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  • "Although not an expensive product, pricing is always something that can be improved."
  • "It's not an expensive solution."
  • "It's not an expensive product."
  • "Its licensing is on a yearly basis. We're on the educational or academic license, and our terms are good. We're very happy with the pricing."
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  • "The solution is overly expensive."
  • "The solution comes free with Microsoft Windows."
  • "The price of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is reasonable."
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    Also Known As
    Remote Desktop Services, MS Remote Desktop Services
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    Overview
    Remote Desktop Services is a server role in Windows Server that provides technologies that enable users to access session-based desktops, virtual machine-based desktops, or applications in the data center from both within a corporate network and from the Internet. Remote Desktop Services enables a rich-fidelity desktop or application experience, and helps to securely connect remote users from managed or unmanaged devices.
    NVIDIA GRID is a technology for sharing virtual GPUs (vGPUs) across multiple virtual desktop and applications instances. You can leverage the full power of NVIDIA data center GPUs to deliver a superior virtual graphics experience to any device, anywhere. The NVIDIA GRID platform offers a high level of performance, flexibility, manageability, and security - offering the right level of user experience for any virtual workflow.
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    Bank Alfalah Ltd.
    Austin Community College, BLDD, Butler County Community College, City of Round Rock, City of Waukesha, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.
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    Financial Services Firm18%
    Manufacturing Company9%
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    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company20%
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    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise39%
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    Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is ranked 2nd in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) with 21 reviews while NVIDIA GRID is ranked 20th in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is rated 8.0, while NVIDIA GRID is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services writes "Easy to set up and reliable, but needs an additional control panel". On the other hand, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is most compared with TeamViewer, VMware Horizon View, Parallels Access, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops and VMware Horizon 7, whereas NVIDIA GRID is most compared with Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) and Parallels Desktop.

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