Network Ports in VMware Horizon 7
June 18, 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
Understanding Horizon Connections
May 22, 2019
I’ve had a several conversations over the past few weeks about how a VMware Horizon Client connects to a resource. Some of these exchanges were to help determine the best
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 Unified Access Gateway
April 18, 2019
This is the ninth 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
Architecting VMware User Environment Manager
April 18, 2019
This is the eighth 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
Architecting VMware App Volumes
April 18, 2019
This is the seventh 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
Architecting VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure
April 18, 2019
This is the sixth 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
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
Architecting VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence
April 18, 2019
This is the fourth 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
Architecting VMware Identity Manager
April 18, 2019
This is the third 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
Architecting VMware Workspace ONE UEM
April 18, 2019
This is the second 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
Introduction to Architecting VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon
April 17, 2019
This is the first in a series of short videos giving an overview to architecting end user computing solutions using VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon. In this first video
VMware Workspace ONE: Reference Architecture - Experts Talk
April 08, 2019
In this edition of the Experts Talk series, Roger Deane and Graeme Gordon discuss the new Reference Architecture. Topics of discussion include "What is a Reference Architecture?", "How is
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.
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.
VMware Workspace One & Horizon 7: On-Premises Reference Architecture - Expert Q&A
January 02, 2019
In this video, the experts introduce us to the VMware Workspace One & Horizon 7 Enterprise On Premises Reference Architecture.
Introducing the VMware Workspace ONE Cloud-Based Reference Architecture
November 20, 2018
The VMware Workspace ONE Cloud-Based Reference Architecture is now available and is a must read for anyone considering, designing, or undertaking a VMware Workspace ONE or a VMware Horizon Cloud
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: Reference Architecture - Expert Panel
September 05, 2018
Experts discuss what the VMware Horizon 7 Reference Architecture guide is - and how you can use it. View the latest Reference Architecture here: https://techzone.vmware.com/resource/vmware-workspace-one-and-vmware-horizon-7-enterprise-edition-premises-reference
VMware Unified Access Gateway: Expert Panel
August 21, 2018
Technical experts at VMware End User Computing discuss what VMware Unified Access Gateway is, and how it works.
Network Ports in VMware Horizon Cloud Service
August 02, 2018
This document lists port requirements for connectivity between the various components and servers in a VMware Horizon® Cloud Service™ deployment. Two deployment models for the Horizon Cloud Service are covered:
Introducing VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition On-premises Reference Architecture
June 06, 2018
The Enterprise Edition On-premises Reference Architecture for VMware Workspace ONE and Horizon 7 is now available! This design guide is a must read for anyone considering, designing, or undertaking a
VMware Digital Workspace Designer: Feature Walk-through
May 03, 2018
Learn about the Digital Workspace Designer—an online tool that helps customers understand a high level design for any Digital Workspace project with VMware Workspace ONE, including AirWatch and Horizon technologies.
Design
Digital Workspace Designer
The VMware Digital Workspace Designer is your companion and aid for planning and sizing a VMware Workspace ONE deployment, maintaining current VMware best practices and assisting you with key design decisions. The tool is aimed at establishing an initial high level design for any planned deployment. Watch the video guide for the Designer here. You will need a MyVMware or PartnerCentral account
March 19, 2018
Design
Desktop Assessment Tool
Prepare for the move to Horizon desktops and applications with tools to assess, design an operational prototype, identify technology and skills gaps, and uncover risks. The SysTrack Desktop Assessment (SDA) tool is a cloud based tool that allows you to analyze your current physical desktop estate and its fit for virtualization.
March 19, 2018
Migrate
Horizon Migration Tool
Horizon Migration Tool helps you migrate from Citrix XenDesktop and Xen App to Horizon 7.
March 19, 2018
Updated VMware Workspace ONE Reference Architecture for SaaS Deployments
January 24, 2018
The VMware Workspace ONE Reference Architecture for SaaS Deployments illustrates how Workspace ONE can deliver a modern digital workspace that meets key business requirements and common use cases for the increasingly mobile
VMware Unified Access Gateway: PowerShell Deployment - Feature Walk-through
December 13, 2017
This video is fourth in a series of five covering the VMware Unified Access Gateway. It describes and demonstrates how to deploy using the PowerShell method. Learn more at http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/10/vmware-unified-access-gateway-technical-deep-dive.html
VMware Unified Access Gateway: OVF Deployment 
December 13, 2017
This video is third in a series of five covering the VMware Unified Access Gateway. It describes and demonstrates how to deploy using the vSphere OVF method. Learn more at http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/10/vmware-unified-access-gateway-technical-deep-dive.html.
VMware Unified Access Gateway: Deployment Options - Feature Walk-through
December 13, 2017
VMware Unified Access Gateway provides secure edge services to allow access to defined resources that reside in the internal network. This allows authorized, external users to access internally located resources
VMware Unified Access Gateway: Use Cases - Feature Walk-through
December 13, 2017
This video is first in a series of five and it gives an overview and potential use cases for the VMware Unified Access Gateway. VMware Unified Access Gateway provides secure
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
Secure Remote Access with VMware Unified Access Gateway
October 31, 2017
The VMware Unified Access Gateway (formerly called Access Point) is a platform that provides secure edge services and access to defined resources that reside in the internal network. This allows authorized, external
JMP and VMware Horizon 7 Deployment Considerations
July 25, 2017
This guide describes JMP and VMware Horizon® 7 Enterprise Edition version 7.1 (or later) capabilities, architecture, and implementation requirements and addresses frequently asked high-level questions about deploying a JMP solution.
Introduction to VMware Horizon 7 for Citrix Administrators
June 19, 2017
This guide provides a tour of VMware Horizon 7 for administrators who have deployed Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop in the past. It discusses how the Citrix components map to a
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Platform Updates - Feature Walk-through
April 05, 2017
VMware Horizon 7.1 has numerous platform enhancements and features. This short session details some of the features including upgrade considerations, VMware vSphere host maintenance, Windows 2016 support, and PowerCLI.
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Horizon Client 4.4 Updates - Feature Walk-through
April 05, 2017
As part of the VMware Horizon 7.1 updates, the various Horizon Clients have been updated to version 4.4. This short video highlights what’s new for each of the various clients.
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: What's New
April 05, 2017
As an introduction to the technical advancements in Horizon 7.1, this video reviews the technical and logical architecture of Horizon, as well as the main components.
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Instant Clones for RDSH - Feature Walk-through
April 05, 2017
VMware Horizon 7.1 extends the use of Instant Clones to creating RDSH Farms. As a key component of the JMP (Just-in-Time Management Platform) this provides several key benefits, including simplified
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Unauthenticated Access to Published Applications - Feature Walk-through
March 15, 2017
Learn more about providing unauthenticated access in VMware Horizon 7.1, which allows users to connect to a Horizon environment and access RDSH based applications without directly authenticating as themselves. This
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Hiding the Connection Server URL and Domain List - Feature Walk-through
March 15, 2017
With VMware Horizon 7.1 and the new Horizon Clients version 4.4, there is a new security-focused option that allows certain information to be hidden from the Horizon Client. With two
VMware Horizon 7 v7.1: Customizing RDSH Icons - Feature Walk-through
March 15, 2017
This short video demonstrates how to change an RDSH application icon in VMware Horizon 7.1. Customizing the icon allows for easier application identification.
VMware Horizon 7: Power CLI - Feature Walk-through
February 14, 2017
Learn about PowerCLI and how it can help in automating VMware Horizon 7. Get started by following demos on installation, connecting, and trying a few basic commands.
Antivirus Considerations in a VMware Horizon 7 Environment
February 05, 2017
This Antivirus Considerations guide discusses the use of antivirus software in a VMware Horizon® 7 environment, and changes that can be made to improve performance without compromising system security.

