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Likelihood to Recommend

Windows Virtual Desktop

Everything we have done with Azure Windows Virtual Desktop is well suited for our company's environment. We use it on a wide range of products and applications. As I said in the previous answers, Azure Windows Virtual Desktop is used for Windows 10 builds, Office 365, and has multiple functions our company uses. It is a great product.
Diane Gannon | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware Horizon Apps

If you're a large company with enough budget to maintain infrastructure and pay the expensive professional partners, only then should you consider this solution. If you have a lot of folks on the move and need to remotely deploy the application Horizon Mobile Manager could be a great help. Another typical scenario where it is appropriate is when you allow BYOD and need to create an application bubble that contains the apps, secure content locker etc. preventing employees to share it or open the content in other apps
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Windows Virtual Desktop

  • Window Size
  • Connection stability
  • Authentication
  • Security
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware Horizon Apps

  • Cloud Based Solution
  • Ability to manage devices globally
  • Very simple to use
  • Ability to create "application bubble" for BYOD devices
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Windows Virtual Desktop

  • I can't think of any areas that Azure Windows Virtual Desktop needs improved
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware Horizon Apps

  • Expensive to implement because you'll most definitely need a professional partner for implementation
  • As easy it is to use, it is complex to install. We have about 4 servers in our infrastructure only for this.
  • Tech support almost never gets back to you on the same day. Even for the critical issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Windows Virtual Desktop

Azure Lab Services is excellent for small scale classes but once you reach a particular density or need to serve entire school or district level resources you need to move into WVD.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware Horizon Apps

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Windows Virtual Desktop

  • Reduce costs with pooled, multi-session resources.
Diane Gannon | TrustRadius Reviewer

VMware Horizon Apps

  • Since we have total control to do remote wipes on employee's own devices with HMM, it allows us to bring in BYOD policies which saves big bucks on company mobile purchases.
  • If you're not a large enough company, the implementation and maintenance cost might not be justified
  • The lackluster support can sometimes cause big issues go unfixed for significant duration which can potentially cause a problem
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Windows Virtual Desktop

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

VMware Horizon Apps

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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