Welcome to the Horizon universal license page. We’re making it easier than ever to utilize the Horizon portfolio using our new universal license. This landing page provides useful information on our new universal license and includes links to product documentation and download pages.

 

What is the Horizon universal license?

 

The Horizon universal license provides a single subscription license for all Horizon products. The universal license entitles customers to:

 

Horizon Cloud

  • Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure
  • Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud

Horizon 7 Subscription

  • Horizon 7 subscription on-premises
  • Horizon 7 subscription on VMC on AWS
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*Note: Infrastructure is not included as part of the universal license. The license only entitles customers to Horizon Cloud and Horizon 7 subscription software. Customers are required to bring their own infrastructure or in the case of Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud, purchase capacity from VMware.

How does the universal license affect existing customers?

Entitlements & Provisioning

Horizon Cloud Customers

  • Current Horizon Cloud customers are now also entitled to the Horizon 7 subscription, and can install it on-premises or on VMware Cloud on AWS
  • Horizon Cloud customers will receive the following emails related to the universal license
    • Email 1 – Introducing the new universal license
    • Email 2 – Welcome to the VMware Horizon Service

       

      VMware Horizon Service is a cloud service offering hosted by VMware that enables the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to end users on any device, anywhere. This service encompasses our three Horizon hosted services (Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud, Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, and Horizon 7 subscription).

      This second email includes information on how to download and install Horizon 7 and the Cloud Connector.

      • The Cloud Connector is required to access the cloud control plane from your Horizon 7 subscription deployment. For information on how to utilize the Cloud Connector, please refer to the Resources section below.
    • Email 3 – Includes appropriate license keys

       

      **Visit the Digital Workspace Tech Zone for tutorials, demos, and other technical resources on how to get started with Horizon 7.


Horizon 7 Subscription Customers

  • Current Horizon 7 subscription customers are now also entitled to Horizon Cloud, which is available on fully managed infrastructure from VMware on IBM Cloud, or BYO infrastructure on Microsoft Azure
  • Horizon 7 subscription customers will receive the following emails related to the universal license:
    • Email 1 – Introducing the new universal license
    • Email 2 - Welcome to the VMware Horizon Service

       

      VMware Horizon Service is a cloud service offering that encompasses our three Horizon hosted services (Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud, Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, and Horizon 7 subscription).

      This second email includes information on how to download and deploy Horizon Cloud on either Microsoft Azure or IBM Cloud.

       

      **To take advantage of Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud, please work with your account team to purchase capacity.

      **Visit the Digital Workspace Tech Zone for tutorials, demos, and other technical resources on how to get started with Horizon Cloud.

What can new customers expect to see?

Provisioning of Horizon Universal License

 

New Customers:

  • New Horizon Cloud and Horizon 7 subscription customers are entitled to both products with the Horizon universal license. Refer to the entitlements at the top of the page.
  • The Welcome email that customers receive includes information on where to access software downloads and documentation for Horizon Cloud and Horizon 7 subscription.

Where can customers get help?

Customers are entitled to VMware Support with the purchase of Horizon 7 subscription or Horizon Cloud with the universal license. Please work with VMware Support or your account team to address any questions you have regarding the universal license and your entitlements.