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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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Drive Business Growth with Mobile Workspaces
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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


How 4 Citrix Customers Solved the Enterprise Mobility Challenge
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about a solution that provides a secure way to manage your mobile environment while meeting user expectations, and how four organizations were able to effectively implement the tool.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014


Enterprise Mobility Management at your own Pace: a Three Step Approach
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has empowered organizations across the spectrum, from healthcare to the military. Its benefits are numerous, but how do you begin to manage enterprise mobility? Learn how in this guide.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014


Deployment Best Practices and Guidelines to Deliver Any App to Mobile Users
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access to corporate applications allows mobile workers to be more productive, responsive and informed. Discover six ways to provide enterprise application access on mobile devices.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014


How to Drive Business Growth with Mobile Workspaces
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: "Work" is no longer a place – it's something that people can accomplish anywhere, with any device, as long as the organization can support their needs. Learn how mobile workspaces can help.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014


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


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.

Accelerating the Transition to User-Centric Computing
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the new user-centric IT delivery model and explains the steps required in order to make this kind of model a reality.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Flexera Software

Debunking the Top 10 Cloud-Hosted Desktop Myths
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper exposes—and debunks—the top 10 DaaS myths, which range from supposed cost, user experience and security issues, to ease of use, licensing and integration limitations.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Desktops in the Cloud Your Silver Bullet for Windows XP End of Life
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how moving your desktops and applications to a cloud-hosted model – a solution known as Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) – can help you overcome the challenges of OS migration and provide increased support for remote computing and remote desktop client software.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Migrating from Windows® XP: Checklist
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a checklist you can use as an easy guide to the Windows migration process, focusing on the 3 primary migration phases: planning, deployment and operation.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

7 Key Indicators that You Need to Extend Virtualization to the Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines 7 key indicators that you need to extend virtualization to the desktop.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014


Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn about DaaS and how it can help nearly all-sized organizations to simplify the delivery of cloud-hosted virtual desktops to end users at a predictable cost.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014


Using DaaS to Meet Mobile User Needs
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the user needs driving the need for desktop and application delivery optimization, such as device independence and user self-service, and explains how DaaS helps organizations enable cloud-based virtual desktops that help optimize both the end-user experience and IT management capabilities.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2014


MMD study: Increase health of deskworkers with the right IT equipment
sponsored by MMD
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the benefits of how pairing your workforce with an ergonomic monitor can alleviate a large portion of pain and fatigue, ultimately increasing their well-being, happiness, and efficiency. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014


Targeting 'knowledge workers' for improved desktop delivery
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how knowledge workers can benefit from an alternative desktop delivery model that allows IT to roll out desktops with confidence, allowing the platform to deliver resources to users and providing the experience they require to get their job done.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix and HP

Combine Cost Effectiveness with End User Satisfaction
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will teach you more about assessing your workforce needs in order to make informed decisions about optimization plans.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014


PC Refresh & Consumerized IT
sponsored by Insight & Intel
WHITE PAPER: The growing popularity of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in today's workplace is changing the way we work and conduct business. But how are these trends impacting the PC refresh cycle? View this infographic to find out.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Insight & Intel

Lenovo ThinkPad Win 8
sponsored by Insight and Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a family of Windows 8-enabled laptops and tablets designed to help your users boost productivity and truly thrive in today's increasingly-mobile business landscape. View now to learn more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Insight and Lenovo
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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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