Deep Freeze

100% Guarantee of Server Recovery with Every Restart

Eliminate Server Outages

Mission critical servers are the backbone of any business. Therefore, outages due to accidental misconfiguration or malicious system changes can cost a great deal. With Deep Freeze Server, a simple restart is all it takes to restore your server from any disruptive incidents, keeping your business running smoothly.
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Patented Technology

Patented Technology

100% Server Recovery

100% Server Recovery

Threat Protection

Threat Protection

Extend Server Life

Extend Server Life

FARONICS DEEP FREEZE Patented Reboot to Restore Technology Makes Computers Indestructible

Freeze and Restore
Freeze your endpoints to the desired state. Restore from any unexpected changes with a simple reboot.
Eliminate Lockdown Defense
Avoid restrictive computer lockdown for maintaining security.
Reverse Configuration Drifts
Reverse configuration drifts with a simple reboot while allowing users to save their work.
Protection Against Phishing
Reverse malicious changes on reboot and protect computers from phishing.
Achieve License Compliance
Only approved software stays and unauthorized software is removed thereby achieving license compliance.
Eliminate Undetected Threats
Effectively reverse malicious changes to your computers including zero-day threats.

Deep Freeze Helps to Reduce IT Tickets by 63%

Enterprise Console
Enterprise Console
Enterprise Console makes it easy to deploy, configure, and manage Deep Freeze computers across the network. Also, create a customized console with tailored features.
Single or Multiple Server
Single or Multiple Server
Perform Restart, Shutdown, Wake-On-LAN actions to take place on demand or on a scheduled basis. Or even remotely lock keyboard and mouse to prevent any unauthorized changes.
Maintenance Tasks
Maintenance Tasks
Schedule different maintenance windows to perform automatic updates using a batch file or third-party management solutions to install Windows and other software updates.

The Non-Restrictive Reboot-to-Restore Concept

Provide users with unrestricted access to operating system and installed programs while preventing permanent configuration changes.
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We help you manage all types of devices

Business Server Environments
Business Server Environments
Ensure 100% recovery for Small Business Servers to run mission critical business and making it a cost-effective solution.
Industry - Healthcare >
Virtual Servers or Hypervisors
Virtual Servers or Hypervisors
Prevent Servers from straying from their baseline configurations in a virtualized environment that share a single hardware host.
Industry - Retail >
Classroom & Lab Computers
Classroom & Lab 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.
Industry - Education >
Point of Sale Computers
Point of Sale Computers
Augment PCI compliance, prevents configuration drift and secure your POS Servers from malware that could cause data breaches.
Industry - Retail >

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Absolute Protection for IT Systems
Absolute 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 configuration drift and accidental system misconfiguration. Helps maintain Software compliance across all workstations. Protects workstations from unauthorized changes with a simple restart.
Security and Control
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
Configuration Options
Data Retention Options
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
Central Management
Deployment and Interoperability Options
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

Virus and malware definitions are retained on the workstations in a Frozen state with Faronics Anti-Virus.

  • Virus and malware definitions for other anti-virus solutions can be easily retained through the use of Thawed Periods
  • Integration with Faronics Anti-Executable and Faronics Power Save to detect Deep Freeze Thawed Periods
Absolute Protection
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

Deep Freeze Server works with a wide range of hard drives and file systems.

  • 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
Integration and Compatibility
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!
How Deep Freeze Works
  • 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, 2008, 2008 R2 (32 & 64 bit) and Server 2012.
    • The hardware requirements are the same as the recommended requirements for the host operating system.

Deep Freeze
Customer Stories

Explore a range of client case studies across industries
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success
How did these companies succeed? Learn how Faronics Deep Freeze is helping industry leaders from around the world innovate and grow through digital reinvention, experienced design, and thoughtful planning.
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success


Seamless Aviation Operations
"Often when these events occurred, the airline has to physically send someone from the IT team to the location, incuring 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 Based or On Premise?

The Choice is Yours
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success
You can deploy an On Premise or Cloud solution based on your requirements. You have the option of deploying Deep Freeze Enterprise (On Premise), Deep Freeze Cloud, or Deep Freeze Cloud Connector.
Learn from Deep Freeze clients’ success
Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector  Available as an optional add-on via Deep Freeze Cloud Connector
DFCC - Available Features  Available
DFCC - Optional Features  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 formats
  • 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

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