Global Desktop Virtualization Market - 2022-2029

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Global Desktop Virtualization Market - 2022-2029

Market Overview

Desktop virtualization market size was worth US$ XX million in 2021 and is estimated to record significant growth by reaching up to US$ XX million by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 23.0% within the forecast period (2022-2029).

A technology for mimicking a user's workstation so that it can be accessed from a distance is desktop virtualization. Businesses can let employees work virtually from anywhere with a network connection by abstracting the user desktop in this way. Employees can use any desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone to access enterprise resources, independent of the device or operating system.

Remote desktop virtualization is an essential element of digital workspaces. Virtual desktop workloads are performed on desktop virtualization servers, frequently virtual machines (VMs) hosted on-premises or in the cloud. Being just a monitor, keyboard and mouse, a lost or stolen user device poses a reduced danger to the enterprise.

Furthermore, the desktop virtualization server stores all user programs and data instead of the client devices. Resource Utilization, Remote Workforce Enablement and Security are a few advantages of desktop virtualization. Administrators can benefit from desktop virtualization in several ways because it makes it easier to keep track of application software and its suppliers. The integrity of end users' IT operations can be maintained with a well-designed desktop virtualization management solution.

The fields of IT and communications have seen constant developments over the past few decades. Users are adopting new technology, so desktop virtualization systems have become increasingly popular in recent years. Additionally, there is a huge need for better desktop virtualization tools across emerging industries, which has fueled market demand.

Market Dynamics

Tremendously growing shift toward remote working since the outbreak of COVID-19 and the rise in the adoption of cloud computing escalating the growth of the desktop virtualization market.

Tremendously growing shift toward remote working since the outbreak of COVID-19 and the rise in the adoption of cloud computing escalating the growth of the desktop virtualization market.

Many businesses expect their staff to work from home due to the new coronavirus closing offices. However, a skilled and adaptable IT team that continuously needs to adapt how they provide services to employees is behind every employee that works from home — or virtually any place. Additionally, if they deploy remote work improperly, businesses may decide not to use it in the future. Employers were increasingly accustomed to remote labor long before the current public health crisis. As of 2017–2018, 36 million salaried workers in U.S. worked at least half of the time from home, according to the American Time Use Survey statistics. That increased from 19% in 2003. Working remotely was an essential component of employment for more than 5 million Americans.

Thus the growing shift of companies towards adopting remote working has escalated the demand for desktop virtualization. Businesses adopting VDI at scale benefit greatly in the current environment of remote work and workforce mobility. Users being able to access a particular desktop environment from anywhere can make all the difference, especially for businesses with constrained office access or in situations where it is impractical to allow employees to use laptops at home. Because specialized hardware is not required to run virtual environments, VDI can also result in cost savings. Since data isn't kept locally on the machines used to connect to the VMs, security is also increased. In reality, the VDI can be managed from a single location, making monitoring traffic much easier or installing security fixes.

System complexity and lack of skilled labor hurdle the market growth of the desktop virtualization market

Although desktop virtualization has many technological benefits, putting it into practice is difficult. A highly compatible infrastructure and software setup are necessary for creating many virtual desktop instances and meeting these needs could be expensive and difficult and require substantial preparation. Additionally, since all desktops and the operating system are virtually loaded and streamed across the network, virtual desktops demand substantial network bandwidth. Therefore, the adoption of desktop virtualization technologies is constrained by system complexity and compatibility difficulties.

Furthermore, configuring and implementing desktop virtualization is not simple due to many complexities and compatibility difficulties. Before introducing desktop virtualization solutions, it is necessary to assess the infrastructure requirements, including server capacity, network bandwidth and workload. Many times, a user tries to implement a desktop virtualization solution on the current infrastructure while making compromises regarding the necessary infrastructure configuration, which could further impair the performance of the established solution.

Thus, vendors must thoroughly analyze the current IT infrastructure and reconfigure the desktop virtualization solution to address issues with the performance and configuration of these solutions. Virtualization experts can address these problems successfully and provide end customers with high-quality service.

