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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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How All-Flash Has Created a Next-Generation VDI Resurgence
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the evolution of end-user computing from the beginning of desktop virtualization technologies to today's VDI. Read on to find out how to architect a high-performance VDI environment and learn how all-flash systems play a major part in VDI deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

FlashStack Converged Infrastructure for Virtual Desktops (VDI)
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet introduces a converged infrastructure system that can help businesses facilitate the proper foundation for fast, cost effective, and future-primed VDI environments. View now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Three Ways Companies Are Slashing IT Costs With VDI
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how VDI helps IT shift to a centralized architecture in order to lower capital and operating expenses, increase flexibility, and improve security and explore three organization's experience with VDI.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016


Three Ways Companies are Slashing IT Costs with VDI
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the experiences of three companies who fortified security, reduced costs, simplified IT and met their business objectives.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

VDI—Simplify Your Migration to Windows 10 and Embrace Desktop Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to streamline your migration to Windows 10 with a virtualized infrastructure that simplifies BYOD, app compatibility, and corporate desktop management. Access this paper now to answer your burning questions about this OS and how it pertains to desktop virtualization.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016


University of Aberdeen Rapidly Improves Technology Replacement Program
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how the University of Aberdeen overcame the challenge of maintaining a consistent environment across its 1,700 PCs. Additionally, learn the business benefits they saw after leveraging an application deployment option.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktops
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop and see firsthand how this system can provide a cost-effective alternative to proprietary operating systems, making it a powerful option for those businesses that don't have a big budget but still want reliable, secure desktop for their users.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Red Hat

VDI Without Compromise: Performance Testing VDI Running on Hyperconverged Systems
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to leverage hyperconverged infrastructure to mitigate common VDI challenges by eliminating the redundant IOPS that plague these environments and eliminating silos of data. Access now and you'll see first-hand the performance results of VDI running on hyperconverged systems.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015


Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we explore ten reasons why desktop virtualization should be the foundation of your layered approach to information security.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2013


Five Important Buying Criteria to Enable a Totally Mobile Workforce
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find five key criteria you must implement in order to effectively execute your mobile workspace plans. Get details on how to offer a single point of access for productivity and tools, and other capabilities.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 08 Sep 2015

VMware, Inc.

Taking Windows Mobile on Any Device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Taking Windows applications and desktops mobile has many advantages, but with so many device types to consider, how can you simplify solution implementation? Learn how Citrix XenApp solves this complex problem.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015


The Rising Value - and Falling Cost - of App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The growing strategic value of desktop virtualization is advancing quickly, providing new ways to enable business mobility and increase the flexibility. Learn how falling cost factors in every part of the desktop virtualization architecture making it more affordable than ever.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014


From VDI Pilot to Production: Four Tips for the Move
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, learn the critical steps you must take to ensure your VDI pilot is ready to move to production.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014


GreenPages VMware View Design Reference Implementation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how one company successfully designed and implemented a 100% virtualized environment with the help of a VDI tool. Learn about each of the phases it took to implement a virtualized desktop and the results the company found after deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014


Enterprise Lifecycle Management in a Changing World: Best Practices for Resolving Emerging Challenges in Desktop and Server Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals several evolving IT management challenges and best practices for tackling them.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

VMware vs. Citrix: 6 comparisons of Horizon 6 and XenDesktop platforms
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic takes a look at six key comparison points between Horizon 6 and XenDesktop to help you decide which is better suited for your organizations' IT infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

What VMware Horizon 6 can offer you
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource walks through the major trends impacting employee work styles, how the role of IT is changing to adapt, and a desktop virtualization strategy that can help support and optimize mobile capabilities.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

A Better Way to Manage Desktops: HP Workplace Management Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises need to give employees a full, flexible and configurable managed desktop environment to meet diverse business requirements and user productivity needs. Find out how HP can help.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

VDI worst practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief expert paper to learn what not to do when undertaking a VDI implementation. Inside, discover 3 of the most common VDI mistakes and how these can be avoided.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

IBM Simplifies IT Management with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on System x Servers
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how using proven server hardware as a platform for a VDI rollout can help realize the key benefits of VDI, including centralized client management and application processing, selective device access, high availability, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

IBM and Intel.

The Ultra-Dense Server Breakthrough to Design Hosted Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how, by using new server technology, it is possible to host desktops without any virtualization layer and deliver a dedicated PC experience for remote desktop users, combining the benefits of a virtual desktop with the performance of an actual PC.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

ESG brief - Citrix and HP Help Deliver Alternative Desktop Solutions
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how HP and Citrix are enabling companies to quickly identify potential deployment alternatives for developers, engineers, remote employees, branch offices and contract workers.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

Exploring Hardware Innovation for Centralized Desktop Deployments
sponsored by HP & AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: The HP ConvergedSystem 100 for Hosted Desktops with Citrix XenDesktop aims to simplify the cost and complexity of these efforts while enabling IT to embrace hosted desktop delivery with predictable infrastructure investments. Read on to learn more about this delivery model and what it can do for you.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

HP & AMD Opteron™

10 tips to successfully scale your VDI deployment
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This e-book gives you 10 tips for achieving successful, full‐scale VDI deployments based on real‐life case studies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

Using DaaS to Create the Ideal Desktop User Experience - Without a PC
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about the benefits of using DaaS to empower IT to deliver of cloud-hosted virtual desktops to end users at a predictable cost as well as a solution that can help you leverage DaaS effectively.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

VMware, 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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