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"It is stable, easy to scale, and provides secure remote access.""The most valuable feature is connectivity. The remote connection is the reason we are using this solution.""The ease of access and the confidentiality and security that it provides is what we like best.""The price and user interface are great.""The most valuable feature is the seamless application edition with the low-level network bandwidth because we have between 10 and 15 sites in France with a low level of communication needs. We need to deploy our main application, the ERP system, and we needed an efficient solution to provide a solution to the remote sites, with very small links between the data center and the remote site."

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"Managing all operating systems in a single environment helped a lot in organizing and integrating it.""The solution is very user friendly.""Great sorting feature to create UI on demand.""The most valuable features are Instant Clones and AppStacks.""The most valuable features are that it is easy to use and easy to manage.""It is easy to maintain."

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"The product is currently not working well in hosting conferencing software like Zoom, Team, and Salon.""This solution is resource-intensive, it takes a lot of Bandwidth and a lot of the resources of the server.""When there are technical issues, sometimes we can't get on the cloud.""The initial setup is very complex.""The application is now very complex. We started with Citrix on PCs. Now, to access the same application, we need to have a StoreFront Server, the Delivery Controller, and Citrix License Server. It's now very complex."

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"The initial startup costs for this solution are relatively high.""The solution is very expensive.""Deployment and configuration could be simplified.""Technical support is only average and can be improved.""In the future, I would like to see better support for application virtualization.""User profiles are something that needs to be improved."

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"We don't have a lot to compare it to, but we certainly think whatever we pay is worthwhile at this point in time. It's very reasonable."

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"Licensing and hardware outsourcing is expensive, but can be cost-effective in the three to five-year range."

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Top Answer: It's a mature product - it works well and is supported well. Having all our desktops and data in one place - data center - makes life so much simplier.
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Only Citrix offers the most complete and integrated workspace to enable people to securely access their apps, desktops and data from anywhere. With the new Workspace app, you get complete choice of device, cloud and network, while maintaining IT security and control—even over corporate SaaS and web apps. Built on trusted Citrix solutions for Windows app and desktop delivery, device security, secure file sync and sharing, network security, and intelligent analytics, Citrix Workspace offers unmatched experience, choice, and security.

VMware Horizon View, previously known as VMware View, is a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that provides users with virtual and mobile desktop management, flexible access, an optimal end-user experience and cloud computing. Horizon View also provides increased control and security of the desktop environment.

End-users get to be more productive and enjoy the flexibility of accessing their desktop environments from many locations and devices, while IT remains in control of policies and security.

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Lucas Metropolitan Housing AuthorityAmway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm5%
Manufacturing Company4%
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University15%
Government15%
Healthcare Company15%
Transportation Company8%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise46%
Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix Workspace vs. VMware Horizon View and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
457,459 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Citrix Workspace is ranked 5th in Virtual Desktop with 5 reviews while VMware Horizon View is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 7 reviews. Citrix Workspace is rated 8.4, while VMware Horizon View is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Citrix Workspace writes "Easy to setup and deploy, scalable, with good connectivity for remote connection". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Horizon View writes "User friendly with good documentation and easy to configure". Citrix Workspace is most compared with VMware Workspace ONE, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, VMware Horizon Cloud and Sangfor aDesk VDI, whereas VMware Horizon View is most compared with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion and VMware Horizon 7. See our Citrix Workspace vs. VMware Horizon View report.

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