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"The solution has a perpetual license and it is purchased upfront.""It will probably cost about $500 USD to get the resources set up in the cloud.""Although not an expensive product, pricing is always something that can be improved.""It's not an expensive solution.""It's not an expensive product."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the remote application access.
Top Answer: It will probably cost about $500 USD to get the resources set up in the cloud.
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2nd
out of 26 in Virtual Desktop
Views
15,810
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
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Rating
7.8
16th
out of 26 in Virtual Desktop
Views
664
Comparisons
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Overview
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. NVIDIA GRID is a technology for sharing virtual GPUs (vGPUs) across multiple virtual desktop and applications instances. You can leverage the full power of NVIDIA data center GPUs to deliver a superior virtual graphics experience to any device, anywhere. The NVIDIA GRID platform offers a high level of performance, flexibility, manageability, and security - offering the right level of user experience for any virtual workflow.
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Sample Customers
Bank Alfalah Ltd.Austin Community College, BLDD, Butler County Community College, City of Round Rock, City of Waukesha, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm43%
Manufacturing Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Government14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider24%
Government7%
Educational Organization6%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise38%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and others in Virtual Desktop. Updated: January 2021.
455,108 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop with 10 reviews while NVIDIA GRID is ranked 16th in Virtual Desktop. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 7.8, while NVIDIA GRID is rated 0.0. 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". On the other hand, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with TeamViewer, VMware Horizon View, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) and VMware Workstation, whereas NVIDIA GRID is most compared with Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS), VMware Horizon View, VMware Workstation and Parallels Desktop.

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