Enterprises are rapidly adopting Microsoft Office 365 to lower infrastructure costs and increase flexibility within a new, mobile workforce. With this move, enterprises are challenged with application delivery, management, device diversity, and complex migrations. Together, Citrix and Microsoft redefine the way enterprises deliver a superior employee experience through Office 365 — across any device, any platform — with increased security and management. Businesses can empower employees like never before. For over 25 years, Citrix and Microsoft have pioneered and driven the desktop and application virtualization experience.
Although all editions can be utilized within a XenApp or XenDesktop solution, when choosing between Office 365 editions Citrix recommends a minimum of Office 365 Business Premium while Office 365 Enterprise E3 or higher is highly recommended for their broader analytics and capabilities. Historically, the most common applications delivered via Citrix XenApp is Microsoft Office for its ability to provide the user with the latest version of Office with the best user experience. With Office 365 ProPlus, the value of Citrix XenApp has not changed. In order to properly delivery Office 365 to users, the following recommendations are provided to give the user the best experience without causing a significant impact to the underlying infrastructure.
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