This trial is free and fully-functioning for you to evaluate. In the evaluation phase, you should be able to complete a successful proof of concept (POC), even on a production system. After your trial, simply purchase a SmartDeploy license to remove the product expiration and you can pick up right where you were when the trial expired.
To get started:
Download SmartDeploy Enterprise
Download a Platform Pack
Click the download button above to start downloading SmartDeploy Enterprise. The 15-day trial begins when you install the software. Upon purchase, simply enter your product key to resume where your trial ended.
This download requires users to log in to smartdeploy.com. If you aren't logged in already, you'll be prompted to log in or create a new account. Creating an account is easy and SmartDeploy will never share or sell your information. End User License Agreement
A Platform Pack contains all of the device drivers required for a specific hardware, or virtual, device. SmartDeploy technicians build Platform Packs for all major OEM, Windows-certified business class devices.
During your trial, we ask that you use an existing Platform Pack from the library. New Platform Packs are created for currently supported SmartDeploy customers.
You will need to provide:
SmartDeploy requires the use of a Virtual Machine (VM) to build your golden reference computer. To successfully compete a SmartDeploy trial, VMware Player is recommended. Other supported virtualization platforms include:
Citrix® XenServer™ 5.0 or newer
Microsoft® Virtual PC 2007 with Service Pack 1
Microsoft® Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V
Microsoft® Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V (requires installation of KB950050)
Parallels® Workstation 2.2 or newer
Oracle® VM VirtualBox™ 3.2 or newer
VMware® Workstation 6.5 or newer
VMware® Player 2.5 or newer
VMware® Server 1.0 or newer
Users must supply Operating System media to create a golden reference computer. Reviewing the Microsoft re-imaging rights is recommended to ensure that you have the proper media. Microsoft Licensing Guidelines
I was surprised how quick it was to make my first image with SmartDeploy. SmartDeploy is easy. We didn't have any issue setting it up and the documentation was very good.
Jason Adelsberger, IT Technician, Marysville School District
Helpful resources for your first deployment:
SmartDeploy Quick Start Guide
Follow these 7 steps that guide you through creation and capture of your golden image to deploying to the endpoint.
SmartDeploy Click-Through Tutorial
Take a step-by-step guided tour of SmartDeploy with this interactive click-through tutorial (.exe file).
Not ready to download yet? Learn more on the SmartDeploy Overview page.
Next, download Platform Packs