VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops
VMware Horizon Virtual Desktops
Login Enterprise provides specialized capabilities to manage your VMware Horizon VDI environments better. Take control with a single solution that monitors performance, cost, and capacity from the end user’s perspective and end-to-end.
Proactively Hunt for Issues
Proactively detect VDI user experience issues and pinpoint the root cause quickly and efficiently.
- Measure all aspects of VMware Horizon user experience, including availability, login time, and application performance.
- Isolate the root cause of VDI slowness from virtual desktop, storage, network, applications, and more
- Leverage built-in alerts and be the first to know of user experience issues.
- Predict trends over time to get ahead of creeping degradation.
Gain deep insights so you can make smarter financial decisions without compromising end-user experience.
- Forecast run, CapEx and OpEx costs; reducing the risk of surprise cost overruns.
- Understand the cost impact when moving to the cloud or changing any component in the stack.
- Evaluate usage and infrastructure to identify cost savings in real-time.
Avoid Capacity Issues
Plan capacity wisely by forecasting when hosts and guest VMs will run out of resources.
- Use built-in capacity planning reports to forecast how many more users can be added to each host.
- Confidently add more users to a current environment while maintaining consistent performance.
- Get insights for VDI right-sizing and optimization.
- Detect when newer hardware or upgrades might be needed to maintain/optimize existing environments.
Troubleshoot Slow Logins & Applications
Simulate user logins and application workflows to catch issues before real users are affected.
- Test login and application performance 24×7.
- Go beyond application launch with detailed workflows simulating user actions.
- Establish baselines and compare user experience across locations
What is VMware Horizon?
VMware Horizon is a solution for delivering and managing virtualized or physical desktops and virtual application delivery to workers anywhere, anytime, and on any device. It allows creating and brokering of connections to Windows and Linux virtual desktops, Remote Desktop Services (RDS) applications, and desktops. It can also deliver Linux-hosted applications.
What is VMware Horizon Monitoring, and why is it needed?
VMware Horizon monitoring refers to tracking the health, usage, and performance of the virtual application and virtual desktop service delivered using VMware Horizon solutions. Organizations use VMware Horizon to support employees, partners, and remote workers accessing corporate applications and desktops. VMware Horizon tools observe the end-to-end environment to identify whether the service is slow or not functioning, which may result in lost productivity and, ultimately, business revenue. IT admins can proactively identify and fix problems that impact user productivity using VMware Horizon monitoring capabilities.
What tools does VMware offer to monitor the VMware Horizon stack?
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is a monitoring tool built into the VMware stack. vROps for Horizon has capabilities to monitor the different tiers included in a VMware Horizon deployment.
Isn’t VROps sufficient for monitoring VMware Horizon services?
vROps for Horizon provides visibility into some aspects of a VMware Horizon deployment. But it lacks complete visibility into the virtual desktops and user sessions. To effectively monitor VMware Horizon deployments, IT teams need synthetic monitoring of user experience from multiple locations. IT administrators often need pre-built dashboards and reports that answer key questions around performance, cost, and capacity to manage their environments better. Third-party tools like Login Enterprise offer all of these capabilities from a single pane of glass and are easier to install and license than vROps.
Is VMware Horizon monitoring agent-based or agentless?
Typically, monitoring of a VMware Horizon deployment is based on a combination of agent and agentless monitoring. Agentless-based storage devices, AppVolume managers, and network devices (routers, F5 load balancers, UAGs, etc.). Agents are often required when using real user monitoring solutions. Login Enterprise has an entirely agentless approach that minimizes additional strain on the system and proactively monitors 24/7/365.