VMware Horizon® Cloud Service™ is a family of cloud services from VMware that enables the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to end users on any supported device. Horizon Cloud Service is available in two ways: as a VMware-hosted IBM Cloud infrastructure or hosted in your own on-premises infrastructure. In both scenarios, the management of the infrastructure is done by the Horizon Cloud Service application.

About This Document

This document focuses on VMware Horizon Cloud Service on IBM Cloud. It describes the most common issues that can arise during deployment and includes tips on how to avoid these issues in your own implementation. Although each environment is unique, the general considerations described here can assist you in most effectively deploying Horizon Cloud Service on IBM Cloud.

Intended Audience

This document is for IT decision-makers, architects, administrators, and others who want to familiarize themselves with, or are in the process of, a Horizon Cloud Service on IBM Cloud deployment. You should be familiar with Windows data center technologies, such as Active Directory, SQL, and Microsoft Management Console. You should also be familiar with cloud computing, site-to-site (S2S) VPNs, and Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks.