Citrix FlexCast

Citrix FlexCast is a delivery technology that allows an IT administrator to personalize virtual desktops to meet the performance, security and flexibility requirements of end users. Currently, there are five different FlexCast models available.  

Citrix FlexCast is a delivery technology that allows an IT administrator to personalize virtual desktops to meet the performance, security and flexibility requirements of end users. Currently, there are five different FlexCast models available.  

Hosted Shared - hosts multiple user desktops on a single server-based operating system.

Hosted VDI - provides each user with their own individual desktop operating systems.

Streamed VHD - allows Windows 7, Vista, or XP  desktops to be run locally on an end user’s desktop computer. Desktops are based on a single golden image and provisioned using Provisioning Services.

Local VM – allows Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, or XP desktops to run locally within a hypervisor on the end user’s laptop. The virtual desktop image in its entirety is delivered to the hypervisor to allow for offline connectivity.

On-Demand Apps - delivers Windows applications from the data center.  Allows software applications to be delivered  online or offline. Does not provide end users with a virtual desktop.

 

This was first published in April 2013

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