Informed CIO: VDI Snake Oil Check

Jun 20, 2012


Proceed With Caution

Virtual desktop infrastructure technology isn't the slam dunk some thought it would be just a few years ago, but it's a useful bridge between the Windows-based PC world of the past and the mobile future. VDI offers mobility, security and manageability benefits over traditional PCs, but cost and other factors could limit its value.

In this report, we'll look at the three biggest problem areas companies are likely to encounter when trying to build a business case for VDI: storage costs, ongoing licensing and the wisdom of prolonging the investment in PC infrastructure. (S5210612)

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