Compare Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation and Microsoft VDI - Jun 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 07, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation or Microsoft VDI?

Microsoft VDI is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation, Microsoft VDI is rated higher (73/100) than Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation (62/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right Business performance management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Dimension Data compares with Microsoft?

Dimension Data: Headquartered in Johannesburg, Dimension Data was founded in 1983 at the inception of networked communications with a simple vision – to do great things. Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solution provider that helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Today we are positioned at the forefront of networking...

Microsoft: Microsoft Corporation is an American corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues.

Who's more expensive? Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation or Microsoft VDI?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business performance management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation and Microsoft VDI.

Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Business performance management software. Microsoft VDI price starts at $21 per user/year , when comparing Microsoft VDI to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Business performance management software cost.

Bottom line:Microsoft VDI is more expensive than Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation Vs. Microsoft VDI based on some of the most important and required Business performance management features. Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. Microsoft VDI: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and Microsoft VDI's target customer size include: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business.

Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation is a trending cloud-based Business performance management software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation r...

Categories: VDI.

Microsoft VDI

ITQlick rating
(3/5)

starts at $21 per user/year

Microsoft VDI is a leading cloud-based IT Management software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Microsoft VDI received a rating of 3 from ITQlick team. The software cost is consi...

Categories: Virtualization, VDI.

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Dimension Data Desktop Virtualisation: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Microsoft VDI: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
73/100
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6.6/10
License pricing
$21 per user/year
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5
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4/5
Score
91/100
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4.2/10
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14
Anaplan
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
5.6/10
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Pricing not available
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24
Planning...
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
6.4/10
License pricing
$10,000 per year
Functionality
29

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.