XenApp (Citrix Virtual Apps) Pros and Cons

XenApp (Citrix Virtual Apps) Pros

CitrixVM833b
Citrix/VMware Administrator at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It virtualizes the application on your desktop.
It is user-friendly and easy to use.
The installation and maintenance are good.​
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Yasser Ghonaim
IT Operations Service Delivery Senior Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees
The shadow feature is extraordinary and helps a lot when supporting remote users.
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Dan Withrow
Senior Manager of Engineering at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
I found the ease of deployment, scalability, and security to be to our benefit when supplying virtual applications to our clients.
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it_user311946
Citrix / Virtualization Pre-Sales and Implementation Engg. at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
ICA/HDX optimization policies.
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reviewer272610
Sys Eng at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The scalability is fine. We have about 400 users, who are supported by six staff members. We use the product company-wide throughout 40 different locations, and we currently do not have plans to increase the scale of use.
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DBA5334
‎Database Administrator with 51-200 employees
It has improved delivering applications to remote locations with its lower bandwidth utilization.
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XenApp (Citrix Virtual Apps) Cons

CitrixVM833b
Citrix/VMware Administrator at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
There are many latency and slowness issues, which are things looked after by Citrix.
Scalability depends on the server and the number of users in the organization.
​There have been many issues with stability.
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Yasser Ghonaim
IT Operations Service Delivery Senior Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees
Direct connection of USB devices on the terminals to be used by streamed applications is very important for printing and the usage of token authentication, but the current version does not support this one hundred percent.
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Dan Withrow
Senior Manager of Engineering at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
There are a lot of shortfalls with supporting printing over XenApp.
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it_user311946
Citrix / Virtualization Pre-Sales and Implementation Engg. at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Dependency on server virtualization after v7.x is an issue which I encountered in small environments.
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reviewer272610
Sys Eng at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The monitoring and management is in need of improvement.
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