Software2, a global leader in application delivery and deployment, was founded in 2009, to enable universities and other educational institutions to deliver an improved student experience using the latest virtualization technologies.

After recognising that it was becoming increasingly difficult for university IT to deliver all their software to students on any device across campus, Software2 developed AppsAnywhere; an app-store-like solution that brings together all of an organisation’s software into one place, on any device, at a fraction of the cost of traditional VDI solutions.

Today, Software2 is widely recognised as the leading software deployment tool within the Higher Education space, used by notable universities including University of Michigan, Imperial College London and Durham University, with over 1.5 million users in more than 20 countries.

Having successfully serviced a gap in the education market, Software2 have chosen to partner with risual, a Microsoft Gold Partner with a heritage of Microsoft expertise, to help businesses, local government and healthcare services across the UK improve how they deliver and manage software and migrate legacy apps to Windows 10.

risual, winners of Microsoft Partner of the Year 2015 and PSNS (Public Safety National Security) Finalist of the Year 2016, strive to help businesses achieve their full potential by driving digital transformation, enabling them to drive further and continued value and success. risual are experts in all Microsoft technology providing solutions from business case and justification, through implementation, and ongoing world-class managed service. From thought leadership to community activity risual are engaged in driving success for customers across all sectors.

Working closely with Microsoft, Software2’s ambition is to extend the success of universities across all industries, to solve a problem of how organisations deliver apps. The partnership between risual and Software2 will enable customers to invest in a new, bright and efficient solution allowing the organisation to see huge benefits, which will create a more productive, creative and efficient environment.

Callum Hollinsworth, Product Sales Specialist at risual Ltd said “We’re looking forward to working with Software2 with our customers to help them seamlessly move to Windows 10, migrate legacy and troublesome applications, perhaps even in-house written apps, and/or reduce VDI costs. Software2’s proven track record as application deployment experts make them the perfect partner for risual.”

Nick Johnson, co-founder of AppsAnywhere, adds “with the move to Windows 10 we are seeing organisations use this as a time to evaluate how they deliver applications to their users, perhaps they are facing app compatibility issues, want to improve the user experience, or reduce VDI costs. These are all areas where we can help and are excited to start engaging with risual’s customers.”

risual and Software2 are working alongside each other to bring to you a trustworthy relationship and the right support along your digital transformation journey, with a full coverage of integration, deployment and providing you the right access to the right tools. If you wish to find out more information surrounding the Software2 and risual partnership, please contact Callum Hollinsworth (Product Sales Specialist, risual Ltd) callumh@risual.com 07495 518722.