The Desktop Management Interface (DMI) generates a standard framework for managing and tracking components in a desktop, notebook or server computer. Essentially, to the user, it is a table provided by the personal computer BIOS which can be parsed and which gives information about the BIOS and the computer system in a standardized way. Previously, such complete information was not available from a standardized source in the PC.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is here to stay, and so are the associated risks. IT administrators face a new reality: pressure to account for, manage and secure an array of new endpoints. It’s a giant task given the influx of smartphones and tablets, and the corresponding employee expectation – if not outright demand – for connection to the office at all times.
As organizations seek to continue leveraging the advantages of virtualization technologies, many are embracing virtualization of end user desktops via approaches such as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). But while VDI solutions promise significant security and operational efficiency improvements, they also bring with them unique deployment challenges.
This paper addresses many common business challenges facing IT organizations, such as enabling mobile workstyles without compromising security, streamlining desktop management efforts as the number of employees in remote offices and offshore locations increases and making the user experience personal through self-service access to applications and desktops.
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This document aligns to the Customer Experience (CX) Value Equation defined by Oracle as a method to identify and measure the value of CX. Within the value equation there are three important areas of business focus, or CX practice areas: Acquisition, Retention, and Efficiency. Each area has strategic and operational areas of measurement, or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the marketplace and help anticipate the vendor's ascendancy. The study assesses the capability and business strategy of many client virtualization software vendors.
Organizations are implementing technologies that enable them to interact with customers regardless of the channel or the device they’re using. This approach not only improves customer service, but also boosts the brand image and helps companies achieve broader business goals. Click here to find out how.
The global credit crunch that began in 2007 threw the financial industry into turmoil and highlighted the need for financial firms to improve their risk management practices. Today, the credit crisis is far from over. Markets remain volatile, and financial firms face waves of regulatory requirements intended to safeguard the solvency of individual firms and the stability of economies worldwide. These reforms will dramatically affect firms — burdening the profitability and growth of some, and the very survival of others.
An analysis of organizations adopting a centralized virtual desktop (CVD) computing environment with the use of VMware View shows that investment in the technology can result in significant business value with very high return on investment.
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