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.
Click through for findings from a virtual desktop study conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Pivot3, Inc.
While only 39 percent are using VDI, 83 percent are either considering or already using.
Big companies have compelling compliance need for VDI.
Smaller companies are discovering they have the same VDI issues as big companies.
Maintenance and support top the list.
Network bandwidth, user acceptance and performance are the top hurdles.
On-premise still dominates.
Majority will upgrade.
A pretty even split.
Slightly more than half.
Faster deployment times drive interest.