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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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Client Virtualization for Higher Education Delivers Greater Mobility, Increased Security, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Today's students are accustomed to accessing data from any device, any location, at any time. But can their educational work styles be the same? This white paper details how client virtualization provides a simple way to seamlessly access data and apps across any device, enabling a mobile work style that improves student engagement and success.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Performance Testing VDI on All Flash Array Storage
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how all-flash arrays enable selected arrays to scale up as well as out in order to handle growth and new demands from VDI users. Access now and you'll explore performance and efficiency tests to see how an all-flash array performs when supporting VDI workloads.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Kaminario

Client Virtualization: No Longer a Storage Guessing Game
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Dell, Intel, and VMware have teamed up to offer end-to-end solutions that take the guesswork out of client virtualization and by delivering client virtualization technologies designed to suit your organizations current infrastructure and future business needs.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

Dell and VMware

Client Virtualization with Dell and VMware Horizon
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how client virtualization has become an increasingly attractive option to overcome limitations of traditional VDI. Access now to find out how Dell and VMware have worked in partnership to develop solutions that deliver computing experiences that are comparable to physical desktops.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Dell and VMware

Why User Experience is Key to Your Desktop Transformation
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn why factoring in the user experience – along with resource allocation – is key to creating and delivering the promise of a next-generation workspace that is scalable and will produce both near- and long-term value. Also, explore why the user experience is difficult to predict and why it's essential to planning.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Liquidware Labs

Go Beyond the Limitations of Traditional Application Delivery Methods
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn how an application layering approach offers the ability to provide a flexible, dynamic application delivery model for lab-based classroom settings by delivering apps on-demand.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

Liquidware Labs

Comparing User Environment Management and Application Layering Platforms for Citrix
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Get a detailed analysis of user environment management and application layering platforms designed to completely address gaps in the desktop environment that basic, traditional solutions don't cover.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

Liquidware Labs

Application Layering Creates Integrated Application Delivery Platform
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn how application virtualization strategies are the key to both successful physical and virtual desktop deployments and discover how application layering sets the stage for a transformation in the way apps are installed, managed, and delivered to users.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Liquidware Labs

Five Common Misconceptions of Desktop Transformation
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about the top five misconceptions that hold IT back from experiencing the benefits of desktop transformation. Read on to learn more and if one of these fallacies has managed to influence you.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

VMware, Inc.

Taking Advantage of Cloud-Based Centralized Management for On-Prem and Cloud-Hosted Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Whether the best option for your organization is an appliance that can be deployed in minutes and managed in-house, or a flexible reference architecture that allows your organization to leverage your existing infrastructure, you now have options for eliminating storage concerns as part of VDI deployment. Download this white paper today.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

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

Citrix

VDI—Simplify your migration to Windows® 10 and beyond
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Windows 10 is poised to become the most rapid OS migration in history—driven as much by users as by IT. Learn how IT can take the pain out of OS migrations now and in the future with a virtualized infrastructure that strengthens security and simplifies BYOD, app compatibility and corporate desktop management.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Three Ways Companies are Slashing IT Costs with VDI
sponsored by 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

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

Citrix

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

Acronis

Implementing VDI on Hyperconverged Infrastructures Reference Architecture
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how hyper-converged infrastructures address VDI challenges by providing an end-user experience organizations require, without sacrificing economics or resilience. Download now to explore a technology overview of a hyperconverged system designed for VDI.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

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

SimpliVity

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Without Compromise
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Learn how hyperconverged infrastructures are the ideal platform for addressing the challenges of VDI environments and initiatives. You'll explore these challenges and customer success stories from those who have deployed hyperconverged VDI.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

SimpliVity

Testing VDI Environments with Hyperconverged Infrastructures
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: This brief lab report shows the benefits of running VDI on hyperconverged infrastructures. Read on and learn how, with hyperconverged infrastructures, traditional VDI pain points related to deployment, management, performance, and security can become a thing of the past.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore 10 reasons why app and desktop virtualization should be the foundation for your layered approach to information security. Find out how you can manage risk effectively so your organization can benefit from mobility and flexwork initiatives.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Citrix

Operational Benefits of Citrix Application and Desktop Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: ESG investigates what drives organizations to adopt desktop virtualization, the benefits they realized, and the key capabilities you need to consider when selecting a desktop virtualization vendor.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Citrix

VDI and Beyond: Addressing Top IT Challenges to Drive Agility and Growth
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization is a powerful driver of business transformation, making it possible to deliver the apps and data people depend on to be more productive and for IT to become more efficient. Learn how Citrix XenDesktop allows you to balance user requirements and costs for each use case.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Citrix

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

Citrix

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

Citrix
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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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