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"Simplicity of the interface is a valuable feature.""Its price and ease of use are the most valuable. It is simple and has good performance."

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"I haven't faced any inconveniences working with this solution. It is very easy to use."

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"If the solution crashes, then all the customers connected through that agent, lose their session.""Generally, it is a very good solution. The main thing that I would improve is their presence here in Mexico. They don't have strong local support here in Mexico. They should have a worldwide presence so that we don't have to do everything through the people in the US. The initial setup was a little bit complex because we were migrating from Citrix. For customers who are migrating from another platform like VMware or Citrix, it would be great if they can provide an automated migration solution."

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"The price should be reduced."

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Top Answer: Its price and ease of use are the most valuable. It is simple and has good performance.
Top Answer: Generally, it is a very good solution. The main thing that I would improve is their presence here in Mexico. They don't have strong local support here in Mexico. They should have a worldwide presence… more »
Top Answer: I haven't faced any inconveniences working with this solution. It is very easy to use.
Top Answer: The price should be reduced. Visio stencils must be made available for technical documentation.
Top Answer: Our primary use case for VMware Workstation is testing. We also provide some online services on VMware ESXi.
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Overview
ApplicationServer delivers applications, data and virtual desktops from a central location, providing continuous availability, resource-based load-balancing and complete network transparency.
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
Arsari 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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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government18%
University18%
Local Government9%
Construction Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider24%
Computer Software Company17%
Educational Organization10%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company22%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company6%
Company Size
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Small Business40%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise50%
REVIEWERS
Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise38%
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Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is ranked 6th in Virtual Desktop with 2 reviews while VMware Workstation is ranked 4th in Virtual Desktop with 1 review. Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is rated 10.0, while VMware Workstation is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) writes "An excellent, simple interface for our customers; allows use of any browser on any platform". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Workstation writes "Very usable with great virtualization ". Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is most compared with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, VMware Horizon View, NVIDIA GRID and Inuvika, whereas VMware Workstation is most compared with VMware vSphere, VMware Horizon View, Hyper-V, KVM and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.

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