XenApp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
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Real User
Technical Architect offering Consultancy Services and Technical Governance at Various Clients
May 04 2017

What do you think of XenApp?

Valuable Features Remote access BYOD High performance Feature-rich, full desktop experience • Improvements to My Organization It has enabled remote working from anyplace, anytime, and anywhere It has simplified, secured, and centralized the challenges of O/S deployment across the enterprise. • Room for Improvement They could reduce the number of bugs and fixes required post release. This would ensure a smooth integration with any flavour of hypervisor or cloud provider. • Use of Solution I have been using the product for fifteen years. • Deployment Issues Over the years Citrix has increased the pace in which new versions are released, and often the product has not gone through thorough enough testing so the consultants are left very challenged trying to resolve...
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Consultant
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

What do you think of XenApp?

Originally posted at http://www.robbeekmans.net/citrix/citrix-bring-back-rollup-packs/ Citrix: Bring back the Rollup packs In the past Citrix had several software updates available, these days the options are different. In this short article I explain what has changed and why I think that’s causing issues. In the old days you had: Software Hotfixes Feature packs Rollup packs The Rollup packs used to contain all the hotfixes of a certain period and guarantee that you installed all the hot fixes and your environment was up-to-date again. The Rollup packs would have a list with all the previous hotfixes it included. When we fast-forward to today what Citrix is delivering is: Software Hotfixes Feature Packs As you...
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Real User
System Administrator at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees

What is most valuable?

The stars from this solution are its NetScaler and profile manager.

How has it helped my organization?

This was a breakthrough for us; we reduced our user base from 2000 client machines with Windows OS and all applications installed on all computers and so on, to 40 application servers and 2000 thin clients that don’t need any management. If... more»

What needs improvement?

Many of the improvements that we have identified for this version already appear in the newer version. For this version, we thought they could improve management access to the applications, organization in the console, and revise server... more»
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Real User
System & Network Engineer at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 06 2017

What is most valuable?

* ICA protocol performance on a slow network * Adaptive user constraint in a different user environment * Load balancing and HA

How has it helped my organization?

* This product can reduce the cost of a user environment, but only if all components are included for a migration to a Citrix environment. * A Citrix environment can increase the security by centralizing and controlling the user environment.... more»

What needs improvement?

Citrix needs to ameliorate their administrative panel and provide a tool to add more control in the user Citrix environment. An example is Norskale, recently acquired by Citrix. Actually the user profile can only be modified by third part... more»
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Consultant
Citrix Consultant at a outsourcing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 22 2017

What do you think of XenApp?

Valuable Features: Application virtualization Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) Management and security using NetScalers • Improvements to My Organization: We are using this to allow our users to access applications over a secured, remote environment. It has helped to reduce the outages in our IT infrastructure, especially during server maintenance. • Room for Improvement: The solution needs some improvement to make it more flexible with an easier interface. • Use of Solution: I have been working with this technology for over nine years. • Stability Issues: Initially, we had some stability issues, such as slow logon for users and profile issues. All have been resolved and it is currently running smoothly. • Scalability Issues: We did not have hot-production...
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What is XenApp?

XenApp solves IT challenges with scalable and secure application delivery by providing remote access to Windows apps and data over any network, on any device Ð and now enables employees to access Linux virtual desktops side-by-side with Windows resources for a complete workspace experience. As the only server-based computing solution that is Common Criteria certified and native FIPS 140-2 compliant, XenApp reduces the risk of data loss and prevents unwanted intrusions by delivering virtual apps and data as an on-demand service to users based on location- and device-specific features and security configurations.
XenApp customers
Exelon, Aeronamic, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Alameda County Medical Center, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Aloysius Stichting, Amarchand Mangaldas, AmBev, Amnet Technology Solutions, Arval
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