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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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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

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


Three Ways Companies Are Slashing IT Costs With VDI
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out how VDI helps IT shift to a centralized architecture in order to lower capital and operating expenses, increase flexibility, and improve security and explore three organization's experience with VDI.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016


Three Ways Companies are Slashing IT Costs with VDI
sponsored by Dell, Microsoft and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the experiences of three companies who fortified security, reduced costs, simplified IT and met their business objectives.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Dell, Microsoft and Citrix

VDI—Simplify Your Migration to Windows 10 and Embrace Desktop Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to streamline your migration to Windows 10 with a virtualized infrastructure that simplifies BYOD, app compatibility, and corporate desktop management. Access this paper now to answer your burning questions about this OS and how it pertains to desktop virtualization.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016


University of Aberdeen Rapidly Improves Technology Replacement Program
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how the University of Aberdeen overcame the challenge of maintaining a consistent environment across its 1,700 PCs. Additionally, learn the business benefits they saw after leveraging an application deployment option.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktops
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop and see firsthand how this system can provide a cost-effective alternative to proprietary operating systems, making it a powerful option for those businesses that don't have a big budget but still want reliable, secure desktop for their users.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Red Hat

VDI Without Compromise: Performance Testing VDI Running on Hyperconverged Systems
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to leverage hyperconverged infrastructure to mitigate common VDI challenges by eliminating the redundant IOPS that plague these environments and eliminating silos of data. Access now and you'll see first-hand the performance results of VDI running on hyperconverged systems.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015


Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we explore ten reasons why desktop virtualization should be the foundation of your layered approach to information security.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2013


Five Important Buying Criteria to Enable a Totally Mobile Workforce
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find five key criteria you must implement in order to effectively execute your mobile workspace plans. Get details on how to offer a single point of access for productivity and tools, and other capabilities.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 08 Sep 2015

VMware, Inc.

Public Sector IT Specialist Improves Council's Flexibility, Efficiency, Security
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
CASE STUDY: Find out how desktop virtualization gives local governments the ability to support secure, flexible working and free councils to move ahead with an innovative shared service and allows employees to easily work from different locations, using any device, while also improving data security.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Colt Data Centre Services

Computer Weekly March 2016: Building Data Centers Under the Sea
sponsored by
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

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


Taking Windows Mobile on Any Device
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Taking Windows applications and desktops mobile has many advantages, but with so many device types to consider, how can you simplify solution implementation? Learn how Citrix XenApp solves this complex problem.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015


Brian Madden Explores VDI and Hyperconverged Infrastructures
sponsored by SimpliVity
VIDEO: In this video, independent analyst and blogger Brian Madden discusses hyper-convergence and VDI with Sammie Ginger, a principal VDI engineer at SimpliVity. Watch now and learn how a hyperconverged infrastructure solution can enable your enterprise to deliver more virtual desktops on less hardware without sacrificing performance or reliability.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 19 Feb 2016


Desktop Virtualization Aids Graphic-Heavy Apps and BYOD
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
EGUIDE: This e-guide illustrates how virtual desktops can aid graphics-heavy apps, and will help you discover how GPU virtualization can aid app performance, and ease BYOD management. Access this guide to get an exclusive look at Nvidia vGPU support and its accommodation of VDI graphics demands.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

When Cloud-Based Desktops are a Good Idea
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: With all the DaaS talk lately, you'd think everyone was moving to cloud-based desktops, but we're really looking at what amounts to a niche market in what is already a niche market. This expert e-guide details the top use cases for DaaS and how these use cases can translate into successful DaaS deployments.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Windows 10: Top 10 Features IT Pros Will Love
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the 10 most crucial Windows 10 features that IT pros need to know about, including mobile device management, work folders that regulate access to corporate content, the return of the Start Menu, and 7 more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 03 Feb 2016


Where to Begin with Windows 10
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: The information that IT admins need about Windows isn't always easy to find – and it's often difficult to digest. Gain expert insight into Windows 10 migrations, including, major process updates and upgrades in Windows 10, XP-to-Windows 10 migration success tips and tricks, and more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2016


E-Guide: Windows 10 Improvements Help the OS Meet Enterprise Needs
sponsored by vmware airwatch
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, you will learn why W10 could be the new de facto OS for the enterprise. Access this exclusive guide to key into some of W10's best qualities and determine if these features will ease your enterprise desktop management.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

vmware airwatch

A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Windows 10 Migration
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this 12-page buyer's guide, the experts at Computer Weekly explore what you need to about a Windows 10 migration.
Posted: 16 Nov 2015 | Published: 16 Nov 2015

The Rising Value - and Falling Cost - of App and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The growing strategic value of desktop virtualization is advancing quickly, providing new ways to enable business mobility and increase the flexibility. Learn how falling cost factors in every part of the desktop virtualization architecture making it more affordable than ever.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014


Upgrading to Windows 10: Pros & Cons for Your Enterprise
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: How can you be confident that a move to Windows 10 is justified? In this e-guide, experts weigh in on the benefits that Windows 10 could bring to your enterprise and also provide the must-know questions you need to ask before migrating to the new OS.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015


Benefits of Remote Desktop and App Delivery Tools
sponsored by Parallels, Inc.
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to examine the use cases for RDSH and VDI. Also, discover a remote desktop and application delivery tool that gives IT pros a low-cost alternative to other app publishing technologies.
Posted: 31 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Parallels, Inc.

The Desktop Admin's Guide to the World Beyond Windows
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EBOOK: Short Description (350 characters or less) Managing mobile devices can seem daunting for desktop administrators, but it doesn't have to be. Explore the management and security tools that come with today's mobile OSes.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

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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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