NexentaConnect for VMware Horizon

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NexentaConnect for VMware Horizon features complete GUI-based Wizard-driven automation and powerful I/O acceleration for a full range of storage options.


  • I/O acceleration on any hardware
  • Increased density of virtual desktops
  • Multiple storage options from hyperconverged to shared storage
  • Seamless integration with VMware Horizon
  • Built-in automated benchmarks
  • Capacity savings via compression and inline deduplication
  • Ability to migrate existing Horizon desktop pools


  • Wizard-driven integrated desktop and storage provisioning
  • Allow customers to run 75% more virtual desktops on their compute infrastructure
  • Deliver 10x faster end-user experience
  • Support for internal hypervisor storage in a hyperconverged solution
  • Utilize existing storage for accelerated desktop deployments

Reporting and Analytics

  • Real-time desktop bandwidth and throughput reporting
  • Ad-hoc and scheduled analysis of full desktop pools
  • Analysis of full virtual infrastructure from hypervisor to storage to desktop pools

Performance Validation

  • Integrated performance testing of auto provisioned storage
  • Desktop benchmarking in multiple read and write ratios
  • Storage calibration