Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs Rocket Exceed TurboX comparison

 

Comparison Buyer's Guide

Executive Summary
 

Categories and Ranking

Microsoft Remote Desktop Se...
Ranking in Remote Access
3rd
Ranking in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
2nd
Average Rating
8.0
Number of Reviews
76
Ranking in other categories
No ranking in other categories
Rocket Exceed TurboX
Ranking in Remote Access
12th
Ranking in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
10th
Average Rating
8.6
Number of Reviews
2
Ranking in other categories
No ranking in other categories
 

Mindshare comparison

As of July 2024, in the Remote Access category, the mindshare of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is 17.3%, down from 17.6% compared to the previous year. The mindshare of Rocket Exceed TurboX is 4.0%, down from 4.8% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
Remote Access
Unique Categories:
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
4.5%
 

Featured Reviews

AP
Apr 1, 2024
People can work from home and easily share information and effective core features
We use it for file repositories, project sharing with Teams, and most of our business intelligence work. We manage around 30 to 40 projects using these resources, mainly on SharePoint. We use SharePoint here since we're a public university. We have access to all Microsoft platforms. Also, we use…
MW
Aug 12, 2020
Easy to use, perfect for Linux, and great for remote workers
It is a solution for Linux remote users. We don't use Microsoft This product is great. It's easy to use and it can solve certain problems our remote users face. Employees in other cities and countries can easily access it. The solution is perfect for Linux users. We have concerns about network…

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
 

Pros

"The solution is easy to use."
"The initial setup is not that difficult. I have gone through the RDS initialization steps, which only seem easy."
"The most valuable features of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services are unification, central management, and accessibility."
"We have scaled the solution and find this easy to do."
"It's scalable enough for our needs and very reliable."
"The solution is scalable."
"The most valuable feature is that it gives me full accessibility to my servers."
"It's part of the Microsoft Operating system and is free."
"The most helpful feature of OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is that it allows you to consume heavy applications that usually have a lot of latency. I also like that the solution is fast and has a friendly UI."
"The solution is perfect for Linux users."
 

Cons

"The stability must be improved."
"There have been some network issues in the solution. So, when we used to connect it, the solution suddenly got disconnected. So the network part needs to be improved."
"Updates sometimes impact the application and we have system crashes."
"The user interface needs improvement."
"I would like to see a web-based interface, instead of client installation to refresh the UI through HTML."
"Microsoft still has some really bad remote desktop appliance for Mac."
"In the next release, I would like to see better performance over slower networks, and integration with Linux, but this is something that we're going to get out of Microsoft in terms of a unified solution."
"The solution should introduce a chat feature for end users."
"The performance of the graphical interface needs improvement. They should add some CPU to speed graphic acceleration."
"An area for improvement in OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is the installation process because you need some technical knowledge to install it. What's lacking in OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is a help portal for users to ask questions and seek assistance."
 

Pricing and Cost Advice

"Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is less expensive than some other solutions on the market."
"Microsoft Remote Desktop Services comes free as part of Microsoft Windows."
"I would say it's expensive as there similar products available for free."
"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."
"The solution is overly expensive."
"The solution has a pretty comparable pricing."
"It's not an expensive solution."
"The solution is expensive. Since things are made to be a bit easier in the solution, the solution's cost is a bit on the higher side."
"Pricing for OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is five out of ten. It's not that expensive, and it's not that affordable."
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Top Industries

By visitors reading reviews
Computer Software Company
13%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
9%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Manufacturing Company
31%
Computer Software Company
12%
Marketing Services Firm
6%
Financial Services Firm
5%
 

Company Size

By reviewers
Large Enterprise
Midsize Enterprise
Small Business
No data available
 

Questions from the Community

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Microsoft Remote Desktop Services?
The tool must be cheaper. It should provide an option to pay the license fee once in a year or once in two years.
What needs improvement with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services?
When we update the environment, we face problems sometimes, and the users cannot use the system.
What do you like most about OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX)?
The most helpful feature of OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is that it allows you to consume heavy applications that usually have a lot of latency. I also like that the solution is fast and has a fri...
What needs improvement with OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX)?
An area for improvement in OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is the installation process because you need some technical knowledge to install it. Implementing the solution requires knowledge and underst...
What is your primary use case for OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX)?
OpenText Exceed TurboX (ETX) is a VDI product that lets you remotely access applications that run on either Windows or Linux.
 

Also Known As

Remote Desktop Services, MS Remote Desktop Services
OpenText Exceed TurboX
 

Overview

 

Sample Customers

Bank Alfalah Ltd.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), SMS group, Philips Healthcare, TDK-Micronas
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft Remote Desktop Services vs. Rocket Exceed TurboX and other solutions. Updated: July 2024.
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