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What Is Horizon 7?
May 01, 2018
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products, such as VMware Horizon® 7, enable IT departments to run virtual machine (VM) desktops and applications in the data center and remotely deliver these desktops
How Does Horizon 7 Work?
March 19, 2018
As you learned in our “What Is Horizon 7?” article, VMware Horizon® 7 is the leading platform for Windows desktop and application virtualization, providing a consistent user experience across devices
VMware Horizon 7 Demo for IT Admins
May 01, 2018
This video, designed for IT Administrators, gives you a comprehensive look into the capabilities in Horizon 7.
VMware Horizon 7: Expert Q&A
May 01, 2018
Welcome to the Digital Workspace Tech Zone Expert Q&A series, where you'll hear from technical experts about the top technical questions in the end-user computing space. This Expert Q&A video
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Quick-Start Tutorial for VMware Horizon 7
January 17, 2019
This Quick-Start tutorial provides a technical overview of the View component of VMware Horizon® 7. Set up a proof-of-concept environment and learn how to create VDI desktops, RDSH-published applications, automated
Quick-Start Tutorial for VMware Horizon JMP Integrated Workflow
July 31, 2018
In this Quick-Start tutorial, learn about the JMP integrated workflow, available from the Horizon Console, and set up a proof-of-concept environment through practical exercises.
Creating an Optimized Windows Image for a VMware Horizon Virtual Desktop
January 25, 2019
This guide provides step-by-step instructions to configure a Windows image that performs optimally in a virtual environment, where CPU cores are shared among many VMs.
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Free Hands-On Lab: VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise
October 23, 2018
Use VMware Horizon 7 to provision VDI desktops with instant clones and RDS Hosts. Configure App Volumes to instantly provision applications, and User Environment Manager to provide a context-based user
Free Hands-On Lab: VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Advanced Topics
November 19, 2018
Configure VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise, Instant Clones, Horizon Apps and Horizon VMware Cloud on AWS.
Introducing the VMware Digital Workspace Topology Tool
February 04, 2019
The VMware Digital Workspace Topology tool is now available! By generating architectural diagrams of the digital workspace, this tool helps you design your deployment and understand its networking requirements.
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These comprehensive resources help you design your Horizon 7 deployment.
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Announcing The New VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Reference Architecture Incorporates Cloud, On-Prem, and Multi-site Design
April 23, 2019
The VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Reference Architecture is now available and is a must read for anyone considering, designing, or undertaking a digital workspace project using VMware Workspace ONE, VMware
VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Reference Architecture
April 19, 2019
This reference architecture provides a framework and guidance for architecting an integrated digital workspace using VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon. Design guidance is given for each product—with a corresponding
Architecting: Platform and Service Integration
April 18, 2019
This is the last in a series of short videos giving an overview to architecting end user computing solutions using VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon. In this video look
Architecting VMware Horizon 7
April 18, 2019
This is the fifth in a series of short videos giving an overview to architecting end user computing solutions using VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon. In this video we
Implementing the Horizon 7 Cloud Connector
February 27, 2019
In this episode, Rick Terlep explains how to deploy a Horizon 7 Cloud Connector to an existing Horizon 7 implementation.
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Learn about the Blast Extreme remoting display protocol, built by VMware to deliver an immersive, feature-rich user experience for end users, across devices, locations, media, and network connections.
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Blast Extreme Display Protocol in VMware Horizon 7
September 10, 2018
This guide provides a technical description of Blast Extreme, including how to deploy it, configuration best practices, and benefits and limitations, for administrators who are considering using the Blast Extreme
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Blast Extreme - Feature Walk-through
April 05, 2017
Learn about the major enhancements to Blast Extreme in VMware Horizon 7.1. These updates maximize user experience and includes Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport networking, which can adjust to the network
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These resources detail the strategy for allowing end users to have secure access to desktops and apps from wherever they are.
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Providing Secure Access to VMware Horizon 7 and VMware Identity Manager with the VMware Unified Access Gateway
February 13, 2019
Learn how to deploy a single Unified Access Gateway to proxy VMware Horizon 7 traffic and to also reverse-proxy VMware Identity Manager web traffic.
Network Ports in VMware Horizon 7
June 28, 2019
This document lists port requirements for connectivity between the various components and servers in a VMware Horizon® 7 deployment. This document applies to all versions of Horizon 7 from 7.0
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VMware Horizon 7 v7.2: Smart Policies for Horizon Applications - Feature Walk-through
July 06, 2017
Learn how VMware Horizon Smart Policies customize the user experience as they run a Horizon remote application. You will see an example of how Horizon Smart Policies are configured and
VMware Horizon 7 v7.4: Session Collaboration - Feature Walk-through
April 26, 2018
This video describes the VMware Horizon Session Collaboration feature in detail, demonstrates how to initiate, manage, and use this powerful tool for users to collaborate in real time for standard
VMware Horizon 7 v7.5: Cloud Pod Architecture - Feature Walk-through
June 28, 2018
This video provides a technical walk-through of the Horizon 7 Cloud Pod Architecture feature. It includes a demo of setting up a federation between an on-premises Horizon pod and one
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VMware Unified Access Gateway: Scaling, Upgrades & Troubleshooting - Feature Walk-through
December 13, 2017
This video is fifth in a series of five covering the VMware Unified Access Gateway. This includes details on scaling, upgrading, authentication options, logs and some troubleshooting. Learn more at
Free Hands-On Lab: VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise – Security, Operations and Troubleshooting
November 19, 2018
Optimize ongoing operations of your VMware Horizon 7 deployment by configuring the Unified Access Gateway and segmenting user access to your deployment. Configure and troubleshoot certificates and explore the Horizon
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