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FAQ: Desktop Virtualisation

Jon Brodkin | Feb. 20, 2009
Some details on how the technology works and why it might be a fit for your company

How many IT shops are virtualizing desktops today?

Forty-one per cent of companies are investing in desktop Virtualisation, according to a survey of 340 IT managers conducted by the IDG Research Services Group in April last year. Respondents were virtualizing 6 per cent of desktops at the time of the survey, and expected to virtualize one-third by 2010.

According to Gartner, worldwide revenue for hosted virtual desktop software will quadruple this year, going from US$74.1 million to nearly $300 million.


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