XenDesktop Alternatives and Competitors

Find out what your peers are saying about Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) vs. XenDesktop and other solutions. Updated: September 2019.
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Gregory Thompson
Real User
Solutions Architect at GE
Jan 16 2019

What is most valuable?

We use the entire Citrix Suite. This XenDesktop solution helps with applications or desktops. It tunnels data into the system and the internal network. Employees can access the network anywhere. They can save files, print files, and access… more»

What needs improvement?

We are looking for speed and agility in an environment. We want to see that the SAN storage can be policed and can detect a network latency.

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

It is quite expensive, but so are the competitors on the market but, you get what you pay for.

What other advice do I have?

My advice is to really vet the system a bit before choosing a solution. Always make sure you have a budget for it. Ask yourself the following questions: * Does the solution work well in your lab? * Does it work well in your office? * Do you… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at VMware Horizon View which compliments nicely with VMware products. Since our team was all familiar with Citrix it made the most sense. It makes our job much easier to use a product our team understands and has prior experience… more»
Find out what your peers are saying about Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) vs. XenDesktop and other solutions. Updated: September 2019.
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