VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure: Scaling for Remote Work
Aug13

VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure: Scaling for Remote Work

It’s been 5 months since support for the features of Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop in Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure became Generally Available after months of collaboration and more than three years since VMware released its initial support for Horizon Cloud on Azure. For VMware, this marked an important milestone in our ongoing partnership with Microsoft that allows us to deliver incredible value to our customers with...

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The Evolution of VMware Horizon for Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Deployments of Virtual Desktops and Applications
Aug11

The Evolution of VMware Horizon for Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Deployments of Virtual Desktops and Applications

Today we announced the general availability of the latest major update to VMware Horizon with Horizon 8. Current events have accelerated the deployment and consumption of virtual desktops and applications across many industries adapting to remote work requirements. For example, some of our largest customers have over 200K users working from home on VMware Horizon, seamlessly accessing their desktops and applications on...

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Horizon 8: Unleashing the Power of Secure Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Deployments with a Modern Platform
Aug06

Horizon 8: Unleashing the Power of Secure Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Deployments with a Modern Platform

The global pandemic has changed the future of work forever with organizations and end users adapting to a remote-everything, work-from-anywhere environment. In response to the current crisis, many organizations have turned to desktop and application virtualization to deliver remote work solutions to their employees since as it enables easy access to corporate apps and data from any device, while maintaining the highest levels of...

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Retiring Horizon Client for UWP
Jul28

Retiring Horizon Client for UWP

Sometimes things just don’t work out. Microsoft launched the Metro-tiled version of Windows 10 with visions of apps that would run seamlessly on all Windows devices – including Windows Phones! VMware answered with Horizon Client for UWP. Since then, things have changed: Microsoft has dropped support for Office Mobile and acknowledged that customers want 32-bit apps. VMware is following Microsoft’s lead and dropping our Horizon Client...

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How VMware Horizon Made my Onboarding Experience Delightful
Jul17

How VMware Horizon Made my Onboarding Experience Delightful

After an amazing summer internship as a product marketing intern last year, I was extremely excited to start my full-time role at VMware upon my graduation from MBA this June. Given the current challenging situation where almost everyone has to work from home and business has to be conducted remotely, I was nervous that not having an in-person onboarding experience would hinder my ability to successfully and smoothly transition into...

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App Volumes 4 for Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure is Available Now
Jul10

App Volumes 4 for Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure is Available Now

Part of the challenge of maintaining an efficient desktop virtualization environment is managing applications, especially as environments scale up and, increasingly, out beyond on-premises data centers and into the cloud. App Volumes is a key product that streamlines application management in virtualized desktop environments. App Volumes allows customers to drastically reduce the number of gold images that must be maintained by moving...

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