"We have scaled the solution and find this easy to do."
"The most valuable feature is ease of use."
"The solution has very smooth connectivity and is very user friendly."
"The most valuable features of the solution are ease of use and the simple environment."
"The most valuable feature is the remote application access."
"The most valuable feature is the ease of use."
"The solution now includes a multi-screen feature which is great."
"Good screen draw feature and ability to use two monitors."
"The benefits of this solution are that it is modern and it works perfectly well with the rest of the VMware environments we have. Having this vertical integration is what matters to us as an organization and this solution excels in this area. You deploy it and it works without much hassle."
"One of the most interesting features in the enterprise version is the ability to do some support. There is a feature for remote control and debugging, which is something we didn't have before having Horizon 7 and the enterprise version."
"VMware Horizon 7 has its proprietary Elastic streaming protocol, which is very good for delivering VDI."
"We like that VMware is the top competitor in virtualization."
"VMware is a hyper-converged infrastructure model. Therefore, for scaling it you just add more servers to it in the inputs. It's rather straightforward."
"We are happy with the interface, configurations, pricing and support."
"The ease of deployment is one of the most valuable features. If I want to install something, I can have a test phase to see what sort of impact it will have and whether it will affect production. So I can install it on my lab, make sure it is okay, and if it is, I can deploy it directly to the users or to the staff."
"The most valuable features are the ability to manage a great number of desktops at once and the remote access for users who are working from outside of the office or from a different office in the country."
"There are times I get disconnected from the service and when one or two attempts to establish a remote connection. Microsoft should show where the problem is, I have to find it by myself."
"We are searching for a product with better remote access and remote sessions."
"My customers are worried that the RDP protocol can be easily compromised and would like the option to use an alternative like Blast."
"Lacks a notification feature when internet is down."
"Sometimes difficult to set up without the requirement for login credentials each time."
"I would like to be able to access the remote desktop using a web-based interface, rather than having to use the client."
"There are problems with using Microsoft Teams within a virtual desktop on a mobile device."
"It could be made simpler from a management perspective."
"The remote connection, bandwidth usage, and error connection can be improved. Working with the load balancer sites should also be improved. For example, with Horizon, we can use two clients with a one megabit connection, but with Citrix, we can use four or five clients with the same bandwidth through ICA protocol. VMware must improve remote connection, connection stability, and load balancing."
"I would love to see so they can actually allow the use of Linux, from a hosting environment as well as from a VDI client environment."
"It is a little bit complex. You need a little bit of experience with ESXi installation and VMware before using this solution. You cannot directly jump to this solution. It also requires training. After you get trained, you can do anything with Horizon 7. In terms of features, it has been sufficient for my needs, but it can always have more features. They can maybe merge the servers. They can give the Horizon 7 server in one package with ESXi."
"The multimedia playback is not very good and they could improve it by increasing the quality."
"VMware Horizon could be improved with more integration. It is also very costly for Enterprise Plus, which is a drawback. The renewal costs for the license are very, very high."
"My deployment is complex and I hope it will only take a month."
"The remote application features have some room for improvement."
"The most important feature that is missing is the ability to do some remote support on the client itself. For example, if somebody has a Horizon client installed on his machine, there should be a way to support his local machine as well. That's because most of the problems can't be solved very often due to the computer or the setup that someone is using on his personal machine. Because a Horizon client is already installed on the machine to access the environment, it would be nice if the client itself possessed some sort of remote control tool in it so that if needed, we could support both the virtual setup and the actual setup of the machine. It pretty much does everything well. It is mostly the support aspect that can be improved. You have perfect control over your in-house environment. You have a solution that can pretty much be used anywhere, but you have no control over the machine that's being used to access your environment. Definitely, that's where most of the features are lacking. There should be an option for remote control and maybe some options for conformity."
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.
Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with 20 reviews while VMware Horizon 7 is ranked 4th in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with 11 reviews. Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 8.2, while VMware Horizon 7 is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services writes "Good remote application access that can be allowed on a per-user or per-group basis". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Horizon 7 writes "Makes it simpler and faster to deploy new versions and updates and enables us to provide support with the remote control feature". Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with TeamViewer, VMware Horizon View, Citrix Workspace, Parallels Access and GoToMyPC, whereas VMware Horizon 7 is most compared with VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Horizon View, VMware Fusion, VMware Horizon Cloud and VMware Workstation. See our Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs. VMware Horizon 7 report.
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