Desktop Virtualization: Benefits, Challenges, and Future Trends

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Surjeet Kushwaha 1,* Arun Kumar Yadav 1 H. N. Verma 1

1. Department of Computer Science and Engineering, ITM University Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

* Corresponding author.


Received: 24 Apr. 2023 / Revised: 17 May 2023 / Accepted: 1 Aug. 2023 / Published: 8 Dec. 2023

Index Terms

Desktop Virtualization, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Cost-effective service, Server Virtualization, Remote Desktop Services


A thorough overview of desktop virtualization, a growingly popular technology that allows centralized and effective IT management, is provided in this review paper. Exploring desktop virtualization's benefits, drawbacks, various forms, impact on contemporary workplaces, and potential future trends are the main objectives. The advantages of desktop virtualization are emphasized in the report, including increased productivity, cost savings, and improved security. It explores the numerous forms of virtualization, such as client-based, server-based, and application virtualization, highlighting their special qualities and applicability for varied organizational purposes. The article also addresses how virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) supports bring-your-own-device (BYOD) rules, allowing workers to access their work environments from any place and device. In today's dynamic workplace, this feature improves collaboration and overall efficiency. The study concludes by examining the potential of desktop virtualization and offering information on new trends and advancements that have the potential to influence the field. This review paper provides a thorough overview, making it a useful tool for businesses wishing to use desktop virtualization in their IT infrastructure.

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Surjeet Kushwaha, Arun Kumar Yadav, H. N. Verma, "Desktop Virtualization: Benefits, Challenges, and Future Trends", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering (IJEME), Vol.13, No.6, pp. 14-24, 2023. DOI:10.5815/ijeme.2023.06.02


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