Frequently Asked Questions
Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure is a DaaS platform that can be deployed into a customer's existing Microsoft Azure tenant. The service makes it easy and cost-effective to deliver virtualized Windows desktops and applications to any device, anytime.
Microsoft and VMware have partnered to extend the capabilities of Azure Virtual Desktop to Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure. Customers can leverage the cost-saving and management benefits of VMware Horizon with the economoics of Azure Virtual Desktop, like Windows 10 Enteprise multi-session.
Horizon Cloud desktops can be deployed in any Azure region. Horizon Control Plane instances are deployed in strategic Azure regions around the world. See https://www.vmware.com/global-infrastructure.html for more information. Additional regions are added based on customer demand.
Customers purchase a Horizon subscription which allows deployment on any supported platform. This includes Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure as well as VMware Horizon 8, which can be delivered on-premises, in Dell/EMC Cloud, Google Cloud VMware Engine, VMC on AWS, or Azure VMware Solution.