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Top Answer: Everything is fine as far as our implementation goes.
Top Answer: We just bought the perpetual licensing for the Microsoft Virtual Server.
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Overview
The most cost-effective server virtualization technology is now available as a free download. Virtual Server is a key component of any server consolidation strategy. Increase hardware utilization and cut power costs while enabling your organization to rapidly configure and deploy new servers.
VMware ThinApp accelerates application deployment and simplifies application migration with agentless application virtualization. Deploy ThinApp packages on "locked-down" PCs and allow end users to run their favorite applications without compromising security. ThinApp eliminate application conflicts by isolating applications from each other and the underlying OS into a single executable file that can be easily deployed to many endpoints.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix, Parallels, Microsoft and others in Application Virtualization. Updated: June 2021.
509,820 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Microsoft Virtual Server is ranked 4th in Application Virtualization with 3 reviews while VMware ThinApp is ranked 5th in Application Virtualization. Microsoft Virtual Server is rated 8.6, while VMware ThinApp is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Virtual Server writes "Good availability and great for running exchanges and managed services". On the other hand, Microsoft Virtual Server is most compared with Inuvika, whereas VMware ThinApp is most compared with Microsoft App-V, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Numecent, Inuvika and Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS).

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