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VMware Maxes with a cut of 62.9 pc on Centralized Virtual Desktop


BANGALORE: VMware, Inc., the global front-runner in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced that it has been acknowledged as a leader in India in the latest IDC Asia/Pacific Centralized Virtual Desktop Market Analysis. As stated by IDC, VMware coxswained the market with a share totaling at 62.9 percent of the Centralized Virtual Desktop (CVD), or Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), market in India during the first half of Fiscal 2013.

IDC also approximates that the Centralized Virtual Desktop (CVD) market in India will grow at a CAGR of 37.8 pc to US $32.14 million by Fiscal 2017. Desktop virtualization enables organizations to adopt a user-centric, flexible approach to computing. By decoupling applications, data and operating systems from endpoints- and by moving these components into the data center, they can be centrally managed. In totaling, desktop and application virtualization largesse IT a more streamlined and tenable way to cope users, and provide agile, on-demand desktop services.

“Desktop Virtualization has matured to the point where the cost and complexity associated with it has been drastically reduced. This means organizations can now realize benefits and cost savings from both OPEX and CAPEX quicker with desktop virtualization, provided that customers utilizes holistic desktop virtualization solutions such as the one offered by VMware,“ supplemented Ian Song, Research Manager, Client Devices and Enterprise Mobility, IDC Asia Pacific. According to the report, while security remains a key driver for the adoption of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in India, other dynamics, such as flexibility/mobility, followed by operational cost reduction, management efficiency and longer refresh cycles are other major considerations for customers to deploy VDI in India. Most VDI opportunities occur during refresh cycles and software updates.

“With today’s new generation of workers defining their ideal place to work – be it their preferred device or location, enterprises are concerned about how to enable this mobility for the workforce in a controlled and secure manner. VMware HorizonSuite is helping progressive organisations empower their mobile workforce to access the information, applications and services they need to be productive, with the control and security offerings IT departments need,” alleged T Srinivasan, managing director, VMware India & SAARC. Rhetoricising further that – “Being recognized by IDC as a leader in VDI validates our End-User Computing strategy in India, and signals the ability of VMware to transform workforce mobility.”

IDC forecasts that the IT-enabled Services (ITeS) and the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sectors will power the demand for VDI in India over the subsequent years. These sectors are good cases in point where data management, storage and data security are of the paramount importance and where VDI can play a vital role in managing data more proficiently and afford flexibility to employees.


Jawed Akhtar

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