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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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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

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

Citrix

Chrome Replaces Windows at Woolworths
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why business decision makers and IT staff at a supermarket chain manager decided to adopt Google Chrome as well as the challenges they faced – and overcame – during the transition.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Citrix

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.

Cost Leadership in End-User Computing: Virtual Desktops, Real Savings
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn why VDI is now the lowest capital-cost option vs. traditional physical desktops and discover what has changed in the world in VDI's to make it a viable cost-effective option for businesses today. You'll explore a timeline of VDI and what the future has in store for virtual desktops.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

VMware

At-a-Glance: How CIOs are Responding to End-User Computing Complexity
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top five desktop and mobile computing challenges faced by IT pros within their organizations. Discover seven approaches that CIOs are embracing to cope with these end-user computing management challenges.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Ten Areas Where Citrix XenApp Outperforms VMware Horizon
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a virtualization platform that can enable virtually any Windows application to be virtualized, centralized, and managed in the data center, and can instantly deliver it as a service to users anywhere on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

Citrix

Empower a Mobile Workforce With Secure App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has given people new freedom to work anywhere, on any device—but it has also added new complications for IT. Learn how Citrix XenApp helps people be productive on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Citrix

A Fresh Approach for Improved Application Delivery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to consider a new approach to desktop and application delivery that reduces costs and complexity.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

VMware, Inc.

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

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

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

Dell

Selecting the Right Thin Client Devices Prevents Years of Regret
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource will show you how to pick the right thin client for your organization.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at desktop virtualization hardware solutions with dual- and quad-core options to suit your unique needs.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Wyse Intel-Based 3000 Series Thin Client: Powerful, Highly Configurable
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Get a quick look at the Wyse Intel-based 3000 series thin client, a solution capable of driving a range of applications.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Take the Pain Out of Desktop Virtualization Hardware and Storage Sizing
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Previously, desktop virtualization hardware and storage sizing wasn't quite cost effective. Learn how that's changed.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell

Executive Brief: Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Get an overview of the components of the architecture required to deliver virtual desktops via Citrix® XenDesktop® 7.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Dell

Desktop Virtualization: Show me the ROI
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: How do you calculate the cost of enabling users to be simultaneously mobile and secure? Get the answers from an expert.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2013

Dell

Taking a Leap Forward with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Review the key benefits of desktop virtualization through VDI and steps you must take when implementing virtualization.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Dell

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

VMware

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.
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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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