Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) allows users to work anywhere, anytime, and on anything with an internet connection, without compromising workstation performance or security. With many great platform options and service models available, there are solid benefits for IT workers too, including centralized device maintenance, simplified scaling (up or down) as needed, and individual security control.
But where there are options, there must be decisions. Should you choose a cloud‑based VDI solution? Desktop as a service (DaaS)? Maybe a managed solution? From a platform perspective, should you choose hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), composable, or a rack solution? Here are the top five considerations you need to bring into your VDI decision‑making process.