Citrix hosted share desktops

I have 100 users..50 receptionisits uses application a,b plus adobe reader and ms office suite.
50 call center staff and they use applications a,d,e,f plus Microsoft office suite and adobe.
Also these people do web browsing. All 100 users have home folder in organization to store their documents .

Are these right candidates for using hosted share desktop via xenapp or should they be given virtual desktops..xendesktop

What all Microsoft licenses I need for hosted share desktop model.
Can't I use xendesktop...pooled model where users get VM from a shared pool.
With hosted shared model is it true that we need not think about enabling roaming profile for users as this is a non persistence type scenario.

My receptionists are spread across floors and call centre users spread across 3 locations.I want them to have access to printers in their this setting done at user profile.What needs to be done if tomorrow they move to different office and they need to access printers there
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Session based (Terminal Services or later now called RDS), or VDI (virtual desktops).

Whether you need VDI or Session based (e.g. XenDesktop or XenApp), really depends on your Business Requirements, and user gathering information, the applications that you have listed have been used via Terminal Services/Citrix Thin Client solutions for many years.

You will want to create Roaming Profiles, so users can obtain their personal desktops for either solution (VDI or RDS), you will also want two servers at least for resilience and availability, and hence the reasons for profiles that can be obtained connecting to either server (RDS), or multiple pooled VMs, unless you have static VMs, which is dangerous if a VM should fail, a user cannot login.

Printer's can be handled, by creating Printer Queues, e.g. PrinterA, PrinterB, PrinterC, add users to groups which require access to PrinterA, PrinterB, PrinterC, and then run a net user command at login, the user will be connected to the correct printer, which correct rights.

Also make sure the printers are labelled correctly on each floor, with a LARGE LABEL!

so they know which printer, they are conecte to!

see these Whitepapers, which will explain these items further

(you will need to create a username and password to download the above).

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Sukku13Author Commented:
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