Why does your enterprise need application packaging and virtualization?
Application management for desktops and servers is expensive and challenging for corporates. This creates the need for revolutionary application management techniques such as application packaging / re-packaging. More robust than the earlier ones, this technique enables enterprises administer the environment more efficiently, with reduced end user support and minimal business disruptions.
Application virtualization on the other hand, is a new packaging technology which, unlike the traditional MSI-based packaging mechanism, decouples application from the underlying Operating System (OS). Application virtualization does not actually install the application to a local machine. It executes applications in their own dedicated virtual environment popularly known as the “bubble.” Since applications reside in their dedicated bubbles, no two virtualized applications see each other and conﬂicts between them are reduced.
Application packaging strategy helps enterprises reduce their administrative / support cost and standardize the environment by maintaining corporate standards / processes. This enables easy installation / conﬁguration / upgrade / patches with less administrative support.
The ﬁgures show the cost beneﬁts and administrative support effort between the implementation of pre-packaging and post-packaging. The ﬁgures might change based on their environment / process / standards / implementation on software life cycle management.
Mindtree has vast experience in building / customizing solutions, including applications, for workstation / server migrations.
The key highlights of our customer solutions in the cost-effective, high quality factory model are: