VMware Horizon Cloud comes to Microsoft Azure

Posted on 07/08/2017
DISCLAIMER: this article is older than one year and may not be up to date with recent events or newly available information.

At VMware, we’ve always been intent on giving our customers as many options and as much flexibility as possible when it comes to their IT environment.

Our latest commitment to that cause, is delivering VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, helping our customers to bring VMware virtual desktops and applications to the increasing global presence of Microsoft Azure in the enterprise, which is now available in 38 regions globally.

Bringing together one of the fastest growing Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers with the industry’s leading app and desktop cloud services offering gives our customers several infrastructure options with the flexibility to move between different platforms – all part of our cross-cloud strategy.

But what does this all mean?
Well, customers can now connect Azure IaaS to Horizon Cloud to deliver and manage Horizon virtual desktops and applications. This is ideal for organisations with an Azure subscription, but also for customers that want the flexibility to switch their deployment options from other public cloud services if use cases change, employees move or economics shift – thanks to Horizon Cloud’s ability to use a single cloud control plane. The VMware and Microsoft integration can also help our customers accelerate their move to Windows 10.

As ever, our solutions provide customers with options. In fact, only Horizon Cloud offers this flexible scale-out of virtual desktops and applications. For example, it can offer fully managed public cloud infrastructure for those companies looking to outsource management of infrastructure to the cloud for a desktop-as-a-service experience, or it can offer bring your own on-premises infrastructure with Hyper-converged Infrastructure appliances for those organisations that want greater control over their virtual desktop infrastructure – particularly those with tight security or performance requirements.

VMware continues to innovate and cater for all of our customers’ needs.

We expect VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure to be available in the second half of 2017.


Category: Mobility, Virtualization

Tags: , , , , , ,

Related Articles

Posted on 26/10/2017 by blogsadmin

Extraordinary User Experiences with the Power of Perfect Partnerships

By Kirsten Cox, Vice President Marketing, EMEA, VMware Creating outstanding experiences for customers and employees, whose expectations have changed, is the new transformation battleground. This was a prominent theme emerging from VMworld Europe this year, as was the news that industry re-shaping technologies – like cloud, mobile and security – are very much making this […]

3 minute read
Posted on 01/08/2017 by blogsadmin

I AM…all about modernizing data centers

VMworld 2017 Europe is getting closer (11-14 September). So start preparing your trip and go quickly to the content catalog to make a selection of program components that interest you the most! In some previous blogs, we have already made suggestions about transforming security, and digitizing the workspace, but also when looking for information about […]

2 minute read
Posted on 24/07/2018 by tom

Agent of Change: Three CIOs with different approaches but the same drive for change

Agents of Change is VMware’s initiative celebrating smart CIOs who challenge the status quo. By harnessing the transformative power of technology, they are creating unlimited possibilities for their businesses. “The only thing that is constant is change itself.” For businesses seeking to thrive in the digital era, being comfortable with change is critical. It’s a […]

3 minute read

Comments

No comments yet

Add a comment

Your email address will not be published.

*

This site uses cookies to improve the user experience. By using this site you agree to the privacy policy