Citrix Profile Management is a software component that provides an easy and reliable way to manage user profiles in Windows environments. It was developed to solve some of the well-known problems of Windows roaming profiles and provide users with faster logons and logoffs.
Some third-party profile management solutions such as RES Workspace Manager, AppSense, and so on are available. A good comparison is available in the User Environment Management Smackdown whitepaper (http://www.pqr.com/user-environment-management-smackdown).
XenApp 7.5 includes the new Version 5.0 of Citrix Profile Management, and it is installed by default when you install the Virtual Delivery Agent, as shown in the following screenshot:
The main features of Citrix Profile Management are as follows: