Moving to Office 365 Challenges VDI Strategies


Published: 13 November 2017 ID: G00336594

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Summary

Office 365 adoption will challenge virtual desktop environments as cloud and data center architectures overlap. I&O leaders must configure VDI to optimize user experience in Office 365 and assess if DaaS is more strategic than on-premises VDI in the long term.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Impacts and Recommendations
    • Moving to Office 365 Challenges Existing VDI Strategies and Breaks the Best Practice of VDI Colocation With Back-Office Services
    • Office 365 Adoption Exacerbates VDI Performance, Caching and Indexing Problems With Outlook, OneDrive and Skype for Business
    • A Move to Office 365 Will Push I&O Leaders to Rethink the End-User Computing Architecture
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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