NICE DCV vs. Parsec

Introduction

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NICE DCV high-end remote desktop software is developed by AWS (Amazon Web Services) to enable remote users the best and smoothest remote desktop experience for their daily work. NICE DCV is used daily by 10000s of users on-premises and in the cloud where DCV powers AWS Workspaces, AWS Nimble Studio, AWS Appstream and other high-end services. 

NICE DCV can be used for all kinds of scenarios on-premises or in the cloud – e.g. working from home, centralized VDI, access to changing workstations, … and is used by many Media & Entertainment, Gaming, … companies worldwide in daily production. Public case stories are e.g. Netflix in the cloud or RVX (“The Last of Us”, …) on-premises.   

In comparison to other similar technologies NICE DCV is liked by users for its smooth performance and ease of use. NICE DCV offers attractive pricing, lower than other similar technologies. 

Here is an overview of advantages of NICE DCV compared to Parsec:

High-End Remote Desktop Performance

NICE DCV offers high-end remote desktop streaming performance demonstrated in many customers comparisons 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.

Attractive Pricing

NICE DCV offers attractive pricing compared to other remote desktop products like Parsec with significant savings while providing comparable or better performance and easier to install and use (download the free DCV trial). Get in touch with us to find out more!

Low Bandwidth Usage

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.

GPU Integration and Sharing

NICE DCV integrates with typically all nVidia GPUs including RTX, Gaming and consumer 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).

High Availability and Ease of Use

NICE DCV offers high availability remote desktops 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.

Secure Connections

DCV leverages state-of-the-art pen-tested security standards to ensure data and remote desktops are highly secured in all usage scenarios. DCV connections are end-to-end encrypted with TLS – with TCP as well as UDP/QUIC connections.

Easy Deployment

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. DCV has no need for cloud based access as the license server can be local to the remote desktop servers.

What our customers say:

Quote from RVX CTO Hörður Harðarson supporting “The Last of Us” with DCV on-premises: 

“The DCV experience for remote users has been beyond expectations since we are having people connect from mainland Europe across the Atlantic to Iceland. When gathering feedback on our last project, the artist’s explained that this was the best they had seen so far. These artists are used to remoting to other companies in Europe, so this feedback is a bit mind blowing when you think about the distance involved.”

NICE DCV at RVX Casestory

Comments from Remāngu: NICE DCV: The Powerhouse Behind Remote Desktop and Application Streaming for Gaming and Motion Art.

Learn more about 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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