Get the Latest and Greatest on VMware Horizon at VMworld 2018

Aug 6, 2018
Nina Seth

Author: Nina Seth

Nina Seth is a senior product marketing manager for VMware EUC. Nina holds a Master of Business Administration from San Jose State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Davis.

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VMworld 2018 is right around the corner! The entire Horizon team is gearing up to share the latest and greatest product info, roadmap, and sneak peaks with you. Whether you’re interested in Horizon 7, Horizon Cloud, or Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS, we have the right VMware Horizon at VMworld session for you.

The Horizon portfolio has significantly evolved in the last year, and if you haven’t been keeping track you might be surprised to see the depth and breadth of the portfolio today. We made a number of additions and enhancements that add flexibility and choice to the Horizon portfolio.

We introduced Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, which lets you pair your own Microsoft Azure infrastructure with the Horizon Cloud control plane. This flexible solution is delivered as a service with consumption-based pricing, and all the benefits of a cloud service. And yes, Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure supports Windows 10 desktops, RSDH desktops and apps, and even vGPU.

On the Horizon 7 front, we continued to simplify management and improve the user experience. We also introduced Horizon on VMware Cloud on AWS which allows you to extend your on-premises Horizon 7 deployment to the cloud – great for use cases such as disaster recovery or temporary capacity that needs bursting to the cloud. If you want unified management for a hybrid deployment of your virtual desktops and apps, this might just be the solution for you.

With that said, here are a few noteworthy sessions you should consider adding to your schedule. Hurry, space is limited and registrations are filling fast!

Horizon at VMworld

Life in a Multi-Cloud World: Choosing the Right Cloud Desktop Solution [WIN3489BU]

Are you confused about which cloud to choose for your virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment? Join this session to learn about VMware’s multi-cloud approach and strategic direction. You will find out about the various cloud options for deployment, including Microsoft Azure, IBM SoftLayer, and VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn about the different solutions in the context of use cases and customer examples for each.

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Put Horizon Deployments on Autopilot with the Universal Cloud Connector [WIN3493BU]

Join this session to learn all about the new cloud connector that lets you manage all your virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments from a single cloud control plane. Find out more about the “easy button” for VMware Horizon deployments, complete with automatic upgrades.

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Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS: What You Need to Know [WIN3486BU]

Enterprises are embracing hybrid cloud in a big way, fueled by the desire to leverage the flexibility of the cloud. As apps move to hybrid cloud deployments, so too should virtual desktops and app delivery. In this session, find out how to extend VMware Horizon from on-premises to VMware Cloud on AWS for federated management across the hybrid cloud. By having the VMware Cloud platform as a backend to Horizon, you can outsource the management of the SDDC while keeping the management experience consistent across the entire environment. See how you can leverage VMware Cloud’s pay-as-you-go pricing and scalability to enable new use cases, such as disaster recovery, on-demand capacity, and cloud co-location.

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What’s New with Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure [WIN3048BU]

In this session, we will show you the latest addition to the VMware Horizon Cloud service where you can now deliver virtual desktops and applications on Microsoft Azure. You will learn how you can combine the benefits of desktop-as-a-service from VMware and the flexibility to choose a public, consumption-based IaaS like Microsoft Azure, making it easier and more cost-effective to deploy and scale your digital workspace.

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Customer Panel: What You Need to Know About Deploying VDI

Join VMware Horizon customers as they detail why and how they deployed Horizon on-premises and in the cloud. Customers will discuss their journey to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), the hard choices they made, lessons learned, and what they would do differently next time. You will also find out about persistent versus non-persistent desktops, VDI versus RDSH apps, on-premises versus cloud, and remoting protocols.

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