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Advanced Layering Technology for Application Delivery

FlexApp Application Layering is an advanced technology, tightly integrated within the ProfileUnity User Environment Management platform. It is a fully integrated solution that leverages profile settings and policies but can also be implemented as a stand-alone solution. ​FlexApp enables Administrators to assign department-level applications to groups of users and, optionally, empower selected users to install their own applications. FlexApp complements application virtualization solutions that use isolation, such as Microsoft App-V and VMware ThinApp. FlexApp application layering is also compatible with many desktop virtualization platforms, including Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View. As enterprises explore Solutions for Cloud and hosted DaaS opportunities, FlexApp can seamlessly integrate with the top platforms in this space, including but not limited to offerings from Amazon, Microsoft and HP. These environments can be kept ultra secure by leveraging ProfileUnity's Application Rights Management features, which eliminate the need to make users full "Local Admins" in order to run or install applications. FlexApp technology supports Application Strategy design, Application Delivery approaches and Application Lifecycle Management. 


Top Reasons Organizations Choose FlexApp Layering

  • Optimized application delivery
  • Lower compute, network, and storage costs of desktops
  • Filter driver controlled communication with the host OS
  • Better desktop performance, at scale
  • Improved end-user experience
  • Seamless integration with ProfileUnity
  • Efficient application update capabilities
  • Higher application packaging success
  • Streamlined application lifecycle efficiency
  • Support for Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
  • Support for Windows Server 2008/12

FlexApp Technology Overview

Because FlexApp layers are packaged and not isolated as in traditional application virtualization solutions, they therefore "look" native to the Windows OS and to other dependent applications. Even complex applications with multiple dependencies, such as Microsoft Office, iTunes, QuickBooks and Adobe Creative Suite, can be delivered successfully via FlexApp, enabling this advanced feature package to support a very wide spectrum of application use cases. Unlike other layering approaches, FlexApp uses an advanced "micro-isolation" feature to resolve application file conflicts, so this solution has a much higher application compatibility rate than other products on the market today.

Liquidware Labs FlexApp Application Layering Architecture



For an in-depth look at FlexApp's technologies and unique approach, as well as how it can deliver applications on-demand to users based on policies and privileges, please review the following resource materials:

Video Resources

Learn more from these informative videos:

Deploying FlexApp Layers Video: All About That FlexApp Application Layering Using Flexapp To Create Layered Disks Hosting Multiple Applications FlexApp Capture Console Installation and Configuration

For More Information

Get detailed overviews of FlexApp functionality, FAQs and relevant use cases in the following whitepapers.

Read ESGs Lab Review of Liquidware Labs Essentials Suite Liquidware Labs FlexApp Whitepaper Liquidware Labs FlexApp Whitepaper Liquidware Labs FlexApp Layering FAQ White Paper