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 .

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Paul Wood <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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
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