Emerging Technology Analysis: Hosted Virtual Desktops


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The hosted virtual desktop market will accelerate through 2013, reaching 49 million units. PC vendors must prepare for the growth in demand for this client computing architecture by adjusting sales strategies and compensation models or they risk losing expenditure share with enterprise customers.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 Overview
    • 2.0 Description of Technology
    • 3.0 Current HVD Suppliers
    • 4.0 Factors Driving Adoption
    • 5.0 Factors Inhibiting Adoption
    • 6.0 Impact on Users and Markets
    • 7.0 Possible Extreme Scenarios
    • 8.0 Recommendations
      • 8.1 Short Term — Now
      • 8.2 Medium Term — Next Six to 18 Months
  • Recommended Reading
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