The Horizon Thin Client program enables thin client manufacturers to ensure that their thin client/end point solutions (hardware and software) are compatible with Horizon solutions, whether integrating the Horizon Client binaries or a custom client developed to the Horizon specifications.
Customers have the assurance that products which have earned the VMware Ready for End-User Computing logo will work effectively in their virtualized environments.
Upon successful completion of the Horizon Thin Client certification process and the execution of the applicable agreements with VMware, partners can leverage the VMware Ready for End-User Computing logo in their marketing and sales efforts and gain the right to redistribute the Horizon Client software. Qualifying products are posted in the VMware Compatibility Guide (VCG) as an IHV product, and partners must post their products on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX).
Partners must be enrolled in the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program at the Elite or Global level.
For each region where the qualified product is sold, partners must maintain VMware Certified Professional status for technical support, as well as one VMware Salesperson and one VMware Technical Salesperson certification status.
Other requirements include:
Through the Rapid Desktop Appliance (Turnkey Appliance) Program, partners can increase sales by providing fast, cost-effective and validated VMware Horizon deployment solutions to their customers.
Turnkey Appliances (formerly called Rapid Desktop Appliances) with pre-integrated, pre-configured, pre-tested and validated software, storage and compute components offer a one-stop shop for Horizon deployment. These solutions help customers:
The Turnkey Appliance (Rapid Desktop Appliance) consists of the following components:
To get started and express interest in enrolling in the VMware Ready Program, please fill-in the online Partner Onboarding Form. Select "EUC Foundation" in the Program Name field.
Visit the VMware Developer Center for additional program resources, including SDKs, APIs and other certification tools.
Proven Storage solutions are certified to offer specific workload performance for 1,000 and 2,000 seat Horizon deployments. With Proven Storage solutions, customers:
The VDI environment used in the Proven Storage certification consists of the following main components:
Upon successful completion of the Proven Storage certification process and the execution of the applicable agreements with VMware, you can leverage the VMware Ready for End-User Computing logo in your marketing and sales efforts.
To be eligible to use the VMware Ready End-User Computing logo in association with Proven Storage products, you must meet the following criteria: