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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Enhance Security on Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure with NSX Cloud
Dec14

Enhance Security on Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure with NSX Cloud

Written in collaboration with Devyani Pisolkar, NSX Product Marketing It’s been a banner year for VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure. This service offering allows customers to easily pair their own Microsoft Azure capacity with the intuitive Horizon Cloud control to quickly deliver virtual desktops and apps to end-users in a matter of hours. We are seeing a lot of momentum from customers as they adopt Horizon Cloud to deliver...

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Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure Blazes Ahead
Sep24

Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure Blazes Ahead

If you’re keeping track, it’s been a year since VMware End User Computing released the VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure solution with much fanfare and with great customer demand. We initially offered RDS-based desktops and applications with graphics support. In the last year, given the tremendous customer interest and a large number of requests, we added support for VDI, Azure Government, power management, and most recently...

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Happy Birthday Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure
Sep21

Happy Birthday Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Wow – It’s amazing how time flies. It has been a year since the launch of the VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure, which brings together two industry leaders, VMware and Microsoft by offering desktops and apps in the cloud. When we first launched the service, we offered RDS-based desktops and applications with graphics support. This was met with great customer demand. But we didn’t stop there and added support for Windows...

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