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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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How an endpoint management project reduced server security risk and improved efficiency
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Inside this case study, learn about an organization that benefitted from using an endpoint management tool to improve security compliance and minimize operation costs. Discover the main activities that were accomplished during the project by examining the proof of concept.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

IBM

Six Areas Where Citrix XenApp Outperforms VMware Horizon Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore an application virtualization strategy that includes the capabilities organizations need for full mobile productivity and how any strategy you choose should take into consideration the end-user and IT.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Citrix

3 Businesses Share Why They Chose Citrix XenDesktop Over VMware View
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores three organizations who selected a desktop and application virtualization strategy that fit their needs from a single, easy to deploy platform. Find out the reasons behind their selection over other competitors and what factors they took into consideration.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Four Customers Who Never Have to Refresh Their PCs Again
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore four organizations who have transformed their business by implementing desktop virtualization, paired within client computing. Find out how this enabled IT to escape the costly PC refresh cycles and reallocate their PC refresh budget into other business areas.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Citrix

The New VDI Reality
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: In this e-book, The New VDI Reality, learn how the biggest barriers standing in the way of VDI adoption have finally been solved, and what this means for the future of the enterprise desktop.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Capability Advisory: Why Virtualized Desktops Make Plenty of Sense
sponsored by Quest Systems
RESOURCE: Access this informative resource to compare the differences between VDI, DaaS, and cloud solutions to help your organization gain the advantages of desktop virtualization and cloud computing.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Quest Systems

Master Layering to Help VDI Management
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn the various factors to consider with respect to layering such as third party vendor tools, flexibility, and more to master layering for VDI environments. Additionally, examine the latest layering tools available on the market and how IT professionals' role will play into the layering experience.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Unidesk Corporation

IDC, Cisco & Quest DaaS Virtual Event & Demo
sponsored by Quest Systems
VIDEO: This video explores the reasons behind implementing Desktops-as-a-Service (DaaS) in order to overcome the challenges of the changing modern IT landscape.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 05 Dec 2014

Quest Systems

Best Practices for VDI Image Management
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, examine image management techniques and explore the benefits and drawbacks of various products available on the market. Discover how single image management software can help you maintain one image for multiple desktops.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Unidesk Corporation

A close examination of VMware's Horizon 6 solution
sponsored by Presidio
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, examine new features of VMware's new end-user computing platform as well as how this solution compares to others on the market. Learn how their new feature, the Cloud Pod Architecture, will handle basic load-balancing to keep users from overloading on pod when another pod is not being fully utilized.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Presidio

Why the Horizon 6 with View + Vblock Specialized System is Superior
sponsored by VCE
VIDEO: Access this video to explore a VDI solution built on converged infrastructures that securely delivers desktops, applications, and online services to end users across devices and locations through a unified workspace. Discover how this system is using all-flash storage arrays to deliver the high-performance required for VDI environments.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 12 Dec 2014

VCE

Modern Business Needs VDI to Soar
sponsored by VCE
VIDEO: Access this video to explore how VDI has changed over the years. Discover how a virtualization technology is partnering with a leading converged infrastructure solution to create a scalable, secure, high performing VDI solution and allowing for seamless transition into centrally managed, secure workspaces.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 11 Dec 2014

VCE

Welcome to the Age of End User Computing
sponsored by VCE
VIDEO: In this video, explore how VDI initiatives have changed over the years. Discover why now is the time to deploy VDI innovations by exploring the benefits and how converged infrastructures are combining with VDI to enhance the end-user computing environment for the mobile workforce.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 11 Dec 2014

VCE

Sorting Through the Myths and Misconceptions of VDI
sponsored by Unidesk Corporation
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, VDI industry experts Brian Madden and Ron Oglesby discuss what they think about virtual desktop infrastructure. Explore why Madden now believes that non-persistent/shared images are doable for VDI and why VMware Mirage is not the same as virtual desktop layering.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Unidesk Corporation

Taking a Leap Forward with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the key benefits of desktop virtualization through VDI and provides some key considerations you will have to take when implementing virtualization in your organization.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Dell

Simply Virtual Desktop Use and Management with and All-in-One Thin Client
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Check out this whitepaper to learn about a new all-in-one (AiO) thin client that is powerful, yet stylish, and boasts one of the most secure, high performance thin client operating systems for simplified management.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2014

Dell

Why Companies Want 'Thin' (not 'Fat') Clients
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This updated analysis takes a critical look at thin client computing, examining this technology's major benefits such as simplified management, safer security, greater storage, and its enhanced adaptability for literally any type of business.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 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.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Dell

Rethinking your PC Refresh Strategy
sponsored by Dell
RESOURCE: Is your organization considering a PC refresh? Get an idea of what that might cost with this online calculator.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Dell

Expert Guide to Implementing Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: In this expert pocket e-guide, brought to you by SearchVirtualDesktop.com, Dell and Intel, you will discover top strategies for a smooth transition to a virtual desktop environment.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Dell

Desktop Virtualization: Show Me the ROI
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important whitepaper now to learn about the evolution of desktop virtualization, the real ROI of desktop virtualization, and much more.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Dell

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Executive Brief
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores a virtual desktop infrastructure solution from Dell.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 13 May 2014

Dell

Selecting the Right Thin Client Devices Prevents Years of Regret
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: This expert resource will show you how to pick the right thin client.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

Dell

Secure VDI Desktops the Same Way you Would Physical Ones
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Download this expert resource now to learn about protecting your virtual desktops and much more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

Dell

Passive vs. Synthetic End-User Perspective Performance Monitoring
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Check out   this expert e-guide to uncover the benefits and drawbacks of passive vs.   synthetic monitoring for VDI end-user performance and examine each approach   to help you which is best for your specific needs.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

Dell
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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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