Virtual application delivery to mobilize your business

XenApp is the industry-leading solution for virtual application delivery, providing Windows apps as secure mobile services.  By centralizing control and security, IT can mobilize the business while reducing costs.

What is XenApp?
How does XenApp empower a mobile workforce? (1:48)

Optimize employee productivity and user experience with Windows apps on demand

XenApp empowers employees by mobilizing five generations of Windows virtual apps for use on any device. Increase business continuity by cutting transaction times of client/server applications by as much as 300% and hosting desktop infrastructure in redundant datacenters.

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop with FlexCast (3:04)

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop with FlexCast technology gives you the flexibility to mobilize Windows apps, refresh desktops cost-effectively, and enable BYO laptops and tablets. It enables enterprise IT to deliver Windows-as-a-Service that's always on, highly secure and seamlessly mobile. Watch this brief video to see how XenApp and XenDesktop with FlexCast technology gives IT everything they need to meet the needs of today's modern, complex workforce—one use case at a time.

Feature details

Any device access with "follow-me apps" from over a billion devices including Mac, iOS, and Android or HTML5 enabled web browser

Enterprise app store for user self-service selection of authorized apps

HDX user experience optimization for multimedia redirection, collaboration, and USB peripherals

HDX Mobile optimizes Windows apps for mobile touch screen environments

Unified Communications optimization reduces latency with local voice and video media processing

Universal Printing services delivers a bandwidth optimized, print-anywhere solution eliminating the need for native drivers


Streamline IT support of BYO devices

IT can meet the growing demand for bring-your-own (BYO) initiatives by delivering apps and desktops as an on-demand service, provisioned in real time rather than the hours of labor required to prepare traditional hardware. Added benefits include improved employee satisfaction, productivity, retention and recruiting.

Receiver - one client for any device (1:39)

Citrix Receiver empowers users with the mobility and flexibility they need to stay productive. Working together with XenApp and XenDesktop, Receiver helps protect mission-critical apps, desktops and data from the risks of unsecure networks and rogue devices, while enabling users to work from any device they choose.

Feature details

Any device access with “follow-me apps” from over a billion devices including Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android or any HTML5-enabled browser

Enterprise app store for user self-service selection of authorized apps

Universal printing services delivers a bandwidth optimized, print-anywhere solution eliminating the need for native drivers

Support for 16-, 32-, 64-bit apps on WS 2008R2/ 2012R2 and WinXP/7/8

Secure corporate access and reduce risk of data loss

Centralize applications in the datacenter to protect intellectual property and sensitive, private information. Granular access policy enforcement reduces the risk of data loss or intrusion through unsecured connections and VPN holes.

Feature details

Centrally secured desktop in the datacenter delivered to any device

Centrally secured apps in the datacenter delivered to any device

High security with multi-factor authentication, and activity logging for compliance support

SmartAccess fine-grained context-based policy controls for scenario-based access restrictions

MDM* (mobile device management) for configuring and securing user mobile devices

ShareFile integration for optimized on-demand, on or off-premises data sync and sharing (ShareFile purchased separately)

* Special promotion includes MDM with Platinum-level license. Expires September 30, 2014.
Decrease Application Management Costs

Decrease application management cost and complexity

Reduce application management costs by as much as 90% by streamlining application deployment and lifecycle management. Eliminate capital expenditures for seasonal workloads or unexpected demand for capacity by deploying in the cloud.

Feature details

Simple to deploy with 5 minute setup and easy-to-use Studio console

Simplify operations with Director helpdesk console and built-in EdgeSight performance analytics

High availability architecture assures that users can always get a login regardless of maintenance or unplanned outages

Hybrid Cloud Provisioning seamlessly flexes or grows from the datacenter to nearly any public cloud

Automated app and desktop thin provisioning - storage optimized single image management

Microsoft AppV integration automatically provisions apps directly from the industry standard app virtualization technology

Integrated Profile Management delivers personalized desktops with single image management

AppDNA app compatibility testing and migration tools

Enterprise scalability for 100,000+ users and 1,000 servers

Open Architecture permits any hypervisor, storage and 3rd party management integration

Microsoft System Center integration streamlines operations and lifecycle management

WAN optimized networking for long distance, limited bandwidth high latency connections (powered by CloudBridge VPX)

NetScaler load-balancing (optional) for 99.999% high availability

Integration with NetScaler HDX Insight (optional) technology for end-to-end network monitoring of end-user experience

XenApp helps solve today’s top IT and business challenges

App Virtualization

Virtual desktops and apps delivered by Citrix meet today’s business demand for anywhere access.

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Business Continuity

Ensure seamless continuity of operations.

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Security and Compliance

Secure confidential business information while maximizing access and collaboration.

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