AppSense, a provider of user virtualisation software, has received a $70million investment from Goldman Sachs.
The company, has 1.5 million user licences and 4,000 customers worldwide including British Telecom, ESPN, JPMorgan Chase and United Airlines. It has also partnered with Fujitsu to provide desktop management to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for more than 1,000 locations and 140,000 users in the UK.
Pete Perrone, managing director at Goldman Sachs, will join the company's board of directors. "With the increased mobility of the workforce and the need to be able to access information from any device, Goldman Sachs sees a clear demand for user virtualiation solutions that span multiple desktop delivery methods," says Perrone.