Amsterdam, May 25, 2018: It’s a wrap, the industry’s biggest community survey has been completed by Independent research organization ‘VDI Like a PRO’, the survey dating back to 2013, has the goal to provide a yearly insider view of the End User Computing (EUC) community.
With the bulk of the questions repeated yearly, the survey not only gathers data about the current status of the industry but also discovers changes and trends. This year 755 respondents participated, making this initiative one of the largest researches on the EUC market.
The 2018 survey shows that there were slightly more SBC environments this year compared to 2017, but overall, the trend has been stable. We expect to see more customers using application remoting and more public cloud services such as DaaS in 2019. Some of the biggest challenges in adopting public cloud, Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and application remoting as a service are cost, legal/regulation, and performance.
Furthermore, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is gaining ground. In 2017, more than 77% of the respondents were using VDI while 82% are using VDI this year as many respondents where evaluating Windows 10 in VDI, both on-premises and in public cloud in 2017. Now, with more than 43%, usage of Windows 10 surpassed Windows 7 (40%) as the main platform for VDI.
VDI Like a Pro (www.vdilikeapro.com) is an initiative by Ruben Spruijt, Field CTO at Frame, and Mark Plettenberg, Senior Product manager at Login VSI. They share a passion about collecting and sharing EUC content and other insights with everybody interested. This yearly research is an global initiative for and by the entire EUC community and we would like to thank all who participated, shared and presented. We hope that with this information, you can make better informed choices and save time, costs, and frustration.
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- What are your most important Workspace / EUC initiatives for 2018/2019
- Which office version is currently standard in the VDI/SBC environment
- Which Operating system is currently deployed for SBC server
- Which VDI solution is currently used to provide access to the virtual desktops
- What operating systems are used for the desktop virtual machines