So first of all, I'm as biased as can be when talking about the future of VDI and second of all, this is my view on the world of VDI and Virtualization in general. You may or may not agree with me.
For the past year I've been working with Erik Westhovens of DinamiQs to architect and develop the fastest, most scalable and best performing Virtual Desktop platform in existence today.
That's a bold statement. Intentionally, of course. Like I said, I'm biased. However, this bias is not because I'm just rooting for the home team. I have in fact researched many technologies for one of my customers (the training center of a globally operating business software vendor) who was struggling with the challenges of deploying a 5.000 user environment with future growth to the corporate environment which contains another 40.000 desktops.
Challenges and Demands
The challenges of the traditional VDI solutions are many: