The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

by | Mar 23, 2021

A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting

Learn about the cost savings and business benefits that companies experienced by using Windows Virtual Desktop for their virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). This 2020 Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Microsoft and Intel provides a detailed analysis of the return on investment and other outcomes experienced by real customers.

The analysis shows that potential benefits include:

  • A three-year 210 percent return on investment and payback on the initial investment in as little as three months.
  • Reduced IT costs for maintenance, deployment, and management by 59 percent.
  • Reduced VDI licensing and infrastructure costs by up to 34 percent.
  • Increased productivity by up to 22 person-hours through improved security response, connectivity, and user onboarding.
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