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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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At-a-Glance: How CIOs are Responding to End-User Computing Complexity
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top five desktop and mobile computing challenges faced by IT pros within their organizations. Discover seven approaches that CIOs are embracing to cope with these end-user computing management challenges.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Public Sector IT Specialist Improves Council's Flexibility, Efficiency, Security
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
CASE STUDY: Find out how desktop virtualization gives local governments the ability to support secure, flexible working and free councils to move ahead with an innovative shared service and allows employees to easily work from different locations, using any device, while also improving data security.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Colt Data Centre Services

Case Study: How Shannon Medical Center is Scaling VDI
sponsored by Imprivata
TRANSCRIPT: Discover how Shannon Medical Center implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) by overcoming early challenges, and learn what tools they used throughout the process in order to make their VDI project a success.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015

Imprivata

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to desktop computing 2020
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Tablets, smartphones, cloud computing and applications delivered as a service offer compelling new ways to work. In this 11-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how this way of working is likely to evolve further over the next five years and how it will affect users and IT departments alike.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Ten Areas Where Citrix XenApp Outperforms VMware Horizon
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a virtualization platform that can enable virtually any Windows application to be virtualized, centralized, and managed in the data center, and can instantly deliver it as a service to users anywhere on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

Citrix

Empower a Mobile Workforce With Secure App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobility has given people new freedom to work anywhere, on any device—but it has also added new complications for IT. Learn how Citrix XenApp helps people be productive on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Citrix

Expert Guide to Implementing Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
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, Microsoft and Citrix

A Fresh Approach for Improved Application Delivery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to consider a new approach to desktop and application delivery that reduces costs and complexity.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

VMware, Inc.

There's an App Store for That: Stock Your Mobile Workers with the Right Resources
sponsored by SearchMobileComputing
EZINE: In this issue of Modern Mobility, you will discover how to develop, provision, and manage mobile apps through an individualized enterprise app store built on a secure portal. Access this e-zine now to learn how deploying your own app store cuts down on the problems that arise with public stores.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

SearchMobileComputing

Desktop management tools still an IT staple
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: Despite the rise of mobility, PCs remain prevalent in the business world. So desktop management tools are a must for IT departments looking to secure and control these devices.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

Computer Weekly – 17 March 2015: Smartwatches mean business
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the potential enterprise uses of the Apple Watch, and find out what sort of apps might work for businesses. Our latest buyer's guide discusses the future of the desktop computer. And we look at how technology is being used to improve customer experience for big consumer-facing organisations.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Avoiding Pitfalls on the Path to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell
EBOOK: Learn how to craft a sound enterprise desktop security strategy with the tips in this expert ezine from TechTarget.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 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

E-Guide: Virtual Desktop Strategies and Architecture
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Learn how to analyze the costs of virtual desktop deployments, and explore the pros and cons of hosted virtual desktops.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Dell

E-Guide: Managing Virtual Desktop Environments
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Explore the steps involved in virtual desktop licensing management, including how to select the right licensing tools.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Dell

Best practices for a successful VDI deployment
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide details critical considerations to ensure that your VDI deployment is a successful one.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Citrix

From VDI Pilot to Production: Four Tips for the Move
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, learn the critical steps you must take to ensure your VDI pilot is ready to move to production.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 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 for your organization.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Dell

Performance, Reliability and Flexibility of Windows 7 in a Thin Client
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at desktop virtualization hardware solutions with dual- and quad-core options to suit your unique needs.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Wyse Intel-Based 3000 Series Thin Client: Powerful, Highly Configurable
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Get a quick look at the Wyse Intel-based 3000 series thin client, a solution capable of driving a range of applications.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell

Take the Pain Out of Desktop Virtualization Hardware and Storage Sizing
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Previously, desktop virtualization hardware and storage sizing wasn't quite cost effective. Learn how that's changed.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

Dell

F1 Team Accelerates Car Development
sponsored by Dell
CASE STUDY: The Caterham F1 Team uses end-to-end IT from Dell and Intel to help drivers make critical, split-second decisions.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 May 2014

Dell

Rethink your PC Refresh
sponsored by Dell
RESOURCE: Is your organization considering a PC refresh? Get an idea of what that might cost with this online calculator.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 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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