We have used Deploy Studio at MEMS for three years. It has been great and free. We can do about 40/50 computers an hour before we max out. If we are just doing one computer it takes us under 7 minutes to re-image.
We have about 450 ppc and intel macs and no pcs .
Clonezilla has the ability to clone multiple computers at one time: http://clonezilla.org/clonezilla-SE.php."Clonezilla SE was used to clone 41 computers simultaneously. It took only about 10 minutes to clone a 5.6 GBytes system image to all 41 computers via multicasting!"
We've given up FOG for Windows Deployment Server. All three solutions have their pros and cons.I'm liking WDS for deploying Windows 7 to our machines. I use clonezilla (standalone) for the servers.Paul Wood
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On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Bryan Thompson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
All,For the last couple of years, I've been loving Clonezilla. I can quickly create images and deploy them, but I can only restore one computer at a time which becomes painful when I have to image an entire lab. We are mostly Mac, and on the Mac end I just started to use deploy studio which makes a clone in four minutes vs. 30 minutes using Super Duper, or Carbon Copy Cloner. Is there something that I can use to do a similar job over the network with Windows computers? I need a solution even I can understand.Thanks,Bryan---Bryan Thompson
Winooski School District60 Normand Street
Winooski, VT 05404