RemoteApp was introduced in Server 2008 to deploy RDS apps. Those capabilities’ve been expanded in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 into a new framework for deploying RemoteApps, session-based desktops, and virtual machine-based desktops to users called “RemoteApp and Desktop Connection. With RemoteApp and Desktop Connection, administrators can create an aggregated and customized view of RemoteApps and desktops and assign them to users. Users can then access RemoteApps and desktops from RD Web Access portal, or subscribe to a web feed which’ll seamlessly integrate them into a Windows 7 Start menu and automatically update list as published applications and desktops change. Additionally, administrators can deploy RemoteApps and desktops directly to users using a variety of methods.
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