"The most interesting and powerful feature for us is the fact that we can upgrade any kind of app instantly."
"The stability is ok - once I finished the setup, the system was quite stable."
"You have the opportunity to virtualize applications in different locations. Everything is in one pane or one window, which is quite good."
"The downside is that Microsoft bought this product and they are going to discontinue it in 2026. This is worrisome for us."
"Sometimes you need to understand how to use load balancing and the gateway in order to scale, which means the team may need some additional technical knowledge."
"From a seller's point of view, there are a lot of things that they could do better in the sales cycle."
Microsoft App-V is ranked 2nd in Application Virtualization with 1 review while Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is ranked 3rd in Application Virtualization with 2 reviews. Microsoft App-V is rated 9.0, while Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft App-V writes "Stable, scalable, easy to install, great support, and it upgrades and deploys apps easily". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) writes "Easy to install and use, scalable, and allows you to virtualize applications in different locations". Microsoft App-V is most compared with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, VMware ThinApp and Numecent, whereas Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is most compared with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, VMware Workstation, NVIDIA GRID and VMware Horizon Cloud.
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