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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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Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers' Flexible Device Policy using VMware
sponsored by VMware
CASE STUDY: This video case study details the benefits a law firm got from turning to desktop virtualization.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

VMware

PC Lifecycle Cost Management
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This report is intended to help enterprises understand and take into consideration the complete cost-benefit analysis associated with "making Do for another year" versus refreshing your hardware in the next 12 months.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Insight

5 Top Reasons Why Now Is the Time To Consider Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Here are 5 of the top reasons deploying desktop virtualization technology is more beneficial than ever.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Citrix

Five Steps for Easier—and More Effective—IT Inventorying
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 5 key steps that make inventorying both hardware and software assets easier, more effective and more accurate.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

IDC: How Desktop Virtualization and Storage Solutions Have Evolved
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines flexible desktop virtualization solutions that offer multiple delivery models to virtualize desktops and applications from a single solution suite.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Citrix

Get a Jumpstart on Desktop Virtualization and Take Control of BYOD
sponsored by VMware
WEBCAST: This webcast details how to keep your data secure and take control of BYOD and virtual desktops.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2014

VMware

Tablet, Laptop or Desktop? Form (Factor) Follows Function
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at tablets, laptops, and desktops to examine which kinds of workers each device is best suited for. Read on and analyze each option based on user needs, preferences, and business requirements.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Managing desktops in modern IT environments
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Take two minutes to let us know how IT pros really view the desktop management market so our SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com editorial team can report the facts and reveal the misconceptions, and by doing so, gain exclusive access to our comprehensive desktop management guide.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

TechTarget

Why you Should Replace Traditional Desktops with Cloud Solutions
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the reasons for changing traditional desktop computing strategies, why cloud-hosted solutions make sense, and how to leverage cloud-hosted desktops for Windows 7 migration, mobile and remote support, and disaster recovery.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2013

NaviSite, Inc.

Separate Fact from Fiction for Microsoft Licensing and Delivering DaaS
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WEBCAST: Learn the ins-and-outs of Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and the complexity of licensing, providing tips for fine tuning your own DaaS strategy.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Sep 20, 2013

NaviSite, Inc.

The Truth About Microsoft Licensing and the DaaS Delivery Model
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) delivery model and how it is helping businesses successfully manage and control their increasingly mobile-centric IT environments. This is a podcast presentation transcript.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

NaviSite, Inc.

7 Steps for Developing an Air-Tight Cloud Security Plan
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find seven steps your organization can take in order leverage cloud services cost-effectively and securely. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Sep 2013

NaviSite, Inc.

Nike Adopts Desktop-as-a-Service and Reaps the Benefits
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WEBCAST: Paul August, infrastructure architect for end-user computing at Nike, explains how they were able to leverage Desktop-as-a-Service to create a standardized desktop that gives IT the security controls they want while providing end-users the worldwide flexibility and access they need.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Sep 26, 2013

NaviSite, Inc.

Improve end-user experience with alternative desktop delivery model
sponsored by HP & AMD
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how knowledge workers can benefit from an alternative desktop delivery model that allows IT to roll out desktops with confidence that the platform can deliver resources to users and provide the experience they require to get their job done.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

HP & AMD

VDI Buyer's Guide: A detailed, objective comparison of top VDI and thin client tools
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: With so many virtual desktop technologies available in the market, and each vendor claiming to have the latest and greatest offering, evaluating your options and making a purchasing decision can be challenging. Complete this short survey to receive exclusive access to a detailed, objective comparison of top VDI and thin client tools.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

TechTarget

Your IT Environment for Today and Tomorrow: What You Need to Know about the New Windows
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This resource overviews the latest features of Windows 8 and compares the features and benefits of this upgrade with its previous editions. Discover the benefits this latest Microsoft® OS can provide to your organization.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Whitepaper: Four customers who never have to refresh their PCs again
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about four organizations that never have to refresh their PCs again, and can now ensure a fully up-to-date experience for employees on any type of endpoint – including low-cost thin clients.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Citrix

The Operational Benefits of Virtualized App and Desktop Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn about the operation improvements organizations who implement desktop virtualization technologies can expect to achieve.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

Citrix

Combine Cost Effectiveness with End User Satisfaction
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will teach you more about assessing your workforce needs in order to make informed decisions about optimization plans.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Fujitsu

Enabling Lightning-Fast Search of Files & Emails in Citrix Virtual Desktop Environments
sponsored by Citrix Ready and X1
WEBCAST: For IT departments, the benefits of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) are clear - enabling secure and efficient BYOD, streamlining IT administration, and reducing operational costs. In this webinar you will see why desktop and enterprise search are critical elements of end-user productivity.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Apr 10, 2014


Track Microsoft Licensing for Desktops Running Windows 8, Office 2013
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: In this three-part handbook, take a look at what enterprises need to know about licensing for Windows 8 and Office 2013 and how it affects Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS).
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

More Than Nothing, a Zero Client Simplifies the Desktop
sponsored by SearchVirtualDesktop.com
EBOOK: In this article, you'll find a detailed examination of what zero clients are, how they work, what their primary benefits might be and where their key limitations are to be found.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SearchVirtualDesktop.com

Kindred Healthcare, Inc – HP Thin Clients Support Efficient, High-Quality Care
sponsored by HP and AMD
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the case study of Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a large provider of post-acute care services who desperately needed to find a way to improve branch connectivity under extremely tight budgetary pressures.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

HP and AMD

Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource analyzes and compares the top client management solutions on the market, examining their strengths and weaknesses so you can evaluate which tool is best suited to your organization's needs.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Strategies for Enhancing the Clinician’s Workstation Productivity
sponsored by Siemens
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about the top 3 challenges with clinician desktop and workspace productivity, and which key strategies (e.g. desktop virtualization, single sign-on, etc.) will help enhance workflows, therefore improving clinical IT adoption.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

Siemens
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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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