How is Awingu different from Microsoft RDS?

“How is Awingu different from Microsoft  RDS” (‘Remote Desktop Protocol’,  former ‘Terminal Server’) is one of the most frequent questions we get.

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is a Microsoft Windows service which extends desktop and application deployments to any device. It is a building block in Awingu solution. (Yes, that means you need a Microsoft RDS CAL in case you want to publish (classic) Windows applications into Awingu.)

The following table gives a short summary of how Awingu adds value on top of RDS.

Awingu vs. Microsoft RDS