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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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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

Moving Virtual Desktops to the Cloud
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
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, Inc.

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: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

Citrix

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.

Windows 7 Migrations and Beyond: Ensuring Successful OS Migrations while Boosting Productivity and Simplifying Management
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes common Windows 7 migration paths and the challenges associated with them. Find out how you can successfully manage the user experience and avoid time-consuming issues as you navigate your transition.
Posted: 01 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

RES Software

Top Reasons why Customers Virtualize their Desktop Infrastructures with EMC VSPEX
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: Access this concise resource to discover ten ways adopting proven virtual infrastructures can help you accelerate and support VDI and cloud computing initiatives, while cutting storage and bandwidth costs.
Posted: 27 Jul 2012 | Published: 27 Jul 2012

OnX USA LLC

Vblock™ Fastpath Desktop Virtualization System at a glance
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a solution for easier virtual desktop deployment. Discover a system that helps IT organizations to automated desktop and application management by enabling rapid deployment, reducing costs and improving security through centralization of the desktop environment.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

Banco Azteca Spearheads Desktop Virtualization Initiative with VCE Professional Services
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how one banking institution used an infrastructure platform for their VDI deployment with great results. Learn how this system jumpstarted the process by delivering accelerated assessment and planning and provided valuable benefits like accelerated proof-to concept completion and faster deployment time.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

VblockTM Fastpath Desktop Virtualization System for VMware View: Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can reduce VDI deployment times from days to mere minutes by leveraging a web-based software and desktop virtualization system. Read on to uncover the benefits of this integrated infrastructure and software solution.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

Optimize IT Control and Maximize End User Freedom With VMware View
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Explore the only end-to-end desktop virtualization platform that can help you simplify and secure your desktops while decreasing costs with a cloud-based delivery model. Read on to learn about the advanced features and technologies in VMware View 5.
Posted: 26 Jun 2012 | Published: 26 Jun 2012

VMware

Make Group Policies Do More and Reach Further
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the latest desktop management platform that can help expand the benefits of Group Policy and overcome its various deficiencies. Explore the advantages it can provide and review the advanced features it offers.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell Software

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for Healthcare
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that can provide caregivers with quick and secure access to regulated patient information. Within, learn how your IT team can reduce the complexity of maintaining multiple applications across numerous workstations.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

VMware

Top Strategies for Lowering Desktop TCO
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report illustrates how to decrease the hardware and support costs of desktop management.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 03 Feb 2011

VMware

Top 10 Benefits of Modernizing Your Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Faced with a growing number of client devices, new user requirements, and the challenges of desktop management, many companies are determining that the conventional PC-centric model is no longer effective. This white paper explores the concept behind desktop modernization and outlines ten reasons you should start adopting it.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 22 Jun 2012

VMware

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: 21 Jun 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: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix
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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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