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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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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.

Security and Data Protection with Intelligent Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The biggest draw of VDI for many organizations is resolving endpoint security and data protection concerns while enabling mobility. However, VDI is expensive to implement and has many limitations. Discover how Intelligent Desktop Virtualization (IDV) can offer the same security benefits as VDI at lower costs.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

Virtual Computer, Inc.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how AMAG Pharmaceuticals achieved 56% in external desktop support savings and met their mobility needs while avoiding costly infrastructure investments with Intelligent Desktop Virtualization (IDV). Read this case study to find out why AMAG chose IDV instead of traditional server-hosted VDI.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

Nutanix Complete Cluster Reference Architecture for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: In this reference architecture, discover how you can deploy virtual desktops using the Nutanix Complete Cluster for large or small VDI environments with a modular scale out design. Explore key performance figures and benefits of deploying this storage infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Nutanix

End-user Experience Monitoring
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What exactly is End-user Monitoring (EUM) and why should businesses care? In this resource, discover why it's increasingly important to assess system performance from the end-user perspective in the age of IT as a service, and how you can effectively measure and quantify end-user experiences.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

VMware View 5 Performance and Best Practices
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: VMware View 5 transforms IT by simplifying and automating desktop management. It reduces costs, improves security, and, at the same time, increases availability and flexibility for end users. This technical white paper includes View 5 new features, performance improvements, performance results and best practices.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.

Cisco UCS B230 M2 Blade Server: Uncompromised Virtual Desktop Performance
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When employing a virtual desktop solution, it is crucial to choose the right combination of hardware and software. This white paper introduces a comprehensive technology suite that can deliver uncompromised virtual desktop performance while using less than 5% of available bandwidth.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

VMware, Inc.

Top 10 reasons to strengthen information security with desktop virtualization
sponsored by Citrix and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Sophisticated threats, device proliferation and a growing burden of compliance and data privacy requirements are changing the information security landscape. Find out why Citrix desktop virtualization should be the foundation of your security strategy.
Posted: 19 Jan 2012 | Published: 19 Jan 2012

Citrix and Microsoft

Optimizing Clinical Workflows with VMware View and Cisco VXI
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the benefits of adopting a virtual desktop infrastructure for healthcare delivery, and goes beyond the usual IT-centric discussion about CapEx and OpEx reductions to explore the ways in which VDI improves clinical workflow at the actual point of care, where it matters most.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

VMware, Inc.

Enabling Fast and Secure Clinician Workflows with One-Touch Desktop Roaming
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to maximize electronic medical records (EMR) user adoption by providing fast, convenient, secure access to EMR data across multiple clients, where and when the clinician requests it.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

VMware, Inc.

3 Steps to Faster EMR Adoption with Desktop Virtualization and SSO
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines three key steps that your organization can take to accelerate EHR and CPOE adoption. Read on to discover out how to make it faster and easier to deploy new clinical applications while optimizing the clinician experience, protecting patient data, and reducing cost and complexity.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

VMware, Inc.

The Key for Securing Your Enterprise
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization, which can help organizations  strengthen information security while enhancing business productivity, agility and growth, is a promising solution. Learn how desktop virtualization is redefining desktop and application delivery in this resource.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

Citrix

Windows 7 Migrations Provide the Ideal Time to Lock Down Endpoints
sponsored by Viewfinity
WHITE PAPER: Rather than deploying yet another desktop operating system without addressing endpoint security problems, the smarter choice may be to deal with the issue once and for all during your Windows 7 system migrations. In this resource, explore 6 frequently asked questions to help you on your way.
Posted: 30 Dec 2011 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Viewfinity
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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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