Application and Desktop Virtualization Reimagined

Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode enables unified management of on-premises virtual desktops and applications through a single cloud control plane. 

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Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode Demo Video

Learn how VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode combines the economic benefits of the cloud with the simplicity of hyper-converged infrastructure to make it easier and more cost-effective than ever before to adopt virtual desktops and apps.

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What Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode Does

Simplifies Management

Simplify management with a single cloud control plane to quickly deliver and manage on-premises virtual desktops and applications on hyper-converged infrastructure.

Transforms the User Experience

Blast Extreme, a new protocol built for the mobile cloud, helps ensure that end users can enjoy a better desktop experience across any network, location or device.

Enables Just-in-Time Delivery

With Instant Clone technology, you can deliver pristine high-performance personalized desktops to end users every time they log in, while also drastically lowering infrastructure costs.

Modernizes Lifecycle Management

Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode with App Volumes enables faster application delivery and management while reducing IT costs by up to 70%.

Service Details

With Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode, you can combine the economic benefits of the cloud with the simplicity of hyper-converged infrastructure to transform the deliver of virtual desktops and apps. • Get up and running easily, at scale, with preconfigured hyper-converged infrastructure. • Support the broadest range of devices including smartphones, tablets, ultra-low-cost PCs, Macs, and more. • Double IT’s ability to deliver applications without the need to increase staff. • Speed up deployment time from months to weeks, minimizing downtime and substantially increasing user productivity.

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Redefining Workspace Delivery with the New VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-mode

Learn how you can simplify virtual desktops and apps by combining the economic benefits of the cloud with the simplicity of hyper-converged infrastructure.

 

FEATURES

True Hybrid Deployments

It’s the only application and desktop virtualization service that lets you deliver desktops and application on premises with a single cloud control plane. You can configure desktops, apps and policies for groups of users, without having to deploy any management infrastructure.

- Leverage a unified cloud management console to manage your on-premises desktop and application services.
- Easily get up and running at scale with preconfigured, hyper-converged infrastructure.
- Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode hyper-converged appliances will offer plug-and-play simplicity so virtual desktops and applications can be up and running in less than an hour.

Just-in-Time Delivery

Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode leverages VMware Instant Clone technology coupled with App Volumes to dramatically reduce infrastructure requirements while enhancing security. These technologies empower you to deliver brand-new personalized desktop and app services instantly to end users every time they log in.

- Reduce endpoint security concerns by destroying desktops every time a user logs off.
- Drastically lower infrastructure costs by pooling required infrastructure.
- Drive down storage costs by more than 30% with a truly stateless desktop.

Transformational User Experience

Blast Extreme, a new protocol built for the mobile cloud, helps ensure that end users enjoy a better desktop experience across any network, location or device.

- Support the broadest range of devices including smartphones, tablets, ultra-low-cost PCs, Macs, and more.
- Dynamically choose between VMware’s Blast Extreme or PCoIP display technology to deliver the best possible user experience even within the most challenging, high-latency environments.
- Enjoy superior native support for non-Windows devices, including Macs.

Modern Application Delivery Architecture

Easily support end users with access to virtual desktops and published applications. Transform application management from a slow, cumbersome process into a highly scalable, nimble mechanism that provides faster application delivery and application management while reducing IT costs by up to 70%.

- Provide a modern application delivery architecture that reduces storage and operational costs with one-to-many provisioning, painless packaging, and stable installation.
- Free up crucial IT resources from repetitive application maintenance tasks and decrease the time spent managing images by up to 95%.
- Double IT’s ability to deliver applications without the need to increase staff.

What’s Included

  • Horizon Cloud Manager
  • VMware Horizon Client software
  • SLA on 99.9% availability
  • Production-level support 

Service Models

  • Named user
  • Concurrent user

PRICING

VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode service takes the complexity out of virtual desktops and apps, providing transparent, predictable pricing.

 

Horizon Air Hybrid-mode is available in two offerings:

  • Named User
  • Concurrent User

The service begins with a core subscription for 100 users. From there, you can add users at any time. The additional users will have the same term as your core subscription. Horizon Air Hybrid-mode service is offered in 1-, 2-, and 3-year contract terms with various options. 

 

Get detailed pricing

Payment terms Billed monthly, annually or prepaid for the life of the term. Additional discounts available for volume and term length.
Required
  • Minimum order quantity of 100
  • Named User: $18 / user / month with VMware virtualization software (vSphere, vCenter, vSAN) or $16.33 / user / month with bring your own virtualization software
  • Concurrent User: $30 / user / month with VMware virtualization software (vSphere, vCenter, vSAN) or $28 / user / month with bring your own virtualization software
Included at No Additional Cost
  • Horizon Cloud Manager
  • VMware Horizon Client software
  • SLA on 99.9% availability
  • Production-level support