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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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Optimize your VDI deployment with the right DR strategy
sponsored by TechTarget
EGUIDE: The truth about today's virtual desktop and application deployments is that few IT DR plans adequately back up these strategies. Download this exclusive guide and you'll explore best practices for managing DR in virtual environments, including how to set up an IT disaster recovery plan for VDI
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

TechTarget

Infographic: Five Bold Ways Hybrid-Mode Will Change Your World
sponsored by VMware
RESOURCE: Access this infographic to change how you think about desktop transformation with a brand new approach that uses cloud-based management, intelligent orchestration, and hyper-converged infrastructure to deliver and manage desktops and apps with VMware Horizon® Air™ Hybrid-mode.
Posted: 04 Jan 2017 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

VMware

Your Windows 10 Migration Checklist
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Accelerate and simplify Windows 10 adoption: Access this resource to gain a 10-point checklist for streamlining W10 implementation with virtualization software that will also deliver instant access to apps on any device, automate app compatibility testing before migration, and more.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Citrix

A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Today's always-connected workforce demands instant access to critical apps, desktops, and data. Download this infographic to establish a seamless virtual app experience for your most remote workers, creating a unified, collaborative environment across all platforms and device types.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Citrix

Virtualize Skype for Business for Secure Unified Communications
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Did you know that when virtualized, sensitive chat logs and file exchanges are securely stored in the datacenter? Learn how to establish a secure foundation for collaboration by virtualizing Skype for Business—providing the control and infrastructure visibility you crave for VDI.
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Citrix

A First Look at the Future of Windows Management and Security
sponsored by vmware airwatch
WEBCAST: Watch this 3 minute webinar to learn how unified endpoint management technologies come together to lower the cost of managing your Windows deployments, secure endpoints and data on any network across any application, and deliver peak user experience across any device.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Premiered: Dec 16, 2016

vmware airwatch

VMware Horizon Application and Desktop Virtualization Reimagined
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Download this solution brief to learn how VMware Horizon radically transforms traditional VDI with hybrid deployment methods, smart policies with streamlined app access, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2016

VMware

VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-mode: Application and Desktop Virtualization Reimagined
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Even amongst the best run IT organizations, setting up a complete VDI environment can take several days, and sometimes weeks, to install and configure. Download this solution brief to discover a new approach to building, delivering and managing virtual workspaces.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

VMware

Moving Virtual Desktops to the Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The corporate world has changed, and physical desktop computer infrastructure no longer makes sense for many organizations. Download this white paper to explore key reasons to move virtual desktops and applications to the cloud in today's business climate.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

VMware

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2016 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
ANALYST REPORT: In 2016 and beyond, IT buyers looking into virtual client computing (VCC) software suppliers not only have to consider their company's current needs but also what they will need to accomplish digital transformation (DX). This vendor assessment explores VMware's strengths and challenges wherein VCC and desktop virtualization are concerned.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

VMware

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Shrinks Complexity and Cost for VDI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations that could gain from desktop and application virtualization have, until now, shied away from it due to the costs and complexities often associated with deployment. Download this white paper to address the challenges to be aware of, and the modern approaches that can end-users are productive.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Seven Signs You Need to Embrace Desktop and Application Virtualization Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Do you feel you are spending too much time on device, image, and application maintenance with little time left to focus on strategic IT projects? Download this trend brief to examine the 7 signs that will determine whether or not the time is right for your organization to embrace desktop and app virtualization.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

VMware

Importance of the Desk-Based Worker on Enterprise Success
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to choose better hardware and software to create a more comfortable work environment for desk-based workers to increase business success. Read on and see how this can be applied to five common desk-based roles: engineer, accountant, customer support, executive assistant and inside salesman.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

Manage the Business, Not the Printer
sponsored by Epson
WHITE PAPER: Explore shortcomings of a centralized printing approach that are often overlooked and discover a new class of business inkjet printers that make inkjet technology a viable alternative to color laser printers in office settings.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Epson

Mobilizing Care With Virtual Desktops
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: Desktop virtualization attracts clinicians and health IT professionals alike with time savings and technological streamlining. This exclusive handbook takes a look at three added issues about virtualization in healthcare settings – performance, caregiving, and hyper-convergence.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

SearchHealthIT.com

Next Generation Computing: There's Never Been a Better Time to Refresh
sponsored by DELL INTEL and MICROSOFT
BROCHURE: Dell, Intel, and Microsoft have put together an interactive eGuide on next-generation computing. In this eGuide they describe the main drivers for, and benefits of refreshing the hardware for increased productivity, security and a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016


Is It Time to Update Your Virtual Desktop Software?
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: This informative e-guide helps to identify the fine line between keeping your organization's VDI software properly up to date and overzealously jumping on every chance to upgrade your technology. It offers a five step checklist to help uncover areas in which your organization is lacking, and how and if you can benefit from a VDI software update.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Citrix

Why VDI Monitoring Tools Are Crucial To The End-User Experience
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In order to ensure your VDI is working at its full potential a robust monitoring program is required. In this expert e-guide, discover the snags many companies face when monitoring their VDI, and some simple solutions to help you discover the underlying causes of performance issues.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Citrix

Do You Need Malware Protection on a VDI Thin Client?
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
EGUIDE: There are plenty of options for VDI thin client devices out there, and most are safe to use without antimalware software. But there are some thin client models that should have added malware protection. Learn which thin client needs extra protection and why.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

Evolution of the Virtual GPU as a Mainstream Platform
sponsored by HPE and AMD
EGUIDE: Virtual GPUs are becoming crucial to hybrid cloud planning. With companies like AMD, NVIDIA, and Intel throwing their hats in the ring, expect improvements to the technology. Explore the evolution of the virtual GPU – from its beginning as a GPU cloud to what we know as today's virtual GPU.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

HPE and AMD

GPU Virtualization Isn't Just For Graphics-heavy Apps
sponsored by HPE and AMD
EGUIDE: GPU virtualization is known for helping support graphics-heavy applications, but knowledge workers using Office apps and browsers can benefit, too. This e-guide explores three main use cases for vGPU, major players in the vGPU market, what to consider when selecting a vGPU option, and more.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

HPE and AMD

Virtual GPU Is Nearly Ready For The Enterprise Masses
sponsored by HPE and AMD
EGUIDE: GPU virtualization is traditionally only for virtual desktop users that need to run resource-intensive applications, but more competition among vendors could change that paradigm. Discover how the current virtual GPU market is growing more affordable than ever before.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

HPE and AMD

Why VDI is Perfect for Managing Remote Employees
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Although it's become increasingly common for organizations to allow employees to work from home, this presents a number of challenges, challenges that VDI can solve effectively. Learn the benefits VDI can have for managing remote employees, including enhanced security, simplified license management, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Citrix

Three Reasons Cloud-hosted Virtual Desktops Haven't Taken Off
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) technology has been around for a while now, but relatively few organizations have bought on to this cloud-hosted virtual desktop trend because of a few major DaaS concerns. This e-guide details three reasons cloud-hosted virtual desktops haven't taken off yet.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Citrix

Top Drivers Behind Desktop Virtualization Adoption
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
EGUIDE: IT admins usually list several reasons why they use desktop and app virtualization, but one thing they can almost all agree on is that these technologies simplify management. This e-guide highlights TechTarget's Desktop Virtualization Survey detailing the top drivers of desktop and app virtualization.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
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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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