Market Trends: VDI Demand Is Growing, but Not Everyone Will Be Successful


Published: 12 April 2017 ID: G00325320

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Summary

Organizations plan further expansion of their virtual desktop infrastructure through at least 2018, but adoption will vary by industry. Technology strategic planners looking to drive increased revenue and market share from VDI can use this research to identify the best segments to target.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Market Trend
    • The VDI Opportunity Remains Selective but Is Growing
    • Market Structure Trend
      • The Market Favors Solutions Linked to Vertical Use Cases
      • The Market Shows Growth Opportunity Across All Verticals
    • Buyer Trend
      • Organizations Are Revising Their Architectures
      • Licensing Remains an Obstacle to Further VDI Adoption
    • Regional Trend
      • Europe Will Remain a Hot Spot for VDI
    • Technology Trend
      • Desktop as a Service Is Emerging
  • Contrarian View
    • Should Modernization and Transformation of the Workspace Accelerate, These Trends Will Change
      • Passive Response
      • Active Response
  • Vendors to Watch
    • Citrix
    • Microsoft
    • VMware
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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