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    VDI Adoption Gains SMB Momentum

    While the whole concept of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) was initially met with skepticism, a new survey of 353 IT professionals conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Pivot3, a provider of VDI appliances, finds interest in VDI is increasing across the VDI spectrum. Once thought to be a technology that only large enterprise IT organizations had a compelling reason to deploy, the survey indicates that interest in VDI at the small-to-medium (SMB) level is starting to pick up.

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    Click through for findings from a virtual desktop study conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Pivot3, Inc.

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    While only 39 percent are using VDI, 83 percent are either considering or already using.

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    Big companies have compelling compliance need for VDI.

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    Smaller companies are discovering they have the same VDI issues as big companies.

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    Maintenance and support top the list.

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    Network bandwidth, user acceptance and performance are the top hurdles.

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    On-premise still dominates.

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    Majority will upgrade.

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    A pretty even split.

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    Slightly more than half.

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    Faster deployment times drive interest.

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