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Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops
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Overview
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops complete desktop environments are hosted virtually. Users connect to these virtual desktops using either inexpensive thin clients or re-purposed PCs. No data is actually stored on the thin client - it's stored in a secure centralized location and can be accessed from anywhere. Red Hat Virtualization is an open, software-defined platform that virtualizes Linux and Microsoft Windows workloads. Built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), it features management tools that virtualize resources, processes, and applications providing a foundation for a cloud-native and containerized future.

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
Casio, Telef‹nica, British Airways
Amway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company25%
Manufacturing Company8%
Government7%
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Government17%
Financial Services Firm17%
University11%
Healthcare Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise42%
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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is ranked 15th in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) while VMware Horizon View is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with 15 reviews. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is rated 0.0, while VMware Horizon View is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Horizon View writes "Stable, with a straightforward setup, but could offer better pricing". Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is most compared with Oracle VDI, Parallels Desktop, Citrix Workspace, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and VMware Workspace ONE, whereas VMware Horizon View is most compared with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion and Citrix Workspace.

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