Ghost Solution Suite vs. Deployment Solution
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Ghost Solution Suite vs. Deployment Solution


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Ghost Solution Suite Deployment Solution


Guide for differences between Symantec Imaging products


Customers looking to move from one solution to another, planning purchase of Imaging product


Ghost Solution Suite:

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite is a deployment, system management, and computer imaging software solution. With Ghost Solution Suite you can migrate software and migrate client systems to the latest operating system.

Ghost Solution Suite includes PXE/iPXE server installation, ability to install pre-boot OS directly to endpoints, and built in functionality for creating USB and .ISO boot disks.

Included installer for Ghost Standard Tools for standalone imaging.

More information about Ghost Solution Suite can be located via the following link:
GSS Documentation

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.

DS 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.

More information about Deployment Solution and other ITMS solutions can be located via the following links:
Deployment Solution
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