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Desktop Virtualization Authors: Jason Bloomberg, Bruce Popky, Vinod Mohan, Peter Silva, Jayaram Krishnaswamy

Related Topics: HP Virtualization Journal, Desktop Virtualization Journal, Distributed Desktop Virtualization

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Research and Markets: Global Desktop Outsourcing Market 2015-2019 - Growing Adoption of Next-Gen Workspace With Atos, CSC, HP & IBM Dominating

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Desktop Outsourcing Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.

The Global Desktop Outsourcing market to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% over the period 2014-2019.

Desktop outsourcing refers to the outsourcing of desktop management tasks to a third party. Desktop outsourcing provides centralized management and significant reduction in costs. Service providers in desktop outsourcing focus on improving operational efficiency of clients to allow them to concentrate on core competencies, thereby reducing the time-to-market, leading to an economical cost structure in the long run.

The rise in adoption of cloud-based solutions in desktop management services has resulted in an increase in desktop virtualization across industry verticals. Recently, one of the renowned outsourcing services providers, VMware, partnered with NVidia to virtualize GPU access that enables graphic-intensive applications to be implemented on a virtual desktop.

According to the report, faster application delivery through desktop outsourcing is one key factor driving the market. Desktop outsourcing offers a wide range of solutions to deploy updated applications in a large number of systems at the same time. Desktop virtualization is one of the fastest methods for mass deployment of applications. This helps companies save time and money, which would otherwise be spent on traditional methods such as in-house maintenance and upgrading of desktops.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in the market is the lack of control over IS security. When it comes to outsourcing, enterprises are concerned about the security of their confidential and business-specific data stored in company desktops. Hence, there is a business risk associated with outsourcing, which is hindering the adoption of desktop outsourcing services.

Key Vendors

  • Atos
  • CSC
  • HP
  • IBM

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Aon Hewitt
  • Capgemini
  • CGI Group
  • Ciber
  • CompuCom Systems
  • Computacenter
  • Dell
  • Fujitsu
  • Genpact
  • Getronics
  • HCL Technologies
  • Logica
  • Maintech
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Pomeroy
  • Stefanini
  • TCS
  • T-Systems
  • Unisys
  • Wipro
  • Xerox

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