Deliver Cloud-Hosted Virtual Desktops and Applications with Horizon Cloud

VMware Horizon Cloud enables the delivery of cloud-hosted virtual desktops and apps to any device, anywhere, from a single cloud control plane.

Horizon Cloud Overview

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Horizon Cloud Overview

Horizon Cloud transforms traditional VDI with unprecedented simplicity and flexibility.

Introducing the Horizon Universal License

Learn how the Horizon universal license gives you the flexibility to deploy in the cloud of your choice.

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What’s New with Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Combine the benefits of virtual desktops and apps as-a-service with the flexibility of public, consumption-based IaaS and get a better, more cost-effective digital workspace.

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What Horizon Cloud Delivers

Cross-Cloud Architecture

Horizon Cloud provides a multi-tenant, cloud-scale architecture that enables you to choose where virtual desktops and apps reside: VMware-managed cloud, BYO cloud, or both.

Clear Path to the Future

Leverage the extensive VMware End-User Computing portfolio to transition your virtual desktops and apps to the cloud on your terms and maximize current investments.

Digital Workspace Experience

Horizon Cloud makes it easier than ever for end users to securely access their digital workspace on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Cost and Complexity Redefined

Horizon Cloud radically transforms traditional desktop and application virtualization with a subscription model that lets you pay as you grow.

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Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure Demo

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Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure Demo

Take a closer look at how Horizon Cloud and Microsoft Azure are better together.

Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Why Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure?

Learn how our partnership with Microsoft can help accelerate your move to Windows 10 and streamline the management of virtual desktops and apps.

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Maximize Your Microsoft Azure Investment

Get the 3-step guide to maximizing your Azure investment and simplifying management of virtual desktops with Horizon Cloud.

Choose Your Horizon Cloud Infrastructure

VMware Horizon Cloud delivers feature-rich virtual desktops and apps using a purpose-built cloud platform that is scalable across multiple deployment options. You can bring your own cloud infrastructure or buy cloud-hosted infrastructure from VMware.

Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud

Avoid the hassle and cost of managing your own infrastructure and deliver desktops and apps in the cloud with managed infrastructure from VMware on IBM Cloud.​

 

Benefits

  • Enterprise-grade security, production-level support and a 99.9% uptime SLA
  • Scale in a fraction of the time of traditional on-premises environments
  • Multiple desktop configurations, app delivery and global data center locations
  • Easily forecast costs with simple and predictable, per-user pricing

 

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Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Connect your Microsoft Azure infrastructure to the Horizon Cloud control plane and securely deliver virtual desktops and apps hosted in Microsoft Azure data centers.

 

Benefits

  • Get consumption-based pricing down to the minute for your capacity, with no up-front costs or termination fees
  • Leverage Microsoft's many Azure data center regions across the globe, including Microsoft Azure Government
  • Simplify cloud-hosted virtual apps by pairing your Azure infrastructure with the Horizon Cloud control plane
  • Easily manage and deliver virtual apps from the cloud without additional infrastructure providers

 

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Customer Success

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University of Technology Sydney

“Instead of spending hours commuting down to campus, students can log into their virtual desktops wherever they want and begin working with their software of choice – all within minutes,” says Rob Jarman, Associate Dean Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, UTS.

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Horizon Offerings

  • Horizon 7: Delivers on-premises virtualized or hosted desktops and applications from your own data center.
  • Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud: Delivers cloud-hosted virtualized or hosted desktops and applications from VMware managed public infrastructure (IBM Cloud).
  • Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure: Delivers cloud-hosted virtual desktops and applications from your own Microsoft Azure infrastructure.

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PRICING

Product Name
License Type
Product Name Horizon Apps Universal License
License Type Named User - $8.25/month
Concurrent User - $13.40/month
Product Name Horizon Universal License
License Type Named User - $16.50/month
Concurrent User - $26.70/month
Product Name
License Type
Product Name Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud
License Type Standard Capacity - $2,950/host/month
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10) - $6,400/host/month​
Workstation Capacity (M60) - $4,800/host/month
Product Name Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure
License Type Bring Your Own Microsoft Azure Account

 

Note: For Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud, one High Availability host must be purchased in addition to Standard Capacity (not applicable for vGPU).​

Standard Capacity
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10)
Workstation Capacity (M60)
Price
Standard Capacity $2,950/host/month
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10) $6,400/host/month
Workstation Capacity (M60) $4,800/host/month
Capacity Units per Host
Standard Capacity 150 Standard Capacity Units (SDCs)
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10) 64 M10 Capacity Units
Workstation Capacity (M60) 16 M60 Capacity Units
Desktop configurations
Standard Capacity Value Desktop – 1 vCPU, 2GB vRAM, 30GB storage
Professional Desktop – 2 vCPU, 4GB  vRAM,  60GB HD
Premium  Desktop – 4 vCPU, 8GB  vRAM, 120GB HD
Performance Desktop - 8 vCPU, 16GB  vRAM, 240GB HD
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10) Professional Desktop – 2 vCPU, 4GB vRAM 30GB storage, 1GB video memory
Premium Desktop – 4 vCPU, 8GB vRAM, 60GB storage, 2GB video memory
Workstation Capacity (M60) Professional Desktop – 4 vCPU, 16GB vRAM, 120GB storage, 2GB video memory
Premium Desktop – 8 vCPU, 32GB vRAM, 240GB storage, 4GB video memory
Performance Desktop – 16 vCPU, 64GB vRAM, 480GB storage, 8GB video memory
Desktop types
Standard Capacity Persistent and floating
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10) Persistent and floating
Workstation Capacity (M60) Persistent and floating
Hosted applications
Standard Capacity
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10)
Workstation Capacity (M60)
Target users
Standard Capacity Task and knowledge workers primarily running productivity applications or internet browsers.
Graphic Desktop Capacity (M10) Task and knowledge workers running Windows 10 or accessing video content.
Workstation Capacity (M60) Power users running graphics-intensive 3D applications.

 

Note: A High Availability (HA) Host must be purchased in addition to standard capacity (not applicable for vGPU). For more information on host specifications, please refer to the Service Description.

Horizon Cloud Partner Network

Looking for additional desktop and application management services as you move to the cloud? VMware works with top managed services providers (MSPs) across the globe to deliver a complete end-user computing (EUC) solution as a service. Visit one of our Horizon Cloud MSP Partners to learn more about the services they offer to complement your Horizon Cloud deployment.

Interested in becoming a Horizon Cloud partner? Contact us.

Reasons to Choose VMware

Why Choose VMware?

Only VMware Workspace ONE, powered by Horizon and AirWatch, provides a unified platform to help you transform IT and reduce costs. Compare us to some of our competitors and see for yourself why VMware is simply better.

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