14 Sep

Microsoft MVP reviews SmartDeploy

Deploying Windows Machines
With so many players in the Windows computer imaging space, finding the right tool can be downright daunting – not to mention extremely time consuming. So much so that many companies are still using the old spooky software they started using 20 years ago. Yes, 20 years ago!

Through the years, you may have asked yourself questions like:
• “Is a free imaging tool like MDT best because it’s one less line item on my IT budget to have to justify to my boss?”
• “How do I know when it’s time to move from a free, open source tool to something more turnkey with user friendly?”
• “Is SCCM more than we really need?”

If your existing software is unreliable, you’re managing a diverse hardware set, or you’re running into issues managing Windows 10 Creators Updates, it’s time to see what’s out there.

Enter twelve-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award, Mitch Tulloch. He recently compared a few of the top Windows imaging solutions – SmartDeploy, Acronis Snap Deploy, and Specops Deploy. I especially liked the part where he refers to SmartDeploy as “MDT on steroids.”

Check out the full article on techgenix.com: Alternatives for building and deploying Windows images

SmartDeploy is stronger than ever with many new features added since the article published earlier this year (like our new imaging over the internet capability). Go ahead, take a quick read and be sure to include SmartDeploy in the list when you decide it’s time to evaluate a new Windows imaging solution.

About the Author

Heidi Flaig
Heidi Flaig has overseen the marketing department for SmartDeploy since 2011 and thrives on engaging with IT professionals to better understand how SmartDeploy products can improve their world. She has over 500 contributions in the Spiceworks community. When she’s not in the office, you can find Heidi hiking with her husband, two sons, and silver lab, Miles.