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Altiris Deployment Solution helps reduce the cost of deploying and managing Dell Servers, Dell Blade Servers, and Dell Thin Clients. The easy-to-use, automated solution allows administrators to centrally manage OS deployment, configuration, PC “personality” migration, and software deployment across hardware platforms and OS types.

Reduce Dell Deployment Times

Stop wasting time! Now you can automate the deployment of your Dell hardware and reduce setup time from hours to literally minutes. With Altiris Deployment Solution you gain comprehensive provisioning of your Dell hardware.

Key Features & Benefits


Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Servers
Altiris Deployment Solution software offers enhanced Dell server deployment capability that dramatically reduces the time and cost of provisioning and managing your Dell servers. Deployment Solution uses pre-built scripts to quickly and easily deploy Dell servers from bare metal. Deployment jobs enable you to update and configure hardware and system settings (including BIOS, RAID, and DRAC configurations), deploy a Windows or Linux OS, install applications (databases and e-mail servers), and more—all from a central, remote console.
  • Automate and reduce server deployment time from hours to literally minutes with sample deployment jobs for popular Dell servers
  • Remotely install applications, hot fixes, and service packs as part of the server build process
  • Supports both Windows and Linux operating system as well as WinPE and Linux pre-boot environments
  • Supports Dell 6th through 10th generation servers


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Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Servers adds support for Windows Server 2008 to its already comprehensive platform support.

To learn more about Dell Client Manager Plus, click here (PDF).

Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Blade Servers

Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Blade Servers optimizes and expands the award-winning Altiris Deployment Solution to include features specifically designed to provision and manage Dell blade servers. Easily configure hardware and system settings, deploy Windows or Linux operating systems, install applications, and much more, all from a remote management console. Deployment Solution for Dell Blade Servers delivers a quick and measurable return on investment by reducing deployment time from hours to minutes.
  • Realize quick ROI by reducing Dell blade server deployment from hours to minutes with rip-and-replace functionality
  • Save testing time with engineer-tested sample jobs for popular Dell servers; plus, scripts to configure DRAC, apply DUPs, and install OMSA.
  • Realize benefits faster by deploying the latest versions of server OSs: Windows, Linux and VMware.
  • Reduce build and troubleshooting time with standardized configurations that provide a consistent baseline for servers.
  • Extend value of your blade investment with sample deployment jobs for popular Dell blade server models, including M600 and M605.



To learn more about Dell Client Manager Plus, click here (PDF).

Deployment Solution for Dell Thin Clients

Dell and Symantec offer a single, comprehensive management solution for thin clients, desktops, and notebooks. You can use the same tool with thin clients that you use today to manage desktops, notebooks, and workstations. Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Thin Clients helps reduce the cost of managing and deploying thin clients from a centralized location in your environment. Deployment Solution is an easy-to-use, automated solution that offers OS deployment, configuration, PC “personality” migration, and software deployment.
  • Provides a single solution for provisioning and managing desktops, notebooks, blade servers, thin clients, and handheld devices.
  • Automates deployment of operating systems, applications, upgrades and configurations.
  • Controls access to specified management features with comprehensive role-and-scope-based security management.
  • Offers centralized control of multiple sites for true enterprise management.
  • Deploy embedded OS images easily with the factory installed and licensed agent to the OptiPlex FX160.



To learn more about Dell Client Manager Plus, click here (PDF).