Monday, 9 May 2016

VMware Horizon 6.x suite editions



VMware Horizon suite contains multiple products inside it like Horizon View, VMware Mirage, VMware Workspace and new addition like VMware Identity manager Below is the information about each edition that is available with Horizon 6.X suite  along with its components and features along with license models.
Standard Edition:
This version includes a standalone version of View, VMware ThinApp, vSphere Desktop, and vCenter Desktop. Horizon Standard Edition and its components are licensed per concurrent connection.
Per concurrent connection license model is for virtual environments with a high number of users who share machines throughout the day such as students and shift workers.
Advanced Edition:
In addition to the features in Horizon Standard Edition, this edition also includes the functionality for hosted applications, a unified workspace with VMware Workspace Portal, virtual storage with VMware Virtual SANTM, and image management for physical desktops using VMware Mirage and VMware Fusion® Pro.
License entitlement for Horizon 6 Advanced Edition is available as concurrent user and named user. Per named user license model is for virtual environments with staff that need dedicated access to a virtual machine throughout the day.
(VMware Identity Manager is replacing Workspace Portal in the Horizon 6 Advanced and Enterprise editions.)

Enterprise Edition:
This edition includes all features of Horizon View Standard Edition and Horizon Advanced Edition, also Horizon Enterprise Edition includes VMware vRealize Operations Manager for Horizon.
Horizon Enterprise Edition also includes the VMware vRealize Orchestrator plug-in that enables automated provisioning of desktops and applications using vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation.
License entitlement for Horizon Enterprise Edition is available as concurrent user and named user.
vSphere Desktop included in Horizon editions has the same features and functionality of VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus Edition. This also means that if you already have VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus Edition, you can use this license with Horizon suite.

 Horizon 7 Suite is also in news and you can find more details about the it at VMware Portal.




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