Faronics

Founded in 1996, Faronics is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and is a privately-held company with nearly 30,000 unique customers using over nine million licenses in over 150 countries. Faronics has a history of providing excellent value to customers, selling direct and through channel partners to enhance existing relationships, local presence, and value-added services.

Faronics delivers software that helps manage, simplify, and secure multi-user computing environments. Our suite of products ensures 100% workstation availability, and frees up IT teams from tedious technical support and software issues.

Faronics Deep Freeze reduces IT costs by preserving desired computer configurations. Faronics Anti-Executable prevents against unauthorized software, while Faronics Anti-Virus ensures high-performance, endpoint malware protection. Faronics Power Save lowers energy costs with intelligent energy management. Faronics Insight delivers total control over classroom computers, whereas Faronics WINSelect enables IT administrators to customize their access to applications, websites, programs, and menu options.Faronics’ technology innovations benefit educational institutions, healthcare facilities, libraries, government organizations and corporations.

With offices in the US, Canada, and the UK, Faronics has developed a strong global network of partners to deliver its award winning products.

Absolute Protection
Absolute Protection
Faronics Deep Freeze provides comprehensive protection for IT systems.
  • Deep Freeze makes workstation configurations indestructible
  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery upon restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions
  • Prevents workstation drift and accidental system misconfiguration
  • Helps maintain Software compliance across all workstations
  • Protects workstations from unauthorized changes with a simple restart

Secure and Control your Computers
Secure and Control your Computers
Enhanced security is rolled into Faronics Deep Freeze with protection to the Operating System along with the Master Boot Record (MBR) from rootkit injections, making your security bulletproof.
  • Prevent unauthorized administrators from accessing or controlling a computer that runs Deep Freeze via a unique Customization Code for all components
  • Preset multiple passwords to be used on a workstation or via the Command Line Control with varying activation and expiration dates
  • Disable keyboard and mouse, including touchscreen devices, during Thawed Periods or on demand
  • Boot Control window provides the ability for immediate reboot
  • Use Stealth Mode to hide the Deep Freeze system tray icon

Retain Important Data and Clear Unwanted Changes
Retain Important Data and Clear Unwanted Changes
With Deep Freeze installed, data can be retained across reboots by redirecting both user and application data to storage space on non-system or network drives.
  • Retain data across reboots even if the computer is in a Frozen state, on up to eight virtual storage drives or “ThawSpaces” on a workstation
  • Use ThawSpaces to store programs, save files, or make permanent changes
  • Format ThawSpaces to remove unwanted files
  • Specify the size of the ThawSpace and host drive
  • Cache Windows updates by downloading updates even when in Frozen state
  • Redirect data for storage on desired location with the Data Igloo

Centrally Manage all your End-Points
Centrally Manage all your End-Points
Central management makes it easy to deploy, configure, and manage Deep Freeze using the Enterprise Console or Core Console
  • Quickly populate multiple groups or sub-groups with smart automatic filters or import groups from Active Directory
  • Invoke system maintenance on demand with “Thaw Locked” mode to block access to Keyboard and Mouse
  • Launch RDP and VNC sessions right from the Deep Freeze Enterprise Console
  • Create customized Enterprise Consoles with tailored features
  • Remotely deploy, execute, and control software on managed workstations
  • With Faronics Core keep scheduled actions “active” to ensure updates on offline workstations
  • With Faronics Core manage workstations with dynamic groups, perform actions on workstation groups, view workstation activity status, and remotely wake-up offline workstations via the web

Customized Configuration Options
Customized Configuration Options
Customized configuration makes setting up Deep Freeze for your environment a breeze.
  • Use the Configuration Administrator to specify multiple passwords, select drives to be Frozen, create ThawSpaces to save data, create workstation tasks, schedule maintenance and set advanced networks.
  • Create multiple customized installers with different configurations
  • Pre-select Frozen Drives and selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives
  • Schedule automatic Restart/Shutdown times
  • Automate Windows Update installation and detect when installation is complete to reboot Frozen or shutdown
  • Schedule multiple Thawed Periods to perform Windows updates (through the Internet or WSUS) or run a custom batch file to update other software
  • Automatically apply configuration changes to workstations without having to disable Deep Freeze

Deployment and 3rd Party Integration
Deployment and 3rd Party Integration
Easy deployment of Faronics Deep Freeze is made possible with several options.
  • Use the built-in Command Line Interface to manage Deep Freeze from within the most popular desktop management systems such as Microsoft SCCM, Dell KACE, Spice Works, and Symantec Altiris Check out our Integration page
  • Easy deployment options including a silent install for rapid network deployment, deployment as part of your imaging solution or via the Enterprise Console
  • Provides option to deploy on multiple workstations as part of a master image
  • Includes the Deep Freeze Command Line Control Utility for remote management
  • Create, edit download, and share XML-based Deep Freeze Action Files to interact with other programs via the Enterprise Console

Integration with other Faronics Solutions
Integration with other Faronics Solutions
Deep Freeze may be used in conjunction with Faronics Anti-Virus, Anti-Executable and Power Save.
  • Single Console to manage both Deep Freeze and Faronics Anti-Virus clients
  • Seamless malware definition retention on workstations protected in a Frozen state with Faronics Anti-Virus
  • Malware definitions for other anti-virus solutions can be easily retained through use of Thawed Periods
  • Integration with Faronics Anti-Executable and Faronics Power Save to detect Deep Freeze Thawed Periods
  • Or use the built-in Command Line Interface to manage Deep Freeze from within the most popular desktop management systems such as Microsoft SCCM, Dell KACE, Spice Works, and Symantec Altiris Check out our Integration page

Automatic Maintenance and Updates
Automatic Maintenance and Updates
Windows updates are easy to automate with Deep Freeze
  • Automatically download Windows updates even when machines are Frozen
  • Much faster Windows updates as cached updates are applied as soon as the machines are Thawed
  • Detects when updates are complete and automatically returns the computer back to a frozen state, eliminating the need to set maintenance window completion times Watch Video
  • Schedule multiple Thawed Periods to perform Windows updates (through the Internet or WSUS) or run a custom batch file to update other software
  • Update Maintenance schedules over the air right from the Enterprise Console without disabling Deep Freeze

Compatibility and Interoperability Options
Compatibility and Interoperability Options
Faronics Deep Freeze works with a wide range of hard drive types and formats and is available in several languages
  • Supports multi-boot environments
  • Compatible with Fast User Switching
  • Supports Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8x
  • Supports SSD, SCSI, ATA, SATA, and IDE hard drives
  • Supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS, basic and dynamic disks
  • Localized in six languages

How Deep Freeze Works
How Deep Freeze Works

It’s easy to say just how easy Deep Freeze can make your life, but you’re probably asking how exactly it will do that. It’s simple, just like this!

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