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Forecast: Hosted Virtual Desktop, Worldwide, 2014 Update

Published: 18 December 2014

ID: G00262821

Analyst(s): Federica Troni , Nathan Hill , Ranjit Atwal , Michael Warrilow


The HVD market will remain a niche alternative to desktops and notebooks, given the complexity in transition, initial costs and lack of return on investment for most organizations.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data


  • Adoption of HVD Is Much Slower Than Expected
    • Barriers to Adoption
  • HVD Will Remain a Niche Opportunity


  • Cost Structure
  • Product Ecosystem
  • Product Features


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