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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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4 Customers Who Never Have to Replace Their PCs Again
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper highlights four use-cases in which four businesses used desktop virtualization in order to ensure a fully up-to-date experience for end-users on any type of endpoint – including low-cost thin clients.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

Citrix

5 Sources of Endpoint Backup Grief
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses the five common stages of enterprise endpoint backup grief, detailing the common mistakes that organizations make while trying to deal with data loss and leakage. Read on and learn how you can skip these stages and adopt an effective solution.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

Code42

Top 8 Considerations to Enable - and Simplify - Mobility
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Embracing mobility doesn't need to be complicated or costly. Gain expert advice on the top 8 considerations for simply, but effectively enabling mobility in both the enterprise and the IT department.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Windows 8 and BYOD, Embrace the Trend
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses how Windows 8 utilizes cross-platform capabilities to provide a unified end-user experience that offers a closer union of mobile devices and traditional client desktops to streamline management and boost efficiency.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization: Seven Key Indicators
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses the seven key factors that indicate that you're ready for VDI.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

VMware

Desktop Transformation: Start Right, to End Right
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: The recommendations described in this whitepaper will help you ensure a successful desktop transformation that involves combinations of VDI and hosted/published desktops and applications, layering of application virtualization and personalization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Flexera Software

Top 5 Reasons Why You Must Migrate Away from Windows XP Today
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: The longer you wait to migrate off Windows XP – the more complicated the process becomes. Download this white paper that discusses the top 5 reasons you need to move away from Windows XP today.
Posted: 03 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

DaaS: An Affordable Business Continuity Solution
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about the benefits of using Desktops-as-a-Service for disaster recovery and why it is arguably the simplest and most affordable way to get systems back up and running quickly.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

VMware

Introduction to Desktop Virtualization for the IT Pro
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes an in-depth look at desktop virtualization, serving as an introduction for those new to the technology and also as a helpful review for IT pros who are embarking on their virtual desktop journey.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

VMware

Implementing Desktop Virtualization, Step-by-Step
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the top four considerations you need to take into account before delving into an implementation plan.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

VMware

Application virtualization: Powerful delivery or problematic distraction?
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Using virtual-application delivery platforms is easy – but have you considered the challenges of application virtualization? What's the best way to solve them? In this new white paper, discover the road bumps when creating and installing virtual applications – and how to easily get past them.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Ensuring Desktop Virtualization Success
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper provides a helpful guide for assessing the operational and economic benefits and drawbacks of desktop virtualization so you can determine how to approach it in a way that will ensure success.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 25 Jun 2013

VMware

XenApp 6.x Planning Guide: Virtualization Best Practices
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide provides best practices for virtualizing XenApp so that you can plan and deliver desktops services that empower your end users with the mobility they need.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Citrix

Automated, centralized management for enterprise servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As today’s workforce becomes increasingly distributed, effective endpoint management is becoming critical, and IT needs visibility into disparate endpoints in order to handle whatever problems might arise without causing major disruption. This exclusive paper examines an IBM endpoint manager solution.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Aug 2013

IBM

Citrix Xendesktop : Desktop Virtualization for all – Technical overview
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you’ll find a discussion of the various options that FlexCast provides to help meet the computing requirements of various user types.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization: Partnering for a Successful Long-term Strategy
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how IT departments can move from a traditional desktop infrastructure to a unified desktop with multiple deployment options by identifying the best option for transition to a new desktop delivery method, such as managed deployment, a cloud offering, or a hybrid approach.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

Tech Tips: VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how VMware Horizon View (formerly VMware View) can help IT pros address top mobility pain points. Discover how this tool enables you to easily virtualize end-user desktops so you can cut operational costs, boost security and meet mobile computing demands.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

VMware Horizon Suite on HP Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by HP and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how removing technology barriers via desktop virtualization can enable IT to shift from a reactive strategy to a proactive approach, delivering services that enhance agility and productivity rather than simply addressing problems as they arise.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

HP and VMware

ESG Lab Report: VMware View and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover how desktop virtualization enables IT objectives and learn how others have deployed it.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Dell and VMware

What's New in VMware vSphere 5.1?
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Dig into the features in vSphere 5.1 and learn how they can help expand your virtual environment.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

Dell and VMware

Taneja Group Analysis: Executive Summary: An Overview of the Virtualization and Cloud Market Vendor Landscape for Small and Medium Businesses
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the unique challenges SMBs face when deploying virtualization and cloud technologies.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

VMware, Inc.

Top 10 Reasons to Use Virtualization for Migrations
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: User virtualization can aid your Windows 7 migration.  User virtualization will ultimately improve your Windows 7 use, reduce costs and enhance user experience and productivity through a people-centric approach to migration.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

AppSense

Frost and Sullivan Whitepaper: Constant Access to Patient Care Applications and Information in a Digital World
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores best practices and the underlying value of hospital desktop virtualization, including where it can be the most beneficial and how to ensure effective deployment.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Simplify and secure corporate laptops
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative paper to discover a desktop virtualization platform from Citrix which can deliver the benefits of local desktop virtualization to laptop users with the flexibility to work from anywhere.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Empowering the End User Without Sacrificing IT Control
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines VMware's Horizon Suite, answering frequently asked questions about the solution, which transforms end-user assets from computing silos into centralized IT-managed services.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 14 Jun 2013

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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