Gartner Research

VMware View With Teradici PCoIP: Protocol and User Experience Assessment

Published: 15 February 2013

ID: G00245704

Analyst(s): Gunnar Berger

Summary

SHVD (VDI) and SBC interest has increased due to greater user mobility and efficiency needs. Protocol features and performance remain differentiators among competing products and often influence product selection. This research reviews Teradici's PCoIP used in VMware View.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings

Analysis

  • Protocol Features
    • Basic Protocol Features
    • Networking Features
  • User Experience Enhancement Features
    • Client Redirection
    • USB Redirection
    • Device Redirection
    • Intelligent Device Redirection
    • Unified Communications
    • Avaya
    • Other Features
  • 3D Experience Features
    • Graphics Rendering
  • WAN Optimization Features
    • WAN-Optimized QoS Prioritizations
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Use QoS on All PCoIP Implementations
  • Test Multiple Users Simultaneously When Testing WAN Scenarios
  • Consider a Different Architecture If Latency Is Above 250 ms
  • Test, Test, Test Peripherals
  • Where to Use a PCoIP Offload Card
  • Be Careful When Choosing Client Types
  • Gartner Recommendations for VMware and Teradici

The Details

  • Redirecting Video Comparison Test
  • TCP Versus UDP

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