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desktop manager

A user interface to system services, usually icon and menu based like the Macintosh Finder, enabling the user to run application programs and use a file system without directly using the command language of the operating system.

desktop manager

The part of a GUI that displays the desktop and icons, that allows programs to be launched from the icons and that allows files to be visually dragged and dropped (copied, deleted, etc.). The desktop manager combined with the window manager make up the GUI. The desktop manager is included with Windows and the Mac.
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The 2X Advanced Desktop Manager is typically used with thin client and tablet devices that offer higher hardware performance or with Pc's that are converted to thin clients.
By offering thin clients with built-in support for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager, users get a 'plug and play' desktop virtualization solution right out of the box," said Jeff Jennings, vice president of Desktop Products and Solutions at VMware.
VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2 is a component of VMware VDI, an end-to-end desktop virtualization solution that enables organizations to centralize desktop management and control using the VMware Infrastructure 3 platform.
In some respects, the desktop manager is a practical outgrowth of its cousins, the ingratiatory or impression manager and the charlatan.
VMware Virtual Desktop Manager is a key component of VMware VDI, a comprehensive desktop virtualization solution, and allows end users to securely access their virtual desktops while providing IT administrators an easy and cost-effective way to manage the entire virtual desktop environment from the datacenter.
In addition, the drives comes with one of the most robust software bundles on the market - including LaCie Backup Assistant and LaCie Desktop Manager - helping you format, back up and customize your hard drive.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced that its thin clients based on Microsoft Windows XP embedded, Wyse Thin OS and Linux will now ship with built-in support for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2, a component of VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).
BlackBerry([R]) Desktop Manager software including Roxio([R]) Media Manager for BlackBerry and the new BlackBerry([R]) Media Sync application to sync iTunes([R]) digital music collections with the smartphone**
the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the data center, today enhanced its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution with the new VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2.
Unlike point desktop virtualization solutions, NxTop includes everything a desktop manager needs to regain control of its managed PCs.
Providing a single sign-on solution strengthens our HIPAA compliance because we can track how and when users are accessing our clinical systems," said Patricia Duty, desktop manager at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The Gem Group is using Dell Desktop Manager to track PCs, manage inventory, user history and leases through a single console across all its systems in the U.