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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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6 Reasons VMwareHorizon 6 Is a Better ChoiceThan Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by VMware
DATA SHEET: Access this informative data sheet to explore six ways VMware Horizon 6 compares to its competition. Find out how it offers a complete solution for delivering, managing, and protecting Windows desktops, applications, and online services across any device or location.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Maximizing Your Desktop and Application Virtualization Implementation - Part 1 of 3
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
BOOK: This informative resource highlights hosted applications and how they work with desktop virtualization. Find out the benefits to hosted applications when compared to applications installed locally in each VDI virtual machine, physical desktops and virtualized applications installations.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

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

Top tips - Testing updates for virtual desktops
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to see how much testing should be done in order to help ensure employee productivity. Find out tips on golden image updates and discover the difference between testing updates for dedicated desktops and floating desktops.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015


How mobile remote desktop apps work
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide highlights the technology behind mobile remote desktop apps and how to best select mobile remote desktop products.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015


Desktop as a Service: Delivering the Customer Experience Users Require Without the Up-Front Costs
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how DaaS is moving beyond client virtualization efforts by moving VDI to hosted cloud service providers.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

VMware

Delivering user-centric IT solutions that improve workplace productivity
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how workspace-as-a-service is an end-to-end solution to enable the journey from a traditional, device-centric landscape to a future-proof, user-centric landscape and allowing organizations to assemble the best-fit working environment and applications for each user on any device they choose.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


A closer look at desktop as a service
sponsored by NaviSite
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn about the benefits of Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and how many virtual desktop software vendors are now offering cloud-hosted versions of their platforms.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 23 Feb 2015

NaviSite

Desktop-as-a-Service Myths Vs. Realities
sponsored by NaviSite
VIDEO: In this video, you'll learn more about the truths and misconceptions of DaaS and its role in the modern business. View now to learn the key benefits and the reasons why you should reconsider the possibilities of DaaS.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 20 Feb 2015

NaviSite

Growing IT Demands Call for Cloud Services
sponsored by NaviSite
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to find out how ASOS became more flexible with help from the cloud.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

NaviSite

How Smart Enterprises are Tackling Workspace Transformation
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how workspace-as-a-service is a user centric approach to modern workspaces that allows for anytime, anywhere access.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Have You Considered Desktop as a Service in the Cloud?
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to investigate a particular desktop as a service provider that is cloud compatible.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Feb 2015

NaviSite

What you need to know before undertaking your virtualization journey
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Find out what is driving IT managers to deploy desktop and application virtualization strategies and the business outcomes for workers and IT. Discover how they measure the success of their virtualization deployment. Also, learn how to take a strategic approach to deployment in order to prevent common challenges of virtualization.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

AppSense

Meeting Meaningful Use and Optimizing IT and Clinical Productivity
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how user virtualization is adding value to healthcare organizations by enabling all aspects of the user to be stored and managed independent of the accessing device. Find out how this complies with privacy and security mandates while also allowing anytime, anywhere, seamless access to applications and files.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

AppSense

The Clinical End User Experience: Sub-Par Today, Optimal Tomorrow
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore healthcare IT respondents' opinions on critical areas that could improve the user experience and boost productivity. Find out how VDI has experienced exponential growth within the healthcare industry due to its ability to support a multiplatform workplace.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

AppSense

Improving clinical workflow and increasing desktop security with VDI
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: To improve clinical workflow and increase desktop security, one healthcare organization implemented an environment manager to assist with VDI deployment. Discover how this strategy allowed them to reduce Windows launch times, provide a consistent user experience, simplify IT resources, and enable dynamic printing changes based on location.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

AppSense

Reducing Costs and Improving Security Through User Virtualization Technology
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to explore how National Blood Service benefitted from adopting a thin client strategy paired with user virtualization technology to maintain control over the desktop and application software running on the network.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

AppSense

Transcript: What Brian Madden thinks about vWorkspace
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Access this presentation transcript to examine what desktop virtualization expert Brian Madden thinks about Dell vWorkspace 8.5 and how it compares to other VDI options on the market.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

How Nationwide Children's Hospital Increased Manageability Desktops Securely
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to see how one healthcare organization implemented user virtualization technology in order to overcome the difficulties of providing users with personalized desktops with the control IT wanted.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

AppSense

Case Study: How one healthcare center cut costs on Windows 7 migration and increased user productivity with virtualization
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how a healthcare organization was able to leverage virtualization to manage a diverse combination of users, apps, and data across the enterprise desktop environment with a powerful user-based policies and personalization within their healthcare environment.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

AppSense

Transforming Healthcare IT with User Environment Management
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, examine the biggest challenges facing today's healthcare industry and find out how user environment management (UEM) is providing healthcare IT with the resources to tackle these challenges while improving patient care and increasing operational efficiencies.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

AppSense

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
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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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