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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “India Desktop Virtualization Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 – 2024)” report has been added to’s offering.

The India desktop virtualization market is expected to register a CAGR of about 18.35% during the forecast period 2019-2024.
Owing to the technological advancements that support newer work lifestyles, the face of business has changed dramatically. According to Dataquest, India is the fourth largest market for VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) in the world.
  • India is leading the global market, with an increase in the rate of adoption for desktop virtualization with financial services, IT-enabled services, and retail sectors. These sectors are driving the demand for VDI in India. In these sectors, data storage, management, and data security are of the utmost importance. VDI plays a prominent role in managing data efficiently and providing flexibility.
  • Desktop virtualization can be treated as a push to change, with the rising trend of the remote workforce. The percentage of employees telecommunicating from different locations has been on the rise, with the introduction of several innovative solutions, being offered by market leaders, such as Dell Inc., Microsoft Corporation, among others. The advantage of enabling the teleworking and remote location of staff, without compromising on safety and security of tools, and applications being used, has given rise to increased work productivity, which is one of the major priorities for all end-user industries.
  • However, some of the major advantages of Desktop virtualization are central management, improved flexibility, lower support and administration cost, enhanced security, improved disaster recovery capability.

Key Market Trends

Accelerating Growth in Financial Services to Boost the Desktop Virtualization Market in India

  • Desktop virtualization is one of the vital IT strategies for financial services organizations of all sizes. These organizations can improve the time to market through desktop virtualization, as technology enables the transition toward IT mobility. Indian organizations, offering financial services, operate across various time zones, globally, where a narrow downtime can cause a devastating business crisis.
  • Clients of these organizations, who pay huge amounts for financial services, will not compromise on any services outrage. Hence, many of the financial services organizations were not so keen on deploying desktop virtualization, due to high installation and maintenance costs, and complex infrastructure. However, recently, there has been a shift in trend as rapidly evolving technologies made virtual desktop infrastructure quite affordable.
  • The latest desktop virtualization solutions offer great flexibility levels, which is vital for VDI deployments in the financial services sector. The increase in competition among vendors of cloud services has made it easier and cost-effective for the financial services organization to supply workloads to the cloud, support mergers, and acquisitions, seasonal activities during tax reporting, temporary or long-term partnerships, etc.
  • The importance of desktop virtualization is rising, as more flexible and mobile workforce are increasing productivity, reputation, and customer satisfaction that are vital for a financial services organization.

On-Premise Segment Holds the Largest Market Share

  • In the initial stages of adoption, organizations deploying desktop virtualization solutions were skeptical of the security and control of these systems. With on-premise providing a significant control and security over a cloud, this deployment model has seen rapid adoption over the last few years.
  • Although on-premise segment, currently, dominates the Indian desktop virtualization market, the growing rate of adoption of cloud services and the demand from small- and medium-sized businesses are expected to increase the adoption of cloud deployment model in India, during the forecast period.
  • Most organizations find it difficult to source licenses for cloud systems, as cloud-service providers offer service-level licenses, while the software and OS licenses are to be handled by the clients. Sourcing licenses for on-premise are comparatively simpler. Connectivity and customization advantages also support the on-premise model.

Key Topics Covered:


1.1 Study Deliverables

1.2 Study Assumptions

1.3 Scope of the Study




4.1 Market Overview

4.2 Market Drivers

4.2.1 Increasing Demand for Bring Your Own Device

4.2.2 Growing Adoption of Cloud Computing

4.3 Market Restraints

4.3.1 Infrastructural Constraints

4.4 Industry Attractiveness – Porter’s Five Force Analysis

4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

4.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

4.5 Technology Snapshot


5.1 By Mode of Deployment

5.1.1 On-premise

5.1.2 Cloud

5.2 By Desktop Delivery Platform

5.2.1 Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD)

5.2.2 Hosted Shared Desktop (HSD)

5.2.3 Other Desktop Delivery Platforms

5.3 By End-user Vertical

5.3.1 Healthcare

5.3.2 Retail

5.3.3 Manufacturing

5.3.4 Financial Services

5.3.5 Energy Sector

5.3.6 IT and Telecommunication

5.3.7 Education

5.3.8 Other End-user Verticals


6.1 Company Profiles

6.1.1 Microsoft Corporation

6.1.2 Dell Inc.

6.1.3 Wipro Limited

6.1.4 Hewlett-Packard Company

6.1.5 Symantec Corporation

6.1.6 Citrix Systems Inc.

6.1.7 HCL Technologies Limited

6.1.8 Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd



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