This eBook provides a look at Desktop Virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) based on research done by Enterprise Management Associates, an industry analyst firm that specializes in going “beyond the surface” to provide deep insight across the full spectrum of IT management technologies. You’ll find research that:

  • suggests that an ideal desktop virtualization solution must address multiple use cases, drivers, and requirements, probably leveraging multiple desktop virtualization technologies

  • busts cost and ROI myths of desktop virtualization

  • explores uses of desktop virtualization

  • suggests who should own and manage desktop virtualization

  • recommend key starting points for desktop virtualization

  • explores key barriers to desktop virtualization success

  • suggests requirements for choosing a desktop virtualization solution

  1. Leveraging More Than Just VDI for Desktop Virtualization

  2. Busting the Cost and ROI Myths of Desktop Virtualization

  3. Desktop Virtualization – Real World Use Cases and Outcomes

  4. Who Should Deliver, Own, and Manage Desktop Virtualization?

  5. Recommended Starting Points for Desktop Virtualization

  6. Overcoming Key Barriers to Desktop Virtualization Success

  7. Requirements for Choosing a Desktop Virtualization Solution