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VMware Horizon: Transfer Files to Your Local Desktop from the Cloud

In this video, we’ll show you how easy it is to transfer files from the cloud to your local machine within VMware Horizon.

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My name is Matthew Mulcahy, and I am the

Director of Business Development

at ProSource Family of Companies.

Today, we’re going to walk through

saving files locally to your desktop

from the cloud.

First things first, you’ll need to log

into the cloud environment.

From here, you’ll be able

to open a file browser window and navigate

to your Z: drive,

which is your redirected, local computer.

From here, you can navigate

to any of your local resources

and save files locally.

I’m going to take

this QuickBooks backup file

and drag it to my local desktop.

It’ll take a couple seconds to copy,

as it is about 35 MB (Megabytes).

But once this is done,

my file is saved locally.

I can take the file locally,

save it to a hard drive —

anything that I would need to do with it

outside of the cloud.

This is all encrypted end-to-end,

so the data transfer is secure

to your local machine.

That’s how easy it is to take files

from the cloud, and pull them down

to your local desktop using VMware Horizon

If you have any more questions,

please reach out to our team

at [email protected]

Thank you.

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