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Virtualizing Internet Explorer, what works?

Today many enterprises are struggling with their Internet Explorer implementation. You know what works today but what happens if you change the Java version or even worse, the version of Internet Explorer? Updating your browser implementation is many times almost as complex and risky as migrating to a new Operating System. ThinApp offers it-departments around the globe help with their browser implementation. By virtualizing your browsers and by using our URL redirection feature called ThinDirect you can have specific configurations of browsers with dependencies on a per web application basis. This allows it-departments to break loose from the complexity of browsers. You can now have latest greatest browser locally installed while your users can still use older version/versions of the browsers. ThinApp packages executes locally on the end-user’s computer, side by side with the native browser, no infrastructure required.

Before you get started please have a look at our official Virtualizing Internet Explorer Support Policy to see which scenarios are expected to work and are support by VMware: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2069870

Blog posts regarding virtualizing Internet Explorer: http://blogs.vmware.com/thinapp/applications/internet-explorer

ThinDirect info: http://blogs.vmware.com/thinapp/2010/08/vmware-thinapp-46-whats-new.html and http://blogs.vmware.com/thinapp/?s=thindirect

ThinDirect demo video: http://vimeo.com/14472218