Desktop Virtualization: Best Bet for a Dwindling IT Budget?
No doubt one has at least heard the hype about Desktop Virtualization/Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Some of you a may be somewhat skeptical. Vendors and analysts typically over inflate cost savings in order to boost the viability of what they are selling. The downturn in the economy and resulting tightening of corporate budgets has companies taking a hard look at budgets and asking, "Is this really what people should be spending the limited funds on?" one will struggle to find a technology that offers more avenues for savings than Desktop Virtualization. In fact, leading analyst firms including Gartner and Forrester agree about the market opportunity and savings of VDI.