VMware Horizon View, previously known as VMware View, is a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that provides users with virtual and mobile desktop management, flexible access, an optimal end-user experience and cloud computing. Horizon View also provides increased control and security of the desktop environment.
End-users get to be more productive and enjoy the flexibility of accessing their desktop environments from many locations and devices, while IT remains in control of policies and security.
Major Horizon ViewCustomers:
Some of Horizon View’s major customers includeAmway, Hertz International, Metro Health, North Carolina State University, Ottawa International Airport, Revlon, and Whirlpool.
Horizon View Pricing & Products:
There are two packages available for Horizon View – you can either purchase a bundled solution that comes along with VMware vSphere or vCenter Desktop; or, if you already have VMware vSphere, you can buy Horizon View as a desktop add-on. The specific Horizon View pricing depends on which of these options you select. Horizon View Composer, Horizon View Manager and other key components are included in both packages.
Horizon View pricing for the bundled solution is based on a 10-user license and the online price is $3,826.63 with basic support (12 hours/day, Monday-Friday.). If you purchase the bundle along with production support (24/7 support), the cost is $3,953.13.(1) There is a free 60-day trial of Horizon View available that you can activate through the VMware website.
The Horizon View Add-on option cannot be purchased online, but you can contact the VMware sales team or a registered reseller for pricing information.
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By Hadas bergman
1. This pricing is based on the European pricing from the European VMware store.