What are some alternatives?
When comparing VMware ThinApp and Navisite Desktop as a Service, you can also consider the following products
Cameyo - Cameyo is a software program that can turn another piece of software into a portable app. This allows individuals to use a browser to run programs on a Windows system without installation.
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops - Virtual desktop infrastructure for application delivery
Sandboxie - Sandboxie is a program for Windows that is designed to allow the user to isolate individual programs on the hard drive.
Amazon WorkSpaces - Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed desktop computing service in the cloud.
Deep Freeze - DESCRIBING DEEPFREEZE SOFTWARE Deepfreeze, by Faronics, is an application that solves a unique problem that many companies have these days; it prevents an end user from making permanent changes to important system/administrative files.
V2 Cloud - V2 Cloud is the simplest and fastest Cloud Desktop that you can install on your computer to remotely connect to your virtual workspace.