Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs VMware Workstation

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 4th in Virtual Desktop with 5 reviews vs VMware Workstation which is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 2 reviews. The top reviewer of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services writes "The app that they provide works off Mac and Windows". The top reviewer of VMware Workstation writes "I like the ability to drag a VM to an additional monitor and utilize VMs on separate windows". Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with VMware Horizon View, TeamViewer and Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS). VMware Workstation is most compared with vSphere, Hyper-V and Oracle VM VirtualBox. See our Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs VMware Workstation report.
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The pricing is a bit steep in my opinion for testing and there are other options.

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13,703
Comparisons
11,011
Reviews
5
Followers
521
Avg. Rating
8.0
Views
24,483
Comparisons
18,566
Reviews
2
Followers
692
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Compared 43% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsRemote Desktop Services
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Overview
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 Workstation transforms the way technical professionals develop, test, demonstrate and deploy software by running multiple x86-based operating systems simultaneously on the same PC. Built on 15 years of virtualization excellence and winner of more than 50 industry awards, VMware Workstation takes desktop virtualization to the next level by giving users an unmatched operating system support, rich user experience and incredible performance.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersBank Alfalah Ltd.Akademiska Hus
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Government
12%
Healthcare Company
12%
Construction Company
7%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Real Estate/Law Firm
9%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Government
7%
Financial Services Firm
7%
Company Size
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
43%
Large Enterprise
43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
27%
Large Enterprise
58%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
25%
Midsize Enterprise
32%
Large Enterprise
43%
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