VMware Horizon radically transforms traditional VDI, giving you unprecedented simplicity, flexibility, speed and scale—all at lower costs. VMware Horizon promises to have you up and running 30x faster than traditional solutions and cut costs by as much as 50%. VMware Horizon extends the power of desktop and application virtualization, allowing IT to deliver and protect all of the Windows resources end users want, at the speed they expect, with the efficiency business demands. Support workplace mobility, gone are the days of client—server computing where Windows ruled the day and end users were tasked to do their work from one device and one location. Today, end users are leveraging new types of devices for work, accessing Windows applications alongside non—Windows—based applications and are more mobile than ever. VMware Horizon Air cloud hosted desktops and apps. Get Microsoft Windows desktops and apps delivered as a full cloud service (DaaS) to any device, anywhere, with predictable costs.
VMware desktop and application virtualization solutions provide IT with a new streamlined approach to deliver, protect, and manage Microsoft Windows or Linux desktops and applications on premises or in the cloud, while containing costs and ensuring end users can work anytime, anywhere across any device. Move to the mobile cloud. Gone are the days of client—server computing where Windows ruled the day and end users were tasked to do their work from one device and one location. Today, end users are leveraging new types of devices for work, accessing Windows applications alongside non Windows—based applications and are more mobile than ever. In this new mobile cloud era, managing and delivering services to end users with traditional PC centric tools has become time—consuming and costly. VMware desktop and application virtualization solutions provide IT with a new streamlined approach to deliver, protect, and manage Windows desktops and applications while containing costs and ensuring end users can work anytime, anywhere across any device.
VMware Horizon Desktop And Application Virtualization
With VMware Horizon securely deliver virtualized desktops and published applications to end users across devices and locations through a single platform. VMware Horizon Air Cloud—Hosted Desktop DR—easily protect your business and ensure workforce continuity with affordable cloud hosted desktops and apps. VMware Horizon Air Hybrid—Mode—take advantage of true hybrid cloud flexibility. Manage, patch, update and monitor all of your services in the cloud for desktops, apps and infrastructure that sits locally on premises. Enjoy the simplicity and scale that the cloud delivers, with the performance and security benefits that local desktops, apps and data provide. VMware Horizon FLEX allows you to give employees and contractors virtual desktops on Apple Macs or PCs that they can use without a network connection with central control and strong security. With VMware Workstation Pro take PC virtualization to the next level and run a web or cloud environment on your PC, with access to VMware vSphere and vCloud Air.
VMware Horizon is tightly integrated with VMware Software Defined Data Center, which includes VMware vSphere, VMware vSAN and VMware NSX. This integration provides a seamless turnkey solution and are of tremendous value to vertical industries., eliminating the need to build, test and support disparate storage, virtualization and networking products. Financial institutions often have multiple locations or branches and require continuous access to applications and data. Uninterrupted access to patient data and applications is essential in the healthcare industry. Distributed workforce, complex designs and security are common concerns within the manufacturing industry. National governments face strict security and compliance mandates that require a robust solution to ensure seamless productivity. Regional and local government—serving the public at the regional and local level requires a mobile workforce that can access applications and data while on the go.
The VMware vCloud Air Network is your partner in the cloud. Get reliable cloud services tailored to your business needs with the VMware vCloud Air Network, a global ecosystem of cloud providers offering validated services based on VMware technology. VMware vCloud Air network benefits, Data sovereignty—with a network of cloud providers located across more than 100 countries, you can easily keep data and applications local—simplifying adherence to national data security and privacy regulations. Hybridity—ensure compatibility with services based on the same VMware vSphere platform you already use.
You can reduce energy consumption by decreasing the number of servers in your data center. VMware server virtualization can reduce hardware requirements by a 15:1 ratio, enabling you to lessen the environmental impact of your organization’s IT without sacrificing reliability or service levels. Server and desktop hardware consolidation can also help you achieve a 20 to 30 percent lower cost per application, as well as defer data center construction costs by $1,000 per square foot. VMware vSphere with Operations Management allows for a 50 to 70 percent higher virtual machine density per host than commodity offerings.
Applications and data can reside and be accessible anywhere. With VMware NSX Software Defined Networking you can reduce the time to provision entire networks in software from weeks to seconds. It abstracts virtual networks from the underlying physical network, providing the flexibility to run on top of any network hardware. With improved operational efficiency through automation, network operators can achieve faster deployment and greater agility. Enables network micro segmentation.
Provisioning VMware NSX Software Defined Networking brings security inside the data center with automated, fine—grained policies tied to the virtual machines. It enables micro segmentation to significantly reduce the lateral spread of threats inside the data center. Security policies travel with the workloads, independent of where workloads are in the network topology. VMware NSX abstracts networking from the underlying hardware and attaches networking and security policies to their associated workloads.
VMware vCloud Suite is an integrated offering that brings together VMware’s industry—leading vSphere hypervisor and VMware vRealize Suite multi—vendor hybrid cloud management platform. VMware’s new portable licensing units allow vCloud Suite to build and manage both vSphere—based private clouds as well as multi—vendor hybrid clouds. Leverage the world’s leading virtualization platform as the foundation for multiple data center initiatives. Consolidate servers and data centers. Improve application availability and performance. Address application requirements for scale up or scale out.
Rapidly provision infrastructure and application resources across development, test, QA and production. Effectively manage these resources from initial provisioning through retirement in order to maximize both capital and operational spending. Understand the cost of infrastructure and the consumption of resources by end users. Deliver proactive management of performance, availability and capacity across all data center domains including applications, compute, network and storage. Build the foundation for successful developer agility and infrastructure modernization initiatives.
Agility through automation with continuous delivery, support rapid iterations and DevOps principles by automating the pipeline for any kind of software. Artifact management provides versioning support, and a release dashboard provides end to end visibility into release history. Automate the end to end delivery and management of infrastructure, and accelerate application deployment and releases. Choice through flexibility. Provision and manage multivendor, multicloud infrastructure and applications by leveraging existing infrastructure, tools and processes. Personalization through governance policies.
Ensure that users receive the right size resource or application at the appropriate service level for the jobs they need to perform. Efficiency through cost containment. Provide consistent, automated delivery and management of IT services and reduce time—consuming, manual processes. Reclaim inactive resources for reuse with automated reclamation, providing cost savings. Centrally manage public and private clouds. Flexibly manage your cloud infrastructure, control costs, and maintain strong governance. Get more from your VMware vRealize software investments.
With VMware vRealize Operations, IT organizations of all sizes can improve performance, avoid disruption, and become more efficient with comprehensive visibility across applications and infrastructure in one place. Performance and availability across the software defined data center (SDDC). Improve performance, avoid disruption and proactively manage the SDDC with integrated performance and health monitoring from storage to applications with predictive analytics, Smart Alerts and guided remediation. Optimize infrastructure utilization.
Become more efficient by optimizing resource utilization including reclamation and right sizing, across cluster workload placement, improved planning and forecasting and enforce IT and configuration standards. Unified management across heterogeneous data centers and multiple public clouds. Simplify operations with comprehensive visibility in one place across applications, physical infrastructure components and public clouds, supported by an extensible platform utilizing third—party management packs. Business continuity—improve business continuity and disaster recovery planning through automated application discovery and mapping, and by identifying the impact of infrastructure changes on your applications.