Quoting from Microsoft;
"Server App-V builds on the technology used with Application Virtualization (App-V) by separating the application configuration and state from the underlying operating system running on computers in a data center environment. Server App-V allows for dynamic composition of application and hardware images which can help significantly reduce the number of images that need to be managed."
- You need to deploy an application to a newer version of Windows Server
- Note: Using this tool does not guarantee that your application will work with a newer version of Windows Server. You will need an application compatibility tool for that.
- You need to migrate an application from physical server a to a virtual machine
- You want to leverage VMM Service Templates to deploy a select number of application workloads
- Windows services
- File systems
- Environment variables