The short answer is this: one is made by Microsoft and one is made by Citrix.
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
Sorry -- it was too good to pass up.
The longer answer is that there is no short answer. Presentation Server is an add-on to Terminal Server, extending it rather than replacing it. What I think you're asking is whether you need Presentation Server or whether you can use Terminal Server on its own. In that case, I'd focus on what capabilities you need your remote connections to have and then review the feature set for each.
Dig Deeper on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administration
Related Q&A from Christa Anderson
Expert Christa Anderson offers some ideas for monitoring who is connecting to a terminal server, and when they are connecting.continue reading
Expert Christa Anderson advises how to map images on a network share for user on a terminal server.continue reading
Expert Christa Anderson suggests some third-party software producst that can help in using a scanner with Terminal Services.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.