MS APP-V News
July 11, 2016
Microsoft's launch of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on Aug. 2 includes new enterprise tools and features, but Windows 10 Pro customers may be disappointed.
May 22, 2013
Citrix has officially ceased development and support for its Application Streaming feature, and has directed IT pros to use Microsoft App-V instead.
September 09, 2009
IT shops that upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2 will get a bonus from Microsoft. The software vendor will include its application streaming technology in the license for free.
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XenApp and XenDesktop 7.7 include integration with Microsoft's Skype for Business, Azure and App-V. Learn about those updates and the new features ahead in version 7.8. Continue Reading
Microsoft App-V is a tool IT administrators can use to virtualize and stream applications to users from a centrally managed location. Continue Reading
In order to ensure successful App-V deployment and get the most out of application virtualization, users should study up on App-V’s server and client-side components. Continue Reading
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Selecting a desktop virtualization method is a difficult decision for any IT admin. It's important to consider efficiency and user experience to make the best choice. Continue Reading
Windows isn't going anywhere, but its role in desktop virtualization is changing. Users want their apps, and there are plenty of ways to deliver them rather than full Windows virtual desktops. Continue Reading
Microsoft App-V, Citrix XenApp and VMware ThinApp are among the most tried and tested platforms for virtualizing and publishing apps. Discover the ins and outs of each product to see how they compare to each other. Continue Reading
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Windows isn't going away any time soon, but that doesn't mean businesses still need to deliver full Windows desktops to their users. Application streaming, virtualization and remoting (also known as publishing) might actually be better fits in some cases.
As an operating system, Microsoft's Windows may never go away. Too many applications run on it, and without that foundation, the apps just wouldn't work. But Windows desktops as we know them are on the decline, especially in virtualization shops. It's no longer necessary to deliver a whole -- sometimes cumbersome -- desktop to users when all they need are a few virtual or published applications. Streamlining the process of delivering those applications not only improves the user experience, but it makes application management a lot easier for IT administrators.Continue Reading
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Application virtualization can simplify upgrading and management. Just remember, streaming and remote apps are two different things. Continue Reading
The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack can help you mange, control and deploy client software -- and it could save you money. Continue Reading