Brad Peterson, the Vice President of Marketing at Workspot, talked about the early promise of VDI, the reasons it failed to materialize, and how those problems have been overcome.
Jimmy Chang, Director of Products at Workspot, discussed the history and future of VDI.
Jimmy Chang, Director of Products, Workspot, Asked the Provocative Question, “VDI is Dead…or Is It?”
"Your infrastructure needs to adjust to that speed because if you’re infrastructure cannot adjust to the speed at which the devices are moving, it’s always going to feel like a BlackBerry experience. Which is you’re in tight control, but your end users are completely on a different planet."
"On a mobile device, it’s being able to hit an app and access that app really quickly. As an end user, I don’t have to worry about whether the app needs a browser, whether the app needs something else; it’s just pick the app you want to launch and launch it."
"If networking changes, and it is flexible and on demand, the rest of IT infrastructure should be as well for the app layer, for the data layer, for delivering to the end users."
"Think of the experience most people have when you're at home and you want to access work. You fire up your PC, you log into your PC, you fire up your VPN, you log into your VPN, you fire up a browser then log into the app. That’s a multiple-minute experience, and we took that experience and moved it down to two seconds."