Compare VMware Horizon View vs. VMware Workstation

VMware Horizon View is ranked 3rd in Virtual Desktop with 1 review while VMware Workstation which is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop with 1 review. VMware Horizon View is rated 9.0, while VMware Workstation is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of VMware Horizon View writes "The ability to reliably virtualize desktops and support them. Simple to say, but complicated nonetheless. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Workstation writes "I have found this product excellent for quick test/dev environments. ". VMware Horizon View is most compared with XenDesktop, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and VMware Workstation, whereas VMware Workstation is most compared with Hyper-V, VMware vSphere and Oracle VM VirtualBox.
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9.0
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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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Amway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.Akademiska Hus
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