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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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Computer Weekly Special Report on VDI
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Brian Madden, the fiercely independent thought leader in the world of virtualisation and mobility management. Brian is responsible for both "The VDI Delusion" and "Desktops as a Service" books – considered to be the most reliable sources of information on battling today's technology pain points bring you this special report.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Expands the workspace with one single cable
sponsored by MMD
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Check out the following solution brief to get a firsthand look at what's new to the world of docking stations. See how with USB 3.0 you can virtually eliminate the need for excess wires, actually increase worker well-being, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

MMD

New Philips Office Monitors Bring Wellbeing to the Workplace
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

MMD

Take Central Control While Empowering Users Locally
sponsored by VMware
VIDEO: This video details a solution that will allow you to centrally manage your system, while still allowing users to run things locally.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Premiered: 11 Apr 2014

VMware

IT Priorities 2014 Special Report
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Computer Weekly editors draw on their expertise to explain the main technology trends for IT in the UK and across Europe in 2014.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Hosted Desktops Rightsized for Desktop Transformation
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 that the platform can deliver resources to users and provide the experience they require to get their job done.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix and HP

Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers' Flexible Device Policy using VMware
sponsored by VMware
CASE STUDY: This video case study details the benefits a law firm got from turning to desktop virtualization.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

VMware

End User Services - Experience true collaboration & business agility
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

Fujitsu

5 Top Reasons Why Now Is the Time To Consider Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Here are 5 of the top reasons deploying desktop virtualization technology is more beneficial than ever.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Citrix

Five Steps for Easier—and More Effective—IT Inventorying
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 5 key steps that make inventorying both hardware and software assets easier, more effective and more accurate.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Enabling Lightning-Fast Search of Files & Emails in Citrix Virtual Desktop Environments
sponsored by Citrix Ready and X1
WEBCAST: For IT departments, the benefits of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) are clear - enabling secure and efficient BYOD, streamlining IT administration, and reducing operational costs. In this webinar you will see why desktop and enterprise search are critical elements of end-user productivity.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Apr 10, 2014


IDC: How Desktop Virtualization and Storage Solutions Have Evolved
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines flexible desktop virtualization solutions that offer multiple delivery models to virtualize desktops and applications from a single solution suite.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Citrix

Track Microsoft Licensing for Desktops Running Windows 8, Office 2013
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: Microsoft licensing is a continual challenge for IT admins as desktop software gets updated. Windows 8 and Office 2013 have licensing options that affect enterprise costs and DaaS.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

Get a Jumpstart on Desktop Virtualization and Take Control of BYOD
sponsored by VMware
WEBCAST: This webcast details how to keep your data secure and take control of BYOD and virtual desktops.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2014

VMware

The Microserver Breakthrough in Hosted Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by HP and AMD Opteron™
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you understand more about the different hosted desktop options and how these micro servers can help expand options for IT.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

HP and AMD Opteron™

More Than Nothing, a Zero Client Simplifies the Desktop
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: In this article, you'll find a detailed examination of what zero clients are, how they work, what their primary benefits might be and where their key limitations are to be found.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Managing desktops in modern IT environments
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: As a result of growing mobility trends and emerging technologies, desktop management has become increasingly complex. Fortunately, you don't have to battle it alone. Complete this short survey and gain access to a comprehensive desktop management guide to help you minimize common challenges.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

TechTarget

A Path from Windows Desktop to HTML5
sponsored by Gizmox
EBOOK: Access this eBook today, which explores the challenges of modernizing legacy desktop client-server applications and introduces a unique alternative to solving one of the most pressing IT challenges of the "Post-PC" era.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 14 Feb 2014

Gizmox

Hosted Desktops Rightsized for Desktop Transformation
sponsored by HP & AMD
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 that the platform can deliver resources to users and provide the experience they require to get their job done.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

HP & AMD

Brian Madden on Desktop Virtualization User Trends in 2013
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: If virtual desktops don't increase the overall security of your environment and moving a desktop to the data center is hard, then why is it positioned as a remedy for many of todays' endpoint issues? Complete this short survey to receive exclusive access to Brain Madden's analysis and observations of current end user trends in desktop delivery.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

TechTarget

Strategies for Enhancing the Clinician’s Workstation Productivity
sponsored by Siemens
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about the top 3 challenges with clinician desktop and workspace productivity, and which key strategies (e.g. desktop virtualization, single sign-on, etc.) will help enhance workflows, therefore improving clinical IT adoption.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

Siemens

Whitepaper: Four customers who never have to refresh their PCs again
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about four organizations that never have to refresh their PCs again, and can now ensure a fully up-to-date experience for employees on any type of endpoint – including low-cost thin clients.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Citrix

Kindred Healthcare, Inc – HP Thin Clients Support Efficient, High-Quality Care
sponsored by HP and AMD
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the case study of Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a large provider of post-acute care services who desperately needed to find a way to improve branch connectivity under extremely tight budgetary pressures.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

HP and AMD

Fact or Fiction? The Truth About Microsoft Licensing and Delivering DaaS
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WEBCAST: Learn the ins-and-outs of Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and the complexity of licensing, providing tips for fine tuning your own DaaS strategy.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Sep 20, 2013

NaviSite, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource analyzes and compares the top client management solutions on the market, examining their strengths and weaknesses so you can evaluate which tool is best suited to your organization's needs.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM
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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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