Gartner Research

Desktop Virtualization Will Power the Digital Workplace

Published: 13 October 2015

ID: G00278575

Analyst(s): Nathan Hill, Michael Silver, Federica Troni

Summary

There are six types of desktop virtualization, and endpoint computing leaders should assess this technology in terms of delivering business applications and data to the digital workplace. Through 2020, use existing desktop virtualization technology as a bridge to more-flexible application delivery.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Desktop Virtualization Carves a Path to the Digital Workplace
  • Desktop Virtualization Incorporates Multiple Technologies
  • Why Organizations Deploy Desktop Virtualization
  • VDI
  • SBC
  • Application Virtualization
  • CHVDs
  • Workspace Aggregators
  • UPM
  • Microsoft's Future Will Affect the Future of Desktop Virtualization

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