FlexApp Application Layering is a fully integrated solution that leverages profile settings and policies within ProfileUnity, but can also be implemented as a stand-alone solution.
Note: As desktop solutions are constantly in the process of change, Liquidware Labs makes no claims as to the functionality offered by any other competing product. However this chart represents a relevant checklist of the requisite features of an application layering solution and can be used to compare specific other products to FlexApp.
Below is a Comparison Checklist that describes how FlexApp advantages compare to other available solutions.
|Seamless integration with the corresponding ProfileUnity management platform||Yes||No||More Info|
|Point and Click clustering embedded within the solution. No need for separate load balancers or SQL clusters||Yes||No||More Info|
|Directly creating and manipulating the VHD and VMDK files which leads to greater efficiency and optimization without the need for templates||Yes||No||More Info|
|Seamless integration and support for numerous cloud based strategies including CWC and Microsoft Azure||Yes||No|
|FlexApp Layering Filter driver technology is designed to be OS friendly built in the user space leveraging the .NET platform as opposed to other solutions||Yes||No||More Info|
|Transfer layers between VMDK and VHD architectures||Yes||No||More Info|
|The ability to clone individual FlexApp Layers for enhanced update capabilities||Yes||Raw|
|FlexApp Layering provides support for Outlook Indexing, which can be a tremendous user experience benefit for the enterprise||Yes||No||More Info|
|Seamless integration with many platform vendors as opposed to a single platform||Yes||No||More Info|
|Reduced infrastructure overhead, by making fewer inquiries to the hypervisor||Yes||No||More Info|
Opportunity to eliminate “Image Jail” and begin to take advantage of true non-persistence within environments
Note: FlexApp competes with and is a clear alternative to Application Layering products and solutions such as VMware App Volumes and Citrix AppDisks. VMware App Volumes and Citrix AppDisks are not trademarks of Liquidware Labs and it is not our intent to claim these as our own. For more details about how our products compare to a specific competing product, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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