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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.9

Application Virtualization (App-V) Client
Application Virtualization (App-V) Client Technology

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Description: The Application Virtualization (App-V) Client is a feature of the Microsoft Application Virtualization, which can make applications available to end user computers without having to install the applications directly on those computers. The App-V Client manages the package streaming into cache, publishing refresh, transport, and all interaction with the Application Virtualization servers. Two forms of App-V Client exist, one for desktop operating systems, and one for server operating systems configured for use as Remote Desktop Session Host servers.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.6
Decision Date: 06/19/2020
Aliases: Application Virtualization (App-V) Desktop Client
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Microsoft
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (06/19/2020).