Compare NComputing vSpace vs. Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS)

NComputing vSpace is ranked 11th in Virtual Desktop while Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is ranked 1st in Virtual Desktop with 14 reviews. NComputing vSpace is rated 0, while Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) writes "Allowed us to centralize our software, making scalability and updates easier". NComputing vSpace is most compared with VMware Horizon View, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and Userful, whereas Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is most compared with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, XenApp (Citrix Virtual Apps) and XenDesktop.
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I recommend testing Parallels and comparing it to your needs. Compare the prices against what you are able to do with the product and its alternatives. Parallels is not a cheap product.We currently use Parallels side-by-side with an Azure cloud-hosted solution. This may be from a lack of product knowledge on my part, but we still need to work out the most effective way to shut down servers outside of hours, thereby reduce hosting costs. I am not entirely convinced Parallels does this well yet.Parallels is a cost effective alternative to Citrix.It justifies the price. In terms of licensing, initially when we got the product it was an unlimited licensing strategy. We knew would grow in the coming years. So initially, we took a plan which had no limit. After a year or so the strategy changed and we were being limited to 105 licenses, that was the minimum... If there was flexibility for increasing the number of licenses that would be great because you never know how much you are going to grow in the next year.Pricing is a little steep.Just compare it to Citrix and you will see the value in it.Comparable performance to Citrix for our use case at a significantly lower cost. Pricing is clear and there are relatively few options or other pricing considerations when compared to similar products. Just be sure not to forget the Microsoft licensing that goes along with a Parallels deployment.Work with the vendor, as this is a fairly new product and they want use cases. Deals can be made.

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11th
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1st
out of 29 in Virtual Desktop
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4,861
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Avg. Rating
8.6
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Overview
vSpace is a fully integrated end to end desktop and application virtualization platform that utilizes NComputing innovations designed to work together to drive efficiencies and cut costs while delivering the features and performance equal to, or better than a dedicated PC user endpoint device. vSpace is the ideal choice for organizations looking to take full advantage of the benefits of Desktop Virtualization, but do not have large budgets or IT staffs to deal with the typical high cost and high complexity associated with acquiring, deploying and maintaining a desktop virtualization solution, making it a perfect fit for the SME, SMB and education markets.ApplicationServer delivers applications, data and virtual desktops from a central location, providing continuous availability, resource-based load-balancing and complete network transparency.
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Sample Customers
The Virgin Islands Department of Education, Kershaw County School District, Orbis Financial Corporation Ltd, Yachana Training Center, Randolph Central Schools, Sisters School District, Maarif Group, Hipsburn First School, Radom Primary School No. 21, Colyton Primary School, Friedrich List School, SBI International Holdings, La Universidad de La Salle, The Universidad Aut‹noma de Coahuila, Amity UniversityArsari Group _ PT Netmarks Indonesia, Izhevsk Elektromekhanicheskiy Zavod (IEMZ) _ Kupol, Abilene Diagnostic Clinic, Fylde Borough Council, YARSTROYREZE LLC, VSK Insurance House, Melenkovsky District of Vladimirskaya Oblast, Sofrigam SA, Antenna International, KingsGate Community Church, Norwegian American Hospital, Island Hotels Group, Medway Council, Medway Council, Voices of September 11th, MacDonald Training Center, Kansas Childrenês Service League, Scope,Next Generation Clubs, WTC Communications, Opera Australia, HSE Integrated, Danier, Bridgwater College, Kern County Mental Health, Tony Tiendas, Spears Manufacturing, Managed Insurance Services Inc., Intuitive Medical Software, M.J. Soffe, Mazda Motors, Israel Military Industries (IMI), Telfair, Upic Solutions, Teleflora, Fisher & Company
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