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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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Securing End-User Mobile Devices in the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As your mobile enterprise expands and devices grow more robust, security risks increase. With careful preparation, you can use the latest tools and expertise to protect your assets. Read this white paper to learn how to develop an enforceable mobile security policy for your organization.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

IBM

LEVERAGING LIVE CHAT TO ACHIEVE HIGH FCR RATES
sponsored by NTR Global
WHITE PAPER: To minimize downtime caused by technical failures and end-user problems, organizations can implement rapid resolution processes. Access this white paper to learn how you can leverage live chat to significantly improve customer support efficiency.
Posted: 11 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

NTR Global

Preparing for Your Windows 7 Migration - Analyze, Plan, Deliver, Optimize
sponsored by Centrix Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore some of the key considerations for organizations seeking to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 desktops, and get several key recommendations to ensure a smooth migration.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Centrix Software

Customer Case Study: Citrix XenDesktop Transformation at Centene Corporation
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The Centene Corporation is a nationwide provider of healthcare services to governmental healthcare plans, healthcare consumers, providers, and other organizations. In this white paper, learn about Centene Corporation's desktop transformation journey using Citrix technologies. Read more about the three core steps to desktop transformation.
Posted: 29 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Citrix

VDI Gen2: Quick Guide Reference
sponsored by CDG in association with Virtual Bridges
WHITE PAPER: When making a large IT investment, such as deploying VDI, there is little room for error. Find out what questions to ask a VDI vendor before making a purchase to avoid problems down the road.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

CDG in association with Virtual Bridges

A Virtual Bridges Briefing Paper
sponsored by CDG in association with Virtual Bridges
WHITE PAPER: Most VDI solutions available today to solve the branch user problem require complex installation and configuration processes, along with ongoing intensive IT management. With branch VDI technologies, users get a LAN-like desktop experience with decreased IT complexity and faster deployment times.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

CDG in association with Virtual Bridges

Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN & Citrix XenDesktop 1,000 Desktop Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: Dell tested a sample of 1,000 virtual desktops and simulated real-world workloads using a Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN in a Citrix XenDesktop VDI environment with Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 R2 as the hypervisor.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

Total Economic Impact of Vmware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure- Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out what happened when Forrester Consulting interviewed a healthcare facility that implemented virtual desktops. Gain insight on both quantitative and qualitative benefits, including reduced support costs, increased worker productivity and more. Learn how your organization can take advantage of desktop virtualization.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

CIO Strategies for Consumerization: The Future of Enterprise Mobile Computing
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about five trends that are shaping the future of enterprise mobility, and get nine recommendations for the new era of enterprise mobility. Finally, learn how Dell is uniquely prepared to help customers embrace and manage consumerization and the challenges and risks that come with consumerization-related changes.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

School District of Somerset Goes Virtually One-to-One
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With over 1650 students and 225 faculty members, attaining one-to-one student to computer ratio for the Somerset School District was no easy task. Access this exclusive resource to learn how the Somerset School District cost-effectively and efficiently dispersed computing resources with desktop and application virtualization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization in K-12 Schools: Reducing costs, saving time and delivering anytime, anywhere access for students and staff
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will show how desktop virtualization can positively position educational institutions for the future, enabling them to reduce expenses through hard dollar savings and time efficiencies while delivering the experience that students, faculty and staff need and desire.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Windows 7 Migration: Inevitable and Necessary for Most IT Shops, but Time and Tools are Essential Ingredients for Success
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: For IT decision-makers, moving to Windows 7 is more a matter of "how" rather than "when," especially with XP support ending in 2014. Learn about tools that can ease your migration process and key preparations to undergo before migrating.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

RES Software

VMware Reference Architecture for Stateless Virtual Desktops with VMware View 4.5
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document provides a high-level summary of a reference architecture for stateless virtual desktops with VMware View™. By leveraging the tiered storage capability in VMware View to support stateless virtual desktops, organizations can lower costs by about USD $500 per desktop.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

IDC Vendor Profile: A Comprehensive Analysis of MokaFive Solutions and Strategies, 2011 and Beyond
sponsored by MokaFive
WHITE PAPER: As mobile PCs begin to eclipse desktops as the primary workhorse of enterprise, management of mobile users in a virtualized environment has become a top priority. Review the key differences between centralized and distributed virtual desktop technologies (DVD) in this expert resource.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

MokaFive

Establishing an Effective Application Strategy for your Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The explosion of enterprise applications has made it possible for many employees to work anywhere, anytime. IT is pressed to deliver security-rich applications across platforms and devices. This white paper provides an overview to help you establish an effective mobile application strategy.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

IBM

Total Economic ImpactTM Of VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure – Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Consulting studied the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) that healthcare facilities may realize by deploying VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Learn more about the financial impact of moving from a traditional one-PC-per-user model to a centralized, hosted virtual-desktop delivery model.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

Delivering corporate data securely on employee iPads
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The growth of the iPad has resulted in deep security challenges for IT administrators across a variety of industries. Take a look at this resource to learn how to implement security policies and processes tailored for employee-owned tablet devices, including the iPad.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Published: 27 Jul 2011

Citrix

AppSense User Virtualization Platform
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Among a number of important changes to the enterprise computing environment, none are perhaps as impactful as those surrounding the end user. Take a look at this resource to learn how user virtualization is the key to offering your end-user community an effective and consistent computing experience, no matter the location, device or application.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Published: 26 Jul 2011

AppSense

Virtual desktops: preparing the enterprise for growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The ability to grow and quickly adapt to a changing marketplace is critical to any business and IT plays a critical role in providing an agile infrastructure that can quickly respond to meet business demands that enable growth.  This paper describes how desktop virtualization can support corporate growth initiatives.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

Citrix

ESG Virtualization Concept Becomes Reality
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Moving to desktop virtualization offers stronger security, less complicated desktop management and the ability to access “desktop” resources from remote locations. In this Quest white paper by the Enterprise Strategy Group, read the research and learn the benefits of moving to a virtual desktop environment.
Posted: 28 Jun 2011 | Published: 28 Jun 2011

Dell Software

A Peer Survey: Desktop Virtualization Separating the Hype from Reality
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are looking to desktop virtualization for improved productivity, security and easier management. Cut through the hype – and get to the facts – in this white paper from IT Business Edge and Quest Software.
Posted: 28 Jun 2011 | Published: 28 Jun 2011

Dell Software

Desktop Virtualization Planning Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization, what is it and what does it mean for your organization and IT shop? This exclusive white paper provides an in-depth review of what it is, what it is not and steps for planning a desktop virtualization deployment. Begin to understand what desktop virtualization is and what it can mean to your organization and IT shop.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

Intel

The Desktop Transformation Project Virtual Desktops – Demystified
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization has become a viable and cost justifiable alternative to the standard, physical laptop/desktop system. Review this white paper and learn the technical basics of this initiative along with the expected benefits this environment can bring to your organization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Matrix42

Building a Business Case for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document explores how to build a business case for VDI and how some of the pioneers and earlier adopters are reaping significant benefits through cost savings, improved security, better compliance management, and a more agile, scalable and responsive IT infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

VMware, Inc.

IDC White Paper: Driving Productivity with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix Systems and Wyse
WHITE PAPER: Zero client devices are changing the way people look at desktop virtualization for the workplace. In this white paper, IDC explores the challenges facing companies looking to implement the technology, discusses the market forecast and provides an overview of the benefits of Virtual Client Computing.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 May 2011

Citrix Systems and Wyse
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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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