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Device management is the process of managing the implementation, operation and maintenance of a physical and/or virtual device. It is a broad term that includes various administrative tools and processes for the maintenance and upkeep of a computing, network, mobile and/or virtual device.
Device management generally performs the following:
Devices usually refer to physical/hardware devices such as computers, laptops, servers, mobile phones and more. They could also be virtual, however, such as virtual machines or virtual switches. In Windows, device management is also an administrative module that is used for managing or configuring the physical devices, ports and interfaces of a computer or server.