Optimize Your Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 Experience

Boost Azure Virtual Desktop Capabilities

Simplify app and image management, optimize user experience, and gain more value by leveraging the cost-effectiveness of Windows 11 Enterprise multi-session while supporting hybrid deployments with Azure and on-premises workloads.

Enhance the Windows 365 Experience

Elevate the Windows 365 experience with simplified app management, broad device and peripheral support, and hybrid cloud management across deployments.

Extend Horizon 8 with AVD and W365

Easily add AVD multi-session or Windows 365 cloud desktops to your existing Horizon 8 environment and manage from a single control plane.

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 hybrid cloud support and enhanced employee experience.

Add Value to Azure Virtual Desktop Capabilities

Real-time App Delivery and Management

Simplify app management and migrate faster from Windows 10 to Windows 11 with App Volumes' application layering and on demand app delivery.

Optimal Desktop and App Experience

Ensure smooth, high-fidelty displays and ensure quality experience under any network condition with VMware Blast protocol, offering an immersive end-user experience built to work on Azure.

Broad Device and Peripheral Support

Support a diverse array of client platforms, endpoints, and peripherals for industry-specific use cases including healthcare Tap and Go and Federal smart cards.

Personalized End-User Environment

Together with FSLogix, Dynamic Environment Manager delivers personalized sessions and security policies for hybrid and mobile workers across all their different devices.

Seamless Azure Active Domain Access

Offers authentication to on-premises directory services (AD) and more complex directory structures, providing a more streamlined experience.

Cloud Consumption Cost Management

Reduce cloud consumption costs with intelligent power management, advanced load balancing, and automatic workload scaling, paying only for the capacity used.

Seamlessly Enhance Windows 365 with Horizon Cloud

Modern Application Management

Streamline app management and delivery with App Volumes, easily enabling access to apps for Cloud PCs. With 99% app compatibility, management of your entire app fleet is simplified and ensures employees stay productive.

Optimized Desktop Experience

Ensures seamless, high-fidelity virtual experiences, even in graphically intensive 3D or high-definition displays, maintaining quality, even with unstable connections.

Broad Device & Peripheral Support

Offers extensive support for most operating systems and supports peripherals, matching a user’s local device experience.

Enhanced Audio Visual for Collaboration Tools

Provides optimized audio and video support for key collaboration solutions, including Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx, and Zoom, improving call and video quality.

Flexible Deployment Options with Hybrid Cloud Management

Provides the flexibility to deploy Windows 365 alongside Horizon 8 or Horizon Cloud, empowering organizations to place workloads where needed and take advantage of cloud capacity and scalability.

Simplified Access

Allows end users to access their Cloud PCs, via the Horizon client or the Windows 365 portal, ensuring seamless access to their productivity applications with familiar tools.

Address Critical 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 Environments and App Colocation

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 resiliencey 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 Environments and App Colocation

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 resiliencey 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

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

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

Case Studies

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FAQs

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