It’s Easy to Get Started.

Industry-leading, easy to use IT management software allows you to manage your user’s devices in as little as 15 minutes.


Step 1: Install SmartDeploy

Setup your IT workstation

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Step 2: Install the Client

Manage your endpoints from the Console

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  • Install the client on endpoints you want to manage from the Console
  • You can also install the client using Group Policy

What Would You Like to Do?

Select an endpoint management task to get started

Deploy Applications

With the click of your mouse deploy pre-built Application Packages or create your own

  • Be sure the SmartDeploy client is installed on your endpoints first
  • Application Packs allow you to deploy individual applications, patches, or tasks
  • Deploy Application Packs over your network or use your cloud storage provider to deploy over WiFi

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Deploy Windows

Create and deploy an image to any device

Before You Begin

Get Ready to Create Your Image

1. Build Reference VM

1. Build Reference VM

Create a virtual reference machine with the target OS and apps

  • Install Windows and all available updates on your VM
  • You do not need to Sysprep your reference machine, SmartDeploy runs Sysprep automatically at deployment time
  • Fully shutdown the virtual machine using the command line shutdown /s /t 0

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2. Capture Image

2. Capture Image

Create a virtual reference machine with the target OS and apps

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Inactive time: up to 10 minutes

3. Download Packs

3. Download Packs

Acquire driver and application packages for your target device

  • Platform Packs are downloadable model-specific driver packs built by SmartDeploy technicians
  • SmartDeploy uses WMI queries to deploy only drivers specific to each hardware make, model, and OS version
  • Download pre-built Application Packs or create your own
  • Application Packs allow you to deploy individual applications, patches, or tasks

You can also deploy Platform Packs and Application Packs separately to keep machines up-to-date and secure.

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4. Answer File

4. Answer File

Create an answer file to automate deployment

  • Advanced options include setting default Windows settings, disk options, and running custom scripts. For more information visit our support center
  • Include the SmartDeploy Client in your answer file
  • By default, answer files are marked unattended for Network Deployment with SmartDeploy

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5. Boot Media

5. Boot Media

Create boot or deployment media

  • To use a USB/DVD for deployment, create boot media or offline deployment media
  • SmartDeploy leverages WDS for PXE boot
  • Create a deployment package for deployment from the SmartDeploy Console

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6. Deploy Image

6. Deploy Image

Deploy your image to your target device

  • Console-initiated deployments can be scheduled
  • Sysprep runs automatically during deployment
  • Use Multicast when deploying to 25+ machines
  • During your trial a network connection is required to deploy machines

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Update Device Drivers

Keep devices up-to-date with Platform Packs

  • Be sure to install the SmartDeploy client on your endpoints
  • SmartDeploy will indicate when there is an update available for Platform Pack in your library, and when a device doesn’t have the latest Platform Pack
  • Deploy Platform Packs over your network or using your cloud storage provider to deploy over WiFi

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Migrate User Data

Capture and deploy user data

  • Be sure the SmartDeploy client is installed on your endpoints first
  • You can capture and deploy user data during a Windows migration, or migrate user data from one machine to another
  • For more information on USMT visit our support center

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Use Cloud Services

Deploy images, applications, or drivers from your cloud storage provider

  • Launch the Upload Wizard to post your Cloud Deployment Package to Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft OneDrive or OneDrive for Business.
  • Once posted, you can push images to target computers in your organization from your preferred cloud storage provider.
  • After uploading, create media that references your Cloud Deployment Package

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Getting Started Resources

Resources to help you get started with SmartDeploy