Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market size worth over $30bn by 2026
Published Date: September 15, 2020 Authors: Preeti Wadhwani, Smriti Loomba
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market size is set to surpass USD 30 billion by 2026, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a suite of technology that enables delivery and management of virtual desktops using virtual machines. These virtual desktops are centrally managed in the virtualized infrastructure and delivered on demand. This provides enterprises with support to user mobility and remote access to the employees. VDI also help companies to manage digital workspace workflows along with advanced security measures.
Growing adoption of work from home and BYOD policies across organizations will propel the uptake of virtual desktop infrastructure solutions
The VDI market growth is due to enterprise-wide adoption of BYOD and work from home policies. The companies in the market with extensive IT infrastructure are driving the demand for virtualized infrastructure. VDI solutions provide enhanced virtualized infrastructure with specified bandwidth allocation and remote access to enterprise resources. In addition, it eliminates the need for sophisticated security service and applications through providing centrally secured & managed connections. Moreover, the demand for virtualizing the enterprise resources across companies is expected to fuel the market revenue.
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, enterprises across the world are transitioning toward teleworking and providing remote access to business operations. The large-scale enterprises are making significant efforts to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 crisis and contain the outbreak. It is resulting in increasing the demand for virtualization technologies.
Browse key industry insights spread across 283 pages with 390 market data tables and 29 figures & charts from the report, “Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market Size, By Type (Persistent, Non-Persistent), By Component (Hardware [Client-Side, Server-Side], Platform, Services [Consulting, Support & Maintenance, Implementation]), By Deployment Model (On-Premise, Cloud), By Application (IT & Telecom, BFSI, Aerospace & Defense, Retail, Education, Government, Transportation, Manufacturing)” in detail along with the table of contents:
Simplified data center management and other cost benefits are boosting the demand for non-persistent deployments
The non-persistent VDI segment is projected to witness 18% growth rate through 2026. Non-persistent virtualization helps in streamlining the device management processes for task workers & kiosks. This implementation is ideal for enterprises in the market that do not need to save the work done on virtual machines. It does not store user settings, application settings, and internet bookmarks.
Rapid implementation and management of virtualization technologies are influencing the demand for services
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Services segment in the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) market is poised to attain a CAGR of over 18% till 2026 owing to the growing demand for development of the virtualization technology from enterprises. The lack of in-house expertise to develop and deploy virtualization solutions across enterprises is supporting the market expansion. Additionally, the demand for consulting services across enterprises has increased drastically for effective implementation of VDI solutions.
Need to deploy cost-effective virtualization technology to propel the demand for on-premise deployment
The on-premise deployment of the virtual desktop infrastructure solutions across enterprises is anticipated to expand at 14% CAGR from 2020 to 2026. Several cost and security benefits offered by the on-premise deployment are the spurring demand from SMEs in the market. Unlike cloud-based deployment, on-premise deployment does not connect to cloud gateways, and facilitate better security. Moreover, on premise VDI deployment features enhanced backup and recovery functionality. These advanced capabilities are enabling enterprises from diverse market to support the segment growth.
Demand to deliver an enhanced customer experience will surge the market growth across the BFSI sector
The BFSI application accounted for 15% market revenue share in 2019 led by the enterprise-wide emphasis on digitization of facilities through adoption of VDI solutions. The banks are deploying these solutions to significantly improve application availability and make their IT operations more efficient. The capabilities to access real time customer information anytime and anywhere is enabling banks to deliver customized services and improved customer experience.
Extensive digitalization coupled with smartphone penetration in APAC region
Asia Pacific VDI market will showcase growth of around 20% during the forecast period. The expansive IT sector and growing digitization across industry verticals are enabling enterprises to leverage virtualization services. In addition, the government initiatives to fuel industrial digitization in countries including China and India will impel the market demand.
Focus on inorganic growth strategies by key companies to augment the market share
The global virtual desktop infrastructure industry has witnessed multiple new product launches and product innovations to tighten the market position. For instance, in June 2020, Intel Corporation announced a wide range of solutions for VMware Horizon VDI on vSAN. The company availed servers powered by 2nd Generation Intel Xeon scalable processors, SSDs, Optane technology, and ethernet adapters. These extensive solutions helped enterprises to simplify the virtual deployment and ensure optimum virtualized environment.
Some of the prominent players operating in the market include Amazon Web Services Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Citrix Systems Inc., Ericom Software Inc., Evolve IP LLC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd., IBM Corporation, IGEL Technology, Intel Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, NComputing Co. Ltd., Neverfail Inc., Nutanix Inc., NVIDIA Corporation, Parallels International GmbH, Red Hat Inc., Vagrant, and VMware Inc.