Deliver Virtual Apps Securely to Any Device, Anywhere

Horizon Apps gives end users quick and easy access to all of their published apps, SaaS apps, and mobile apps through a single unified workspace. 

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Enable a Unified Digital Workspace

Learn how Horizon Apps simplifies application management with App Volumes and Instant Clone technology.

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Work Anywhere, On Any Device with Horizon Apps

See how VMware Horizon Apps delivers virtualized applications to leading companies and schools in an enterprise-secure, consumer-simple solution.

What Horizon Apps Does

Delivers Virtual Apps to the Digital Workspace

Horizon Apps publishes business-critical Windows apps alongside SaaS and mobile apps -- and ties them all together in a unified workspace through authentication from any device or OS with single sign-on.

Supports a Rich, Adaptive User Experience

Increases productivity with access to applications and data -- with a consistently great end-user experience across devices, locations, media and connections.

Secures Data and Simplifies Compliance

Deploys apps securely in the data center. Consolidates control, delivery and protection through a centralized management platform with policies that dynamically adapt to the end user’s computing environment.

Simplifies Application Management

Delivers Just-in-Time apps for radically simple image management, quick scaling and zero downtime. Provides simple and powerful real-time user and group policy controls at the push of a button.

IDC MarketScape Names VMware Horizon a Leader

Horizon is included in the Leaders category by IDC MarketScape for client virtualization.

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FEATURES

Single Digital Workspace

Consolidate apps in a single digital workspace, easily accessed with single sign-on from any authenticated device or OS.

Blast Extreme Performance

Deliver an immersive, feature-rich experience for end users across devices, locations, media and network connections with Blast Extreme performance. Bring secure, workstation-class performance and rich 3D graphics from the cloud to remote and mobile workers with Blast 3D.

Just-in-Time Delivery

Rapidly deploy brand-new RDS hosts and capitalize on zero downtime rollouts by leveraging JMP technologies, which include Instant Clones, App Volumes, and User Environment Management.

Built for the Software-Defined Data Center

Horizon Apps is tightly integrated with our Software-Defined Data Center, which includes vSphere, vSAN and NSX. This integration provides a seamless turnkey solution, eliminating the need to build, test and support disparate storage, virtualization and networking products.

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