session virtualization

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session virtualization

A thin client environment in which the OS and applications run in the server and are shared with multiple users at terminals. Also called "hosted application delivery" and "shared sessions," Microsoft's Terminal Services, Remote Desktop Services and Citrix's XenApp are examples of this architecture. See thin client, Remote Desktop Services, Terminal Services and Citrix XenApp.
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0 is the first solution for end user experience assurance that covers virtual desktop platforms such as VMware VDI and Citrix XenDesktop, on-demand hosted application delivery platforms such as Citrix XenApp or Microsoft Terminal Services, application virtualization delivery systems such as Microsoft App-V, VMware ThinApp and Symantec Altiris SVS, and applications delivered through cloud computing.
Although the demand for managed application hosting provision is increasing, the hosted application delivery model faces twin pressures from competing application delivery models and an escalation in operation costs.
SMB organizations now truly understand the clear advantages of hosted application delivery for software solutions like Microsoft Exchange," said Alex Yevelev, Vice President of Web Direct Sales for Apptix.
Moreover, Everypath's entire customer base, including enterprises in other key verticals such as industrial products, consumer goods and finance will be able to take advantage of new application technology made possible through the NoInk acquisition, including hosted application delivery.