In order to implement and configure desktop virtualization solutions, manufacturers must train virtualization professionals with up-to-date knowledge and a sufficient degree of abilities. However, there is a shortage of qualified workers in the market right now, which hampers the market growth of desktop virtualization.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The concept of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is not new. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought VDI into the public spotlight and 2020 has been the year when this technology became widely adopted. Although practically every industry in the globe has been affected by the pandemic, VDI has had phenomenal adoption as more and more firms switch their whole workflow to remote working.

Following the widespread shutdown to stop the coronavirus's spread, some firms were forced to quickly adjust and put the necessary computing infrastructure in place to enable remote workers. Businesses have extensively used VDI solutions as it has become clear that they make sense.

By 2023, 70% of desktop virtualization business cases, according to experts, will be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Businesses are now searching for cost-effective, scalable, mobile and more secure technology. They are migrating to more secure and efficient centralized virtual desktop infrastructure options, such as cloud-based and on-premise options.

Thus, VDI solutions were therefore accepted since they simplify company operations. Even after COVID-19, the market for virtual desktop infrastructure will continue to flourish, with further virtualization-related advancements perhaps coming as the solutions are more developed. The price is lower and more stable as well.

Segment Analysis

The global desktop virtualization market can be segmented on type organization, end-user and region.

Growing technological advancements has escalated the demand for Desktop Virtualization services among various end-user industries.

The global desktop virtualization market, based on type, is segmented into virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) and remote desktop services (RDS). Out of the mentioned types, desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) dominates the desktop virtualization market. In a cloud computing service called desktop as a service (DaaS), a service provider gives end customers virtual desktops via the Internet that are licensed per user.

The supplier handles backend maintenance for small organizations who find building their virtual desktop infrastructure too expensive or resource-intensive. This management often includes maintenance, backup, upgrades and data storage. Additionally, cloud service providers may handle desktop security and application management or users may manage these service components independently. Persistent and non-persistent desktops are the two types of desktops that DaaS offer.

The segment has seen tremendous growth during the COVID-19 period. It allows customers to use their own devices, including thin clients, desktops, notebooks, tablets and phones with high network bandwidth, to operate remotely. A global increase in COVID-19 cases is slowing the economy and millions of employees are working from home for the first time and changing the conservative corporate culture. As a result, each industry is seeing an increase in the need for digital and sophisticated technology solutions. However, data adoption is rising during the pandemic due to expanding online enterprises. Decision-making and business processes are being improved with the use of this data. In this way, the COVID-19 pandemic benefits the worldwide market for data as a service.

Geographical Analysis

Over the past few years, the Asia-Pacific desktop virtualization market has grown rapidly due to the large IT industries in China, Japan and India.

The fast digitalization of businesses in the region is a major factor driving the growth of the desktop virtualization market in Asia-Pacific. Nearly 1,000 IT decision-makers in Asia-Pacific participated in the Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT Priorities survey in 2019 and 42% were looking to upgrade their IT infrastructure to support initiatives related to digital transformation, while 35% were planning to use technologies to enhance employee experience and productivity. The mentioned statistics show that spending on software is also anticipated to increase to meet the growing demand for business services to be accessible online. Therefore, it is anticipated that this quick investment in technology and online services will fuel the expansion of the desktop virtualization market in Asia-Pacific.

Competitive Landscape

The desktop virtualization market is highly competitive with the presence of local and global companies. Some prime companies contributing to the market's growth are Oracle, IBM, Huawei, DXC Technology, Citrix Systems, VMware, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, NTT DATA, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Nutanix and Pure Storage, NComputing, Evolve IP, Ericom Software and others.

The major companies are adopting several growth strategies such as acquisitions, product launches and collaborations, contributing to the market growth of Desktop Virtualization globally.

• In February 2022, IBM announced the acquisition news of Neudesic, a leading Microsoft Azure Consultancy. The acquisition aims to expand IBM's portfolio of hybrid multicloud services and influence the company's hybrid cloud and AI strategy.


Overview: Cisco Systems was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California, U.S. The company designs, manufactures, innovates and sells Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking and other products focused on the communications and information technology (IT) industry and provides services associated with these products and their use.

The Company provides products for voice, transporting data and video within buildings, across campuses and globally. Cisco specializes in specific tech markets, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), domain security and energy management.

