Specops Deploy 4.0 Eases Windows 7 Upgrades

New deployment capabilities added

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Specops Software, which specializes in group policy and Windows PowerShell-based desktop automation and password management software, has upgraded a flagship product, Specops Deploy. The new version, Specops Deploy 4.0, includes Operating System (OS) deployment capabilities as well as software and virtual deployment support.

For organizations planning or considering upgrading to Microsoft Windows 7, Specops Deploy 4.0 eases the burden on IT departments by automating clients managed through standard Active Directory tools.

Specops Deploy 4.0 provides features and benefits in three key areas:

  • Operating Systems Deployment: Deploy 4.0 is based on standard components such as Windows Deployment Service and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010. It handles the two components in a flexible, fully automated way using existing infrastructure. This saves significant time and money for IT departments.

  • Software Deployment: The award winning software distribution solution provides full use of existing investments in Group Policy and maximizes the potential of Active Directory without the need for additional layers of technology. With version 4.0, Specops Deploy constitutes a complete software deployment management system, including a powerful and flexible user interface.

  • Virtual Deployment: With Specops Virtual Deploy managing Microsoft App-V, virtual applications become as easy as to manage any other type of software because a virtual application, or bubble, is deployed rather than as an actual package set up. Specops Virtual Deploy was a finalist for the Best of TechEd 2009 award in the virtualization category.

Specops Deploy requires no additional hardware and uses existing infrastructure; it manages the deployment of applications and operating systems with full efficiency, simple set up, and a low learning curve.

To learn more or download Specops Deploy, visit www.deploywindows7.com.