Using ThinApp Packages with Citrix XenApp
Application virtualization is becoming increasing popular. Many vendors are releasing, or have released, application virtualization utilities. Microsoft has SoftGrid, Altiris has SVS, and Citrix has their Application Streaming Client. Application virtualization can be used in conjunction with other technologies such as Citrix XenApp / Terminal Services, Citrix XenDesktop / VMware VDI, or simply workstations you may already have rolled out to your end users, especially Windows Vista.
We’re going to focus on VMware ThinApp and Citrix XenApp, but these benefits would also be applicable to a virtual desktop infrastructure as well.
First, ThinApp applications require no agent software to be installed, can run without administrative permissions and can run from any network share so it’s easy to maintain.
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, BallBlog: Using ThinApp Packages with Citrix XenApp