Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs. XenDesktop

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 5 reviews vs XenDesktop which is ranked 4th in Virtual Desktop with 6 reviews. The top reviewer of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services writes "The app that they provide works off Mac and Windows". The top reviewer of XenDesktop writes "The most valuable feature to me as IT is that the disk is non-writable". Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with VMware Horizon View, TeamViewer and Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS). XenDesktop is most compared with VMware Horizon View, Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services. See our Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs. XenDesktop report.
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5
Followers
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8.0
Views
10,126
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4,670
Reviews
6
Followers
356
Avg. Rating
8.7
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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.

With Citrix XenDesktop, you can mobilize your business by deploying virtual desktops and Windows apps onto mobile devices. Powered by XenApp, XenDesktop is capable of delivering entire desktops or even just the applications to any type of device. Not only is the solution non-device specific, but it also optimizes the virtual desktop/apps for each type of device and network, and supports touch technology.

XenDesktop enables IT to centralize security and control, and also to reduce IT costs through virtualization. The solution is simple to deploy and manage, and contributes towards increased employee productivity.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersBank Alfalah Ltd. Deutsche Bank, Knightec, Sunrise Health, and Emory Healthcare.
Top Industries
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Government
12%
Healthcare Company
12%
Construction Company
7%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company
18%
Transportation Company
18%
Construction Company
9%
Local Government
9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
23%
Transportation Company
15%
Comms Service Provider
8%
Healthcare Company
8%
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%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
21%
Midsize Enterprise
33%
Large Enterprise
46%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
23%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
58%
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