A CDE Definition
(1) Within the computer, activating and controlling the peripheral devices. In a desktop computer, the operating system interacts with the device drivers for peripheral control. In very small embedded systems, the device management routines may be included within the OS. See operating system.
(2) Configuring and deploying applications to the computing devices within an organization, such as desktop PCs, laptops and mobile devices. See SyncML and mobile device management.
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