Specops Software Announces Enhancements to Specops(R) Deploy(TM)

By Specops Software, PRNE
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Proven Software and OS Deployment Solution Includes New Ease-of-Use Features

STOCKHOLM, November 4, 2010 - Specops Software, a global innovation leader of Group Policy and Windows
PowerShell-based desktop and password management software, today announced
the latest version of its flagship product, Specops Deploy.

The new version of Specops Deploy utilizes the latest tools from
Microsoft (e.g. Microsoft Development Toolkit or MDT), and also automates the
front end of deployment. This allows an administrator to deploy a complete
operating system, as well as other software, legacy files, patches and batch
files all within one hour of downloading the Specops Deploy product.

Specops Deploy now offers:

    - Support for MDT 2010 Update 1

    - Logviewer - Easier to open and monitor log files

    - Updates to Windows(R) User State Migration Tool (USMT) - Easier to
      configure and save user data during reinstallation

    - User interface enhancements

"With the latest enhancements Specops Deploy lowers even further the
burden on IT departments and makes deploying software faster and simpler than
ever before," said Thorbjorn Sjovold, chief technology officer at Specops

Because Specops Deploy requires no additional hardware and uses existing
infrastructure, Specops Software has the competitive advantage of managing
the deployment of applications and operating systems with full efficiency,
simple set up and a low learning curve.

Several customers including Saab and Volvo have chosen Specops Deploy for
its high degree of automation, simple task management, rapid return on
investment (ROI) and easy implementation and integration with existing
Microsoft platforms. Täby Kommun, one of the leading municipalities in Sweden
in terms of IT infrastructure with 2600 users, runs on a Microsoft platform
and is successfully using Specops Deploy for application deployment and the
distribution of operating systems.

"We evaluated several solutions and chose Specops because the product is
both efficient and easy to implement," said Jan Granvik, head of IT, Täby
Kommun. "With the new Specops Deploy solution in place, we can re-install any
computer in less than 30 minutes, either with our standard Windows XP
platform or with our new Windows 7 platform. We are able to deploy all of our
applications without the need to be physically on site. We couldn't be

For more information on the future of deployment please visit:

For an in-person demo, visit our stand #E38-39 at Tech-Ed Europe in
Berlin on November 8-11, 2010.

Anna Ryberg, +46-707614386, anna.ryberg@specopssoft.com

Anna Ryberg, +46-707614386, anna.ryberg at specopssoft.com

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