Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a business critical workload deployed by many large enterprises. It helps deliver desktops to employees in a more efficient manner, without the need to provision and maintain a physical workstation for each employee. In this article, I’ll compare the two leading on-premise VDI solutions: VMware Horizon and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops.
What is VMware Horizon?
VMware Horizon provides virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) capabilities that let you remotely deliver and manage virtual desktops and applications. You can host and manage your desktops and applications in a local data center, in the cloud, and in hybrid or multi-cloud environments.
Here are several key capabilities of VMware Horizon:
- Simple and automated desktop and application management—that enables you to quickly create and deliver virtualized desktops and applications on demand.
- Secure and centralized control plane—you can define resources per location and profile, and use…