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2020-11-10T06:42:02Z

What advice do you have for others considering VMware Horizon 7?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering VMware Horizon 7, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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I rate VMware Horizon 7 a ten out of ten.

2021-11-07T09:57:25Z
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Top 5Real User

I would advise defining your use cases before you start. I would rate VMware Horizon 7 a nine out of 10.

2021-09-15T20:20:15Z
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Top 20Consultant

I would rate VMware Horizon 7 a nine out of ten.

2021-07-04T11:29:08Z
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Top 20Real User

I would have said this solution needs to improve in profile management a couple of years ago because VMware does not have profile management that works out of the box. However, this issue was solved by Microsoft by releasing a solution that works very well with VMware Horizon. Those who are wanting to implement this solution should consider the Cloud offerings for VMware Horizon. There is a possibility it could cut the time for delivery and it is more scalable. You will not have scalability issues. I rate VMware Horizon 7 an eight out of ten.

2021-06-14T13:04:52Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

You should know why you need this solution. Before working with Horizon 7, you should have at least three to six months of experience with VMware and ESXi. You also need to get well trained in Horizon 7. I would rate VMware Horizon 7 an eight out of ten. It is a stable and feature-rich solution at a fair price.

2021-01-15T15:53:45Z
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I would rate VMware Horizon 7 a seven out of ten. If it becomes stronger like the Citrix ICA protocol, it would easily be a ten.

2020-11-25T21:23:13Z
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We aren't on the latest version of the solution. We're at minus one right now. The final upgrade has not been done due to the pandemic situation. In our kind of environment, it's just more of a media use case, so we used it and it made sense. If you have variable workloads, not a uniform workload, then it might not go under the licensing for just VDIs, asVDIs specifically cover your operating system instances as well as uniform with the VDI clients. If it is a uniform VDI client, such as all Windows 10 systems for users to log in, like on host environment, or it's all a server farm, etc., for those kinds of environments, Horizon is a no brainer. A company should go for it. I'd recommend it. It is a good solution to work with. Overall, I would rate the solution eight out of ten. For the most part, we've been quite satisfied with the results.

2020-11-24T09:49:15Z
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They have both options of deployment models. If it is on-premises, it's as per their proprietary prerequisite. With the cloud, they have AWS and Microsoft Azure. I would recommend VMware Horizon 7 if the customer already has the VMware virtualized environment in place. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-11-10T06:42:02Z
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