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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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Podcast: Rethinking Desktop Virtualization: VDI Is Great, But Don't Forget That Other Technologies Shine When VDI Isn't Right
sponsored by Dell
PODCAST: Learn how organizational usage requirements dictate what kind of desktop virtualization strategies will work best for a particular business.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Sep 5, 2013

Dell

VDI can go mainstream thanks to improved storage
sponsored by Dell
VIDEO: In this video, tech expert Brian Madden speaks with Matthew Gray of Dell to discuss storage for VDI, what today’s customers are looking for, and how to go about choosing the right VDI architecture for your storage needs.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 10 Sep 2013

Dell

Rethinking Desktop Virtualization: VDI is great, but don't forget that other technologies shine when VDI isn't right
sponsored by Dell
VIDEO: Brian Madden and other virtualization experts discuss how organizational usage requirements dictate what kind of desktop virtualization strategies will work best for a particular business.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 04 Sep 2013

Dell

How the decreasing cost of virtual desktop architecture increases its value
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about the major business drivers for desktop virtualization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

Citrix

How VDI and thin client computing can impact your PCs
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 Common Stages of Enterprise 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

When to use thin clients
sponsored by Dell
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: TBD
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 03 Jan 2013

Dell

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

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

VDI can go mainstream thanks to improved storage
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Brian Madden speaks with Matthew Gray of Dell to discuss storage for VDI, what today’s customers are looking for, and how to go about choosing the right VDI architecture for your storage needs.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Dell

Rethinking Desktop Virtualization: VDI Is Great, But Don't Forget That Other Technologies Shine When VDI Isn't Right
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Brian Madden and other virtualization experts discuss how organizational usage requirements dictate what kind of desktop virtualization strategies will work best for a particular business – or if it will even work at all.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Dell

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

Do Mobile Users Need Full Desktop Access?
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com, Scott Davis, Chief Technology Officer for VMware, discusses the role of desktop virtualization in the mobile world - and what role it will continue to play in the future.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

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

How to Improve Migrations with User and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by AppSense
VIDEO: Watch this quick video to learn how user and desktop virtualization can not only help make Windows 7 migration simpler, but can make management easier for your IT department while creating a much better user experience.
Posted: 27 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 27 Jul 2013

AppSense

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

Windows and the Always Connected Workstyle
sponsored by AppSense
WEBCAST: This presentation explains what tools and techniques are available to help keep your IT department up to speed for any modern desktop initiative.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Sep 25, 2012

AppSense

Nationwide Children's Hospital achieve a smooth migration process with AppSense
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: In this case-study, find out how Nationwide Children’s Hospital improved desktop manageability and security, increased flexibility for remote workers, and decreased logon times by migrating to virtual desktops.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

AppSense

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
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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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