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Horizon 7 allows IT to deliver virtual or RDSH published desktops and applications through a single platform to end users. These desktop and application services— including RDS hosted apps, packaged apps with VMware ThinApp, SaaS apps, and even virtualized apps from Citrix—can all be accessed from one unified workspace to provide end users with all of the resources they want, at the speed they expect, with the efficiency business demands.

VMware Player, or VMware Player Plus, is described by VMware as the easiest way to run a virtual machine on Windows or Linux PCs in a commercial environment. If you want to deliver a managed desktop to your employees, customers, students, contractors, or partners, then this virtual desktop solution is the way to go.

VMware Player provides the most advanced virtualization platform available, which is capable of supporting even extremely demanding applications. Even though the platform is so advanced, the user interface is simple and easy-to-use.

There is seamless integration with Windows XP and Windows XP applications even if the machine itself is a Windows 7 PC, a Windows 8 PC, or even Linux-based. It also gives your IT person the capability of restricting the virtual machines by requiring runtime passwords, adding an expiration date, blocking USB devices, or encrypting the machines. By using VMware vCenter Converter, VMware Player can even convert old machines into virtual machines without you needing to re-configure or re-install any applications.

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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and others in Virtual Desktop. Updated: October 2020.
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VMware Horizon 7 is ranked 8th in Virtual Desktop with 3 reviews while VMware Player is ranked 12th in Virtual Desktop. VMware Horizon 7 is rated 7.6, while VMware Player is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of VMware Horizon 7 writes "An easy initial setup with a good unified gateway and very good technical support". On the other hand, VMware Horizon 7 is most compared with VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Horizon View, VMware Horizon Cloud, VMware Fusion and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, whereas VMware Player is most compared with VMware Horizon View, Parallels Desktop, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion.

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