Never Reimage Computers Again
Faronics Deep Freeze makes PCs indestructible. It protects endpoints by Freezing a snapshot of a workstation’s desired configuration and settings set by the IT Admin with an instant reboot, any unwelcome or unwanted changes are removed from the system, restoring it to its pristine Frozen state.
Patented Reboot to Restore Technology
 
Increase Productivity
 
Reduce IT tickets by 63%
 
Empower End Users to Increase Productivity
 
Faronics Deep Freeze makes PCs Indestructible
Deep Freeze comes with a set of powerful features useful for IT Admins looking to secure their systems and keep them running smoothly, without any restrictions.
Freeze and Restore

Freeze your endpoints to the desired state. Restore from any unexpected changes with a simple reboot.

Increase Productivity

Ensure 100% workstation recovery with every restart. Reduced computer downtime means increased IT productivity.

Completely Non-Restrictive

Provide users with unrestricted access while preventing permanent configuration changes.

Eliminate Lock Down Defence

Avoid the necessity of adopting restrictive defence or reactionary approaches for maintaining security.

Protection Against Phishing

Deep Freeze reverses malicious changes on reboot, protecting computers from threats such as phishing.

Eliminate Unplanned Threats

Provide a simple and effective way to clear all malicious changes to your system, including zero-day threats.

Prevent Configuration Drifts

Prevent computers from straying from their baseline configurations while still allowing users to save their work.

Achieve License Compliance

Only keep approved software installed across all workstations, helping your organization achieve license compliance.

We help you Manage All types of Devices
Classroom & Labs Computers

Provide students with flexible lab environment, where their learning can be taken to the next level, without any risk to computers.

Point of Sale Computers

Augment PCI compliance, prevents configuration drift and secure your POS computers from malware that could cause data breaches.

Hospital Computers

Erase session data and issues caused by multiple staff accessing patient data on COWs, with every reboot.

Rugged & On-Field Computers

Make toughbooks even tougher. Revert system changes and the resulting issues caused by different actions with a simple reboot.

9 MILLION LICENSES SOLD

30,000 CUSTOMERS

150 COUNTRIES

Patented
Reboot to Restore
Technology
Patent number: US7539828 B2
Patent number: US7917717 B2
Patent number: US9152824 B2
Faronics Deep Freeze comes with a set of powerful features that prove immensely useful for IT administrators looking to secure their systems and keep them running smoothly, without any restrictions.
Absolute Protection
Faronics Deep Freeze provides comprehensive protection for IT systems.
  • Deep Freeze makes workstation configurations indestructible
  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery upon restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions
  • Prevents workstation drift and accidental system misconfiguration
  • Helps maintain Software compliance across all workstations
  • Protects workstations from unauthorized changes with a simple restart

Secure and Control your Computers
Enhanced security is rolled into Faronics Deep Freeze with protection to the Operating System along with the Master Boot Record (MBR) from rootkit injections, making your security bulletproof.
  • Prevent unauthorized administrators from accessing or controlling a computer that runs Deep Freeze via a unique Customization Code for all components
  • Preset multiple passwords to be used on a workstation or via the Command Line Control with varying activation and expiration dates
  • Disable keyboard and mouse, including touchscreen devices, during Thawed Periods or on demand
  • Boot Control window provides the ability for immediate reboot
  • Use Stealth Mode to hide the Deep Freeze system tray icon

Retain Important Data and Clear Unwanted Changes
With Deep Freeze installed, data can be retained across reboots by redirecting both user and application data to storage space on non-system or network drives.
  • Retain data across reboots even if the computer is in a Frozen state, on up to eight virtual storage drives or “ThawSpaces” on a workstation
  • Use ThawSpaces to store programs, save files, or make permanent changes
  • Format ThawSpaces to remove unwanted files
  • Specify the size of the ThawSpace and host drive
  • Cache Windows updates by downloading updates even when in Frozen state
  • Redirect data for storage on desired location with the Data Igloo

Centrally Manage all your End-Points
Central management makes it easy to deploy, configure, and manage Deep Freeze using the Enterprise Console or Core Console
  • Quickly populate multiple groups or sub-groups with smart automatic filters or import groups from Active Directory
  • Invoke system maintenance on demand with “Thaw Locked” mode to block access to Keyboard and Mouse
  • Launch RDP and VNC sessions right from the Deep Freeze Enterprise Console
  • Create customized Enterprise Consoles with tailored features
  • Remotely deploy, execute, and control software on managed workstations
  • With Faronics Core keep scheduled actions “active” to ensure updates on offline workstations
  • With Faronics Core manage workstations with dynamic groups, perform actions on workstation groups, view workstation activity status, and remotely wake-up offline workstations via the web

Customized Configuration Options
Customized configuration makes setting up Deep Freeze for your environment a breeze.
  • Use the Configuration Administrator to specify multiple passwords, select drives to be Frozen, create ThawSpaces to save data, create workstation tasks, schedule maintenance and set advanced networks.
  • Create multiple customized installers with different configurations
  • Pre-select Frozen Drives and selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives
  • Schedule automatic Restart/Shutdown times
  • Automate Windows Update installation and detect when installation is complete to reboot Frozen or shutdown
  • Schedule multiple Thawed Periods to perform Windows updates (through the Internet or WSUS) or run a custom batch file to update other software
  • Automatically apply configuration changes to workstations without having to disable Deep Freeze

