Not surprisingly at all the analysis firm Gartner just released a new report forecasting that virtualization will be the top strategic technology for 2009. But more interesting than that is the firm prediction on VDI adoption:
…However, despite ambitious deployment plans from many organizations, deployments of hosted virtual desktop capabilities will be adopted by fewer than 40 percent of target users by 2010.
The second most strategic technology for 2009, believe or not, is cloud computing.
We’ll see if Gartner prediction is more accurate than virtualization architects perceptions collected so far at virtualization.info.
The virtualization.info Virtualization Industry Predictions has been updated accordingly.