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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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The Rising Value—and Falling Cost—of App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: See how changing cost factors in every part of the desktop virtualization architecture make it more affordable than ever.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


VDI and Beyond:  Addressing Top IT Challenges to Drive Agility and Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore the top use cases for delivering virtual apps and desktops and see how you can empower a modern, mobile workforce with secure app and desktop delivery.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013


Cloud Client Computing Brings Desktop Virtualization to a New Level
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn how cloud enabled solutions like Desktop-as-a-Service can help an organization successfully address their specific organizational goals with desktop virtualization, including goals to create a more mobile-friendly IT environment.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

PC Refresh Rundown Card
sponsored by Insight & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Millions of corporate PCs in use today are four or more years old, which can cause serious security, cost, and maintenance issues. Is it time for your business to refresh PCs? View this brief resource to find out.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Insight & Intel

HP CarePack Services Defined
sponsored by Insight and HP
WHITE PAPER: HP Care Pack Services are support packages that expand and extend standard warranties for HP hardware and software. HP Care Pack Services provide hardware and software support, installation services, education services and premium support options to meet the needs of business-critical IT environments. View this data sheet to learn more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Insight and HP

Kindred Healthcare, Inc – HP Thin Clients Support Efficient, High-Quality Care
sponsored by HP and AMD
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the case study of Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a large provider of post-acute care services who desperately needed to find a way to improve branch connectivity under extremely tight budgetary pressures.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

HP and AMD

Improve end-user experience with alternative desktop delivery model
sponsored by HP & AMD
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how knowledge workers can benefit from an alternative desktop delivery model that allows IT to roll out desktops with confidence that the platform can deliver resources to users and provide the experience they require to get their job done.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014


Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource analyzes and compares the top client management solutions on the market, examining their strengths and weaknesses so you can evaluate which tool is best suited to your organization's needs.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Strategies for Enhancing the Clinician’s Workstation Productivity
sponsored by Siemens
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about the top 3 challenges with clinician desktop and workspace productivity, and which key strategies (e.g. desktop virtualization, single sign-on, etc.) will help enhance workflows, therefore improving clinical IT adoption.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014


Top 10 Ways Desktop Virtualization Enhances Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the major components that make desktop virtualization secure by design.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Revolutionize your desktops
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores how to revolutionize your data center by transitioning it to a secure cloud.
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 24 Dec 2013

HP & AMD Opteron™

Dell Desktop Virtualization Solution (DVS) Enterprise with VMware Horizon View
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes an approach to desktop virtualisation implementation that can help simplify the process while mitigating risk and providing clear-cut benefits.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

University uses unified computing system to renovate data center capabilities
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This video explores how the University of Tennessee IT staff used desktop virtualization and a blade server architecture to completely revamp their desktop capabilities and deliver IT services and applications to students and faculty better than ever before.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Published: 23 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Solutions Introduction to the Dell DVS Enterprise Solution
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a tested methodology that can be used to enable a “capable” architecture that maximizes IT control while optimizing the end-user experience.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 20 Dec 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Xangati VDI Dashboard Overview
sponsored by Xangati
WHITE PAPER: This webcast explores a VDI “dashboard” system that can allow you to monitor and actively maintain clients, desktops, hosts, application servers and more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 11 Dec 2013


Citrix XenApp: Single Point of Access, Single Point of Control
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents practical guidance and best practices for using desktop virtualization, a self-service app store and secure file sharing and synchronization to deliver on-demand files, apps and desktops to any type of device, allowing organizations to leverage the full power of consumerization.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013


Taking Windows Mobile on Any Device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: What exactly do today's IT departments need to provide secure access to IT services by diverse endpoint devices? Read this IT survey to learn exactly what impact mobility is having on remote access.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013


Simplify BYOD Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a solution for management of a BYOD filled environment.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013


Boosting storage performance for I/O-intensive enterprise applications
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to boost storage performance for I/O-intensive enterprise applications by optimizing workloads in virtual desktop, messaging and database environments.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Citrix Ready Webinar with EMC: EMC VNX Series for XenDesktop 7
sponsored by Citrix Ready and EMC
WHITE PAPER: Learn about XenDesktop 7 solution frameworks, their architectures, and performance characteristics in this webinar.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Citrix Ready and EMC

Desktop Modernization Simplified
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about keeping the impact of desktop infrastructure changes to a minimum,  including centralization through virtual desktop computing, implementation of removable disk security and more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

RES Software

EMC VSPEX End User Computing
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: These days, IT departments are being asked to manage more and more devices with no loss of speed or efficiency. This short whitepaper offers solutions for virtual desktop management from a central device reducing operating time and costs and increasing productivity.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the three major reasons organizations should absolutely consider VDI for the business.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013


IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Desktop Virtualization 2012 Vendor Analysis
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource takes an in-depth look at the desktop virtualization solutions being offered by some of the top vendors on the market to help you make an informed decision on which one will be the best fit for your environment.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2012


VDI Goes Mainstream Thanks to Improved Storage
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Brian Madden speaks with Matthew Gray of Dell to discuss storage for VDI, what today’s customers are looking for, and how to go about choosing the right VDI architecture for your storage needs.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

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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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