Scale Desktops and Control Costs

Lower Infrastructure Costs

New “thin edge” architecture reduces the infrastructure footprint and results in up to 78% lower operational costs, more stability, and reduced maintenance.

Scale Rapidly As Needed

Modern, cloud-native architecture increases VDI environment scalability by 10x. Manage a global desktop and app virtualization environment and easily scale capacity up and down as needed to meet organizational requirements.

Simplify Management

VMware-managed Horizon Control Plane Services simplify day-to-day operations and provide visibility needed to gain insights into and troubleshoot environments.

Get the Best Experience from Microsoft Azure

Delivers enterprise-class virtual desktops and applications from Microsoft Azure and adds incredible value above and beyond Azure Virtual Desktop.

Navigating the Cloud Landscape: The Impact of Horizon on Multicloud Strategies

Explore IDC's findings on how organizations are maximizing efficiency by 50% and lowering costs by 39% with VMware Horizon in hybrid and multi-cloud deployments.

2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Desktop as a Service

VMware was positioned as a Leader in this inaugural report for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision.

Horizon Cloud Next-Gen Features

Horizon Edge

A thin edge architecture, deployed using Horizon Edge, reduces the footprint of the Horizon infrastructure by replacing pods with a single Edge Gateway.

Advanced Automation

API-driven architecture provides ability to integrate additional tooling, services, and workflows, creating automation to support environments.

Simplify Management Across Multi-Cloud

Single cloud-based management interface for all deployments unifies and streamlines administration across Horizon environments.

Stable Environment

With more management components moved into the Horizon Control Plane, there are less components to manage, providing high levels of stability.

Faster Time to Value

A turnkey pod-less architecture makes DaaS easier to deploy, leading to faster time to value.

Deployment Options

A multi-tenant, cloud-scale architecture enables you to choose where virtual desktops and apps reside – on-premises, hybrid, or multi-cloud.

Use Cases

Hybrid Work

Easily expand your desktop virtualization capabilities to a VMware-managed DaaS platform that provides the speed, flexibility and features to keep your users productive while keeping costs low.

Hybrid Cloud Management and App Co-location

Deliver virtual desktops and apps from whichever location makes the most sense, while managing all environments from a single pane of glass.

Ensure Business Continuity

Built on an agile, cloud-foundation you gain the flexibility and resiliency needed to meet changing business requirements or tackle disruptions that impact business continuity.

Hybrid Work

Hybrid Work

Easily expand your desktop virtualization capabilities to a VMware-managed DaaS platform that provides the speed, flexibility and features to keep your users productive while keeping costs low.

Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid Cloud Management and App Co-location

Deliver virtual desktops and apps from whichever location makes the most sense, while managing all environments from a single pane of glass.

Business Continuity

Ensure Business Continuity

Built on an agile, cloud-foundation you gain the flexibility and resiliency needed to meet changing business requirements or tackle disruptions that impact business continuity.

Compare Horizon SaaS Editions and Pricing

Horizon Universal

Price: Starting at $12.50 USD per user, per month

Premium desktop and app delivery with a full suite of cloud management services for multi-cloud deployments.

  • Windows and Linux VDI and application delivery
  • Advanced management features including App Volumes and DEM Enterprise
  • Advanced security and user experience features
  • vSAN entitlement
  • VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence for VMware Horizon
  • Flexibility to deploy on an on-premises private cloud and/or in the public cloud
  •  Support for Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop features with hybrid VDI and apps deployment

Horizon Apps Universal

Price: Starting at $6.00 USD per user, per month

Powerful app delivery with a full suite of cloud management services for hybrid cloud deployment.

  • Windows and Linux virtual application delivery 
  • Advanced management features including App Volumes and DEM Enterprise 
  • Advanced set of security and user experience features 
  • VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence for VMware Horizon 
  • Flexibility to deploy on an on-premises private cloud and/or in the public cloud
  • Support for Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop features with hybrid apps deployment

Horizon Apps Standard

Price: Starting at $4.67 USD per user, per month

Simple app delivery with basic cloud management services for on-premises or cloud deployment.

  • Windows and Linux virtual application delivery 
  • Standard management features 
  • Essential security and user experience features 
  • VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence for VMware Horizon 
  • Single cloud deployment on-premises private or in the public cloud
  • Support for Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop features

Case Studies

Learn, Evaluate, Implement

Resources

Explore technical documentation, reports, trials, communities and more.

FAQ

View common questions and answers about Horizon Cloud.

Horizon Cloud Service on Tech Zone

Understand, evaluate, and deploy VMware End User Computing products.

End User Adoption and Change Management

Realize full value from your Workspace ONE and Horizon investments through end user adoption.

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