Explore these resources for an overview of VMware Horizon 7.
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What Is Horizon 7?
May 01, 2018
If you've never heard of Horizon 7, read this non-technical introduction.
How Does Horizon 7 Work?
March 19, 2018
This article describes the various components of Horizon 7 and discusses how they fit together.
VMware Horizon 7 Demo for IT Admins
May 01, 2018
Important: This video is dated, but it still contains relevant and valuable information. 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
Important: This video is dated, but it still contains relevant and valuable information. 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 focuses on Horizon 7.
VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon: Expert Q&A
May 20, 2018
Important: This video is dated, but it still contains relevant and valuable information. This Expert Q&A video answers the top questions about VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon.
Evaluate the products that will help you to implement VDI and Published Apps in your environment; Horizon 7, Unified Access Gateway, App Volumes, and Dynamic Environment Manager.
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Evaluate Horizon 7
June 27, 2019
Become a desktop virtualization hero with our curated activity path.
Evaluate Unified Access Gateway
December 19, 2018
Navigate the sophisticated world of VMware's Unified Access Gateway and learn how it works with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7.
Evaluate App Volumes
May 30, 2019
Follow our App Volumes activity path to go from zero to IT hero in no time!
Evaluate Dynamic Environment Manager
June 06, 2019
Delight your users by offering a better desktop experience.
Learn how to architect the following products; Horizon 7, Unified Access Gateway, App Volumes, and Dynamic Environment Manager. And check out the Reference Architecture which provides a framework and guidance for architecting using Workspace ONE and Horizon, whether using cloud-based deployments or installing on-premises.
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Architect Horizon 7
June 27, 2019
Become a desktop virtualization hero with our curated activity path.
Architect Unified Access Gateway
December 19, 2018
Navigate the sophisticated world of VMware's Unified Access Gateway and learn how it works with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7.
Architect App Volumes
July 01, 2020
Learn how to architect App Volumes in the component design chapter of the Workspace ONE and Horizon Reference Architecture.
Architect Dynamic Environment Manager
July 01, 2020
Learn how to architect Dynamic Environment Manager in the component design chapter of the Workspace ONE and Horizon Reference Architecture.
VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Reference Architecture
July 01, 2020
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 component design chapter devoted to each product—followed by chapters that provide best practices for integrating the components into a complete platform.
Explore these resources and learn how to deploy Horizon 7, Unified Access Gateway, App Volumes, and Dynamic Environment Manager.
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Deploy Horizon 7
June 27, 2019
Become a desktop virtualization hero with our curated activity path.
Deploy Unified Access Gateway
December 19, 2018
Navigate the sophisticated world of VMware's Unified Access Gateway and learn how it works with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7.
Deploy App Volumes
May 30, 2019
Follow our App Volumes activity path to go from zero to IT hero in no time!
Deploy Dynamic Environment Manager
June 06, 2019
Delight your users by offering a better desktop experience.
Quick-Start Tutorial for VMware Horizon 7
January 17, 2019
This Quick-Start tutorial provides a technical overview of VMware Horizon® 7. Set up a proof-of-concept environment and learn how to create VDI desktops, RDSH-published applications, automated desktop pools, and more. Then, enjoy the end-user experience of launching desktops and published applications from various clients.
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. We begin with an overview of the various technologies included in JMP, and explain how their interactions create Just-in-Time Desktops and Apps. Later sections list the before-, during-, and after-deployment considerations and best practices for operating the JMP technologies in unison. This paper also serves as your guide to the many white papers and blog posts that delve into various aspects of each JMP technology separately and in combination.
Quick-Start Tutorial for User Environment Manager
November 06, 2018
Learn about VMware User Environment Manager in this Quick-Start tutorial which provides a discussion of the product and offers practical exercises to set up a proof-of-concept environment.
Quick-Start Tutorial for VMware App Volumes
July 31, 2018
This Quick-Start tutorial helps you to get started with VMware App Volumes, provides details about its architecture and components, and includes exercises to walk you through setting up a proof-of-concept environment.
VMware Horizon 7 Deployment Guide for Healthcare
September 18, 2019
The VMware Horizon 7 Deployment Guide for Healthcare is now available. This guide is of special interest to those in the healthcare field, in conjunction with the 7.10 Extended Service Branch release of Horizon 7. Use this guide, along with the reference architecture guide on https://techzone.vmware.com, to find the information you need to make your healthcare environment effective and efficient. VMware End-User Computing (EUC) solutions empower the digital workspace by simplifying app & access management, unifying endpoint management & transforming Windows delivery. To learn more visit Digital Workspace Tech Zone at https://techzone.vmware.com
These resources help you to learn about Pools and Farms.
