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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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8 Ways to Get Users to Like the Idea of VDI
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Discover 8 ways you can make users comfortable with the idea of virtual desktops.
Posted: 09 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The New Windows Security- Achieving PC Lockdown without User Backlash
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations need to give users the tools and flexibility they need to do their jobs while avoiding the security, compliance and other risks that local administrative rights introduce. By implementing the best practices outlined in this paper, enterprises can maximize user productivity while maintaining centralized control over security policies.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization Decision Tree
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is a decision tree that will help you determine if your organization is ready to virtualize its desktops.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

VMware

E-Guide: The Key Numbers Concerning Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com examines the current stats on desktop virtualization deployment and the management challenges these figures represent.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 18 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Top Use Cases for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the top use cases for desktop virtualization and how it can help address the biggest pain points affecting IT today.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Citrix

Accelerating VDI Solutions for Modern Business with IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a solution for management of a BYOD filled environment.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

IBM

Cloud Client Computing Brings Desktop Virtualization to a New Level
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn how cloud enabled solutions like Desktop-as-a-Service can help an organization successfully address their specific organizational goals with desktop virtualization, including goals to create a more mobile-friendly IT environment.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This information brief outlines the top three reasons you should consider using VDI, and provides key benefits of VMware® Horizon View™ in customer environments.
Posted: 26 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

VMware, Inc.

Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the three major reasons organizations should absolutely consider VDI for the business.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

VMware

Easing the Transition to a Virtual Endpoint Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware and EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits that EMC can bring by virtualizing your desktops.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

VMware and EMC

Desktops in the Cloud: Your Silver Bullet for Windows XP End of Life
sponsored by Desktone (VMware)
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will teach you more about Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS), a cloud-hosted virtual machine desktop system that is always on, available from any location and accessible from any device that supports remote desktop client software.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

Desktone (VMware)

Tech Tips: VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how VMware Horizon View (formerly VMware View) can help IT pros address top mobility pain points. Discover how this tool enables you to easily virtualize end-user desktops so you can cut operational costs, boost security and meet mobile computing demands.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Boosting storage performance for I/O-intensive enterprise applications
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to boost storage performance for I/O-intensive enterprise applications by optimizing workloads in virtual desktop, messaging and database environments.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Citrix Ready Webinar with EMC: EMC VNX Series for XenDesktop 7
sponsored by Citrix Ready and EMC
WHITE PAPER: Learn about XenDesktop 7 solution frameworks, their architectures, and performance characteristics in this webinar.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Citrix Ready and EMC

Desktop Modernization Simplified
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about keeping the impact of desktop infrastructure changes to a minimum,  including centralization through virtual desktop computing, implementation of removable disk security and more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

RES Software

EMC VSPEX End User Computing
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: These days, IT departments are being asked to manage more and more devices with no loss of speed or efficiency. This short whitepaper offers solutions for virtual desktop management from a central device reducing operating time and costs and increasing productivity.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

EMC & Arrow

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Desktop Virtualization 2012 Vendor Analysis
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource takes an in-depth look at the desktop virtualization solutions being offered by some of the top vendors on the market to help you make an informed decision on which one will be the best fit for your environment.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

Citrix

Automated, centralized management for enterprise servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As today’s workforce becomes increasingly distributed, effective endpoint management is becoming critical, and IT needs visibility into disparate endpoints in order to handle whatever problems might arise without causing major disruption. This exclusive paper examines an IBM endpoint manager solution.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

IBM

Citrix Xendesktop : Desktop Virtualization for all – Technical overview
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you’ll find a discussion of the various options that FlexCast provides to help meet the computing requirements of various user types.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization: Partnering for a Successful Long-term Strategy
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how IT departments can move from a traditional desktop infrastructure to a unified desktop with multiple deployment options by identifying the best option for transition to a new desktop delivery method, such as managed deployment, a cloud offering, or a hybrid approach.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

VMware Horizon Suite on HP Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HP and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how removing technology barriers via desktop virtualization can enable IT to shift from a reactive strategy to a proactive approach, delivering services that enhance agility and productivity rather than simply addressing problems as they arise.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

HP and VMware

ESG Lab Report: VMware View and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover how desktop virtualization enables IT objectives and learn how others have deployed it.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Dell and VMware

What's New in VMware vSphere 5.1?
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Dig into the features in vSphere 5.1 and learn how they can help expand your virtual environment.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

Dell and VMware

Taneja Group Analysis: Executive Summary: An Overview of the Virtualization and Cloud Market Vendor Landscape for Small and Medium Businesses
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the unique challenges SMBs face when deploying virtualization and cloud technologies.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

VMware, Inc.

Top 10 Reasons to Use Virtualization for Migrations
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: User virtualization can aid your Windows 7 migration.  User virtualization will ultimately improve your Windows 7 use, reduce costs and enhance user experience and productivity through a people-centric approach to migration.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

AppSense
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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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