Virtualization Technology: Typical VDI Deployments: 10 Negative Issues That Vendors Don`t Advertise
Addresses Only a Small Market
VDI technology generally assumes users will work on a high-speed LAN that has relatively static desktop images with a limited number of applications and are using thin-client devices. Analysts report that 410 million PCs were shipped in 2010 as opposed to 6 million thin clients.
Doesnt Use Power of a PC
Conventional VDI does not take advantage of the native performance of a personal computer. Business users usually prefer the access to multiple applications, speed and power provided by full-featured PCs.
Some Systems Still Dogged by Latency
Issues with low bandwidth or high latency networks still cause issues, although this is becoming less common.
Not the Best for Multimedia
Applications requiring multimedia (video, voice, Flash) and high performance and 3D applications are a challenge