Hands-On Lab: VMware Horizon 7 - Getting Started with App and Desktop Virtualization
October 23, 2018
Use VMware Horizon 7 to create and manage Instant Clone desktop pools and RDSH farms. Learn common troubleshooting techniques to ensure a great user experience. Consume desktops and apps with a single sign-on experience.
Creating an Optimized Windows Image for a VMware Horizon Virtual Desktop
January 30, 2020
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.
This Expert Q&A video and Best Practices guide provide more information about Published Apps.
VMware Horizon Apps: Expert Q&A
June 07, 2018
Important: This video is dated, but it still contains relevant and valuable information. 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 focuses on Horizon Apps.
Best Practices for Published Applications and Desktops in VMware Horizon and VMware Horizon Apps
June 02, 2020
Learn how to optimize performance on your RDSH applications and desktops by following the best practices listed in this guide; some of these include general vSphere, ESXi host sizing, RDSH configuration, Horizon 7, and many more. Also includes best practices for using the VM Hosted Applications feature for desktop application publishing.
Find out how Personalization can improve the user experience.
VMware Horizon 7: JMP Technologies - Expert Q&A
May 07, 2018
Important: This video is dated, but it still contains relevant and valuable information. 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 focuses on Horizon 7 JMP Technologies including Instant Clones, App Volumes, and User Environment Manager.
VMware App Volumes: Technical Overview
August 02, 2018
This brief video is a technical overview of VMware App Volumes. Learn about what App Volumes does, how it works, and understand the architecture.
Dynamic Environment Manager Deployment Considerations Guide
April 12, 2017
This deployment considerations guide helps you during the design and planning phases of your VMware User Environment Manager deployment. It includes examples of common deployment scenarios, and guidance for scalability, high-availability, and disaster recovery.
Integrating FSLogix Profile Containers with the VMware Horizon Just-in-Time Management Platform (JMP)
November 19, 2019
This tutorial takes you through the steps to integrate Microsoft FSLogix with the VMware Horizon 7 Just-In-Time Management Platform (JMP) to build a nonpersistent desktop service while providing a persistent user experience.
Managing User Experience with VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition
September 19, 2019
This document helps you determine the best combination of Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition technologies for your organization’s needs. The goal is to augment the design concepts in the VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Enterprise Reference Architecture. Will you use full-clone, linked-clone, or instant-clone provisioning? Will you install applications in base images, deliver them virtually, or both? How will you ensure that end users get an experience they want while IT gains operational efficiencies? These and a number of additional questions will need to be answered based on your organization’s requirements.
VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition: Managing User Experience - Experts Talk
September 27, 2019
See VMware EUC Technical experts Roger Deane and Josh Spencer talk about a recently published document on Tech Zone called "Managing User Experience with VMware Horizon 7 Enterprise Edition". In this video Roger and Josh discuss the concepts covered in the paper, why it was created and who is the intended audience.
Explore Security resources in this section.
Deploying VMware Unified Access Gateway: VMware Workspace ONE Operational Tutorial
May 05, 2020
In this tutorial, learn how to plan and deploy VMware Unified Access Gateway on vSphere, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Configuring the Horizon Edge Service in VMware Unified Access Gateway: VMware Horizon Operational Tutorial
November 26, 2019
Use PowerShell to deploy VMware Unified Access Gateway and configure the Horizon edge service to enable external access to internal virtual desktops and applications.
Enabling SAML 2.0 Authentication for Horizon with Unified Access Gateway and Okta: VMware Horizon Operational Tutorial
December 10, 2019
In this tutorial, learn how to enable SAML 2.0 authentication using Unified Access Gateway to access Horizon virtual desktops and applications.
Mastering Unified Access Gateway
December 19, 2018
Navigate the sophisticated world of VMware's Unified Access Gateway and learn how it works with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon 7.
Mastering Workspace ONE Access
June 04, 2019
Workspace ONE Access, formerly known as Identity Manager, is a powerful tool. Let us help you master it.
NSX-T Security and Micro-segmentation
June 25, 2020
External Content
Check out Security Resources on the NSX Tech Zone website.
VMware Carbon Black
June 25, 2020
External Content
Check out the official VMware Carbon Black website.
Understanding Zero Trust
October 22, 2019
Follow our curated activity path and master how to build a Zero Trust architecture with one or more VMware technologies.