Archive for July, 2010
Sarah Friar of Goldman Sachs sent me some reports on VDI market developments. The report called desktop virtualization update (June 8 2010) has some good insights on the market developing.
One exhibition that got me thinking was the one (exhibition 6) about the major hurdles that prevent VDI from being adopted by the early majority. Seems to me that most of these hurdles could or should be addressed by User Workspace Management solutions:
Increasingly, IT management is called on to provide support for employees own devices. Recent Gartner research suggests that the average number of workers using their own laptops as their primary work PC grew from 10% in 2009 to 14% by the middle of 2010. This ‘BYOC’ trend is driven by increased productivity, enhanced job satisfaction and cost-efficiency.