Eliminate Server Outages
Servers that enable critical tasks are the vital backbone of a business, and server outages, whether from an accidental change or a malicious attack, can spell disaster.With Deep Freeze Server, a simple restart is all it takes to restore your server from such disruptive incidents, keeping your business running smoothly.
Patented Reboot to Restore Technology
100% Guarantee of Server Recovery with Every Restart
Protection from Phishing and Zero-day Threats
Extend the Life of Your Servers
Faronics Deep Freeze makes PCs Indestructible
Protect your Windows and Mac Server operating systems and ensure they're running at 100% operating availability.
Freeze and Restore

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

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 Servers from threats such as phishing.

Prevent Configuration Drifts

Prevent Servers from straying from their baseline configurations while still allowing administrative functions to continue.

Achieve License Compliance

Only keep approved software installed across the Servers, helping your organization achieve license compliance.

Increase Your Productivity

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

Protect Servers Running Windows Server 2003 even after End of Support

Retain your system’s pristine configuration, even on an unsupported platform like Windows Server 2003.

Eliminate Unplanned Threats

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

We help you Manage All types of Devices
Small Business Server Environment

Ensure 100% Server recovery with every restart to protect SBS to run mission-critical business services, making it a cost-efficient solution.

Virtual Servers or Hypervisors

Prevent Servers from straying from their baseline configurations in a virtualized environment that share a single hardware host.

Classroom & Labs Computers

Allow students to connect to virtual desktops, Remote-App programs, and session-based desktops over a private network or the Internet without worrying about Phishing or Zero-day Threats.

Point of Sale Computers

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




Reboot to Restore
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Faronics Deep Freeze Server comes with a set of powerful features that prove immensely useful for IT administrators looking to keep their IIS, Web and other servers running smoothly and securely, without any restrictions.
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!

Security and Control
Enhanced security is rolled into Faronics Deep Freeze Server with protection for the Master Boot Record (MBR) from rootkit injections, making your security bulletproof.
  • Secure the Master Boot Record (MBR)
  • Encrypt all components with a unique Customization Code
  • Preset multiple passwords to be used on a server or via the Command Line Control with varying activation and expiration dates
  • Generate encrypted One Time or One Day Passwords
  • Disable keyboard and mouse during Thawed Periods or on demand
  • Boot Control window provides ability for immediate reboot
  • Use Stealth Mode to hide the Deep Freeze Server system tray icon

Configuration Options
Customized configuration makes setting up Deep Freeze for your environment a breeze.
  • Customized configuration makes setting up Deep Freeze Server for your environment a breeze.
  • Create customized installation files using the Configuration Administrator
  • Pre-select Frozen Drives and selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives
  • Schedule automatic Restart/Shutdown times
  • Restart server on Logoff
  • Shutdown servers after a preset length of inactivity
  • 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

Data Retention Options
With Deep Freeze Server installed, data can be retained across reboots by redirecting both user and application data to storage space on non-system drives
  • Create up to eight ThawSpaces on a server that can be used to store programs, save files, or make permanent changes
  • Specify the size of the ThawSpace and host drive
  • Cache Windows updates by downloading updates even when in Frozen state

Central Management
Central management (available in Deep Freeze Server Enterprise edition) makes it easy to deploy, configure, and manage Deep Freeze Server.
  • Schedule restart, shutdown, Wake-On-LAN, Freeze, Thaw, and Thaw Locked tasks dynamically to take place once or regularly
  • Change server task schedules on the fly
  • Manage servers easily with User Defined Groups
  • Quickly populate multiple groups or sub-groups with smart automatic filters or import groups from Active Directory
  • Update all pre-existing installation files automatically
  • Invoke system maintenance on demand with “Thaw Locked” mode
  • Launch RDP and VNC sessions through the Deep Freeze Console
  • Create customized Enterprise Consoles with tailored features
  • Remotely deploy, execute, and control software on servers
  • With Faronics Core keep scheduled actions “active” to ensure updates on offline servers
  • With Faronics Core manage servers with dynamic groups, perform actions on server groups, view server activity status, and remotely wake-up offline servers via the web

Deployment and Interoperability Options
Easy deployment of Faronics Deep Freeze Server is made possible with several options.
  • Offers silent install option for rapid network deployment
  • Provides option to deploy on multiple servers as part of a master image
  • Deep Freeze Command Line Control Utility for remote management
  • Integrate Deep Freeze protection into any desktop management solution capable of executing command line control
  • Create, edit download, and share XML-based Deep Freeze Action Files to interact with other programs via the Enterprise Console
  • Communicate with servers over a LAN, WAN, or combination
  • Support for multiple ports and automatically authorizing them

Deep Freeze Server may be used in conjunction with Faronics Anti-Virus, Anti-Executable and Power Save.
  • Seamless malware definitions on servers 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

Absolute Protection
Faronics Deep Freeze Server provides comprehensive protection for IT systems.
  • Guarantees 100% server recovery upon restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions

Integration and Compatibility
Faronics Deep Freeze Server 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 SSD, SCSI, ATA, SATA, and IDE hard drives
  • Supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS, basic and dynamic disks
  • Compatible with NComputing solutions
  • Localized in six languages
Supported Platforms
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 R2

Hard Drive Space

10% free space required

Additional Requirements
  • The Deep Freeze Configuration Administrator and Enterprise Console are supported on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Server 2003, 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2 (32 & 64 bit) and Server 2012.
  • The hardware requirements are the same as the recommended requirements for the host operating system.
Cloud Based
On Premise?
The Choice is Yours
  Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector

    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 Server?
Call us directly at +44 (0) 1344 741057 or contact sales.
For troubleshooting, check out our Support Portal for answers to frequently asked questions.