Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Virtual desktop infrastructure for application delivery

4.26/5 (96 reviews)

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops overview

What is Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops?

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops is a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that enables businesses of all sizes to securely access remote files and documents on a digital workplace from multiple devices. It lets administrators manage mobile workforce, limit user access to specific applications, and receive alerts about potential disruptions.

Features of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops include remote desktop access, content publishing, session watermarking, policy-based access control, multi-factor authentication, trend analysis, Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) alerts, and session recording. It allows businesses to secure application delivery and communication processes using Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption capabilities. Administrators can utilize centralized management consoles to manage the entire virtual infrastructure including servers, licenses, applications, and printers, or machine failures, and generate reports on performance, capacity, and server availability.

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops facilitates integration with various third-party systems such as Microsoft App-V, VMware vSphere, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), ShareFile, and more. The high-definition experience (HDX) technology allows users to collaborate on tasks, minimizing chances of VDI lag times and latency issues.
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Pricing

Starting from
$15/month
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Markets

United States

Supported languages

English
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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops user reviews

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shaik abdul samad irfan

One of the best app which delivers secure Linux desktops and apps single management console for pc

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-03-10
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
The most good running and using tools in real time which can help usn getting connected to the cloud desktops almost all the enterprise application companies prefer to use this tool which make employees to connect to cloud desktop to work. It reduces the cost and increase efficiency on Microsoft azure. It has hdx technology for optimised.user expirence this is the reason the app.is available.on. mobile devices too. Provides virtual desktop to complete our business needs it is secure robust and collectivily cost less. It give employees.the freedom to work from any where while cutting IT costs

Cons
There is no least thing to speak about this. But when this opened in mobile its page seems.loading slow but due to some connectivity issues. and another thing a chnage required is the UI part that can be changed removing the un required options

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Stefanos Evangelou

Citrix VAD review

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-09-03
Review Source: Capterra

Has been a very productive and good learning experience to work with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. I have deployed various versions and editions of the product since XenApp 6+ both in lab/POC as well as in production environments.

Pros
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops is the leader is user desktop virtualization and desktop as a service (daas) services. It provides the ability for true hybrid architectures when combing on-prem with Citrix Cloud (cloud.com).

Cons
Installation is not supported on the Linux operating system. Would love to see Citrix expand their architecture to Linux as a host operating system for Citrix VAD.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Anonymous

Companies are paying Citrix to debug their software

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-10-22
Review Source: Capterra

Fortunately my setup is not as complex so my issues are minimal but my peers in the industry have no shortage of horror stories for me to endure.

Pros
There’s not much to like about this software. It’s a nightmare to troubleshoot since there is no error handling. The product’s documentation is always behind. Citrix rebranded all of their products in hopes that perception would change. It’s just the same crap with a new name.

Cons
Insanely expensive (look at Ericom instead. Best bang for your buck and better designed product overall). Support is not so good. Everything Citrix tries to sell you, the NetScaler will be shoved down your throat.

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Likelihood to recommend: 3/10

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Phani Venkata Sai Bhamidipati

Enterprise software for virtualization of Apps and Desktops

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-10-22
Review Source: Capterra

Its been a great experience over the years and the product keeps maturing over the day and supportability by major cloud providers and hypervisors makes it more favorable for enterprise to adopt the CVAD.

Pros
Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops formerly called as citrix XenApp and XenDesktop is an enterprise software for your organization's virtualization needs of apps and desktops in a simple and secure manner which is compatible with majority of the cloud providers like AWS, Azure and supports on-premise hypervisors like MS Hyper-v, VMware Esxi and Citrix Xenserver. Its easy to deploy and maintain with the help of VM management techniques like Citrix MCS and PVS. It becomes to easy to manage your server work loads and VDI workloads which supports a range of operating systems like WIndows server 2016/2019/2012 for hosted server desktop and application needs, Windows 10/7, linux VDI needs. Overall Citrix is a market leader for virtual apps and desktops based solution for enterprises.

Cons
Licensing costs are slightly on the higher side and frequent updates will make it tougher for enterprises to perform upgrades on a frequent basis.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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Kaleb Gibson

Amazing software for your business needs.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-11-05
Review Source: Capterra

This software is great for my line of work and allows all employees to access the our network on our own computer with individual logins. I really enjoy the functions and the capabilities of this software and I believe you will as well. The customer support is amazing and it's definitely worth the money.

Pros
Citrix has quite a few benefits to it. I use this system daily and it provides a wide range of access to computers in your office but also remotely. You can add it to one device and then utilize it on multiple devices. It also allows for you to have controlled user access depending who you have on your staff. Each user has a unique ID and password and they can also set up their own layout that displays once you login.

Cons
Depending on your size of your company you may experience the network going down, freezing up or sometimes it just quits.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops pricing

Starting from
$15/month
Pricing options
Subscription
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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops is offered across three pricing plans, outlined below.
On-premises- Contact Citrix Systems for pricing details
Stand-alone: $15 per user, per month
Workspace Premium Plus: $25 per user, per month

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Alerts / Escalation
Compliance Management
Monitoring
Reporting & Statistics
Third Party Integration

Auditing (121 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (173 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (111 other apps)
Data Import/Export (164 other apps)
Data Visualization (123 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (124 other apps)
Real Time Data (116 other apps)
Real Time Monitoring (146 other apps)
Search Functionality (116 other apps)
User Management (110 other apps)
Workflow Management (138 other apps)

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Additional information for Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Key features of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

  • Desktop Virtualization
  • Disaster Recovery
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