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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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Whiteboard: Delivering Desktops and Applications as a Service
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn all about VMware View and the significant benefits it can deliver, including increased flexibility and security for your virtual environment. Discover how easy it can be to deploy VDI with VMware View and key architectural considerations to keep in mind.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 30 Jul 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.

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

Real World Considerations for Implementing Desktop Virtualization eBook
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines the real world considerations for implementing desktop virtualization, providing a helpful introduction for those new to virtual desktops and a useful overview for those looking to refresh their expertise.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Modern Infrastructure July 2013
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: The July issue of Modern Infrastructure covers the challenges of private cloud adoption, along with endpoint management and top-notch server and network design.
Posted: 05 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jul 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

The Smart Disaster Recovery Strategy for Desktops
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses Desktops-as-a-Service for disaster recovery an affordable, easy way to ensure worker productivity and business continuity, whenever or wherever disaster strikes.
Posted: 01 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

VMware

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.

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

Columbia Memorial Hospital Case Study
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study demonstrates how a healthcare facility was able to use desktop virtualization to deliver applications more effectively while simplifying administration and reducing costs.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

The Future of Desktop Computing: Preparing for effective desktop delivery in the post PC-era
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: Leading industry experts Gabe Knuth and Brian Madden dig into the real future of the desktop. Gain insight into the challenges Windows 8 presents in end user satisfaction, what our future desktops will look like, and how the consumerization of IT will blur the lines for desktop admins.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

SearchDataCenter.com

Desktop Transformation: Start Right, to End Right
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: The recommendations described in this whitepaper will help you ensure a successful desktop transformation that involves combinations of VDI and hosted/published desktops and applications, layering of application virtualization and personalization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Flexera Software

Beaufort Memorial Hospital Case Study
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This informative case study details how a healthcare facility used a desktop virtualization solution to reduce desktop provisioning time, cut login time in half and dramatically improve security and productivity.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Frost and Sullivan Whitepaper: Constant Access to Patient Care Applications and Information in a Digital World
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explores best practices and the underlying value of hospital desktop virtualization, including where it can be the most beneficial and how to ensure effective deployment.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Windows 7 Migration Station
sponsored by Flexera Software
EBOOK: This IT handbook weighs the pros and cons of migrating to Windows 7. Review migration tools that can help ease the burden of an OS upgrade along with the licensing and hardware considerations.
Posted: 04 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Flexera Software

Simplify and secure corporate laptops
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative paper to discover a desktop virtualization platform from Citrix which can deliver the benefits of local desktop virtualization to laptop users with the flexibility to work from anywhere.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.
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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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