…and about 70% have launched VDI solutions to at least some of their user groups already. Gartner says the worldwide hosted virtual desktop (HVD) market will accelerate through 2013 to reach 49 million units, up from more than 500,000 units in 2009. And that worldwide HVD revenue will grow from 1% to 40% of the worldwide professional PC market.
Consider the large numbers here. WOW ! Cost cutting advantages and simplified/centralized management are driving them to do this investigation (see “Cost-Cutting Potential of VDI” at http://ow.ly/nNlv).
At the same time there are some obsticles holding up the move to VDI which the desktop brings — that servers and storage did not — since there are many more moving parts to the desktop.
Top barriers to implementing VDI have included …
eWEEK reports that IT Managers are interested in VDI and Server Virtualization solution benefits it can bring to an organization. This is not surprising with the economy we are in right now.
Consider the benefits of VDI experienced by companies that have implemented it – such as:
- reduced hardware budgets
- slashed deployment times
- flattened utility charges
- reduced operational costs