Citrix: Are Browser Updates Breaking Your Apps? Stop the Update Cycle!
Web and SaaS apps were supposed to make things easier, right? Create a platform-independent application that runs in a free browser that anyone can access. Turns out, browser-based apps can raise just as many problems as traditional client apps.
Often times, they’re designed to run not only in a specific browser, but in an exact version of that browser. Think about all of the apps you’ve seen that were designed for IE7, only to learn that they won’t run in Chrome or even IE8 or 9. With users choosing their favorite browser—IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari or the new Edge browser—you get caught in the endless cycle of updating apps every time a new browser is released. It doesn’t have to be this way.
Break the cycle, not the apps
Browser-based apps are the most frequently virtualized app in XenApp for a reason. With XenApp, you publish the app in the right browser and with the right plugins and it opens right away for every user, no matter what device they choose.
Read the entire article here, Are Browser Updates Breaking Your Apps? Stop the Update Cycle!
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.