and Android apps and mobile application risk assessment • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Assessment
  13. 13. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential13 Overview of latest release
  14. 14. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential14 New Mobile Application Readiness Features Streamline Delivery of Mobile Apps – Import internal Android mobile apps, and public links from Apple® App Store and Google™ Play to prepare and manage mobile apps consistently with other application formats. Test Mobile Apps for Device and OS Compatibility – – Automate compatibility testing of mobile apps for error free deployment to iPads®, iPhones®, and Android™ devices. It also proactively tests mobile apps for compatibility with iOS8 Developer Preview to discover which apps are ready for the next iOS update. Assess Mobile Apps for Risky Behavior and Compliance with Enterprise Policies – Identify mobile apps in the application catalog that display behaviors that may introduce risk to corporate security and data privacy.
  15. 15. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential15 Application Readiness Dashboard an Enterprise View • Manage apps consistently across formats • Mobile apps • Virtual apps • Windows MSI
  16. 16. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential16 Mobile App Dashboard – iOS • What features are Mobile Apps using? • Which apps are compatible with: – devices, – operating systems – enterprise policies
  17. 17. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential17 Application Virtualization Enhancements Upgrade to App-V 5.0 - Upgrade Wizard – App-V Upgrade Wizard facilitates migration from 4.5 or 4.6 to 5.0. A right click on a package or group of packages in the Application Manager initiates the upgrade to App-V 5.0. After the conversion, the new packages are automatically imported into the Application Manager. New Support for VMware® ThinApp 5.0™ – New application virtualization compatibility tests determine if an application is a suitable candidate for conversion to VMware ThinApp 5.0. The Automated Application Converter can now convert applications to ThinApp 5.0, including 64-bit applications.
  18. 18. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential18 Improvements in Service Delivery Tests impact of Windows Security Patches – Import Windows update files to discover which applications are impacted by the latest Microsoft Patch Tuesday. Enhanced to support Microsoft Update (MSU) for Windows 7 - Windows 8.x - Windows Server 2012 - Server 2012 R2 Test for Internet Explorer 11 Compatibility – Tests Web applications for compatibility with IE 11 InstallShield 2014 - AdminStudio Edition – Updated Prerequisite library – Support for MSI RemoveFiles actions – Modify existing text files
  19. 19. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential19 AdminStudio Suite 2014
  20. 20. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential20 What Are the Benefits to Customers?
  21. 21. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential21 Deploy Fix & Package Plan Assess Compatibility RationalizeIdentify Application Readiness Process Basic Packaging Level 1 How are applications made ready for deployment? Package applications individually for a single computing platform for deployment through client management systems. Standard Process Level 2 Have packaging standards been established? Implement standardized packaging processes to improve quality and consistency of application deployments to reduce support costs. Efficient Delivery Level 3 Is our process efficient? Leverage automation and process workflows across a wide range of technology to increase packaging team productivity and accelerate application delivery. Application Readiness Maturity Model Application Packaging to Predictable Application Delivery ProcessMaturityandBusinessValue Change Ready Level 4 Are we ready for change? Proactively manage applications to prepare for future technology changes, integrate related business processes for end-to-end application lifecycle automation, enable self-service application delivery to improve user satisfaction.
  22. 22. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential22 How to get AdminStudio 2014: To upgrade: • Customers with a current maintenance agreement can go to the Flexera Software Product and License Center or contact us at orders@flexerasoftware.com To evaluate: • Download the AdminStudio Suite 2014 21 day trial To speak to a Flexera representative call • North America: 800-809-5659 • Europe, Middle East & Africa: +44 (0) 870 873 6300 • Asia-Pacific: +61 3 9895 2000
  23. 23. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential23 Questions? 1 Watch the webinar on-demand: http://learn.flexerasoftware.com/AR-WBNR-AdminStudio- Whats-New-2014 Contact Flexera or a Business Partner to discuss the next steps North America: 800-809-5659 Europe, Middle East & Africa: +44 (0) 870 873 6300 Asia-Pacific: +61 3 9895 2000 2 3 Try AdminStudio – Download the Free Trial
  24. 24. © 2014 Flexera Software LLC. All rights reserved. | Company Confidential24 Questions

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