PC Network Clone
PC Network Clone is an self-bootable CD application to clone system to multiple computers simultaneously. It's designed to deploy computer systems and applications for hundreds or even thousands of computers over Local Area Network. Systems that were cloned successfully includes all versions of Microsoft Windows, All versions of Linux, Unix, NetBSD, Solaris.
If you want to install systems with same configuration and software for more than 3 computers, as you noticed, it's a huge task that costs a lot of time and money. However, PC Network Clone can help you for its mass installation and deployment abilities with efficiency and stability.
PCNetworkClone Free Edition is a Linux LiveCD based boot CD that allows cloning of computer hard drives to backup data or migrate system to other computers over network. It's a perfect solution for Home users to easily migrate his/her hard drive to a new computer over internet cable, also an economical and comprehensive solution for Enterprises that need system mass installation and reproduction.
The most fascinating feature of PCNetworkClone Free Edition is to deploy data on one computer hard drive to up to 2 computers concurrently with efficiency and stability. Since its a boot CD, even your Systems breaks down, hard drive cloning will also be your emergency assistant intimately. Leave your screwdrivers in your toolbox and bury forever.
* Clone with High Speed
PC Network Clone can install/upgrade a large number of client computers at a high speed of up to 65GB/min network throughput. It's the best performance among its peers.
* Designed for Corporate Environment
In large organizations that support hundreds or even thousands of computers, it's expensive and time consuming to manually install the operating system on each computer and customize each setup. It is often necessary to automate the installation process. However, you can use PC Network Clone to install / upgrade a large number of client computers in large organization by only installing the Operating System and applications once on the source computer and propagate the system to a multitude of computers simultaneously.
* Fully Automatic Procedure
All the procedure is automated without much of interaction. The biggest advantages of PC Network Clone is to save time and money by eliminating the need of installing each computer system manually.
* Built-in PXE(Preinstall eXecutable Environment) and DHCP server
Besides the boot CD for client computers, we have also enhanced our server CD with PXE service to facilitates the process of booting client computers without a CD. Preconfigured DHCP service automatically configure the Local Area Network for you.
* Supports IDE/SATA/SCSI/USB/Firewire
All the popular hard drive interfaces are fully supported by PC Network Clone.
* Clone any System on any File System type
PC Network Clone is independent of file system formats and operating systems. You can use it to transfer the whole system including the installed Windows vista/xp/2003/2000/ME/98/95, Linux, Unix, NetBSD, Solaris and applications to other client computers without having the install them individually.
* Clone Unknown, hidden or proprietary Partition Formats
Besides the abilities to clone NTFS, FAT, EXT2, EXT3, HFS, XFS, JFS and ZFS Disk Formats, cloning can also be very successful in case of unknow, hidden, or proprietary file systems.
* Clone Dual bootable Systems
PC Network Clone can copy hard disk with dual bootable systems. For instance, Windows and Linux within one hard disk can start up successfully in the client computers.
* Best Choice to distribute Microsoft Windows
PC Network Clone is ideal to distribute Windows Systems to multiple computers with the help of Microsoft Sysprep tool. After a few preparation using sysprep, distributing Prepared System and application, as well as eliminating the annoyance of mass installation and tedious manual work, will become easy and efficient.
* Licensed per company(Professional Edition) / individuals(Home Edition)
Since PC Network Clone is licensed per company rather than per computer, business people, consultants, and home users can use the program to clone an unlimited number of drives, without incurring additional licensing fees.
Which Edition should you choose?
* Maximum Data Throughput
Professional Edition: 65GB/min
Home Edition: 9GB/min
* Maximum Client Number
Professional Edition: 20
Home Edition: 3
* Supported Hardware
Professional Edition: IDE/SATA/SCSI/USB/Firewire
Home Edition: IDE/SATA
* File Systems (Both Professional and Home)
PCNetworkClone supports all filesystems including NTFS, FAT, EXT2, EXT3, since PCNetworkClone reads the disk sector by sector from the first Sector to the last of hard disk.
* Supported Operating Systems (Both Professional and Home)
PCNetworkClone is able to handle any operating systems. Systems that were cloned successfully including Windows Vista/XP/2003/2000/NT, NetBSD, Linux, Solaris/x86,Unix.
* Supported PXE boot (Both Professional and Home)
PXE is short for Preboot eXecutable Environment. It is an environment to boot computers using a network interface independently of available data storage devices (like hard disks). In one word, with PXE boot you do not have to spend money and time on burning a lot of client boot CDs.
The license of this software is Freeware, you can free download and free use this system maintenance software.