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Citrix® XenApp™ Platinum Edition for Windows: The Official Guide by Steve Kaplan, Tim Reeser, Brian Casselman, Alan Wood

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CHAPTER 5The Client Environment

In this chapter, we will discuss the three categories of client devices: local devices, remote devices, and hybrid devices. Each of these categories may include some or all of the client device types: thin clients ("toaster" devices such as Wyse or HP terminals or fully locked-down PCs dedicated to running only a web browser and/or Citrix client), desktops or workstations, laptops, and mobile devices running a Palm OS or Windows Mobile OS. We also discuss some of the areas of influence for delivering applications to users and the types of applications to deliver (for instance, when to use desktops versus published applications). Finally, we discuss strategies and provide installation tips not covered by the standard ...

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