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About Deployment Solution

Deployment Solution

Deployment Solution lets you integrate standard deployment features with Symantec Management Platform. The solution helps reduce the cost of deploying and managing servers, desktops, and notebooks from a centralized location in your environment. The solution offers OS deployment, configuration, PC personality migration, and software deployment across hardware platforms and OS types.

The following are the key features of Deployment Solution:

  • Lets you migrate to the latest Windows version; migrates user data, personality settings, and OS and application settings to the new operating system.

  • Lets you configure each system based on standardized criteria, such as job function, user type, or location.

  • Lets you change the system and the network settings.

  • Supports the deployment of heterogeneous client and server operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Mac on client and server computers.

  • Lets you easily create the jobs and tasks that automate deployment and migration functions such as imaging, scripted OS installations, configurations, and software deployments.

  • Supports industry-standard hardware-management capabilities such as Intel vPro, Pre-boot eXecution Environment (PXE), and Wake on LAN technologies.

  • Lets you use role-based and scope-based security to secure management features from unauthorized personnel.

  • Supports the WinPE, LinuxPE, and Mac preboot environments.

  • Integrates with many Symantec products built on Symantec Management Platform. For example, Altiris solutions and security, backup and recovery, virtualization, data loss prevention, vulnerability assessment, and other products.

The following are the key benefits of Deployment Solution:

  • Reduces the costs that are associated with deploying, migrating, and provisioning desktops, laptops, and servers throughout the organization.

  • Saves time and reduces human error over traditional PC deployments.

  • Reduces end-user downtime by automating the deployment process.

  • Increases IT efficiency through automated, repeatable deployment tasks.

  • Provides tools for zero-touch migrations to reduce the costs that are associated with moving to a new operating system.