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Desktop Management

Definition - What does Desktop Management mean?

Desktop management (DM) is a cloud computing service that allows the proper administration of various virtual desktop resources. It is made up of software tools that will help the end user to minimize time and manage cost while providing a simple, fast and reliable virtual desktop performance. Most of the DMs are based on a standard framework called desktop management interface (DMI), which guides DM developers in managing and tracking components in a desktop.

Techopedia explains Desktop Management

Desktop management caters to end users' demands in terms of mobility and flexibility when accessing their desktops, applications and other data across multiple devices and platforms.
Several DM tools and applications have already been released by various developers and cloud service providers. Although the applications are varied, all of them serve the same end purpose and may have the following primary functions:

  • Fault Management: Manages troubleshooting, error logging and data recovery.
  • Configuration Management: Handles the hardware and software compatibilities of the system.
  • Performance management: Monitors the performance of each and every application that runs in your desktop.
  • Security management for security issues.

There are other functions that serve as features for specific business type users, such as the business impact functions or business systems management.

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