How to Choose Between Citrix and VMware for Desktop Virtualization Deployment

Archived Published: 19 February 2016 ID: G00278567

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Citrix and VMware dominate the desktop virtualization market, and end-user computing managers struggle to differentiate them. Gartner highlights the criteria to select between these vendors and their products.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Enabling the Digital Workplace
    • Citrix in Desktop Virtualization
      • Strengths of Citrix in Desktop Virtualization
      • Challenges for Citrix in Desktop Virtualization
    • VMware in Desktop Virtualization
      • Strengths of VMware in Desktop Virtualization
      • Challenges for VMware in Desktop Virtualization
    • A Challenging Market
      • Challenges for Both Citrix and VMware in Desktop Virtualization
    • Citrix's Corporate Issues and the Impact of Dell's Acquisition of EMC
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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