Learn how to set up and configure the components of VMware Horizon®, also known as VMware Horizon 8. With VMware Horizon, IT departments can run remote desktops and applications in the data center and deliver those remote desktops and applications to employees as a managed service. End users gain a familiar and personalized environment that they can access from multiple devices anywhere in the enterprise or from home. Administrators gain centralized control, efficiency, and security by having desktop data in the data center.

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VMware Horizon is the new branding for VMware Horizon 7. VMware Horizon follows the YYMM format for releases, which means that version numbers are based on the planned year and month of the release. The actual release date can vary based on business needs and engineering schedule changes to address critical customer requirements. To read the VMware Horizon 7 documentation, see VMware Horizon 7 Documentation.

Horizon Universal License and Horizon Cloud Service

With the Horizon Universal License, you gain both the ability to deploy into public clouds with VMware SDDC and access to the cloud-based services provided by Horizon Cloud Service. For details, see the VMware Horizon Cloud Service Documentation.

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