App-DNA Wins Citrix Best of Synergy Award in Desktop Transformation Category – Two Year Consecutive Award Winner


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 27, 2011 – App-DNA, the global leader in application intelligence, has won the Best of Synergy Award in the Desktop Transformation Category at the Citrix Synergy™ conference. Citrix announced the award at the conference attended by 5000 IT professionals and broadcast to a worldwide audience over the Web.

“Desktop Transformation is pivotal for Citrix customers, and they’re anxious to get results as soon as possible with all of their applications. The Desktop Transformation Award recognizes the technology partner who works with our customers, system integrators and Citrix team to accelerate the deployments and help enterprises see the benefits of new Citrix technologies. App-DNA empowers customers to learn where to start a transformation project, guides the decision making, and ensures confidence in new deployments. App-DNA is a fitting winner for the Desktop Transformation award,’ said Mitch Parker, Vice President, Services, Citrix.

“Citrix users clearly see the value of App-DNA to streamline and transform desktop transformation projects. It is an honor to win a Best of Synergy award for the second year in a row,” said Mike Welling, App-DNA CEO. “It’s an exciting time, App-DNA changes the way enterprises plan, deploy, migrate and manage application issues. Our customers, system integrator partners and technology partners all highly value App-DNA and the AppTitude platform, as this award shows. It is rewarding for the global teams of App-DNA to be recognized again for all of their hard work and dedication.”

This is the second consecutive year that App-DNA has won a category award at Citrix Synergy. In 2010, App-DNA was named overall Citrix Synergy Best of Show award winner after winning the Process Improvement award category. App-DNA is the developer of the AppTitude application intelligence software platform that helps enterprises worldwide save time, cost and risk in managing applications for Citrix XenDesktop® XenApp™, Microsoft App-V, Windows 7, Internet Explorer, VDI and Windows Server 2008 initiatives. App-DNA is a Citrix Synergy Bronze sponsor and one of ten partners in the Simplify Desktop Transformation with Citrix Ready Pavilion.

The pioneering App-DNA AppTitude application intelligence software platform enables the consumerization of IT by reducing the complexity of mapping applications to users. Using application intelligence derived from each application’s DNA, AppTitude combines application insight and business information to guide better decision making for migration projects and new technology initiatives. AppTitude provides automated application testing and remediation, plus the power to integrate user and device information, model delivery options, and automate application preparation. AppTitude combines the “DNA” of applications with data about the end users who need to access those applications and the ways in which they access the application – whether via a laptop, PC, iPad or any mobile device. AppTitude shows the best forward path for delivering an enterprise’s applications to end users.

App-DNA provides a Citrix XenDesktop-based hands-on test drive version of the award-winning AppTitude software, available on the App-DNA website.

App-DNA was named this week to the Everything Channel CRN Top 100 Virtualization vendors list, and has been cited as a Gartner “Cool Vendor” and Network World “Management Company to Watch.” In just three years, App-DNA has grown from a software subsidiary of the Camwood services group to a global independent software vendor. App-DNA has expanded from a staff of just four in April 2008 to a rapidly growing worldwide team based in more than sixteen cities in five countries.