DaaS PoC - Quick Start Guide

Cirrus offers a free Proof-of-Concept to organizations that can meet the minimum requirement of 5 seats/desktops.

If you haven't already done so, please send an email to and provide the following information, before proceeding to the next section:

  • Your name
  • Company
  • Company size
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Short message

Five things to note, before you start the PoC:

  1. If you are behind a Firewall - access to the DaaS PoC requires Broadband or LAN-based internet connections with outbound ports 443, 3389, 4172:TCP, 4172:UDP, 32111:TCP open. 
  2. The free VMware Horizon Client provides the best end-user experience. However, you do have an option to use the Desktop Portal web interface. (Read separate article Access Virtual Desktops from Windows, for more details) 
  3. Right mouse click the desktop icon in the Horizon Client to access options such as Reboot/Reset etc., if applicable.  Please wait at least 2 minutes before trying to reconnect to your desktop after such an action
  4. iPad and Android tablet access is provided and requires the free VMware Horizon Client from the App Store or Google Play.
  5. The PoC system is completely reset at the end of the specified PoC period at 11:59PM ADT. Therefore, any content left on your vDesktop(s) will not be retrievable


Click  here for more information about the scope and features of the DaaS PoC.







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