Emerging Technology Analysis: Servers Deployed to Support Hosted Virtual Desktops



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Hosted virtual desktops are projected to reach 74 million users by 2014. This level of takeup would require an additional 9% of server shipments to support HVD workloads. This document looks at the impact of HVDs on the server market.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 Technology Description
    • 2.0 Technology Adoption
      • 2.1 Factors Driving Adoption
      • 2.2 Factors Inhibiting Adoption
    • 3.0 Technology Impacts
    • 4.0 Alternative Outcomes: HVDs in the Standard Server Forecast
  • Recommended Reading
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