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VMware Horizon + Unidesk: Simplify and Accelerate VDI

VMware Horizon + Unidesk: Simplify and Accelerate VDI

Unidesk accelerates VMware Horizon deployments and reduces costs by solving the biggest challenge in end user computing – how to deliver and manage your Windows apps.

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comparisonchart Deliver all apps as modular virtual disk “layers” separate from the Windows OS to VMware Horizon desktops and sessions.

comparisonchart Leave no app behind with 99%+ compatibility.

comparisonchart Manage Windows and apps once – no more image sprawl.

comparisonchart Delegate app delivery and image management to helpdesk and Tier 1 IT staff.

comparisonchart Plan for the cloud – extend Horizon to Azure with the same management.

Best-in-Class Features.

As the leader in application layering, Unidesk adds unparalleled value to VMware Horizon implementations. For enterprises with a wide variety of Windows apps or a desire to keep platform and cloud options open for the future, Unidesk is the clear choice.

Unidesk
Package any app separate from the Windows OS as a virtual disk layer with an ordinary install
Package Windows desktop and server operating systems as virtual disk layers
Deliver app and OS layers to VMware Horizon desktops
Deliver app and OS layers to VMware sessions
Flexible layer assignment by user, AD attribute, VM, or delivery group
Flexible app delivery – out-of-band (deliver layers pre-boot) and Elastic Layering™ (deliver apps at user login or hot-add into running VMs)
99.5% app compatibility – drivers, system services, apps that run while users are logged out
Persistent layer (writable virtual disk) for personalizing VMware Horizon desktops
Persistent layer (writable virtual disk) and Session Containers™ for personalizing VMware Horizon sessions
Lifecycle management – auditing, versioning, rollback of layers
Path to the cloud with full support for Azure RemoteApp

VMware Partnership.

VMware Partner | Technology Alliance

Unidesk is partnering with VMware to bring simplicity to the deployment and management of VDI. Together, we make it easier for IT to deliver applications and desktops to any device on any network or cloud.

Unidesk is an Elite Member of the VMware Technical Alliance Partner (TAP) program. Unidesk accelerates virtual desktop deployments with VMware Horizon by enabling you to deliver any Windows app to any set of desktops without installation or app virtualization complexity. Unidesk reduces costs by enabling your entire VDI environment to be built on a single gold Windows OS layer.

Seamless Integration.

Unidesk leverages the full feature set of VMware Horizon for easy integration into existing or new deployments.

  • VMware Horizon Clients
    Desktops and sessions with Unidesk layers are securely accessed through VMware Horizon Clients on all end user computing devices supported by VMware.
  • PCoIP
    The PCoIP protocol provides a high-performance user experience on any device, over any network. With PCoIP, the virtual experience rivals a local PC, even when using multimedia, real-time voice and video collaboration, USB peripherals and 3D graphics. Unidesk-layered Windows apps become mobile device aware and optimized to support touch gestures and other native mobile device features. Integrated WAN optimization capabilities boost network efficiency and performance, even over challenging, high-latency networks.
  • VMware vSphere
    Deploy Unidesk and VMware Horizon together on VMware’s world-class hypervisor.
  • Support for Windows versions and 16-, 32-, and 64-bit apps
    VMware Horizon and Unidesk together support 16-, 32-, and 64-bit applications running on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.
  • VMware View Composer
    Publish Unidesk layered images to View Composer for distribution to desktops.
  • VMware User Environment Management (UEM)
    VMware’s profile management solution ensures that each user’s personal settings are applied to virtual desktops and applications layered by Unidesk, regardless of the location and end point device.

Read Our Customer Stories.

Thousands of VMware customers use Unidesk as their application layering platform. Read their stories to see why you should join the crowd.

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