Product Portfolio:

• Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI): The company offers its users a superior experience, wherever they are and on any device, seamlessly and securely. The service offers additional advantages such as increased efficiency, improved security, maximized performance and reduced CapEx and OpEx.

Key Development:

• For instance, In July 2021, Cisco acquired Socio Labs. The acquisition aims to expand Webex offerings beyond meetings, webinars and webcasts and is planned to include conferences.

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1. Global Desktop Virtualization Market Methodology and Scope
1.1. Research Methodology
1.2. Research Objective and Scope of the Report
2. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – Market Definition and Overview
3. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – Executive Summary
3.1. Market Snippet by Type
3.2. Market Snippet by Organization
3.3. Market Snippet by End-User
3.4. Market Snippet by Region
4. Global Desktop Virtualization Market-Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Impacting Factors
4.1.1. Drivers Tremendously growing cybersecurity attacks have escalated the demand for the desktop virtualization market The growing adoption of fifth-generation (5G) cellular is expected to boost the demand for desktop virtualization.
4.1.2. Restraints Growing irregularities in spectrum allocation have hampered the growth of the desktop virtualization market
4.1.3. Opportunity XX
4.1.4. Impact Analysis
5. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – Industry Analysis
5.1. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.2. Supply Chain Analysis
5.3. Pricing Analysis
5.4. Regulatory Analysis
6. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – COVID-19 Analysis
6.1. Analysis of COVID-19 on the Market
6.1.1. Before COVID-19 Market Scenario
6.1.2. Present COVID-19 Market Scenario
6.1.3. After COVID-19 or Future Scenario
6.2. Pricing Dynamics Amid COVID-19
6.3. Demand-Supply Spectrum
6.4. Government Initiatives Related to the Market During Pandemic
6.5. Manufacturers Strategic Initiatives
6.6. Conclusion
7. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – By Type
7.1. Introduction
7.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
7.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Type
7.2. Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)*
7.2.1. Introduction
7.2.2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
7.3. Desktop-as-a-service (DaaS)
7.4. Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
8. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – By Organization
8.1. Introduction
8.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Organization
8.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Organization
8.2. Small and medium-sized enterprises*
8.2.1. Introduction
8.2.2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
8.3. Large enterprises
9. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – By End-User
9.1. Introduction
9.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
9.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By End-User
9.2. Banking, Financial Services and Insurance*
9.2.1. Introduction
9.2.2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
9.3. Education
9.4. Healthcare and Life Sciences
9.5. IT and ITeS
9.6. Telecom
9.7. Retail
9.8. Automotive, Transportation and Logistics
9.9. Others
10. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – By Region
10.1. Introduction
10.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Region
10.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Region
10.2. North America
10.2.1. Introduction
10.2.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
10.2.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
10.2.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Organization
10.2.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
10.2.6. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country U.S. Canada Mexico
10.3. Europe
10.3.1. Introduction
10.3.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
10.3.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
10.3.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Organization
10.3.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
10.3.6. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country Germany UK France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
10.4. South America
10.4.1. Introduction
10.4.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
10.4.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
10.4.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Organization
10.4.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
10.4.6. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
10.5. Asia-Pacific
10.5.1. Introduction
10.5.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
10.5.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
10.5.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Organization
10.5.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
10.5.6. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country China India Japan South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.6. Middle East and Africa
10.6.1. Introduction
10.6.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
10.6.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
10.6.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Organization
10.6.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
11. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – Competitive Landscape
11.1. Competitive Scenario
11.2. Market Positioning/Share Analysis
11.3. Mergers and Acquisitions Analysis
12. Global Desktop Virtualization Market- Company Profiles
12.1. Oracle
12.1.1. Company Overview
12.1.2. End-User Portfolio and Description
12.1.3. Key Highlights
12.1.4. Financial Overview
12.2. IBM
12.3. Huawei
12.4. DXC Technology
12.5. Citrix systems
12.6. VMware
12.7. Microsoft
12.8. Cisco Systems
12.9. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
12.10. Ericom Software
13. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – Premium Insights
14. Global Desktop Virtualization Market – DataM
14.1. Appendix
14.2. About Us and Services
14.3. Contact Us

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