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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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329
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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 Horizon Air simplifies the delivery of Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service. IT can save time and money, without sacrificing enterprise requirements for security and control. End users are more productive, with a complete workspace they can access from any device, anywhere.
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Bank Alfalah Ltd.Wildlands Adventure Zoo, Medic Mobile, IBM, Seventy Seven Energy, Baystate Health, Osis, Oxford University, Columbia University, Siemens, Cardinal Health, Ashdod Port, Vasakronan, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Derby
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop with 8 reviews while VMware Horizon Air is ranked 21st in Virtual Desktop. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 7.6, while VMware Horizon Air 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), Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and VMware Workspace ONE, whereas VMware Horizon Air is most compared with VMware Horizon View and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops.

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