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Robert Terakedis

Senior Technical Marketing Manager, End User Computing, VMware.
Robert is currently in his fifth year at VMware where he’s a Senior Technical Marketing Manager for all things Apple and Workspace ONE. He has over 16 years experience in the IT Industry, with roles spanning Enterprise Mobility solutions, Microsoft technologies, storage and network infrastructure. He is based out of Atlanta, Georgia and contributes regularly to VMware’s TechZone and EUC Blog and the MacAdmins.

Peter Bjork

Senior Staff Architect, End User Computing, VMware.
Peter specializes in Identity and Access Management. He's widely appreciated as a speaker at events like VMworld, VMUG and vFORUM. He is the author of two books as well as numerous white papers and blog posts. When the work day is over, Peter volunteers as a Scout leader for the local Sea Scout troop outside Stockholm, Sweden.

Hilko Lantinga

Senior Technical Marketing Architect, End User Computing, VMware.
Hilko specializes on 3D, Horizon Windows Desktops & RDSH, Linux and Applications. Previously he was a Senior Consultant in VMware Professional Services, leading large-scale EUC deployments in EMEA and has 18 years of experience in end-user computing.

Chris Halstead

Staff Architect, End User Computing, VMware.
Chris has over 20 years of experience in the End User Computing field as a customer, partner and VMware employee. At VMware, he has authored 8 VMware Flings and has worked across all areas of EUC. He is currently working on the Technical Marketing team supporting Horizon, App Volumes and AirLift.

Karim Chelouati

Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, End User Computing, VMware.
Karim Chelouati is a senior technical marketing manager on the Technical Marketing team at VMware End-User Computing.

Josh Spencer

Senior Technical Marketing Architect, End User Computing, VMware.
Josh is a Technical Marketing Architect with nearly two decades of Desktop Engineering experience. For VMware EUC, he creates technical enablement content for internal, partner, and customer consumption.