Features & SpecsHow It HelpsArchitecture Windows updates are even easier to manage with Faronics Core. Using the MS WSUS™ you can pull updates for your endpoints and automate them with the handy scheduling function. For efficiency, you can also wake-up endpoints locally to grab the critical security patches and install them directly. Managing laptops? We’ve got you covered. The Active Task feature ensures IT tasks and configuration changes are applied even when not connected to the network. Once laptops come online, the changes are applied within two hours. Install with confidence across your entire organization. Using Faronics Core you can easily perform software deployments with a few clicks of a mouse. Or you can schedule them to occur automatically after hours. Simply set in and forget it. Plus, you’re not limited to only managing Faronics solutions. You can also install third party products, update Windows and execute your own custom configuration scripts. Faronics Deep Freeze integration allows you to make configuration changes to your Faronics software even while workstations are Frozen with Faronics Core. It also integrates with other Faronics software solutions so that you can manage them all from a single pane of glass, including Faronics Anti-Virus, Faronics Anti-Executable, Faronics Power Save, and Faronics WINSelect. System Requirements 32- or 64-bit editions of Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista and Windows 8.1 32- or 64-bit editions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 The server requires Windows Installer (MSIEXEC) 4.5 and Microsoft MMC 3.0, which you must install separately (Faronics Core installer points to a download page if these components are missing). The server also requires Microsoft .NET 3.5 SP1 (which can be downloaded and installed by Faronics Core installer, if missing). Hardware Requirements Minimum Pentium 4, 2.8 Ghz or equivalent 2 GB RAM 80 GB available hard disk space Recommended Dual Core Pentium 2.4 Ghz or equivalent 3 GB RAM 80 GB available hard disk space Faronics Core is a multi-tool for IT professionals. It’s a simple remote management tool that makes it easy to centrally manage your endpoints. Equipped with enterprise-level deployment and management capabilities that can be customized for your organization, Faronics Core will save you time and money. It’s hard to believe, but Faronics Core comes with all Faronics enterprise solutions – free of charge. With a large number of workstations to administer, you can appreciate the simplicity of managing multiple solutions through a single pane of glass. All workstation information such as name, online status, operating system, and more is easily visible from the Core Console. For even easier management, you can create custom workgroups to organize workstations in a way that makes sense to you. Faronics Core can host multiple product loadins at the same time to help you realize the value of your Faronics software investments faster. Reclaim your time and let Faronics Core do all the heavy lifting. Using Faronics Core you can perform software deployments with a few clicks of a mouse or you can schedule them so they occur automatically after hours. You can also create customized policies to configure your Faronics products exactly how you want them. Your policies will be re-usable and will simplify the rapid configuration of new workstations. Faronics Core makes it easy to install and configure Faronics software but you aren’t limited to only that. You can also install third party products, update Windows and execute your own custom configuration scripts. Faronics Core offers invaluable insight and intelligence with its built-in reporting abilities. You can run detailed reports on a workstation, group of workstations or even globally across multiple Faronics Core Servers. Faronics reports are exportable and can be easily published to the web or modified in spreadsheets. Each Faronics product has a full range of canned reports designed to give you a big picture view of your workstations. Faronics Core consists of four components – Core Console, Core Server, Core Database and Core Agent. This tiered architecture allows for more flexible management and a more scalable system. Multiple Consoles Multiple Servers Enterprise Scalability Have questions about Faronics Core? Call us directly at 1-800-943-6422 or contact sales. For troubleshooting, check out our Support Portal for answers to frequently asked questions.