Tech Preview: Windows Virtual Desktop Benefits with Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure
Dec16

Tech Preview: Windows Virtual Desktop Benefits with Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

At VMworld U.S. 2019, we announced that a Tech Preview of Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure with support for the benefits of Windows Virtual Desktop would be released in 2019. I’m excited to announce that today, Tech Preview is live! This new capability will allow our customers to run the features of Windows Virtual Desktop, including Windows 10 Enterprise multi-session and Windows 7 with free Extended Security Updates (for up to three...

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Coming Soon: Windows Virtual Desktop support in Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure
Sep30

Coming Soon: Windows Virtual Desktop support in Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

One year ago, Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a platform that combines cloud-native resources with specific product entitlements to deliver a virtual desktop and application experience that resides only in Microsoft Azure. Windows Virtual Desktop announced worldwide general availability today, and we’re very excited because VMware has partnered with Microsoft to extend the features of Windows Virtual Desktop to Horizon...

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High availability, enhanced alerting, and more: What’s new in Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure
Sep26

High availability, enhanced alerting, and more: What’s new in Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

At VMware, Q3 is always busy. Most of the attention outside the company is on VMworld, but back at the ranch, we’re still hard at work on Horizon Cloud. In the July release of Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, we introduced support for additional Azure VM types and sizes, updated the UI, enhanced reporting capabilities and added support for custom roles when creating Microsoft Azure service principals. In this release, we’re happy to...

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VMware True Single Sign-On with VMware Horizon Cloud Service on IBM Cloud
Aug08

VMware True Single Sign-On with VMware Horizon Cloud Service on IBM Cloud

In this blog post, I will focus on differentiating users’ login experience with and without True SSO, logical work-flow of True SSO and install/integration of True SSO with VMware Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud. True Single Sign-on (True SSO) Overview True SSO is a Horizon component with built-in integration to VMware Workspace ONE, which eliminates the requirement of entering an Active Directory (AD) password more than once while the end...

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Horizon Cloud Q2 Release – Learn What’s New
Jul09

Horizon Cloud Q2 Release – Learn What’s New

If you’re keeping track, we’re at the halfway mark already in 2019. Wow, time flies when you’re busy building new features based on customer feedback. In the March release of Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, we came out with vGPU support for Windows 10 virtual desktops using Microsoft Azure NV Series VMs, the ability to redirect end users to Workspace ONE when accessing their Horizon virtual desktops, and support for Microsoft...

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