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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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Liquidware Labs Helps City of Tempe Make Smooth Transition to Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
CASE STUDY: Find out how the City of Tempe, Arizona assessed the state of their physical desktop environment to gain insight into storage and networking bandwidth, in order to learn which user desktops were good candidates to virtualize and what resources would be required.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Liquidware Labs

Protect Patient Data with Strong Desktop Security: 7 Steps
sponsored by Aventura
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to build a security wall around PHI by addressing desktop security vulnerabilities. Unveil 7 ways to strengthen desktop security and access management in order to keep patient data safe.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Aventura

Breaking Down the Benefits of Desktop Transformation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The future of mobility relies on the technology that it replaced; desktop computing. Desktop computing is undergoing a transformation that will couple it with the advances mobility has to offer. Read on to learn about the benefits this next-gen desktop is promising to deliver.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2015

VMware

Workplace Mobility, Consumerization, and Cloud Drive End-user Computing Transformation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: To combat the rising complexity of desktop environments, you need to think about implementing hybrid consumption models. Read this white paper that details how the next generation of desktop architectures is taking mobility into account and how IT strategies are shifting from managing devices to managing users.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

VMware

Redefining Workspace Delivery with VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode
sponsored by VMware
WEBCAST: Learn how you can transform the delivery of virtual desktops and apps through a hybrid-mode virtual desktop strategy that combines the economic benefits of the cloud with the simplicity of hyper-converged infrastructure.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Premiered: May 19, 2016

VMware

Transforming the Desktop to Align with Today’s Mobile Reality
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices, have you stopped using your desktop? Does it seem outdated? The desktop is finally undergoing a next-generation transformation. Read on to learn about what the future of desktop computing will look like as it aligns with mobility.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

VMware

Radically Faster Application Delivery and Unified Management
sponsored by VMware
WEBCAST: Discover how you can optimize virtual desktop and application environments with an application lifecycle management approach that simplifies the creation, deployment, and management of applications. You'll examine the three step approach to improve application delivery and user environment management.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Premiered: May 19, 2016

VMware

Tackling Workplace Mobility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: 84% of employees use a mobile device during their work day and as mobility takes over the workplace, problems with security, compliance, and cost begin to pop up. Learn more about the mobile takeover and find a solution that tackles these challenges.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

Desktop Transformation: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Get Started
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Explore a new approach to the desktop that can help you streamline operations, improve productivity, enhance security, and give your end users freedom. Take a look at eight frequently asked questions about desktop transformation and how you can get your project started today.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Meet the Goals of IT and End Users with App Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Employees want quick, easy access to their enterprise work apps from a variety of devices. IT admins want top performance, effective security, and reasonable costs. Learn about a desktop and app virtualization approach that can meet the demands of both IT and end users.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 01 May 2015

VMware

Simplify VDI Environments with VMware Hyper-Converged Software
sponsored by VMware
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Desktop virtualization presents unique issues such as unpredictable IOPS spikes, constrained scalability, and complex management. Learn how to address these challenges with a hyper-converged storage solution that supercharges x86 servers, HDDs, and SSDs to create a high performance, low-cost data store for desktops and apps.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

VMware

Comparing VMware Horizon and Citrix XenDesktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Compare VMware's Horizon with XenDesktop based on 6 major comparison points. Learn how these solutions stack up to one another when it comes to: providing VDI for the software-defined data center, management for physical, virtual, and BYOD, and much more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Measuring the Business Value of Cloud-Hosted Desktops
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Explore managed desktop cloud services designed to provide desktop, application, and disaster recovery infrastructure quickly and cheaply and examine examples of estimated costs of cloud-hosted desktops vs. physical desktops and VDI.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

VMware

Key RFP Considerations for Desktop and Application Virtualization Solutions
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how create a Request for Proposal (RFP) in support of virtual desktop and application delivery by looking at three key areas to a successful workspace transformation – people, process, and technology.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the virtual client computing (VCC) market and evaluate each vendor's strengths and challenges, what characteristics to look at when evaluating client virtualization approaches and what four client virtualization software technologies comprise the VCC market.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

Enable Workplace Mobility and Productivity
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Learn how pairing application virtualization with Chromebooks can enhance workplace mobility and productivity with strong performance, enhanced security, and simplified access and management. Plus, see how this end-user computing strategy can help cut app/server transaction times by as much as 300%.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

How the Software-Defined Data Center is Transforming End-User Computing
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at how the use of software-defined data centers (SDDC) is benefitting desktop and application virtualization strategies.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Cost Leadership in End-User Computing: Virtual Desktops, Real Savings
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Explore the history of VDI and how changes to the infrastructure over the years have impacted both operational and capital costs. Also, discover how hyperconverged and cloud strategies are making VDI more affordable than ever before.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

VMware

Making the Move from Traditional VDI to DaaS
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Examine traditional virtual desktop challenges and how moving VDI to the cloud can provide significant advantages for your organization.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

VMware

How to Implement VMware App Volumes in a XenDesktop Environment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover considerations for implementing VMware App Volumes in a XenDesktop environment. Plus, uncover helpful answers to FAQs on this important virtualization topic.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Expand Your Horizon with Hosted Applications
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover four steps for implementing support for hosted apps and desktop sessions to Horizon 6, whether you are deploying hosted apps or desktops for the first time or integrating an existing RDS infrastructure.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

VMware

4 Factors Forcing IT to Modernize End-User Computing
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: End-user computing has always been a challenge for IT to manage, but never more so than today. Uncover 4 factors forcing IT to modernize end-user computing. Read on and you'll discover end-user computing best practices from CIOs.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Running VMware App Volumes in a Citrix XenApp Environment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how VMware App Volumes can help optimize a Citrix XenApp environment. Learn how this strategy works, see how it fits in with a XenApp implementation, and uncover best practices for success.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

VMware

How CIOs are Responding to End-User Computing Complexity
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn why traditional methods of managing the desktop and delivering apps to users fail to provide the flexibility required to support modern organizations. Uncover 7 ways CIOs are responding to today's end-user computing complexity.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

VMware

The Next Step in Converged Infrastructure Solutions with Dell and VMware
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
RESOURCE: This blog post highlights a platform combining the power of cloud-based management with converged systems to allow organizations to simplify VDI management while also increasing time to value and scalability.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 09 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
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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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