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Brett Tomes
Real User
Client Technologies Manager at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

* Resilience: Has alllowed our 24/7 acute hospital to run electronic prescribing on the wards with limited downtime or… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has enabled our clinical staff to get real-time medicine prescribing information at the patients' bedside with a near… more»

What needs improvement?

I think that the Single Sign-On (SSO) could be improved. At release time, there was not a lot of information around. We… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I could not see the benefits of using Citrix as you require RDS CALs regardless. We see this solution as a very good… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We run Citrix alongside this solution for our internet connected clients. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) was used… more»

What other advice do I have?

* We have found this to be very stable with a quite straightforward setup. However, Single Sign-On (SSO) certificates are… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
‎Database Administrator with 51-200 employees
Jan 16 2019

What do you think of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services?

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for remote desktop services.

What needs improvement?

We find the services are not as transparent as we would like for our integration with Citrix.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Stability is quite good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We currently have 300 users. We do not have any current plans to increase the usage. It is scalable for our needs.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. The deployment took only two hours. We did it all in-house.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The pricing is moderate. 


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What is Microsoft Remote Desktop Services?

Remote Desktop Services is a server role in Windows Server that provides technologies that enable users to access session-based desktops, virtual machine-based desktops, or applications in the data center from both within a corporate network and from the Internet. Remote Desktop Services enables a rich-fidelity desktop or application experience, and helps to securely connect remote users from managed or unmanaged devices.
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