We performed a comparison between Microsoft Virtual Server and Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Application Virtualization solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The greatest aspect of the solution is its capability to be available from anywhere."
"Everything is fine as far as our implementation goes."
"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."
"Support could always be a bit better."
"In terms of what could be improved, pricing is always too high of course."
"From a seller's point of view, there are a lot of things that they could do better in the sales cycle."
"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."
Microsoft Virtual Server is ranked 4th in Application Virtualization with 2 reviews while Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is ranked 3rd in Application Virtualization with 2 reviews. Microsoft Virtual Server is rated 8.0, while Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Virtual Server writes "Good availability and great for running exchanges and managed services". 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 Virtual Server is most compared with NextAxiom HyperService and VMware ThinApp, whereas Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) is most compared with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, VMware Workstation, NVIDIA GRID and Microsoft App-V. See our Microsoft Virtual Server vs. Parallels Remote Application Server (RAS) report.
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