This guide provides an introduction to the VMware Horizon™ portfolio, including a description of the key platforms in the portfolio, the major features and deployment options, and an overview of how the components are typically set up in a production environment.

The features and capabilities of VMware Horizon depend on license editions. For a comparison of feature sets in each edition, see

Intended Audience

This information is for IT decision makers, architects, administrators, and others who need to familiarize themselves with the components and capabilities of this product. With this information, architects and planners can determine whether VMware Horizon satisfies the requirements of their enterprise for efficiently and securely delivering virtual desktops and applications to their end users.