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Symantec offers Ghost products for business users as well as for home users. To determine the appropriate Ghost product for your needs, please refer to the product comparison below.

For Business Users

Symantec Ghost Enterprise
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5

Imaging, deployment, and management of Windows and Linux systems in a corporate environment.

Sold via corporate licensing options.
Current version: 2.5

Key Features

  • Centrally manages the deployment of hundreds of Windows or Linux operating systems across an enterprise in a matter of minutes.
  • Provides rapid and seamless Windows Vista Migration including migration of user data, application settings and Windows configuration settings.
  • Allows administrators to more effectively manage image and software deployments with hardware and software inventory.
  • Simplifies image management and reduces the number of images needed for deployment by using DeployAnywhere technology to deploy hardware-independent images.
  • Preserves files and folders during an image deployment to ensure an original state "onboard" recovery solution for every PC.
  • Meets the highest industry standards for secure system retirement and data disposal, including Department of Defense standard DoD 5220.22-M.

For Home and Home Office Users

Symantec Ghost Home and Home Office
Norton Ghost 14.0

Norton Ghost™ 14.0

Protects your computer with advanced backup and recovery.

Sold as single-use boxes.
Current version: 14.0

Key Features

  • Full system backup (disk image)—Backs up everything on a hard drive or partition.
  • File and folder backup—Backs up only the specific files and folders you choose rather than saving an entire drive.
  • FTP backup—Copies recovery points to a FTP site for easier offsite backup management. NEW
  • Offsite backup—backs up your files to NAS (Network-Attached Storage) devices. NEW
  • Symantec ThreatCon integration—triggers incremental backups whenever ThreatCon reaches a specified threat level. Great for computers without virus protection. NEW
  • Incremental and differential backup—Backs up only files that have changed.
  • EXCLUSIVE! Google Desktop™ integration—Makes data recovery even faster with searchable backup indexes.
  • LightsOut Restore—Restores your system with an on-disk software recovery environment—no bootable CD required.
  • EXCLUSIVE! Remote management—Controls other Norton Ghost installations (12.0 or higher) on your local area network.
  • Advanced compression and encryption—Minimizes storage space and helps keep sensitive documents safe.