End users start View Client to log in to View Connection Server. This server, which integrates with Windows Active Directory, provides access to a virtual desktop hosted in a VMware vSphere environment, a blade or physical PC, or a Windows Terminal Services server.

figure shows the relationship between the major components of a Horizon View deployment.

High-Level Example of a Horizon ViewEnvironment
A VMware View environment includes desktop sources, client end points, centralized management, and virtual desktops.