2016-06-29T19:03:00Z

What do you like most about Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops?

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What do you like most about Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops?

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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

Security is a shining point of the Citrix Workspace. Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops is a very robust solution when security is a concern. Furthermore, the content collaboration data-hosting that Citrix integrates with Virtual Apps and Desktops is among the best there is.

2021-04-27T19:03:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The only thing that is really important for me is being able to connect from wherever I am. It is important for me because sometimes I am in places where there are not enough safe conditions to be able to work safely, in terms of security and confidentiality of my data. Being able to access internal resources from a secure platform allows me to work without fearing that my data has been stolen.

2021-01-14T14:20:00Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

In terms of scalability, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops have a lot of technologies baked in there that allow an organization to scale up or down, as required. Further, leveraging Azure for scalability has added value to our organization. For example, pre-COVID-19, we had very few resources in Azure. We had some Virtual Desktops and no application servers. When COVID-19 came along, we knew people were going to be home. We knew that we had to ramp up very quickly. We fully leveraged MCS to be able to scale. Being able to take a single image and build 400,000 Virtual Desktops, all within minutes, was second to none in terms of any other technology out there that we could have used. The scalability to be able to do that in Azure, where we really don't have to worry about storage and compute power because Microsoft does that for us, was fantastic. It was almost like giving our environments steroids. It has been amazing in terms of that scalability. Now, as people start coming back to the office, we can just as quickly scale down so the compute and resource costs in Azure aren't so great anymore.

2020-12-27T09:22:00Z
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Top 20LeaderboardReal User

The Provisioning Services are the most valuable feature. We have Premium licensing, so Provisioning Services is huge for us, along with the Virtual Apps and Desktops part. It allows us to have a vDisk for every region, one that can easily be copied between them if we need to, to limit the amount of updates we have to do.

2020-12-21T06:00:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We can provide tons of applications with different settings, behaviors, and operating systems. It is the same way for the user. Then, we are totally transparent for the user to use a lot of totally different applications, which is the most important part of Citrix today.

2020-12-17T09:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It provides the flexibility of being used on any device which makes the employee experience better, in terms of ease of use.

2020-12-15T08:57:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable feature has to be the non-persistent desktop. If one of my users messes something up and blows away their desktop, it goes back to what it was originally, before they had an issue.

2020-12-10T05:29:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The most valuable feature is the ability to connect to our on-premise applications, through the Workspace app and the Workspace experience.

The user experience when using the solution's technology remotely is good. Our users are able to work and it's seamless. The performance is also good.

2020-10-06T06:57:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable feature is the gateway to a remote connection, to a physical or a virtual PC. Compared to a normal VPN client and connection, the connection via Citrix is more stable and does not consume as much network bandwidth.

2020-10-01T09:58:00Z
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Top 20LeaderboardReal User

Citrix Virtual Apps is the most valuable feature. Many customers use this feature to publish only applications, and not the full desktop. They can publish the internal resource or allow the end-user to reach a site or an application without having the full desktop. That's why they love this feature. It helps them save on resources.

2020-09-30T08:03:00Z
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Top 20Vendor

Citrix is one of the companies that is delivering virtual apps and desktops in a big way. They are mature enough to understand the level of stability required and deliver it.

2020-09-27T04:10:14Z
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Top 20Real User

Among the most valuable features is the Citrix Workspace, which allows us to drive that thin-client connection and the remote control/remote access capabilities. Those things have allowed us to connect an awful lot of people quickly from home and that's obviously helped during the pandemic.

2020-09-23T06:10:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution provides everything in one integrated platform. When it comes to monitoring their solution, it is really easy. We have all the information in one place so we can have the right information at the right moment. We can be proactive when it comes to dealing with performance, maintenance, and security issues.

2020-07-14T08:15:00Z
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The user experience when using the solution's technology remotely is definitely superior to our VPN and/or Windows Remote Desktop. It's a much better user experience for those folks.

2020-07-02T10:06:00Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

You can connect to any printer, and from anywhere you can print documents using a compressed channel. It is easy and the bandwidth is very low.

2019-12-19T06:32:00Z
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Real User

This is a very stable solution which you can feel confident using.

2019-12-19T06:32:00Z
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Real User

Stable product with straightforward setup.

2019-12-19T06:32:00Z
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Top 20Reseller

XenApp is a fast, secure and reliable solution for remote connections that is completely different than and superior to older Windows solutions.

2019-12-16T08:13:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the automatic software upgrades because they take place on only three or four servers, rather than on 50 or 60 machines.

2019-12-16T08:13:00Z
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Real User

The shadow feature is extraordinary and helps a lot when supporting remote users.

2019-07-04T22:17:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I found the ease of deployment, scalability, and security to be to our benefit when supplying virtual applications to our clients.

2016-06-29T19:03:00Z
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