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ALSO CALLED: Desktop PC Management, Managing PCs, Managing Personal Computers, PC Management
DEFINITION: Desktop management is a comprehensive approach to managing all the computers within an organization. Despite its name, desktop management includes overseeing laptops and other computing devices as well as desktop computers. Desktop management is a component of systems management, which is the administration of all components of an organization's information systems. Other components of systems management  … 
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A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Today's always-connected workforce demands instant access to critical apps, desktops, and data. Download this infographic to establish a seamless virtual app experience for your most remote workers, creating a unified, collaborative environment across all platforms and device types.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Citrix

VMware Horizon Application and Desktop Virtualization Reimagined
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Download this solution brief to learn how VMware Horizon radically transforms traditional VDI with hybrid deployment methods, smart policies with streamlined app access, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2016

VMware

VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-mode: Application and Desktop Virtualization Reimagined
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Even amongst the best run IT organizations, setting up a complete VDI environment can take several days, and sometimes weeks, to install and configure. Download this solution brief to discover a new approach to building, delivering and managing virtual workspaces.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

VMware

Moving Virtual Desktops to the Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The corporate world has changed, and physical desktop computer infrastructure no longer makes sense for many organizations. Download this white paper to explore key reasons to move virtual desktops and applications to the cloud in today's business climate.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

VMware

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Shrinks Complexity and Cost for VDI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations that could gain from desktop and application virtualization have, until now, shied away from it due to the costs and complexities often associated with deployment. Download this white paper to address the challenges to be aware of, and the modern approaches that can end-users are productive.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Seven Signs You Need to Embrace Desktop and Application Virtualization Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Do you feel you are spending too much time on device, image, and application maintenance with little time left to focus on strategic IT projects? Download this trend brief to examine the 7 signs that will determine whether or not the time is right for your organization to embrace desktop and app virtualization.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

VMware

Importance of the Desk-Based Worker on Enterprise Success
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to choose better hardware and software to create a more comfortable work environment for desk-based workers to increase business success. Read on and see how this can be applied to five common desk-based roles: engineer, accountant, customer support, executive assistant and inside salesman.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

Manage the Business, Not the Printer
sponsored by Epson
WHITE PAPER: Explore shortcomings of a centralized printing approach that are often overlooked and discover a new class of business inkjet printers that make inkjet technology a viable alternative to color laser printers in office settings.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Epson

Get the Most Out of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As your mobile workforce places new demands on your IT environment, the time and cost savings of the Platinum Editions of Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop quickly outweigh the cost. See what Platinum can do for your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Citrix

The Benefits of Converged VDI Appliances
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: Explore two desktop deployment scenarios – traditional white-box implementation and a converged VDI appliance implementation. You'll take a look at the differences between cost, time-to-value, and more.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Nov 2015

Pivot3

Secure App and Data Delivery – Across Devices, Networks, and Locations
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover a "secure-by-design" solution that not only simplifies data protection, access control, user provisioning, and compliance for virtualized applications and desktops, but also reduces the tools needed to protect them.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Citrix

Top 3 Reasons to Deliver Web Apps with Application Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore why web apps often fail to live up to expectations, and how you can address these challenges with an app virtualization strategy. Unveil the top 3 reasons to deliver web apps with app virtualization.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Citrix

Workplace Mobility, Consumerization, and Cloud Drive End-user Computing Transformation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: To combat the rising complexity of desktop environments, you need to think about implementing hybrid consumption models. Read this white paper that details how the next generation of desktop architectures is taking mobility into account and how IT strategies are shifting from managing devices to managing users.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

VMware

Desktop Transformation: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Get Started
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Explore a new approach to the desktop that can help you streamline operations, improve productivity, enhance security, and give your end users freedom. Take a look at eight frequently asked questions about desktop transformation and how you can get your project started today.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Measuring the Business Value of Cloud-Hosted Desktops
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of using a managed desktop cloud service that provides infrastructural support while reducing infrastructure and operational costs. Access now to discover how other organizations are saving money by utilizing a managed cloud service.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

VMware

Key RFP Considerations for Desktop and Application Virtualization Solutions
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how create a Request for Proposal (RFP) in support of virtual desktop and application delivery by looking at three key areas to a successful workspace transformation – people, process, and technology.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

How the Software-Defined Data Center is Transforming End-User Computing
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at how the use of software-defined data centers (SDDC) is benefitting desktop and application virtualization strategies.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

VDI Picture Book: The Three Most Complex (But Potentially Simple) VDI Management Tasks In Pictures
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to accomplish three VDI management tasks by using conventional storage vs. storage for virtualized workloads. You'll learn how storage specifically built for virtual environments can help you eliminate major storage pains that hamper VDI.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Tintri

Top 10 Reasons You Should be Implementing VDI
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines ten reasons why you should be implementing VDI and how all-flash storage systems can optimize virtual desktop deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

How All-Flash Has Created a Next-Generation VDI Resurgence
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the evolution of end-user computing from the beginning of desktop virtualization technologies to today's VDI. Read on to find out how to architect a high-performance VDI environment and learn how all-flash systems play a major part in VDI deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Top Five Ways to Improve Cost Efficiencies And Reduce TCO With Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Examine the top five ways you can improve cost efficiencies and reduce TCO with desktop virtualization. You'll also learn about the technologies that can provide the best opportunity to reduce costs and complexity.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell, Inc.

Take Your Life Back With Tools That Maximize Desktop Virtualization from the Data Center to the Endpoint
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Examine tools and platforms designed to maximize the value of virtual desktops – from the data center to the endpoint.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell, Inc.

Breaking Down the Benefits of Desktop Transformation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The future of mobility relies on the technology that it replaced; desktop computing. Desktop computing is undergoing a transformation that will couple it with the advances mobility has to offer. Read on to learn about the benefits this next-gen desktop is promising to deliver.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2015

VMware

Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the virtual client computing (VCC) market and evaluate each vendor's strengths and challenges, what characteristics to look at when evaluating client virtualization approaches and what four client virtualization software technologies comprise the VCC market.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

Performance Testing VDI on All Flash Array Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how all-flash arrays enable selected arrays to scale up as well as out in order to handle growth and new demands from VDI users. Access now and you'll explore performance and efficiency tests to see how an all-flash array performs when supporting VDI workloads.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Kaminario
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DESKTOP MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  include network management and database management.Traditional desktop management tasks include installing and maintaining hardware and software, spam filtering, and administering user permissions. In recent years, however, security-related tasks have become an increasingly large part of desktop management. As a result, an increasingly large proportion of administrative resources have been devoted to security-related tasks, such as patch management, fighting viruses and spyware, and controlling greynet applications (programs installed without corporate approval, such as instant messaging, file … 
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