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Non-Restrictive Technology Benefits

  • Ensures complete freedom to the students resulting in enhanced learning
  • Non-restrictive technology is an enabler instead of an obstacle
  • Students can focus on learning without obstacles while experimenting with technology
  • Optimum utilization of system resources with improved performance
  • Eliminates the need for hard drive clean-up
  • Preserves the configuration of the operating system and installed programs for a consistent learning environment
  • Creates a multi-user environment without restrictions while ensuring security
  • Allows complete access to all features of the system without complex restrictions
  • Saves time in managing restrictions, eliminates the need to fix software problems, leading to reduced Total Cost of Ownership
  • Educators can focus on teaching with unrestricted access to educational tools and eliminate computer issues with a simple reboot
Non-Restrictive Technology Benefits

Reverse changes to computer configuration with a simple reboot

With Faronics Patented Reboot to Restore Technology:
  • Students can completely customize the appearance and configuration settings on their computer without any restrictions. All changes are reversed and the computer returns to its pristine configuration upon reboot.
  • Students are never affected by problems in the operating system or installed software. Any issues with the operating system or installed programs are reversed upon reboot saving valuable time for the IT staff.

Restrict Website and Network Access for Lab Computers

Create a secure lab environment:
  • Secure your computers by creating a list of allowed or restricted websites and network locations to prevent data theft.
  • Restrict browsers or disable browser features to control user actions and increase security.
Centrally Manage Computers in Labs, Schools, and Campuses Across the Globe

Centrally Manage Computers in Labs, Schools, and Campuses Across the Globe

  • Simple web based console helps you manage all your computers and monitor your IT assets through one clean dashboard.
  • Protect your computers, perform Windows updates, update popular products, ensure license compliance, deploy custom software packages, manage incident reports, receive alerts, and create a kiosk from a single web-based interface.

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  • Patented Reboot to Restore Technology
  • 100% System Availability
  • No Dependency on On-Site IT Support
  • Web Based Console
  • Kiosk Mode
  • Browser Lockdown
  • Printer Restrictions
  • Automatic Software Updates via Cloud
  • Software Asset Management
  • Desktop Lockdown
  • Application Control
  • Schedule Windows Updates
  • Power Management
  • Desktops

    Desktops

    Patented ‘Reboot to Restore’ technology provides zero disruption on Windows and Mac computers.
    Laptops

    Laptops

    Whether you are using a laptop at your store for a customer presentation or in the warehouse for production, ensure 100% up time.
    Servers

    Servers

    Prevent servers from straying from their baseline configurations and eliminate degradation issues which lead to servers slowing down over time.
    Windows Tablets

    Windows Tablets

    Keep in-store or mobile PCs protected and up-to-date with protection across multiple layers.
    Rugged Books

    Rugged Books

    Deep Freeze on your rugged computers makes sure they are rugged on the inside as well.
    Public Kiosks

    Public Kiosks

    Launch only the retail applications and limit everything else for complete security and prevent data leakage.
    Virtualized Environments

    Virtualized Environments

    Provide a non-persistent, virtualized desktop environment with secured thin clients.
    Windows XP Machines

    Windows XP Machines

    Retain your system’s pristine configuration, even on an unsupported platform.
  • Absolute Protection for Lab Computers
    Absolute Protection for Lab Computers

    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 Student Kiosks

    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
    Secure and Control your Student Kiosks
    Centrally Manage all your School Computers
    Centrally Manage all your School Computers

    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 for Training Computers

    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
    Customized Configuration Options for Training Computers
    Deployment and 3rd Party Integration for Computers
    Deployment and 3rd Party Integration for Computers

    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)
    Integration with other Faronics Solutions
    Automatic Maintenance and Updates
    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
    Compatibility and Interoperability Options
  • SKYWEST AIRLINES

    SKYWEST AIRLINES

    Seamless Aviation Operations
    "Often when these events occurred, the airline has to physically send someone from the IT team to the location, incurring expenditures on location. Incurring expenditures in travel costs. The lack of remote management capabilities in windows steady state was also a major bottleneck."
    Michael Howes
    SkyWest desktop application support technician
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    PHILADELPHIA FIGHT

    PHILADELPHIA FIGHT

    Bringing Computers to the Community
    "Deep Freeze gives network administrators at each site peace of mind with better control over their labs and assurance against viruses."
    Allison Wolf
    Manager of Information Systems
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    FREEDOM FIRST CREDIT UNION

    FREEDOM FIRST CREDIT UNION

    Keeping Your Money Safe
    "Deep Freeze passed the tests with fying colors and upon reboot our test PCs returned to their initial state. We tried to break the product and see its limitations, but it was indestructible and we loved it."
    Jef Morehart
    Network Technician for Freedom First Credit Union
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    BALLSTON SPA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    BALLSTON SPA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Facilitating Learning Everywhere
    "Faronics Anti-Virus and Deep Freeze have simplified our job and allowed us to focus on other critical projects."
    Brian Merchant
    Coordinator of Technical Support Services for BSCSD
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  • Cloud
    CLOUD
    Deep Freeze Cloud
    Deep Freeze Cloud is offered as Software as a Service(SaaS) which includes a suite of services including Deep Freeze, WINSelect and other Faronics Solutions. Now be in control of your IT assets, anytime and anywhere
    ON-PREMISE
    ON-PREMISE
    Deep Freeze Enterprise
    Deep Freeze Enterprise
    Centralized deployment and management as well as a host of configuration options for the Enterprise.
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