New Features

– Enhanced Mac management capabilities including Mac imaging that doesn’t require a dedicated Apple NetBoot server and simplified Mac package deliver and enforcement
– Enhanced central imaging architecture and greater pre-boot options
– Support for latest Windows (Win 8), Mac (OS 10.8) and RedHat (6.x) operating systems

Key Features

– Mass-deploy hardware-independent images of a reference system to new and existing systems using Symantec Ghost technology
– Migrate to the latest Windows version- move user data, personality settings, OS and application settings to the new operating system
– Configure each system based on standardized criteria, such as job function, user type, or location
– Supports deployment of heterogeneous client and server operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX
– Supports heterogeneous OS deployment, including Windows and Linux, on client and server machines
– Easily create jobs and tasks that automate deployment and migration functions including imaging, scripted OS installations, configurations, and software deployments
– Supports industry standards hardware management capabilities such as Intel vPro, PXE, and Wake on LAN technologies
– Role-and-scope-based security secures management features from unauthorized personnel
– Supports WinPE and Linux pre-boot environments
– Integrated with many Symantec products already built on the Symantec Management Platform, including Altiris products, security, backup and recovery, virtualization, data loss prevention, vulnerability assessment, and more


Key Benefits

– Reduces costs associated with OS migration, deployment, 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 OS deployment process
– Increases IT efficiency through automated, repeatable deployment tasks
– Provides tools for zero-touch OS migrations, to reduce costs associated with moving to a new operating system