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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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VDI worst practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief expert paper to learn what not to do when undertaking a VDI implementation. Inside, discover 3 of the most common VDI mistakes and how these can be avoided.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

Empowering Information Security with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization offers chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) a powerful solution for today’s information security needs.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Citrix

Three Keys to Accelerate Application Performance – Wherever People Work
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: To empower people to be productive anywhere, you need a way to deliver a user experience as good or better than that of a local PC—even over challenging WAN conditions—wherever they work. Read on to learn how you can do exactly this.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

Citrix

Schools Achieve More with vSpace and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover more about session virtualization, why it's being adopted in schools and the solutions that can help you maximize its benefits.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

NComputing

PC Replacement for Education
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how a session based desktop virtualization solution lets you, lower both acquisition and ongoing costs, reduce power consumption, heat and noise and simplify maintenance and upgrades.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

NComputing

IBM Simplifies IT Management with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on System x Servers
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how using proven server hardware as a platform for a VDI rollout can help realize the key benefits of VDI, including centralized client management and application processing, selective device access, high availability, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

IBM and Intel.

VDI and Session Based Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn why IT departments are turning to desktop virtualization in order to reduce the cost and resources required to manage employees’ desktops and laptops. Also learn about an alternative architecture method for desktop virtualization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NComputing

The Ultra-Dense Server Breakthrough to Design Hosted Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how, by using new server technology, it is possible to host desktops without any virtualization layer and deliver a dedicated PC experience for remote desktop users, combining the benefits of a virtual desktop with the performance of an actual PC.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

ESG brief - Citrix and HP Help Deliver Alternative Desktop Solutions
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how HP and Citrix are enabling companies to quickly identify potential deployment alternatives for developers, engineers, remote employees, branch offices and contract workers.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

Test Plan: Executing a VDI Proof of Concept (POC)
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides proof-of-concept recommendations and a test plan to ensure that your VDI pilot takes into account everything you'll need for VDI production success.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Unidesk Corporation

Shadow IT: The Great IT Opportunity
sponsored by LANDesk Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines exactly what is happening within organizations as a result of the "Shadow IT" movement and explains in detail how each kind of organization – from the most highly regulated agencies to the low-security businesses – can make the most of Shadow IT in their workplace.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

LANDesk Software

Exploring Hardware Innovation for Centralized Desktop Deployments
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: The HP ConvergedSystem 100 for Hosted Desktops with Citrix XenDesktop aims to simplify the cost and complexity of these efforts while enabling IT to embrace hosted desktop delivery with predictable infrastructure investments. Read on to learn more about this delivery model and what it can do for you.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

The Great Debate: Persistent vs. Non-Persistent Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the history and evolution of the VDI market to understand why persistent and non-persistent desktop models exist, defining each model and use case.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

10 Quick Tips for Scaling VMware Horizon View
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This e-book gives you 10 tips for achieving successful, full‐scale VDI deployments based on real‐life case studies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

Taking a Leap Forward with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the key benefits of desktop virtualization through VDI and provides some key considerations you will have to take when implementing virtualization in your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Accelerate User-Centric Initiativeswith AdminStudio Suite fromFlexera Software
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on how AdminStudio Suite® from Flexera Software accelerates the transition to this new model. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Flexera Software

Microsoft VDI and Windows VDA Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Windows licensing for VDI environments.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Part 3: Brian Madden Joins NVIDIA as They Demo the Benefits of Putting GPUs in VDI Hosts Presentation Transcript
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: In this Citrix Synergy 2014 presentation, Brian Madden speaks with experts at NVDIA to talk about how they are perfecting the virtual delivery of high-end applications like CAD and Photoshop over local area networks, complete with live, real-time demonstrations.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

NVIDIA

Migrating from Windows® XP: Checklist
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a checklist you can use as an easy guide to the Windows migration process, focusing on the 3 primary migration phases: planning, deployment and operation.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Part 1: Brian Madden Discusses What NVIDIA Virtualized Gaming Means for your Desktop Presentation Transcript
sponsored by NVIDIA
WHITE PAPER: In this Citrix Synergy 2014 presentation, Brian Madden talks to Nvidia about the relationship between video gaming and virtual delivery of enterprise desktops as they explain how they are completely revolutionizing the virtual desktop user experience.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

NVIDIA

Why your centralised desktop deployment might require infrastructure investment
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how innovations in data center hardware can impact your centralized desktop deployment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Citrix and HP

Optimize XenDesktop Performance and Scale with Storage Acceleration Software
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces you to a storage management offering that accelerates reads and writes to storage by virtualizing server flash and RAM, allowing 10x faster VDI performance – even under heavy demands and loads.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

PernixData

Eliminate Storage Bottlenecks for Faster and More Reliable VDI
sponsored by PernixData
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a 100% software solution that accelerates both reads and writes issued to primary storage by clustering high speed server resources, such as flash, resulting in an 80% reduction in VDI I/O latency at a fraction of the cost of a storage upgrade.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

PernixData

Getting the Most Out of Your Tivoli Endpoint Manager Deployment
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn how to make the most out of yout Trivoli Endpoint Manager deployment.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Global Knowledge

Agentless Power Management: Enforcing Green IT Compliance
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how green IT compliance shouldn't be overlooked not only for the sake of the environment and government initiatives, but for your tight budgets. Click to learn how power management can cut energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

Promisec
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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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