VMware Horizon was designed as a modern desktop virtualization platform with flexible licensing and centralized management. With the Horizon Control Plane, admins can deliver and manage desktops from anywhere, on-premises or the cloud (or both!), and count on the same features, like:
Security is intrinsic to the everything VMware does, from Horizon all the way down to the infrastructure you already trust to deliver your mission-critical apps and services. VMware has a proven security track record and tool set ensuring you'll have:
Between Workspace ONE Access, the VMware Blast protocol, and the Horizon client, users can expect:
When you use VMware Horizon, you get to take advantage of unique, and in some cases exclusive, integrations with supported platforms. For example, with VMware SDDC you get to take advantage of lightning-fast image cloning with VMware Instant Clone technology. With Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, you can leverage the features of Azure Virtual Desktop like Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session.
"We used to have an old-school VPN for remote access, and everybody hated using it. With VMware Horizon and Workspace ONE, we have a more secure, cost-effective solution that delivers a vastly improved user experience for our employees."
- Mark Fournier Systems Architect, United States Senate Federal Credit Union
"We want to be a progressive organization that is different from the classic police services. Technology allows us to realize our mission—maintaining order and creating a safe urban environment—in a much faster, more efficient and flexible way"
- Stijn Haemhouts Deputy Director ICT, Antwerp Police Department
“Everything was ready, but when a Citrix leak became known, we accelerated the [VMware Horizon] migration. Instead of the planned 1.5 years, we deployed the environment within a few months. It was impressive how quickly we were able to switch. This was successful because the building blocks in the data center were already in place to be rolled out.”
- Bas van Essen, IT Director, CBS
“We decided to implement virtual desktops with VMware Horizon, which allowed us to respond to the COVID-19 emergency. Our investment allowed us to distribute devices already set up for the VDI environment to everyone in the company who needed them. Virtual desktops became the favored option for employees because it allows increased flexibility.”
- Flavio Ercolani, Head of Technology, IT Department, ANAS