Informa Selects Liquidware As Next Generation Desktop Migration Solution Vendor

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Informa Selects Liquidware As Next Generation Desktop Migration Solution Vendor

Stratusphere and ProfileUnity Enable Seamless Transition to DaaS (Desktop-as-a-Service), Windows 10 Migration and User Experience Improvements for existing VDI Users

LONDON, UK – October 2017 – Liquidware Labs announced Informa has chosen Liquidware Labs Essentials Suite to support moving their colleagues to next generation desktops.

Liquidware Essentials comprises Stratusphere, ProfileUnity and FlexApp; providing visibility and monitoring, user environment management and application layering respectively.

Jonathan Earp, CIO for Informa commented: “We’re pleased to be working with Liquidware Labs Essentials on an implementation that will enhance the quality and visibility of our physical technology estate, and will put in place a solution that continuously monitors and manages the desktop environment and user experience.”.

ProfileUnity is being used to manage migrating the physical desktop estate fully to Windows 10 in a seamless manner. ProfileUnity is also being deployed to migrate users to a virtual Desktop-as-a-Service solution with minimal disruption. FlexApp will be implemented for users on the DaaS solution. Informa worked with Liquidware partner, Fortem IT to deliver the Liquidware Labs Essentials solution.

“In projects like these, close relationships with the customer, partner and vendor - as well as proving the solution will deliver the required business benefits – are paramount. We are delighted that project team within Informa took the decision to implement Liquidware Labs Essentials and we look forward to working with them and Fortem IT to ensure ongoing success as their projects roll out during the course of 2017 and 2018,” declared Chris Akerberg, COO, Liquidware.

“We were delighted to assist Informa in selecting the most appropriate solution to meet their requirements. Our clients are increasingly moving from a physical and fixed to a virtual and flexible workspace, using whichever device they choose. Ensuring the end user experience is optimised and secure is the goal of our Workspace Management team.’’ Stated Steve Whitfield – Director of Enterprise and Security Sales at Fortem IT.

About Informa

Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business operating in the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 100.

About Liquidware

Liquidware Labs™ provides industry leading platform-agnostic desktop solutions for hybrid Windows desktop environments including Citrix® XenApp/XenDesktop, VMware Horizon View®, and physical Microsoft® Windows PCs. Stratusphere™ FIT and Stratusphere™ UX products deliver visibility into desktop environments and support assessment, design, monitoring and diagnostics (Health Checks). ProfileUnity provides just in time delivery of User Profiles, application and user rights management and context-aware policies. ProfileUnity’s FlexApp feature delivers advanced Application Layering. The solutions are available in an extremely cost-effectively priced bundle called Liquidware Labs Essentials. Liquidware Labs products are Citrix Ready, VMware-certified, and are available through a global network of partners. Visit for further information.

About Fortem Information Technology

Fortem Information Technology’s business model is to be your complete technology partner. Our aim is to exceed our customers’ expectations by helping them grow faster and save money through the delivery of IT solutions that actually make a difference. We deliver national and international bespoke solutions, operating out of conveniently-located offices in London and Birmingham.

We help private and public sector organisations to get the best from their IT, delivering and supporting core infrastructure, software, security and networking systems both on-site and in the Cloud. Visit for further information.

Posted: 3rd Nov 2017

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