Deploy and manage desktops and apps across on-premises, hybrid or public cloud and deliver up-to-date infrastructure by leveraging SaaS services from the Horizon Control Plane.
When lockdown occurred, people simply worked remotely without change to workflows or processes. We migrated large chunks of our central processing, servers, databases, front end servers, and didn’t skip a beat, not even behind the scenes.
Powerful desktop and app delivery with full suite of cloud management services for hybrid cloud deployment.
Simple desktop delivery with basic cloud management services for on-premises or cloud deployment.
Powerful app delivery with a full suite of cloud management services for hybrid cloud deployment.
Simple app delivery with basic cloud management services for on-premises or cloud deployment.
VMware Horizon is a modern platform for running and delivering virtual desktops and apps across the hybrid cloud. For administrators, this means desktop and app management can be simplified, automated and made more secure. For users, it provides a consistent experience across devices and locations.
VMware Horizon Client is software that allows you to connect your VMware Horizon virtual desktop to a device of choice, giving you on-the-go access from any location. Clients are available for Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Chrome and Android and may be downloaded from my.vmware.com.
VMware Horizon allows you to set up and manage a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). This is achieved by creating and provisioning desktop pools for centralized management. For more information on setting up VDI using Horizon, see the Horizon Documentation Center.
VMware Horizon runs remote desktops and applications in the data center or the cloud and delivers them to employees as a managed service. It offers flexible deployment options across private and public clouds, such as Microsoft Azure, VMware Cloud™ on AWS, Google Cloud VMware Engine, and VMware Cloud on Dell EMC. Read the Tech Zone article for more information.
VMware Horizon is not a virtual private network (VPN). It uses a unified access gateway (UAG) to allow secure remote access to Horizon. It does support remote access to desktops and apps via a VPN, but it's generally not necessary to use a VPN with a UAG. For more information, read the blog post.
The Horizon Control Plane simplifies and automates management with cloud services that connect entitlements and unify management across Horizon environments, on-premises and in the cloud. Click to learn more about each of the Horizon Control Plane Services.