Faronics Releases Deep Freeze Version 5.6

SAN RAMON, CA, October 19, 2005 — Faronics Technologies, the makers of Deep Freeze, is pleased to announce the release of Deep Freeze Version 5.6 for Enterprise, Professional, and Standard editions.

Version 5.6 has several new features implemented, including WSUS support and the ability to specify a host name for LAN/WAN configuration. It also offers improved Server Service Manager stability and improved network performance.

Due to Faronics’ recent expansion into Japan and the reseller agreement signed with Networld, Deep Freeze Enterprise and Deep Freeze Standard editions have now been localized in Japanese.

Customers with a valid Maintenance Package can visit www.faronics.com to request a secure download of Deep Freeze 5.6.

To download an evaluation version of Deep Freeze, please visit www.faronics.com.

Deep Freeze instantly protects and preserves original computer configurations, eliminating routine IT maintenance while allowing complete unrestricted access to a workstation. Regardless of the changes made to a workstation, simply restart to reset the computer to its original state. The result is a protected, parallel network, free of viruses and unwanted programs. Computing environments are easier to manage, and expensive computer assets are kept running at 100% capacity. Deep Freeze protects 5 million computers worldwide—saving organizations countless hours of technical support.

About Faronics
Faronics develops and markets intelligent utilities for absolute control of multi-user computing environments. Faronics’ market-leading solutions ensure 100% workstation availability and have dramatically impacted the day-to-day lives of thousands of information technology professionals and computing lab managers. Our user-driven, powerful technology innovations benefit educational institutions, libraries, government organizations and corporations.

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MEDIA CONTACT
Brent Smithurst (Vice President, Technical Operations)
800-943-6422
bsmithurst@faronics.com