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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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Transform your tablet to include personal and business assets
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This video will help you learn about a unified workspace solution designed to leverage cloud, hybrid and on-premise delivery models and optimize tablet-based app and file access.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

NComputing

How unified workspaces can better hybrid environments
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This video examines the NComputing oneSpace, a purpose-built unified workspace solution designed to specifically address the delivery and management needs of SMBs.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

NComputing

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

Delivering Greater Security, IT Productivity, and Efficiency with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at how desktop virtualization can help transform the way IT provides computing resources to end-users and address workstation-related productivity and security issues.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Dell

How to Properly Examine Desktop Virtualization Solutions
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper presents four key questions you need to ask when examining your desktop virtualization solution options.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Dell

RDSH VS. VDI Comparison Proves Use Case is Everything
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide examines the VDI versus RDSH comparison, focusing on aspects such as application workload management and advanced capabilities.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

NComputing

Why choose Citrix over VMware?
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes a look at two major desktop virtualization solutions and makes a comparison based on four key points.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Citrix

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

XenDesktop and Tintri Vmstore
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

Forrester Research: Workforce Personas and the Mobile App Gap
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how to determine the various “workplace personas” present in your organization and what steps need to be taken in order to optimize app delivery to these end-users, closing the app gap for good.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Citrix

Centralizing 3D Apps and Data for High-Performance Remote Collaboration
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how the use of virtual CAD desktops has provided businesses with access to apps and data from any location, on any device, and, as a result, enables them to reap the benefits of centralization and thrive in a competitive market.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

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

Three Keys to Accelerate Application Performance – Wherever People Work
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: To empower people to be productive anywhere, you need a way to deliver a user experience as good or better than that of a local PC—even over challenging WAN conditions—wherever they work. Read on to learn how you can do exactly this.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

Citrix

Schools Achieve More with vSpace and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover more about session virtualization, why it's being adopted in schools and the solutions that can help you maximize its benefits.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

NComputing

PC Replacement for Education
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how a session based desktop virtualization solution lets you, lower both acquisition and ongoing costs, reduce power consumption, heat and noise and simplify maintenance and upgrades.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

NComputing

VDI and Session Based Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth resource to learn why IT departments are turning to desktop virtualization in order to reduce the cost and resources required to manage employees’ desktops and laptops. Also learn about an alternative architecture method for desktop virtualization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NComputing

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™
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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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