One of the key features of App Volumes is that it is not restricted to working with just VMware technology and products. As we have already seen, as well as its ability to integrate with VMware Horizon View (both virtual desktop machine delivery and hosted applications), App Volumes complements Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp, and Microsoft RDSH solutions.
In this chapter, we will take a closer look at how to deploy App Volumes to deliver just-in-time applications to a virtual desktop machine delivered by Citrix XenDesktop.
Unlike the VMware Horizon View solution, there is no broker integration to install.
The following diagram illustrates how App Volumes would look within the Citrix XenDesktop architecture:
The Citrix XenDesktop process for logging on to desktops remains exactly as it would in any other Citrix deployment. However, by having App Volumes Agent installed onto the base images of the virtual desktop machines delivered...