IT firms are more and more convinced that desktop will become extinct just like the floppy disks we once used during the primary age of the computers. All of them are betting on virtualized work space where people would just save their office data in a cloud technology.
Data storage using cloud technology is already happening, and more and more people opt to save office and other work data over the cloud instead of saving them in their desktops. Why? Because a cloud base data storage is accessible anywhere and from a variety of devices. As IT firms predict, desktops will disappear gradually.