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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Summary

In this chapter, we have seen that we can use RD RemoteApp to offer individual applications to users rather than a whole desktop so they can use it without installing on the physical device they are using. This can be considered to be one form of application virtualization. We also saw that we can deploy applications to our virtual desktops with App-V so that they don't need to be installed and can be targeted at specific users; also, by doing this, we have a single point of management for updating them. However, App-V is not part of Windows; it is part of MDOP, and that is only licensed for customers who have signed up to Microsoft's Software Assurance program. Licensing is perhaps the hardest part of VDI to understand, and that is what ...

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