Azure RemoteApp Retirement Annouced – Citrix XenApp "express" To Take Its Place

By |August 12th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Today Microsoft announced the retirement of Azure RemoteApp: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/08/12/application-remoting-and-the-cloud/ Azure RemoteApp will be replaced by a new Citrix offering - Citrix XenApp "express" service - hosted in Azure. The new offering is supposed to combine the simplicity of Azure RemoteApp (ARA) with better app provisioning and delivery, and more monitoring and security features. I think this is a good move by Microsoft. ARA was a great start and Citrix will build on this and make the V2 of this vision even better. Here are the timeline details that are out now: While new purchases will continue until October 1st, 2016, [...]