Compare BeyondTrust Remote Support vs. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

BeyondTrust Remote Support is ranked 4th in Remote Access with 1 review while Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 3rd in Remote Access with 8 reviews. BeyondTrust Remote Support is rated 10.0, while Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of BeyondTrust Remote Support writes "Easy to deploy, has good performance, good pre and post-sales support, and is an undisputed global leader". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services writes "It's predictable but they need to develop ´╗┐´╗┐better support for remote desktops for alternative platforms". BeyondTrust Remote Support is most compared with TeamViewer, Check Point Remote Access VPN, ServiceNow, ConnectWise Control and Dameware Remote Support, whereas Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with TeamViewer, VMware Horizon View, Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS), VMware Workspace ONE and GoToMyPC.
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Customer satisfaction went up by 40 percent and productivity for my staff went up by 30 percent.

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You can't compete with TeamViewer or any other similar products. It's completely in a class of its own.

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The most valuable feature is the remote application access.In terms of the valuable features, I like the profile, the new version is really good.The most valuable features are the desktop session and desktop virtualization.The most valuable feature is that it gives me full accessibility to my servers.The most valuable features are availability and security.I like that it works. In most cases, it's predictable. You know what you get.It's almost an out of the box function once you have installed the other components.It is a stable product.

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The billing team was poor when fixing their billing mistake and customer service was missing in action.

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It lacks voice integration like the other products because they need the compression to support that large amount of concurrent sessions. We've had to sacrifice voice.

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There are problems with using Microsoft Teams within a virtual desktop on a mobile device.The DB card needs improvement. I have a lot of experience with other competitors and Citrix is better than VMware and Microsoft. Citrix has more extensive features.My customers are worried that the RDP protocol can be easily compromised and would like the option to use an alternative like Blast.Security in the connection between us and our clients' servers is something that can be improved.We are searching for a product with better remote access and remote sessions.Microsoft still has some really bad remote desktop appliance for Mac.In the next release, I would like to see better performance over slower networks, and integration with Linux, but this is something that we're going to get out of Microsoft in terms of a unified solution.We find the services are not as transparent as we would like for our integration with Citrix.

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While LogMeIn Rescue is a great product and a leader in the industry, it's way pricey. Price is the most negative thing about LogMeIn Rescue.Right now, I'm using ScreenConnect, which is about $45 per technician. Unless I buy LogMeIn with a large license and commit for the long-term and prepay, I will have to pay almost $120 per user a month. It's almost three times the price over the normal price for ScreenConnect, which is very similar in regards to all of the features that LogMeIn Rescue can do.

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It will probably cost about $500 USD to get the resources set up in the cloud.The solution has a perpetual license and it is purchased upfront.The pricing is moderate.

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Also Known As
Bomgar Remote Support Remote Desktop Services

LogMeIn Rescue delivers unparalleled remote IT support technology that allows enterprises to better manage mobile remote support and remote desktop support helping users across PC, Mac, iOS, Android support and more. Features include remote computer access, mobile app support, and the exciting Rescue Lens interactive video support feature that allows support technicians to see exactly what the end user can see. LogMeIn Rescue is truly on the cutting edge of the remote technical support industry.

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BeyondTrust Remote Support (formerly Bomgar Remote Support) is the #1 solution for organizations that need to securely access and support any device or system, anywhere in the world. Technicians using Remote Support can quickly connect to, view, and control remote systems and devices, chat and collaborate with end-users or other technicians, all while improving remote access security. Organizations in all vertical markets around the globe use Remote Support to deliver superior support services and reduce threats to valuable data and systems. BeyondTrust is privately held and headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices and channel partners around the world. Connect with BeyondTrust at, the BeyondTrust Blog, or on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Get a free trial of Remote Support at

Remote Desktop Services is a server role in Windows Server that provides technologies that enable users to access session-based desktops, virtual machine-based desktops, or applications in the data center from both within a corporate network and from the Internet. Remote Desktop Services enables a rich-fidelity desktop or application experience, and helps to securely connect remote users from managed or unmanaged devices.
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Sample Customers
Lenovo, HTC, 3M, Accenture, IBM, HP, General Electric, Make-A-Wish, Vodafone, Zero Motorcycles, Arise, Fuji Xerox, Endsleigh Insurance, Fordham University, Hologic, Meineke, Motorola, Toyota, and more.InterContinental Hotels Group, Williams-Sonoma Inc., eBay, Carbonite, Computer Sciences CorporationBank Alfalah Ltd.
Top Industries
Healthcare Company29%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Manufacturing Company14%
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company6%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
Consumer Goods Company17%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Computer Software Company29%
Media Company10%
K 12 Educational Company Or School10%
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School10%
Media Company8%
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