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"Licensing and hardware outsourcing is expensive, but can be cost-effective in the three to five-year range.""This solution is expensive. A lot of companies in Mexico find that the price is too high."

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Top Answer: It's a mature product - it works well and is supported well. Having all our desktops and data in one place - data center - makes life so much simplier.
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3rd
out of 26 in Virtual Desktop
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11,783
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7.9
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out of 26 in Virtual Desktop
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16,053
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Overview

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.

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
Amway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
University15%
Government15%
Healthcare Company15%
Transportation Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company23%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise42%
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise29%
Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and others in Virtual Desktop. Updated: February 2021.
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VMware Horizon View is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 9 reviews while VMware Workstation is ranked 4th in Virtual Desktop. VMware Horizon View is rated 7.8, while VMware Workstation is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of VMware Horizon View writes "User friendly with good documentation and easy to configure". On the other hand, VMware Horizon View is most compared with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, VMware Fusion, VMware Horizon 7 and VMware Player, whereas VMware Workstation is most compared with VMware vSphere, Hyper-V, KVM, Proxmox VE and Oracle VM VirtualBox.

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