What kind of risks are there when virtual desktop infrastructure is not available. i am struggling to get my head around the concept. When a production database server or application server goes down the risks are obvious, but I am trying to get my head around the issues when VDI goes down, is not available. Rarely do users save data to their physical or virtual desktop, can anyone assist or give a view? Why is desktop infrastructure so essential? Perhaps not being able to login to the network at all?