Comparison of NICE DCV vs. NoMachine

NICE DCV (Desktop Cloud Visualization) is an industry-standard software created by NICE/AWS for high-end performance remote desktop access to 2D and 3D desktops. DCV features benchmark proven high-end remote streaming performance combined with state-of-the-art encryption working in all kinds of markets like Media&Entertainment, Engineering, Manufacturing and Reasearch.

Parsec is a remote desktop software that allows users to stream video game footage from a PC to other devices, such as other computers, smartphones, and tablets. Parsec is known for its focus on the gaming experience.

Here is an overview of advantages of NICE DCV vs. Parsec:

NICE DCV offers benchmark-proven high-end remote desktop streaming performance and interactivity for all kinds of users from Media & Entertainment, EDA, CAE/CAD and other domains.

NICE DCV is used in a number of AWS (Amazon Web Services) services like WorkSpaces and AppStream 2.0. AWS is pushing the leading DCV remote desktop performance to be the best on the market with a large team of skilled engineers.

NICE DCV offers very attractive pricing compared to other remote desktop products like Parsec saving between 10% to more than 100% depending on the use case while providing comparable or better performance (free trial available).

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On Windows and Linux servers DCV offers high-end remote desktops with very low bandwidth consumption including high interactivity supported by H.264 and other codecs. When nothing happens on the desktop DCV will not send data over the wire which is very efficient compared to other products.

NICE DCV integrates with basically all nVidia GPUs including RTX, Gaming and other cards.

On Linux DCV for 3D offers very efficient GPU-sharing supporting a number of full-performant concurrent 3D Desktops for different users on the same GPU. Additionally, many 2D desktops are supported with DCV on the same Linux server. This is a very common use case in some industries like EDA (Semiconductor Design).

NICE DCV offers high availability and reliability also in difficult network conditions to ensure that users have access to their virtual desktops at all times.

In case installation of a client is difficult NICE DCV supports a performant web browser based client integrating web codecs for best performance as well as a convenient portable client so client software needs to be installed.

No need for cloud based access as the license server is local to the remote desktop servers.

DCV uses state-of-the-art pen-tested security standards to ensure data and remote desktops are highly secured in all usage scenarios.

NICE DCV installation is straightforward. You just install the NICE DCV server and can access the high-end remote desktop after a few minutes. No complicated infrastructure to manage or enable access to a cloud server.

Learn more about additional features NICE DCV offers like different protocols depending on latency situations (TCP, QUIC/UDP), Wacom and stylus support, remote printing, webcam and audio redirection which can be very useful depending on the use case.

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