Top 10 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure solutions

Aug 23, 2014

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions allow to host user desktop environments on remote server or cloud and provide users their desktop from any location, without being tied to a single client device.
Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. It allows customers to easily provision cloud-based desktops that allow end-users to access the documents, applications and resources they need with the device of their choice. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, customers can provision a high-quality cloud desktop experience for any number of users at a cost that is highly competitive with traditional desktops and half the cost of most virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions.
VMware Horizon (with View) delivers virtualized and remote desktops and applications through a single platform and supports end users with access to all of their Windows and online resources through one unified workspace. VMware Horizon DaaS simplifies the delivery of Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service, to any device, anywhere, with predictable costs.
With XenDesktop, IT can mobilize the business, while reducing costs by centralizing control and security. Incorporating the full power of XenApp, XenDesktop can deliver full desktops or just apps to any device.
IBM SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure, the IBM solution for desktop virtualization, offers a choice of robust virtual desktop solutions based on a reference architecture approach designed in close cooperation with Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. The solutions are fully tested across applications, software, hardware and services to help streamline IT administration and simplify the transition to a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), powered by Windows Server, empowers you to deploy remote desktop services architectures that provide employees the flexibility to work anywhere, while allowing them to seamlessly access their corporate windows desktop or application environment running in the datacenter from a range of devices. It increases flexibility of access for personal or pooled virtual desktops, session-based desktops, RemoteApp in the datacenter as well as RemoteApp hosted in Azure.
Desktone is the only virtual desktop provider whose platform was built from the ground up for delivering desktops and applications as a cloud service. The VMware Horizon DaaS Platform enables the deployment of Windows desktops and applications from the cloud to any user, anywhere, on any device. Traditional virtual desktop vendors built their offerings for on-site deployments and are lacking key cloud delivery features.
Unidesk makes VDI simple, powerful, and more enjoyable. Unidesk's layering technology is redefining desktop management - powerful, fully customizable desktops for end users yet simple, flexible management for IT.
Azure RemoteApp helps employees stay productive anywhere, and on a variety of devices - Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. Your company’s applications run on Windows Server in the Azure cloud, where they’re easier to scale and update. Users can access their applications remotely from their Internet-connected laptop, tablet, or phone. While appearing to run on the users' local device, the applications are centralized on Azure’s protected, reliable platform.
dinCloud hosted virtual desktops are run from a private virtual data center. Employees or contractors can login from a laptop, desktop, iPad, or Android device and have access to the same workspace regardless of what device they are using. Control over the hosted virtual desktop is in your hands. dinManage is a cloud orchestration and management platform that lets you add, change, or remove virtual desktops real-time.
AppSense DesktopNow empowers IT to centrally manage, setup & configure, lockdown, tune and personalize any desktop regardless of device, platform, delivery mechanism or location. The latest refresh of DesktopNow enables you to deliver the fastest, easier and lowest cost desktop ever, with features to reduce TCO, simplify user management, improve productivity and integrate with what you have today.
Workspot is a Workspace-as-a-Service solution. Workspot enables you to securely deliver apps and data to any device in 60 minutes.