Compare Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops vs. XenDesktop

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is ranked 6th in Virtual Desktop with 1 review while XenDesktop which is ranked 5th in Virtual Desktop with 2 reviews. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is rated 8.0, while XenDesktop is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops writes "Manages all our KVM-based virtual machines in a management environment". On the other hand, the top reviewer of XenDesktop writes "An excellent solution for virtual desktops and applications". Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops is most compared with VMware Horizon View, Parallels Desktop and XenDesktop, whereas XenDesktop is most compared with VMware Horizon View, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and VMware Workstation.
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Pros
The improvement to our organization is managing all our KVM-based virtual machines in a management environment.The most valuable features are automated deployment and transparent movement for virtual machines over all our locations.

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The ROI for us has been that when we had Hurricane Harvey last year, Xendesktop came in very handy for us. Even though people had electricity in Texas, many networks were down. Our offices could still get into our network and do work that was needed. It is an excellent virtual office that works anywhere, anytime and anyplace. It is worth our investment.XenDesktop has helped our users to work remotely with a better user experience.

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Cons
The best improvement for oVirt 4.2 is to enable backup features for major backup products of virtual machines.

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Tech support can be slow if you do not receive help from the US representatives.The video conferencing feature needs to be improved.

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It is quite expensive, but so are the competitors on the market.

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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.

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
Casio, Telef‹nica, British Airways Deutsche Bank, Knightec, Sunrise Health, and Emory Healthcare.
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Insurance Company17%
Transportation Company17%
Construction Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
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Financial Services Firm26%
Marketing Services Firm18%
University16%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
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