Tools & Technologies Definitions

  • C

    Citrix XenApp

    Citrix XenApp is an application virtualization product that extends Microsoft Remote Desktop Session Host desktop sessions and apps to users via the Citrix HDX protocol. It can run on Citrix XenServer or other server virtualization platforms.

  • Citrix XenClient

    Citrix XenClient is a Type 1 (or bare metal) client hypervisor from software provider Citrix Systems.

  • D

    desktop virtualization

    Desktop virtualization is the concept of isolating a logical operating system instance from the client that is used to access it.

  • L

    Liquidware FlexApp

    Liquidware FlexApp is an application layering technology that stores user or department-specific applications on virtual hard disks or virtual machine disk files and delivers them separately from users' Windows virtual desktops at login.

  • Liquidware ProfileUnity

    Liquidware ProfileUnity is a centralized user environment management tool used to manage virtual or physical Windows desktops.

  • M

    MDOP 2012 (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2012)

    MDOP 2012 (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2012) provides system administrators with a suite of utilities that allow them to perform emergency recovery and management of Group Policies and BitLocker, as well as to manage desktop and application virtualization.

  • Microsoft UE-V (User Experience Virtualization)

    Microsoft User Experience Virtualization (UE-V) is a virtualization tool that enables users to move from one Windows device to another and keep the same operating system (OS) and applications settings. 

  • R

    Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

    Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is an umbrella term for several specific features of Microsoft Windows Server that allow users to remotely access graphical desktops and Windows applications.

  • U

    user environment management (UEM)

    User environment management (UEM) is a technology designed to manage a user's complete desktop experience.

  • V

    VMware Horizon Mirage

    VMware Horizon Mirage is a desktop management tool that centrally manages physical and virtual desktop images.

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