Planning to Deploy App-V

You should consider a number of different deployment configurations and prerequisites before you create your deployment plan for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.1. This section includes information that can help you gather the information that you must have to formulate a deployment plan that best meets your business requirements.

App-V 5.1 supported configurations

Describes the minimum hardware and operating system requirements for each App-V components. For information about software prerequisites that you must install before you install App-V, see App-V 5.1 Prerequisites.

App-V 5.1 Supported Configurations

App-V 5.1 capacity planning

Describes the available options for scaling your App-V 5.1 deployment.

App-V 5.1 Capacity Planning

Planning for high availability with App-V 5.1

Describes the available options for ensuring high availability of App-V 5.1 databases and services.

Planning for High Availability with App-V 5.1

Planning to Deploy App-V 5.1 with an Electronic Software Distribution System

Describes the options and requirements for deploying App-V with an electronic software distribution system.

Planning to Deploy App-V 5.1 with an Electronic Software Distribution System

Planning for the App-V 5.1 Server deployment

Describes the planning considerations for the App-V Server components and their functions.

Planning for the App-V 5.1 Server Deployment

Planning for the App-V 5.1 Sequencer and Client deployment

Describes the planning considerations for the App-V Client and for the Sequencer software, which you use to create virtual applications and application packages.

Planning for the App-V 5.1 Sequencer and Client Deployment

Planning for migrating from a previous version of App-V

Describes the recommended path for migrating from previous versions of App-V, while ensuring that existing server configurations, packages and clients continue to work in your new App-V environment.

Planning for Migrating from a Previous Version of App-V

Planning for using App-V with Office

Describes the requirements for using App-V with Office and explains the supported scenarios, including information about coexisting versions of Office.

Planning for Using App-V with Office

Planning to use folder redirection with App-V

Explains how folder redirection works with App-V.

Planning to Use Folder Redirection with App-V

Other Resources for App-V 5.1 Planning