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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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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

Importance of the Desk-Based Worker on Enterprise Success
sponsored by Dell India
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 India

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

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

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


Desktop Virtualisation: The Essential Guide
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EDITORIAL RESOURCE GUIDE: Desktop virtualisation, or virtual desktop infrastructure, has come of age, partly thanks to shifts in workplace practices. Employees are increasingly working remotely and need full access to corporate systems. It is often inconvenient to use the corporate laptop but the user still needs access to the systems offsite.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Office 365 is Cloud-Based Productivity, Hosted by Microsoft
sponsored by Microsoft
RESOURCE: This resource explains how Office 365 is now offered as an up-to-date cloud service. Access now to learn about bringing enterprise-grade services to organizations of all sizes, from online meetings to sharing documents and more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Microsoft

Deliver Secure Applications to Boost Business Productivity on Mobile Devices
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: Tune into this video to discover how to enforce mobile business productivity with virtual application deployment that keeps apps and data secure in the data center. Watch now to assure your mobile workforce of a user-friendly experience with secure remote access, enterprise file sync and share, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Premiered: 16 Aug 2016

Citrix

Delivering Virtual Apps to Any Mobile Workspace
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: Learn how to deliver secure virtual applications and data to any corporate or personal device in your organization. Tune into this brief video to transform your employees' mobile workspaces to promote better productivity, and foster a new level of collaboration among your mobile and remote workers.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Premiered: 19 Aug 2016

Citrix

Get the Most Out of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As your mobile workforce places new demands on your IT environment, the time and cost savings of the Platinum Editions of Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop quickly outweigh the cost. See what Platinum can do for your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Citrix

Cutting-Edge Performance with Scalability and Flexibility to Meet Shifting Needs
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Learn how powering VDI with hardware-based GPU virtualization technology delivers the consistent performance required by fluctuating project teams and find out the impact this combination has on mobility and collaboration, cost effectiveness, and more in the media and entertainment industry.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

AMD

Scalable Performance and Individualized Instruction with Low TCO
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Learn how VDI powered by hardware-based GPU virtualization technology delivers full GPU acceleration to local and remote users while expanding educational opportunities and reducing costs.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

AMD

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

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

What Are The Security Benefits of Using Thin Client Devices?
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
EGUIDE: Thin clients are useful endpoints for organizations that support VDI, because they provide and extra layer of protection from user-initiated security risks. In this e-guide, find out the security benefits of using thin client devices as part of your desktop virtualization strategy.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

Dell Windows 10 Thin Clients Boost Virtual Desktop Security
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
EGUIDE: Dell is now offering thin client devices configured with Windows 10 to enable workspaces to take advantage of the security and management features built into Windows 10. This exclusive e-guide takes a look at what sets apart thin clients with Windows 10 apart from comparable devices.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

Desktop Virtualization Will Power the Digital Workplace
sponsored by Lenovo Software
ANALYST REPORT: Take a look at how desktop virtualization technologies are helping to deliver the digital workplace and learn about the six product categories that make up the desktop virtualization market.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 13 Oct 2015

Lenovo Software

What You Need to Know When Choosing Between Office 2016 and Office 365
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: Use this expert e-book to discover whether the local Office 2016 or cloud-based Office 365 is the right fit for your enterprise. Explore topics such as the different costs of each program, increased file encryption in Office 2016, and the system requirements that it takes to run each Office suite.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

Case Studies and Use Cases for Workspace Aggregation
sponsored by Lenovo Software
CASE STUDY: Whether you're in the public or private sector, workspace aggregation can enable a more agile workplace with minimal IT effort. Access now to read 5 case studies that exemplify the numerous cost saving and improved performance benefits of a unified workspace.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

Lenovo Software
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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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