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Research and Markets: Global Cloud-based VDI Market Forecasts & Opportunities, 2018

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Cloud-based VDI Market Forecasts & Opportunities, 2018" report to their offering.

One of the major drivers is the need for remote access interfaces to access enterprise content and data from centralized servers. Enterprises are looking for business solutions that can provide easier and more efficient access to enterprise content over the networks.

The security of the data and applications is one of the major concerns for enterprises. With many enterprises adopting virtualized computing infrastructure and hosting their data and applications over the cloud infrastructure, there is a need for security features to be incorporated as a part of the enterprise infrastructure. The VDI solution providers are providing better security features as a part of the solutions, which is leading to higher adoption of these solutions by enterprises and end-users. The communication networks are being enabled with data encoding, which enables secure transmission of data from one point to another. Security features are being provided independent of the underlying hardware configuration, which is another positive factor leading to higher adoption.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges is the need for huge capital investments for redesigning and restructuring enterprise infrastructure in order to meet the needs of the virtualization platform. Enterprises are also required to procure software and applications to support the virtual infrastructure, which is hindering the adoption of cloud-based VDI among enterprises.

Key vendors dominating this space include:

  • Citrix Systems Inc.
  • MokaFive Inc.
  • VMware Inc.

Other vendors mentioned in the report are:

  • Dell Inc.
  • Ericom Software Inc
  • Netelligent Corp
  • Red Hat Inc.
  • Secure Online Desktop s.r.l.
  • Unidesk Corp.
  • Virtual Bridges Inc.
  • WorldDesk Ltd.

Key questions answered in this report:

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will be the growth rate?
  • What are key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?

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