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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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Building a Cost-Effective, Continuously Available Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by Bull
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper looks at a class leading mid-range storage platform and storage federation solution that, when combined, can enable new levels of service for mission-critical apps and help IT deliver on the paradigm of secured access from anywhere at any time.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Bull

Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various features of the components that comprise VMware's Blast family, including a brief discussion of what they are, improvements in version 6, and any notes or requirements for implementation.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Breaking Geographical Barriers in Government with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how desktop virtualization can help organizations – specifically government institutions - move application processing from a physical desktop to the data center in order to fulfill the “anywhere, anytime” demands of mobile employees.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Dell

Taking the Pain out of Desktop Virtualization Hardware and Storage Sizing
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the components of a desktop virtualization solution designed to provide all the server management capabilities, processor power and storage needed to take full advantage of its benefits.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell

Best Practices for Deploying a New VDI
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: The architectural flexibility of XenDesktop adapts to environments of virtually any size and with a wide range of client devices and desktop management capabilities.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Tintri

Jump Start Mobile Productivity with MDM and Secure File Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how you can address the secure mobile data access challenge using through virtualization and enterprise mobility management solutions.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Citrix

Drive Business Growth with Mobile Workspaces
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the components of a truly effective mobile workspace, such as support for mobile apps and collaboration management tools, and how success with mobility can be achieved through a single solution.
Posted: 06 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Sep 2014

Citrix

A Better Way to Manage Desktops: HP Workplace Management Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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 Limited

Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, organizations are seeing greater than 300% ROI from virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). However, transitioning to VDI is a big project, and the road to success is full of potential pitfalls. In this white paper, learn how to avoid eight of the most common VDI project pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

VMware

3 Compelling Reasons to Consider Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, explore the current challenges surrounding desktop management and get an in-depth look at three reasons why you should consider a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

VMware

How Desktop Virtualization can Actually Strengthen Data Protection Capabilities
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization offers chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) a powerful solution for today’s information security needs.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Citrix

Test Plan: Executing a VDI Proof of Concept (POC)
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides proof-of-concept recommendations and a test plan to ensure that your VDI pilot takes into account everything you'll need for VDI production success.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Unidesk Corporation

The Great Debate: Persistent vs. Non-Persistent Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the history and evolution of the VDI market to understand why persistent and non-persistent desktop models exist, defining each model and use case.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

How to Cost-Justify VDI Through Operational Savings
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes an in-depth look at the costs of image management, application delivery, and desktop support in physical PC environments, traditional VDI environments, and VDI environments managed by new desktop layering technology in order to determine if  VDI truly reduces operational costs enough to offset the higher capital costs.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

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

5 Reasons Virtual Desktops are Finally Ready for Prime Time
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This eBook gives 5 reasons for why VDI is finally ready for prime time, and offers real-life case studies on customers who are taking advantage of the changes to achieve VDI success.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Unidesk Corporation

A workspace solution offering continuous access to better patient care
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a comprehensive architectural overview of a workspace service availability solution designed to ensure access to point-of-care workspaces, even in the event of either planned or unplanned IT outages.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

VCE

6 Reasons VMware Horizon 6 Is a Better Choice Than Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at six key comparison points between Horizon 6 and XenDesktop that should help you make your decision one way or the other.
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.

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™

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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