Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs VMware Horizon View

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 5 reviews vs VMware Horizon View which is ranked 4th in Virtual Desktop. The top reviewer of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services writes "The app that they provide works off Mac and Windows". Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with VMware Horizon View, TeamViewer and Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS). VMware Horizon View is most compared with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, XenDesktop and VMware Player.
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Reviews
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Followers
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Also Known AsRemote Desktop ServicesHorizon View
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OverviewRemote 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 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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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersBank Alfalah Ltd.Amway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Government
12%
Healthcare Company
12%
Construction Company
7%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
REVIEWERS
Government
23%
Healthcare Company
15%
University
15%
Cloud Provider
15%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Transportation Company
16%
Financial Services Firm
14%
University
11%
Comms Service Provider
9%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
29%
Midsize Enterprise
29%
Large Enterprise
43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
27%
Large Enterprise
58%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
25%
Midsize Enterprise
13%
Large Enterprise
63%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
19%
Midsize Enterprise
23%
Large Enterprise
58%
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