Whitepaper: Microsoft, Altiris and Citrix application virtualization comparison

Ruben Spruijt, Senior Consultant for PQR, wrote a 8 pages comparative overview between Microsoft SoftGrid, Altiris Software Virtualization Solution (SVS) and Citrix Streaming Server (codename Tarpon).

It’s just a comparison of technology approaches, without in-depth evalutation of architectures or performances.
And it’s only partially reliable since the Citrix Streaming Server is still in early development stage, with a planned release for H1 2007, with a subsequent change (introduction of PortICA protocol for Windows) in architecture in H2 2007.
But it may still be interesting for who has no idea of how these products work.

Read it at source.