Virtual Workspaces are bringing businesses across the globe into the future of work. The increased agility and flexibility with less complexity and cost have made the strategy an integral part of any business IT strategy.
As the popularity of the technology has expanded, so have the players in the field. Key players include Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and our very own Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, dinDaaS. In an effort to help you decide which offering is best for your business, we wanted to take a moment to compare features for you between some of the big players.
VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, also known as VMware Horizon 7, enables IT departments to deliver Virtual Machine Desktops and applications in a data center and remotely deliver them to the employees as a managed service.
Importance of User Experience in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
One of the critical factors a business needs to consider in a virtual desktop infrastructure decision is user experience. If the end user cannot reliably access the workspace when needed, adoption of the technology will grow stagnant. According to Citrix, here is how the two stack up:
|Windows Continuum experience on any device||x||x|
|Simple and consistent user experience on any device||x||Limited|
|Rich support for ChromeOS – based devices||x||Limited|
|Web-based self-service password reset||x||x|
|Best performance over any network, with any workload & with any device||x||x|
|Industry-leading remoting protocol (HDX)||x||Limited in performance and image quality|
|Browser content redirection||x||x|
|Support for graphics acceleration with GPUs provided by Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA||x||Limited|
|Working with local apps / Support for more use-cases||x||x|
|Seamless access to local apps||x||x|
|Industry-leading support for Linux-based apps||x||Limited|
|Robust driverless printing solution||x||x|
|Integration with Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing||x||x|
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