VMware Horizon is the leading platform for virtual desktops and applications.
What Horizon Does
Delivers Desktops and Applications through a Single Platform
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.
Secures Data and Simplifies Compliance
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.
Supports a Rich, Adaptive User Experience
Provide a consistently great end user experience for knowledge workers, mobile workers and even 3D developers across devices, locations, media and connections.
Simplifies Desktop and Application Management
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.
Dramatically Improves ROI
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.
A Single Digital Workspace
Provide end users with easy access to virtual desktops and published applications—including RDS hosted applications and Citrix XenApp—through a single digital workspace.
VMware Mirage provides next-generation desktop image management for physical desktops and POS devices across distributed environments.
Simplify OS migrations and effectively isolate apps to prevent compatibility issues across Windows platforms with ThinApp.
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.
VMware App Volumes provides radically faster application delivery with unified application and user management while reducing IT costs by up to 70%.
User Environment Manager
User Environment Manager simplifies end-user profile management by providing organizations with a single, lightweight and scalable solution that leverages existing infrastructure.
Blast Extreme Performance
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.
Smart Policies with Streamlined Access
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.
Identity Manager is an Identity as a Service (IDaaS) offering, providing application provisioning, self-service catalog, conditional access controls and single sign-on (SSO) for SaaS, web, cloud and native mobile applications.
Built for the Software-Defined Data Center
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, eliminating the need to build, test and support disparate storage, virtualization and networking products.
vSAN for Horizon
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.
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions for Horizon
Get up and running quickly with VMware Hyper-Converged Software (HCS) - a tightly integrated software stack ideal for Horizon desktop and application virtualization.
vSphere for Desktop
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.
vRealize Operations for Horizon
VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon is a monitoring and reporting tool to manage your Horizon and XenDesktop/XenApp environments.
NSX for Horizon
VMware NSX for Horizon brings speed and simplicity to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) networking, with policies that dynamically follow virtual desktops.
Windows and Linux
Quickly deliver Windows and Linux resources at scale across multiple data centers. Learn about Horizon for Windows and Horizon for Linux.