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"The pricing is moderate.""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
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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. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops complete desktop environments are hosted virtually. Users connect to these virtual desktops using either inexpensive thin clients or re-purposed PCs. No data is actually stored on the thin client - it's stored in a secure centralized location and can be accessed from anywhere. Red Hat Virtualization is an open, software-defined platform that virtualizes Linux and Microsoft Windows workloads. Built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), it features management tools that virtualize resources, processes, and applications providing a foundation for a cloud-native and containerized future.
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Bank Alfalah Ltd.Casio, Telef‹nica, British Airways
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm43%
Manufacturing Company14%
Healthcare Company14%
Government14%
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Comms Service Provider24%
Computer Software Company24%
Government8%
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.
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop with 11 reviews while Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is ranked 15th in Virtual Desktop. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 7.8, while Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops 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 Workspace ONE, whereas Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is most compared with VMware Horizon View, VMware Workspace ONE, Parallels Desktop, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and Citrix Workspace.

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