Compare Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs. VMware Fusion

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop with 8 reviews while VMware Fusion is ranked 7th in Virtual Desktop. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 7.6, while VMware Fusion is rated 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, Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS), VMware Workspace ONE and BeyondTrust Remote Support, whereas VMware Fusion is most compared with Parallels Desktop, VMware Horizon View, VMware Horizon 7 and VMware Workstation.
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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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Ranking
2nd
out of 29 in Virtual Desktop
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14,241
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11,644
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
393
Avg. Rating
7.5
7th
out of 29 in Virtual Desktop
Views
3,134
Comparisons
2,954
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
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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. VMware Fusion is a software hypervisor for Macintosh computers. VMware Fusion allows Intel-based Macs to run operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, NetWare, or Solaris on virtual machines, along with their Mac OS X operating system using a combination of paravirtualization, hardware virtualization and dynamic recompilation.
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Software R&D Company30%
Comms Service Provider13%
K 12 Educational Company Or School10%
Media Company8%
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