VDI Is a Zombie

On 7 August 2013 by Pete Petersen
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In a post on projectleadership.net’s blog page, solution architects responded to recent Brian Madden posts. VDIenterprise couldn’t agree more.

VDI has been declared dead from the beginning. I remember way back when WinFrame was accepted as a necessary evil add-on as we were transitioning from Windows NT 3.51 to NT 4, we could actually get applications to many more devices. But as folks were saying, they would, within 3-5 years, be re-written to web-based applications, and VDI-style publishing wouldn’t be necessary anymore. Well, we’re into the second decade later, and with the advent of the variety of user-driven devices, bring-your-own-device, and an aging PC inventory, the need for VDI is still as strong as ever.

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