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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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7 Key Indicators that You Need to Extend Virtualization to the Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource reveals the seven key factors that indicate whether or not you should extend your virtualization initiative to your desktop environment. Learn how you can get ahead of the trends to increase worker satisfaction and productivity while also boosting security.
Posted: 08 May 2013 | Published: 08 May 2013

VMware

When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: Seven Key Indicators
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces 7 key indicators to look for in your organization if you're curious to know if you're ready for the benefits of desktop virtualization.
Posted: 29 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Dell and VMware

Securing virtual desktop infrastructure with Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, discover an appliance tool that integrates an extensive set of network and application-layer protection mechanisms with advanced access and action control capabilities to improve the availability, performance and scalability of your virtual desktop infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Published: 11 Mar 2013

Citrix

PowerEdge R720 with Samsung SSDs and Windows Server 2012 (500 users)
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this crucial paper, get an in-depth look at a server solution that, when used with Windows Server 2012, can easily support 500 users with great performance, all while still leaving room for your organization to grow.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Dell and Microsoft

PowerEdge R720 with Samsung SSDs and Windows Server 2012 (60 users)
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper discusses a virtual desktop server solution that can enable your organization to host up to 60 users on a single server with great performance. Discover how you can extend your virtual desktop infrastructure while still giving your organization room to grow.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Why to Consider Moving Virtual Desktops to the Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource provides a helpful guide to the benefits and features of the cloud-hosted virtual desktops to give your organization a better understanding of the new technology's capabilities.
Posted: 17 Dec 2012 | Published: 01 May 2013

VMware

The Top 10 Myths about DaaS
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful white paper to learn about the top 10 myths concerning desktop as a service (DaaS).
Posted: 17 Dec 2012 | Published: 01 May 2013

VMware

Comparing the TCO of Physical PCs, VDI, and Cloud-hosted Desktops as a Service (DaaS)
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource provides a comparison of the TCO of virtual, physical and cloud-based desktop infrastructures so you can evaluate which approach would best fit in your organization.
Posted: 12 Dec 2012 | Published: 01 May 2013

VMware

How to Support BYOD Without Endangering Your Company
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, learn why desktops as a service (DaaS) is being utilized to ensure security of corporate data. Also inside, find guidelines on how you can employ an effective BYOD policy in your organization that IT can embrace without sacrificing security.
Posted: 12 Dec 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

VMware

Top Ten Considerations For A Successful Windows 8 Deployment
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Windows 8 boasts a number of upgrades and enhancements, and for the users of legacy Windows versions, time is running out to migrate.
Posted: 05 Oct 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

Dell and Microsoft

Best practices to make BYOD simple and secure
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Gain best practices and key considerations to keep in mind when implementing a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. Find out how you can simplify management and reduce costs while keeping data secure and compliant in this resource.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2014

Citrix

The Business Case for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how your organization can deliver the right desktop environment to end users and ensure maximum productivity.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

VMware, Inc.

Desktop virtualization for all
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a desktop virtualization strategy that allows you to deliver virtual desktops and applications based on user type and specific requirements while still satisfying your broader IT goals.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

Citrix and Cisco: Delivering the New Virtual Workspace
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a virtualized workspace that provides IT with the tools to construct a data center whose parts complement each other, allowing for multi-vendor solutions that work together to meet a wide variety of user needs.
Posted: 08 May 2013 | Published: 08 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

Forrester Total Economic Impact of VMware View
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive study illustrates the financial impact of an organization efficiently managing their VDI from a single console using VMware View. Read on to learn how you can reduce the overall costs of your virtual desktop management.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

VMware, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Getting Ready for VMware Horizon Suite
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: In this informative transcript, desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden discusses a complete workspace solution that streamlines data, application and desktop management to increase IT efficiency and desktop performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 03 Apr 2013

Nutanix

The CIO's Guide to Optimizing Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how you can realize the full benefits of desktop virtualization by improving your wide array network (WAN). Read on to discover how your enhancing your WAN can impact areas of your VDI which might not be performing at their full potential.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 23 Apr 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Intel Streaming and Virtual Hosted Desktop Study: Benchmarking Results
sponsored by Dell Wyse
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what Intel IT found when they compared the impact on servers and the network for both streaming software and virtually hosted computing models.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Dell Wyse

Workshifting: A global market research report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This market research report provides insight into the key drivers behind the trends of workshifting, IT consumerisation and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Discover how businesses are gaining tangible benefits from a more mobile and flexible workforce.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Survey: Changing Workstyles Drive Demand for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Review the results of a recent Desktop Virtualization Survey, reporting where organizations are on their journey towards VDI. Learn the key findings of this survey and learn why mobility is a top driver for – and benefit of – VDI.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Survey: Changing Workstyles Drive Demand for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Review the results of a recent Desktop Virtualization Survey, reporting where organizations are on their journey towards VDI. Learn the key findings of this survey and learn why mobility is a top driver for – and benefit of – VDI.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix

Citrix VDI-in-a-Box: Simplify desktop virtualization with VDI that costs less than a PC
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can gain virtual desktops for less than the cost of maintaining your current PCs in this essential white paper. Plus, compare the cost per virtual desktop across four desktop virtualization solutions.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Citrix

Citrix VDI-in-a-Box: Simplify desktop virtualization with VDI that costs less than a PC
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can gain virtual desktops for less than the cost of maintaining your current PCs in this essential white paper. Plus, compare the cost per virtual desktop across four desktop virtualization solutions.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Citrix

Windows 7 Application Migration Checklist
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a step-by-stop guide to a successful migration to Windows 7 including hints from your peers who have completed the upgrade. Get a checklist for optimizing your migration plan to avoid potential errors.
Posted: 25 Sep 2012 | Published: 25 Sep 2012

Citrix

Protect Sensitive Data on Laptops - Even for Disconnected Users
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Securing corporate data is a top IT imperative and with more employees working from alternative locations, the mobile security challenge has become a critical focus for IT.  Read this white paper to understand how local virtual desktops based on Citrix XenClient should be a part of your security strategy.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 02 Aug 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.
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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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