2019 Year of VDI Survey Results
You have spoken. 2019 is the Year of VDI!
Over 78% of all people that filled out the survey voted YES.
The number of DaaS and Cloud providers have grown in the past year. The following Pie Chart shows the ratio between On-Premises and Cloud desktops:
In the Public Cloud
Years back, VDI was primarily used for specific use cases and verticals (like engineering and media). Nowadays, we see that it’s becoming more mainstream. The next chart shows the different verticals in which VDI has been deployed by the VDI community:
(Technology, Automotive and Logistics)
There could be different reasons why an organization would invest in a VDI. The following charts show the 6 most chosen reasons:
SecuritySecuring the workplace
AvailabilityIncreasing the uptime of the workplace
MobilityWork from any location
Data GravityMoving desktops to the cloud, where the data lives
Since the release of Windows 10, an increase of the number of GPUs has been seen. The following charts display some information about the use of GPUs:
Are you using GPUs in your VDI?
Are those GPUs for mainstream Windows task users?
Part of almost every Windows-based VDI deployment, is the Microsoft Office Suite. The following chart shows the versions that are deployed:
The 2018 results are based on the input from 146 different people who filled out the survey who we would like to thank for their time to help create this community initiative.
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Copyright: Johan van Amersfoort, https://vHojan.nl