Virtual Strategy Magazine

Great expectations & the disappointing reality: how VDI failed to meet its promises

It’s hard to know exactly how many people actually use Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). However, we do know that the total percentage of VDI users in the world is very small, compared with users of physical desktops. Estimates vary, but compared with the 700 million or so enterprise PCs in the world, most analysts put the number of VDI users world-wide at anywhere between 10-15 million (or approximately 2 percent).