By Debra Perrin Coltoff, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware
With special thanks to Stephane Asselin, Mark Ewert, Dean Flaming, and Jason Marshall for content assistance.
Last summer my family spent a day visiting LEGOLAND Discovery Center in New York. We all loved it, especially the chance to see miniature recreations of some of the world’s most famous cities, all built from LEGO blocks. My kids exclaimed over each tiny bit of landscape. I did as well, enjoying the minute detail in small-scale replicas of places I have visited.
On the ride home we fantasized aloud about how different the world would be if we were able to pop everything apart and snap it together again as easily as LEGO blocks allow. What if a car bumper or faulty light switch were so simple to replace? What if some of our biggest problems could be as quickly solved as snapping LEGO blocks apart, rearranging them, and then snapping them back together again?
For an application management solution that snaps into place as easily as LEGO blocks fit together, integrate VMware App Volumes into your existing Citrix XenDesktop environment.
App Volumes creates a LEGO-style solution in a XenDesktop environment by offering an alternative to per-virtual machine management. By locating applications above the OS, organized into application management containers called AppStacks, specific containers can be made to dynamically “snap” onto the desktops or machines to which they are assigned. Continue reading