Technavio expects global VDI market to grow at a CAGR of 27% by 2020, owing to cloud-based VDI applications

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This market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the global virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) market by services (new software licenses and support services). The report discusses the major drivers and trends influencing market growth, as well as the challenges faced by the vendors and the market as a whole. It also outlines the market shares of key regions such as the Americas, APAC, and EMEA. Citrix, Dell, Microsoft, Red Hat, and VMware are the top vendors analyzed in the report.

Technavio has released its new market research report, global VDI market, which is expected to generate revenues of $14 billion between 2016 and 2020. Increase in the adoption of BYOD among employees, is an important driver of this market. The centralized data stored on the main server provides better computing experiences to the employees and security of data to the organization, as the user access to VDI images in a networked storage environment is via browsers or apps on end-user devices. The Americas dominate the global VDI market, occupying around 43% of the overall market share. Rising demand for faster and more reliable computing solutions has led to increased demand for desktop virtualization in the region.

“The use of cloud-based virtualization is gaining popularity in the VDI market. The adoption of cloud services has been increasing in the virtualization space because of the capability and efficiency that cloud services offer. Moreover, there has been an increasing demand for cloud-based application and services due to increased data bandwidth support from communication service providers and the growing adoption of handheld devices for enterprise computing,” says Rakesh Panda, Lead Analyst, ICT, Technavio Research

Vendors have started offering VDI products with reduced complexities and viable prices, suitable for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Reduction in VDI pricing and inception of cloud-based VDI have resulted in a significant gain in the number of VDI solutions shipment in the recent years. Moreover, cloud-based VDI solutions offer SMEs the alternative to pay based on subscription models, which reduces capital and operating expenditure.

The leading vendors in the global VDI market include Citrix, Dell, Microsoft, Red Hat, and VMware.  The market is dominated by the major players who hold a considerable share of the overall market. These vendors are constantly involved in acquisitions of virtualization-based organizations and continuously offering innovative product portfolios, which is creating more opportunities for them to improve their competitiveness in the market.

A more detailed analysis is available in the Technavio report, Global VDI Market 2016-2020.

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