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A Peer Survey: Desktop Virtualization Separating the Hype from Reality

Since desktop virtualization originated with Terminal Services almost twenty years ago, new technologies such as blade PCs, application virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and offline VDI have been developed to reduce the cost and complexity of desktop management even more. However, despite desktop virtualization’s many benefits, many organizations have delayed deploying it.

Quest Software commissioned an online research study of IT Business Edge subscribers to assess the:

  • Priority of desktop virtualization relative to other IT initiatives
  • Adoption levels for desktop virtualization by technology type
  • Key drivers and benefits of desktop virtualization adoption