Deployment and 3rd Party Integration
Easy deployment of Faronics Deep Freeze is made possible with several options.
  • Use the built-in Command Line Interface to manage Deep Freeze from within the most popular desktop management systems such as Microsoft SCCM, Dell KACE, Spice Works, and Symantec Altiris Check out our Integration page
  • Easy deployment options including a silent install for rapid network deployment, deployment as part of your imaging solution or via the Enterprise Console
  • Provides option to deploy on multiple workstations as part of a master image
  • Includes the Deep Freeze Command Line Control Utility for remote management
  • Create, edit download, and share XML-based Deep Freeze Action Files to interact with other programs via the Enterprise Console

Integration with other Faronics Solutions
Deep Freeze may be used in conjunction with Faronics Anti-Virus, Anti-Executable and Power Save.
  • Single Console to manage both Deep Freeze and Faronics Anti-Virus clients
  • Seamless malware definition retention on workstations protected in a Frozen state with Faronics Anti-Virus
  • Malware definitions for other anti-virus solutions can be easily retained through use of Thawed Periods
  • Integration with Faronics Anti-Executable and Faronics Power Save to detect Deep Freeze Thawed Periods
  • Or use the built-in Command Line Interface to manage Deep Freeze from within the most popular desktop management systems such as Microsoft SCCM, Dell KACE, Spice Works, and Symantec Altiris Check out our Integration page

Automatic Maintenance and Updates
Windows updates are easy to automate with Deep Freeze
  • Automatically download Windows updates even when machines are Frozen
  • Much faster Windows updates as cached updates are applied as soon as the machines are Thawed
  • Detects when updates are complete and automatically returns the computer back to a frozen state, eliminating the need to set maintenance window completion times Watch Video
  • Schedule multiple Thawed Periods to perform Windows updates (through the Internet or WSUS) or run a custom batch file to update other software
  • Update Maintenance schedules over the air right from the Enterprise Console without disabling Deep Freeze

Compatibility and Interoperability Options
Faronics Deep Freeze works with a wide range of hard drive types and formats and is available in several languages
  • Supports multi-boot environments
  • Compatible with Fast User Switching
  • Supports Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8x
  • Supports SSD, SCSI, ATA, SATA, and IDE hard drives
  • Supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS, basic and dynamic disks
  • Localized in six languages

How Deep Freeze Works

It’s easy to say just how easy Deep Freeze can make your life, but you’re probably asking how exactly it will do that. It’s simple, just like this!

 
Specs
Supported Platforms
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Embedded 7 and 8.1
 

Hard Drive Space

10% free space

 
Additional Requirements
  • Deep Freeze Configuration Administrator and Enterprise Console require Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10 to function properly
  • Information on Faronics Core system requirements can be found in the Faronics Core user guide
  • The hardware requirements are the same as the recommended requirements for the host operating system.
 
Cloud Based
or
On Premise?
The Choice is Yours
  Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector
  Available
  Optional

    Absolute Protection    Cloud Enterprise Standard

  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery on restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions
  • Supports multi-boot environment across Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10
  • Central Management    CloudEnterpriseStandard

  • Offers silent install option for rapid network as part of a master image or on demand deployment
  • Schedule Restart, Shutdown, Send Message, Wake-On-LAN, Freeze, Thaw and Thaw Locked tasks dynamically to take place once or on a regular basis
  • Power-on workstations using Wake-On-LAN technology
  • Manage workstations easily with user defined groups
  • Remotely deploy, execute, and control software on workstations
  • Invoke system maintenance on demand
  • Connect to computers on the local LAN using RDP
  • Get realtime status updates on tasks executed from the management console
  • Use Deep Freeze Command Line Control Utility (DFC) for remote management using 3rd party desktop management solutions
  • Hosted solution without any hardware requirements  
  • Manage computers on your network from any browser from any location
  • Manage computers from a mobile device using the Deep Freeze Administrator mobile app
  • Centrally manage computers located at different physical locations using Sites  
  • Assign different levels of permissions and sites to users
  • Secure access to the management console with 2-step authentication process
  • Dashboard widgets visually represent events and status of Services on your entire network
  • Generate multiple reports for all products and services. Export reports to HTML, PDF and CSV fromats
  • Organize using tags, including location tags and support ticket tags
  • Configuration Options    CloudEnterpriseStandard

  • Available in six languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese & Simplified Chinese
  • Create visible or hidden ThawSpaces on a workstation to store programs, save files, or make permanent changes upto 1 TB
  • Selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives
  • Retain important user profile data, files, folders and registry keys and keep everything else Frozen with Data Igloo
  • Create customized installation files using the Configuration Administrator/Policies
  • Provide customized console views with tailored features and abilities
  • Restart computer on Logoff or Shutdown after a preset length of inactivity
  • Schedule Thawed Maintenance periods to perform Windows updates through the Internet or a SUS/WSUS server or run a custom batch file to update other software
  • Schedule a maintenance period where all the Services can be disabled for system maintenance
  • Additional Feature Available via Cloud    CloudEnterpriseStandard

  • Automatically download and update 75+ popular products
  • Ensure total endpoint productivity by only allowing approved applications to run on a computer
  • Empower administrators with full control over Windows operating system features
  • Monitor licensing, computer usage and application usage
  • Endpoint security with Antivirus, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Rootkit, Firewall and Web Filtering that updates seamlessly on computers protected by Deep Freeze
  • Allow users to report incidents from computers
  • Provide intelligent non-disruptive PC power management
  • Allow end users to securely access and manage their data stored on Google Drive or Dropbox

Faronics Support

Have questions about Deep Freeze Enterprise?
Call us directly at +44 (0) 1344 741057 or contact sales.
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