Compare VMware Fusion vs. VMware Horizon View

VMware Fusion is ranked 8th in Virtual Desktop while VMware Horizon View is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 2 reviews. VMware Fusion is rated 0, while VMware Horizon View is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Horizon View writes "The ability to reliably virtualize desktops and support them. Simple to say, but complicated nonetheless. ". VMware Fusion is most compared with Parallels Desktop, VMware Horizon View and VMware Horizon 7, whereas VMware Horizon View is most compared with XenDesktop, VMware Workstation and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services.
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11,556 views|9,649 comparisons
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Ranking
8th
out of 29 in Virtual Desktop
Views
3,081
Comparisons
2,910
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
3rd
out of 29 in Virtual Desktop
Views
11,556
Comparisons
9,649
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
481
Avg. Rating
9.0
Top Comparisons
Compared 61% of the time.
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Compared 9% of the time.
Compared 33% of the time.
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Overview
VMware Fusion is a software hypervisor for Macintosh computers. VMware Fusion allows Intel-based Macs to run operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, NetWare, or Solaris on virtual machines, along with their Mac OS X operating system using a combination of paravirtualization, hardware virtualization and dynamic recompilation.

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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NetAppAmway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.
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REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company17%
Government17%
University17%
Financial Services Firm8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company22%
Media Company13%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm9%
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