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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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Top Eight Features of Windows 8 Client
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Explore new and exciting features that the upcoming Windows 8 release brings to the tablet and desktop computing sphere.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 06 Jun 2012

Global Knowledge

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

Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions Simplified
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how all-in-one, out-of-the-box VDI appliances are simplifying and accelerating desktop virtualization implementations for both large enterprises and SMBs.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Solution Overview Cisco VXI: Data Center
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This solution overview forecasts trends that will impact various business functions in the workplace. Explore the advantages of desktop virtualization and learn how to meet the data center infrastructure requirements of this technology.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

RHEV for Desktops: Competitive Pricing Whitepaper
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops (RHEV) with the pricing of VMware View 5 for desktop virtualization. Access a detailed price comparison for the use cases of 100 virtual desktops.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

RHEV for Desktops Feature Comparison
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: When choosing a desktop virtualization platform to manage your desktop infrastructure, your architecture and capabilities may be limited by the features offered by each product. This document details the features and benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops 3.0 in comparison with current market competitors.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

Aternity Extends User Experience Management Beyond Enterprise Borders to Mobile and Beyond
sponsored by Aternity
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to overcome the top four mobile application challenges with a robust end user experience (EUE) management platform that utilizes breakthrough technology to gain new levels of visibility into mobile environments.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Published: 24 May 2012

Aternity

Maximize Your Investment in Citrix XenDesktop With Sanbolic Melio
sponsored by Sanbolic Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can overcome many VDI storage-related challenges and maximize the return on your desktop virtualization project by leveraging shared storage. Explore the advantages this storage approach offers virtualized environments, and learn how you can easily enable shared storage.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

Sanbolic Inc.

Adaptable and Resilient VDI Deployments
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to successfully deploy virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and achieve benefits like centralized management and reduced restore time. This white paper presents a VDI solution that lightens the burden on your network while making deployment faster and more secure.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 09 May 2012

F5 Networks

Improving VDI with Scalable Infrastructure
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover ways to improve virtual desktop infrastructure with scalable solutions. Learn how to optimize traffic between virtual desktop servers and target machines, enhance security and more.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 09 May 2012

F5 Networks

LBBW Asset Management Improves Fault-Tolerance and Scalability of Citrix® XenDesktop® VDI Deployment with Sanbolic® Melio™
sponsored by Sanbolic Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how you can prevent unexpected downtime and enable highly available and scalable virtual desktops. Find out how you can build a fault-tolerant infrastructure and reduce your storage requirements with a robust software suite.
Posted: 20 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

Sanbolic Inc.

How four IT organizations re-define the workplace
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore 4 key examples of how businesses in all industries are leveraging desktop and application virtualization solutions to embrace workshifting and capitalize on efficiency and productivity gains in this essential resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Citrix

Improving VDI with Scalable Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Meeting the network, security and performance needs of your VDI deployment can be challenging. However, utilizing an optimized Application Delivery Controller (ADC) with application templates specific to VMware View, Microsoft desktop virtualization, and Citrix Xen can ease these burdens and generate additional benefits.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

F5 Networks

Top 10 Myths of Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many misconceptions about desktop virtualization that prevent businesses from leveraging the many benefits of this technology. This white paper debunks the top 10 myths about desktop virtualization with specific examples and use cases.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Virtual Computer, 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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