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VMware Horizon Licensing

Many of the times, many of us get really confused by the different channels of communication of licensing.  In this case for VMware Horizon.

The most confusing part is always Named and Concurrent user license.  In my previously article on Horizon Suite, which is the current Horizon bundle, this has not change.

To keep things simple, I am going to put down the sources and wordings in case any of the sources ever get removed.

From VMware Product Guide, page 56 for Horizon Enterprise:

Active Connection: any connections to Powered On Desktop Virtual Machines, Terminal Services Sessions and physical computers.
Concurrent Users: the total number of users accessing or using the Software at any given time to maintain an Active Connection to their desktop through an endpoint device.
Named User: Your single designated employee or Third Party Agents who have been authorized by You to use the Software in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.


The confusion comes when the VMware Product Guide f…

VMware and AWS Partnership a Win-Win

Over the last few weeks of new over the announcement of VMware Cloud on AWS partnership.  This brings lots of attention to the IT market where two of the domain giant come together to make it bigger.

Why is this a Win-Win?  Let's take a look.

AWS

With the partnership, VMware will definitely lease the data centres spaces from AWS irregardless AWS doing well or not they got another constant revenue.It make more sense to use AWS services e.g. S3 storage, etc. as your workload can be directly accessing it within AWS's Data Centre.With VMware's partnership, it adds another valid reason for AWS's customer or VMware's customers to consider AWS external services and this brings business opportunities for AWS tapping into VMware's customers base.


VMware

Leverage on AWS's Data Centres, VMware can now achieve more public cloud offering around the world in terms of locations.Able to leverage on AWS presence, VMware will allows customers to achieve the hybrid cloud vision m…