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"VMware Horizon 7 has its proprietary Elastic streaming protocol, which is very good for delivering VDI.""VMware is a hyper-converged infrastructure model. Therefore, for scaling it you just add more servers to it in the inputs. It's rather straightforward."

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"The solution has proven to be very stable."

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"I would like to see seamless integration with the cloud because right now, the dependency is on the cloud providers.""I would love to see so they can actually allow the use of Linux, from a hosting environment as well as from a VDI client environment."

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"It's a costly product. It would help if they could offer it at a discount."

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Overview

Horizon 7 allows IT to deliver virtual or RDSH published desktops and applications through a single platform to end users. These desktop and application services— including RDS hosted apps, packaged apps with VMware ThinApp, SaaS apps, and even virtualized apps from Citrix—can all be accessed from one unified workspace to provide end users with all of the resources they want, at the speed they expect, with the efficiency business demands.

VMware Horizon Air simplifies the delivery of Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service. IT can save time and money, without sacrificing enterprise requirements for security and control. End users are more productive, with a complete workspace they can access from any device, anywhere.
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LCMC HealthWildlands Adventure Zoo, Medic Mobile, IBM, Seventy Seven Energy, Baystate Health, Osis, Oxford University, Columbia University, Siemens, Cardinal Health, Ashdod Port, Vasakronan, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Derby
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Computer Software Company42%
Comms Service Provider12%
K 12 Educational Company Or School7%
Media Company6%
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Small Business50%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise30%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and others in Virtual Desktop. Updated: October 2020.
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VMware Horizon 7 is ranked 8th in Virtual Desktop with 2 reviews while VMware Horizon Air is ranked 21st in Virtual Desktop with 1 review. VMware Horizon 7 is rated 8.0, while VMware Horizon Air is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of VMware Horizon 7 writes "An easy initial setup with a good unified gateway and very good technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware Horizon Air writes "Easy deployment with good performance and can scale well". VMware Horizon 7 is most compared with VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Horizon View, VMware Horizon Cloud, VMware Fusion and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, whereas VMware Horizon Air is most compared with VMware Horizon View.

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