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PowerQuest, Intel Offer Comprehensive Solution to Reduce High Costs of OS Deployment

PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite and Intel LANDesk Management Suite Combine to Deliver Quality Imaging and Efficient Migration to the Enterprise

OREM, Utah - July 25, 2001 - PowerQuest® Corporation, a provider of proven solutions for storage management, is working with Intel® Corporation to offer a comprehensive solution to greatly reduce the cost of deploying operating systems (OSes). The combination of Intel LANDesk® Management Suite and PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite™ provides a solution to the time-consuming and expensive process of installing, upgrading or migrating OSes.

“Intel is pleased to work with PowerQuest to offer a solution for customers looking to deploy OSes across desktops in a managed network,” said John Sutherland, general manager for software products and services division at Intel. “The combination of Intel LANDesk Management Suite and PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite eliminates the challenges of time and expense that companies face when upgrading and migrating to a new OS and provides customers with a rapid return on their investment.”

The combination of PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite and Intel LANDesk Management Suite allows companies to deploy, upgrade, migrate and install operating systems remotely throughout an enterprise. Information technology (IT) professionals can use this solution to fully automate the deployment of operating systems, minimize the system resources necessary to perform deployment procedures, preserve end user system environments and minimize end user involvement. All this can be done from anywhere in the world.

PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite is a comprehensive lifecycle management solution for computer systems that includes imaging and deployment, system migration, ongoing management and system retirement through remote management.

Intel LANDesk Management Suite offers centralized, Web-based control over desktop and network environments. It allows IT professionals to manage networked assets, solve problems remotely and improve IT productivity.

In addition to operating system migration, the combined PowerQuest and Intel solution will remotely install and configure PCs, upgrade existing PCs with a new image and reinstall images after hard drive failures.

“PowerQuest is delighted to work with Intel to offer enterprise customers a comprehensive desktop management and deployment solution,” said Steve Fairbanks, vice president of business development for PowerQuest. “Intel has a tremendous global reputation, not only as the world’s largest chip maker, but also as a reliable manufacturer of systems management software solutions. The combination of our technologies gives IT professionals the power and control they need in a deployment solution.”

PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite and Intel LANDesk Management Suite are available through a worldwide network of distributors and value-added resellers. Contact your Intel sales manager directly to purchase Intel LANDesk Management Suite and PowerQuest PowerDeploy Suite or visit the Intel Web site at or the PowerQuest Web site at

About PowerQuest
PowerQuest Corporation is a global provider of automated deployment and recovery solutions for corporations and individual users. Based on the company's Virtual Volume Imaging (V2i) technology and Active State Management (ASM) architecture, PowerQuest products and services simplify the management of storage throughout the technology lifecycle. PowerQuest products are available directly from the company and throughout a network of partners in more than 34 countries.

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