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How does VMware Horizon View licensing work?

Submitted by on April 21, 2017 – 4:24 amNo Comment

VMware offers two different Horizon View licensing models for most of its Horizon products. The per named user licensing model is for organizations with users who require dedicated virtual machine access. This Horizon View licensing model is a per user licensing model.

The other Horizon View licensing model VMware commonly offers is the per concurrent connection model. This model is essentially a per device licensing model. Rather than licensing individual users to use virtual desktops as is done in the per named user model, the license applies instead to the device the user works with to connect to his virtual desktop. This VMware Horizon View licensing model is a good fit in organizations where multiple users share devices, because doing so results in a lower overall cost than licensing each user individually.

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