Overview

Simplify the delivery of Windows desktops and applications with VMware Horizon Air.

VMware Horizon Air is a cloud service that enables end users to securely access their desktops and apps from any device or browser - and helps IT to easily manage the deployment using existing skills and tools. As a VMware cloud service, it delivers reliability, security and performance, backed by business essential support.

VMware Horizon Air enables organizations to rapidly deploy desktops and applications as an easily managed, integrated cloud service to any device, anywhere at an affordable price. It delivers benefits across your organization.

  • IT gains greater control, security and flexibility while embracing the benefits of the cloud.
  • End users get a rich desktop experience that provides instant, secure access to corporate data and applications from any device, anywhere - increasing satisfaction and productivity.
  • Your organization saves time and money with lower upfront costs, reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) and faster deployments.

VMware Horizon Air delivers:

  • Unified desktop and application access from the cloud on any device, including tablets, smartphones, laptops, PCs, thin clients and zero clients.
  • Built-in security capabilities such as secure point-to-point network connectivity, dedicated compute and network isolation.
  • Best-in-class service, support and SLAs with a fully managed enterprise service. VMware manages the operations of the underlying infrastructure, providing peace of mind and superior performance.

VMware Horizon Air was designed, engineered and built to deliver workspaces as a cloud service. It focuses on providing:

  1. An easy to deploy and manage solution with access to virtual desktops and hosted apps in just a few clicks without the complexity of deploying and managing desktop virtualization infrastructure.
  2. Operating expense model with no upfront cash and no capital expenditure required.
  3. Lower overall TCO (Source: Gartner and VMware estimates, 2013).
  4. Integration with existing management tools for increased flexibility and control.
  5. The highest fidelity end-user experience optimized across devices and locations with support for USB, unified communications and multimedia.
  6. The reliability, security and performance that IT expects backed by the trusted foundation of vSphere by VMware.

VMware Horizon Air simplifies the delivery of cloud-hosted desktops and apps to any device without sacrificing security or control.

Key features

  • Cloud flexibility with seamless access to cloud-hosted desktops & apps from a single end-user client.
  • Integrated security, control and support backed by VMware.
  • Fully customizable virtual desktops & apps for superior end-user experience.
  • Ability to extend the life of desktop hardware and provide the latest OS and apps to end-users.
  • Cloud-hosted virtual desktops and RDS-hosted shared desktops and apps from a single service.

Optional Add-Ons

  • Additional HD storage in 1TB increments
  • Additional IP addresses
  • Direct Connect dedicated connectivity
  • Horizon Air Desktop DR reserved capacity

What's Included

  • Public IP address
  • Disk I/O
  • VPN
  • VMware Horizon Client software
  • Gold Pattern Storage
  • Service Level Agreement on 99.9% availability
  • Production level support

Service Models

  • Standard Desktop: 1vCPU, 2GB vRAM, 30GB HD
  • Advanced Desktop: 2vCPU, 4GB vRAM, 60GB HD with Soft 3D
  • Enterprise Desktop: 4vCPU, 8GB vRAM, 120GB HD with Soft 3D
  • Enterprise Plus Desktop: 8vCPU, 16GB vRAM, 240GB HD with Soft 3D
  • Hosted Apps Server: 8vCPU, 16GB vRAM, 240GB HD

Build the VMware Horizon Air offering that meets your needs.

First, select a core subscription model.

Standard Advanced Enterprise Enterprise Plus Hosted Apps Server
Designed for task workers Designed for knowledge workers Designed for power users Designed for engineers and developers Designed for application delivery
$35*/desktop/month MSRP $50*/desktop/month MSRP $100*/desktop/month MSRP $200*/desktop/month MSRP $200*/server/month MSRP
Try for free Try for free Try for free Try for free Try for free

*Prices based upon 12-month subscription term

Billed monthly, annually or prepaid for the life of the term. Additional discounts available for extended term length.

From there, add additional desktops, Hosted Apps server capacity or desktop disaster recovery at any time.

All items will have the same term as your core subscription. You can also buy additional services such as hard disk storage, IP addresses and a Direct Connect connection between your data center and cloud environment.

Purchase a mix and match of desktop reservation capacity.

Standard Desktop (1vCPU, 2GB vRAM, 30GB HD) Advanced Desktop (2vCPU, 4GB vRAM, 60 GB HD) Enterprise Desktop (4vCPU, 8GB vRAM, 120GB HD) Enterprise Plus Desktop (8vCPU, 16GB vRAM, 240GB HD) Hosted Apps Server (8vCPU, 16GB vRAM, 240GB HD) Capacity Response Time
Bronze $5 $7 $14 $28 $28 72 hours
Silver $10 $14 $28 $56 $56 24 hours
Gold $17 $25 $50 $100 $100 8 hours

Prices are per month, per desktop or server. When customer declares a disaster, daily usage fees apply. Customer must sign a minimum 12-month term of Horizon Air startup and maintenance fees for Desktop DR.

Contact VMware Sales to learn more.

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