As today’s IT infrastructure gets more and more mobile, the need to get your applications anywhere and everywhere is growing each day. In order to be indespensable one must be different. What can set your workforce apart from the competition and give your users an edge is the efficiency and flexibility with which you deliver business applications.There are various ways to make this possible and LegaSystems is here to help and assist your business in choosing what application delivery platform will be best for your company.
What is application delivery?
The right application delivery platform could be a virtual solution to all of your enterprise application utilization needs. Instead of every application being installed on each individual machine, you could centralize your applications and distribute them out according to departments or even get as granular as down to the individual user. The applications get installed on a centralizaed system and then gets distributed to either a client device or browser to even a specific environment for many users to access in a secure, controlled fashion.
Benefits of application delivery
Eliminates the need for each individual machine to get a certain application installed
This breaks down barriers on how applications get installed, how users interact with the applications, and improves the ease of application access.
Get your applications virtually anywhere, securely
As long as you have compatible device such as a Windows PC, MAC, tablet, thin client, or a mobile device with a supported client pckage you can acoomplish your work from any location
Session virtualization allows “Hotdesking” – ability to switch from device to device running the same virtualized remote application session
Allows simplified controls of the information your user have access to and capability to share this information outside of you computing environment
Lowers the cost of desktop management and licensing
Eliminate th need for individual desktop management
Reduce the number of concurrent application licenses, thus lowering licensing costs
Streamline application maintenance and updates so you can focus more time on your IT projects or strategic planning and less time on troubleshooting install errors or compatibility problems.
Application Delivery Platforms
App-V takes the approach of providing the easy to use interface, but strives to be the most seamless application delivery system out there when making the end user feel like they are connected to traditional applications. App-V streams the application from an App-V server to to the client in real time.
Citrix’s XenApp is a great balance of easy to use, centralized application access, but at the same time provides a secure environment, links to company resourcces and advanced printing features. XenApp allows application delivery via a web browser, Citrix receiver for iOS and other devices. More info..
Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
Provides a centralized location to get a remote application deployed quickly and allows for a session-based environment to access your own personal desktop or a remote session virtualized on an applications server. App-V integrates with User State Virtualization and allows users to launch incompatible application versions from the same device.