What is Citrix XenApp Enterprise Edition?

The XenApp Enterprise Edition provides the following on top of the XenApp Advanced Edition features.

Linux Hosted Shared Virtual Desktops

Red Hat Linux and SUSE Linux virtual machine desktops can now be delivered using XenApp and XenDesktop architecture from a single virtual instance, in the same way XenApp can deliver multiple sessions of Windows Server 2012.

VM Hosted Apps

Uses a separate virtual machine where applications are installed and then accessed using XenApp. This can be used in areas where applications are incompatible with later versions of Windows and require older versions such as Windows XP.

HDX Mobile

HDX Mobile technology optimizes connections from mobile devices to XenApp and XenDesktop infrastructure. From improving network connectivity, graphics/multimedia compression to integrating with device features such as GPS.

Citrix HDX RealTime Optimization Pack

Optimizes the delivery of voice, video and collaboration features of Skype for Business, Lync and Office 365.

Custom Delegated Administration

Administration tasks can be delegated to different administrator roles, allowing control of defining exactly how much a particular type of administrator can manage in Citrix Studio.

Configuration Logging

By enabling configuration logging, configuration changes to published applications and desktops can be monitored, ensuring IT are aware when changes were made and who made the changes.

Hybrid Cloud provisioning

Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) can be utilized, allowing desktops to be deployed into the cloud from the Citrix Studio infrastructure.

Microsoft Azure integration

Workloads from XenApp and XenDesktop can be provisioning into the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, to provide Hybrid Cloud capability.

Amazon Web Services integration

Citrix Studio allows integration with AWS, to allow provisioning of desktop and application workloads.

CloudPlatform integration

Citrix Studio allows integration with CloudPlatform, to allow provisioning of desktop and application workloads.

Central image management of XenApp Servers

By using Provisioning Server, a master image can be developed and used to create further XenApp servers, identically to the master image. Saving time on deployment of XenApp servers.

Microsoft System Centre integration

By using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), pooled desktops and server images can be managed as well as utilising SCCM’s tools and reporting.

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