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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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Desktop Transformation Explained
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following brief is an FAQ resource about desktop transformation that has been designed to help readers gain a full grasp of the concept, understand the benefits, and see how it can play a major role in the productivity of their business.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

VMware, Inc.

Breaking Down the Benefits of Desktop Transformation
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this solution brief, uncover the primary benefits of desktop virtualization and see for yourself how this technology is helping businesses support and flourish in a highly-mobile environment.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

VMware, Inc.

Virtualizing Graphics Desktops: Customer Perspectives
sponsored by EMC XtremIO
CASE STUDY: In this blog post, learn how one federal agency chose an all-flash storage array to run its VDI and graphics-intensive applications. Read on and discover how using all-flash allowed them to replace dedicated workstations with high-performance virtual desktops that strengthened security while delivering a better 3D graphics experience.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Sep 2015

EMC XtremIO

Griffith University Relies on Parallels Mac Management to Run Its Huge Fleet of PCs and Macs
sponsored by Parallels, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how one of Australia's largest schools, Griffith University, was able to support and manage over 2,900 Mac computers seamlessly in a primarily PC-based environment using Parallels Mac Management. View now and see what this technology can do for your business.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

Parallels, Inc.

10 Tips for Making Your VMware Horizon Deployment more Secure
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 10 tips for making your VMware Horizon deployment more secure.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

VMware, Inc.

The Right Way to Do Old-PC-to-Thin-Client Conversions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover PC to thin client conversion best practices and how to avoid quick and easy solutions that leave behind old PCs and create problems down the road. Access now to learn why repurposing PCs is only an interim measure, and how to design thin clients from the start with no other purpose.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 8: Licensing
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: This select chapter from Brian Madden's DaaS e-book, Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know about DaaS & Hosted VDI takes a look at how to properly license for DaaS environments. Access now to understand Windows licensing in DaaS environments, Microsoft Office licensing for DaaS, and licensing other applications.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 3: How to Succeed with VDI
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: This exclusive chapter from Brian Madden's expert DaaS e-book addresses these two rules by exploring five use cases of VDI and detailing how to succeed with VDI in your environment by keeping three key factors in mind.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 18: Alternatives to DaaS
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: In this chapter of Brian Madden's e-book, Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know about DaaS & Hosted VDI, explore three alternatives to DaaS. Learn about the various benefits and drawbacks of on-premise VDI, RDSH, and traditional desktops to help you decide which solution is suited for your needs.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 14: Client Devices and BYOD
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: This chapter of Brian Madden's e-book, Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know about DaaS & Hosted VDI, details the various factors IT administrators must consider with respect to client and mobile devices. Explore DaaS client options as well as how to assess your mobile needs to select the "right" client device.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 13: Security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: This hand-picked chapter from Brian Madden's e-book, Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI discusses the necessary steps to take when planning for VDI security. Read on and explore how VDI deployment options affect security as well as different options available for securing your desktop.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Desktops as a Service: Everything You Need to Know About DaaS & Hosted VDI Chapter 1: Introduction to DaaS
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: In the first chapter of Brian Madden's DaaS e-book, Introduction to DaaS, learn what Desktop as a Service is, learn about the pros and cons and discover how it can help your IT organization.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc.

Why CROC Relies on Parallels Mac Management to Oversee its Own Network of Macs and PCs
sponsored by Parallels, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how CROC was able to seamlessly manage its corporate network of 2,000 PCs and hundreds of Macs distributed across nine time zones by deploying Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM. View now and see what this technology can do for your business as well.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

Parallels, Inc.

Avoiding Pitfalls on the Path to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: Before you try to implement a comprehensive security policy, take a look at this exclusive handbook where you'll learn how to get ahead of threats to enterprise desktop security.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Breaking Geographical Barriers in Government with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how desktop virtualization can help organizations—specifically government institutions—move application processing from a physical desktop to the data center in order to fulfill the "anywhere, anytime" demands of mobile employees.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Deliver Greater Security, IT Productivity, and Clinician Efficiency with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper will show you how desktop virtualization can help the healthcare industry interact with technology.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Taking Advantage of Cloud-Based Centralized Management for On-Prem and Cloud-Hosted Desktops
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Whether the best option for your organization is an appliance that can be deployed in minutes and managed in-house, or a flexible reference architecture that allows your organization to leverage your existing infrastructure, you now have options for eliminating storage concerns as part of VDI deployment. Download this white paper today.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Accelerating Desktop Virtualization with All-Flash Array Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
VIDEO: In this video, Steve Blacklock, VP of Strategic Alliances at Citrix, and Aimee Catalano, VP of Partner Marketing at Pure Storage, sit down to talk about how their partnership is helping organizations address one of their top IT priorities, desktop virtualization.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 05 Jan 2016

Pure Storage

Top 10 Reasons You Should be Implementing VDI
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines ten reasons why you should be implementing VDI and how all-flash storage systems can optimize virtual desktop deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

How All-Flash Has Created a Next-Generation VDI Resurgence
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the evolution of end-user computing from the beginning of desktop virtualization technologies to today's VDI. Read on to find out how to architect a high-performance VDI environment and learn how all-flash systems play a major part in VDI deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

What to Look for in Endpoint Management Tools
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: Devices need to be secure and accounted for to help fend off malware and viruses, but choosing the right endpoint management tool for the job isn't always easy.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

FlashStack Converged Infrastructure for Virtual Desktops (VDI)
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet introduces a converged infrastructure system that can help businesses facilitate the proper foundation for fast, cost effective, and future-primed VDI environments. View now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Computer Weekly March 2016: Building Data Centers Under the Sea
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, delve into Microsoft's trial of an underwater data center and assess the technology and environmental implications. In addition, read on to see if the desktop PC is set to be reinvented as PC suppliers build new products around Windows 10. Read the issue for these highlights, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

A Report on Primary Devices and the Modern Worker
sponsored by Accenture
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report takes a closer look at the experiences of end users and IT managers with their primary work devices. Uncover expert tips for delivering better device support, security, and mobility to the modern worker.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Accenture

Assess Devices and Users To Get Started on a Mobility Program
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EGUIDE: While IT administrators have managed user identities, endpoint devices, applications, and data for years, mobile technology has brought dramatic growth and corresponding challenges. This exclusive e-guide takes a look at the shifting workplace environment as mobile devices have increasingly become popular.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

SearchEnterpriseDesktop
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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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