VMware Horizon® 7 simplifies the management and delivery of virtual desktops and apps on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid or multi-cloud configuration through a single platform to end-users. By leveraging complete workspace environment management and optimized for the software-defined data center, Horizon 7 helps IT control, manage, and protect all of the Windows resources end users want, at the speed they expect, with the efficiency business demands.
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Transform static desktops into secure, digital workspaces that can be delivered on demand. Provision virtual or remote desktops and applications through a single VDI and app virtualization platform to streamline management and easily entitle end users.
Dynamically allocate resources with virtual storage, virtual compute and virtual networking to simplify management and drive down costs. Reduce day-to-day operations costs with a single platform that allows you to extend virtualization from the data center to your devices.
Consolidate control, delivery and protection of end user compute resources with policies that dynamically adapt to the end user’s computing environment. Leverage virtual networking to simply and dynamically protect data center infrastructure and workloads.
Take advantage of a modern desktop and application delivery architecture that delivers desktops in seconds, reduces storage and operational costs with truly stateless desktops and ensure painless application packaging and installation.
Provide a consistently great end user experience for knowledge workers, mobile workers and even 3D developers across devices, locations, media and connections.
Horizon 7 provides a streamlined approach to delivering, protecting and managing virtual desktops (VDI) and apps while containing costs and ensuring that end users can work anytime, anywhere, across any device.
VMware Cloud Foundation with Horizon delivers an enterprise cloud platform with integrated virtual desktop and application services for push-button simple management and faster time to value.
Horizon 7 is tightly integrated with VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center, which includes vSphere, vSAN and NSX. This integration provides a seamless turnkey solution on-premise and in the public cloud, eliminating the need to build, test and support disparate storage, virtualization and networking products.
With VMware vSAN, customers can drive down the cost of getting started and take advantage of a number of pre-configured appliances optimized for Horizon including vSAN-ready node appliances, EVO SDDC infrastructure.
Get up and running quickly with our hyperconverged infrastructure solution – a tightly integrated software stack ideal for Horizon desktop and application virtualization.
vSphere Desktop is a new edition of vSphere for deploying desktop virtualization. It provides the full range of features and functionalities of the vSphere Enterprise Plus edition allowing you to achieve scalability, high availability and optimal performance for all of your desktop workloads.
Scale and secure your Horizon deployment with push-button simplicity and realize value faster. VMware Cloud Foundation for Horizon delivers an enterprise cloud platform with integrated virtual desktop and application services.
Simplify authentication across all desktop and app services with True SSO and contextual, granular, role-based policies that connect user, device and location information. Deliver multilayered protection of virtual infrastructure with simplified networking, automated intelligence and threat protection that goes from data center to device.
Provide end users with easy access to virtual desktops and published applications—including RDS hosted applications and Citrix XenApp—through a single digital workspace.
Deliver an immersive, feature-rich user experience for end users, across devices, locations, media and network connections with Blast Performance. Bring secure, workstation-class performance and rich 2D and 3D graphics from the cloud to remote and mobile workers with Horizon with Blast 3D.
Rapidly deploy full-featured, personalized digital workspaces leveraging JMP technologies, which include Instant Clones, App Volumes and User Environment Management. Easily monitor performance, set up alerts and remediate issues to improve the user experience.
User Environment Manager simplifies end-user profile management by providing organizations with a single, lightweight and scalable solution that leverages existing infrastructure.
Enable optimized audio and video calls within Horizon 7 desktops without negatively impacting your data center infrastructure. The Horizon Virtualization Pack for Microsoft Skype for Business delivers an even better user experience, improved productivity and lower costs.
Start your desktop (VDI) and application virtualization deployment with VMware Horizon 7. Already running Citrix? We can help you migrate to Horizon so you can standardize on a single platform and streamline the management of your desktops and applications.
Learn how desktop and application virtualization can deliver a consistent user experience across devices and locations while keeping corporate data secure and compliant. Whether you’re already running vSphere or you’re brand new to virtualization, here are the steps to get started.
Our desktop assessment tool helps you prepare for the move to Horizon desktops and applications. Once the assessment is complete, you can design an operational prototype, identify technology and skills gaps, and uncover risks.
You can run our virtual desktop infrastructure on premises or as a cloud-hosted desktop service. If you choose to deploy Horizon on premises, use our selector tool to see which edition is right for you.
Horizon is available in the following editions that deliver simple, cost effective desktop and application virtualization solutions for every need.
Looking for a cloud-hosted VDI solution? Check out Horizon Cloud.
Choose Your License Model
Horizon 7 is available in two license models:
Choose Your Payment Plan
Horizon Desktop and Apps are available on a perpetual and subscription basis. Customers wishing to take advantage of subscription licensing can leverage our Horizon Air solutions and services.
Choose Your Edition
Horizon is available in three editions that deliver simple, cost effective desktop and application virtualization solutions that are fully optimized for VMware’s management and Software-Defined Data Center. These editions include: VMware Horizon Standard Edition, VMware Horizon Advanced Edition and VMware Horizon Enterprise Edition.
Need apps only? Visit the Horizon Apps product page.
Download the Horizon Pricing, Purchasing and Licensing Guide.