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and we’ll provide a managed software portal

The MassDeploy Portal is an application we customize and manage for you. It is an intelligent, user-friendly software deployment system that runs on your devices, not from a website.
  • Offers packages by comparing the desired state to the current state, in real-time
  • Includes IT-approved updates for every app
  • Can perform Windows upgrades
  • Restricts paid apps to specific computers or groups
  • Does not require an installation
  • Can run from a USB flash drive
  • Does not require a back-end database

Your fully customized software portal provides a user-friendly interface for installing software.  Select as many as you want, and we’ll install each app sequentially and safely.  Users are only offered what is applicable, based on rules we write for you, including paid apps which are optionally restricted to specific devices.

All software is installed by the same packages in your OS builds, so installation and configuration tasks are exactly the same across new systems and existing systems.


we’ll replace your images with automated builds

Unlike images, OS builds are logic driven, clean installations of Windows, drivers, language packs, and applications, producing reliable and consistent PCs and servers.
  • Purely scripted OS installations – No images
  • Fully unattended – Pick an OS and user group, then walk away
  • Boot from the network or any bootable device
  • We manage all installation and configuration logic
  • All your sites are always up-to-date

We ensure the right drivers and software are installed for the device you are building, the selected user group, the physical location, etc.  Just choose a version of Windows and the target user group.  Our software handles the rest.

We write all application logic for you, because we know our software best.  Should your VPN client only install on laptops, never for the Accounting department, and be configured to connect to the nearest office?  No problem.

If the end-user requires additional software, simply highlight one or more packages in your software portal, and they will be installed automatically.

When desired, we automatically approve newer versions of software, except when it might significantly change the user experience or incur a licensing cost.

We support hundreds of models of PCs and servers including custom built devices, but we focus on:

  • Dell Latitude, XPS, Optiplex, and PowerEdge series
  • Lenovo ThinkPad and ThinkCentre series
  • Microsoft Surface series
  • HP EliteBook, ProBook, ZBook, and ProLiant series
  • VMware ESX virtual machines
  • Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines

Let us package your software

An application package automates the installation of software and applies a standard configuration consistently across all devices.
  • Hundreds of prebuilt packages to choose from
  • A generous number of custom packages

Double-click to run any package immediately, or deploy with your software portal, SCCM, Altiris, etc.

All packages use their original installer, retaining all logic and adaptability.  We build custom MSIs for apps without installers, and we often build and wrap custom scripts and tools into package form, for easy deployment.

Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad 25, T470, T470p, T470s, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd), and X1 Carbon (5th)

Updated all drivers to the latest release

  • Check hardware compatibility
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model and OS version
    • ThinkPad 25 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-10-01)
    • ThinkPad T470 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-10-01)
    • ThinkPad T470p – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-06-11)
    • ThinkPad T470s – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-10-06)
    • ThinkPad T570 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-06-19)
    • ThinkPad X270 – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-06-11)
    • ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2nd Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-05-02)
    • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen) – Windows 10 64-bit – (2019-05-01)
  • Install drivers
Continue reading Updated: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T470, T570, X270, X1 Yoga (2nd Gen), X1 Carbon (5th Gen)

New: ESET Endpoint Security 7.2.2055.0

ESET Endpoint Security 7.2.2055.0
Antimalware for workstations

  • Cache the package to the local disk, to prevent the AV client from terminating the Package Wrapper
  • Choose the installer based on the OS type and architecture
  • Install ESET Endpoint Security
    • This custom installer automatically registers with a pre-defined server
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Disable the antivirus remover
Continue reading New: ESET Endpoint Security 7.2.2055.0

New: Zoom 4.6.13610

Zoom 4.6.13610
Video conferencing, online meetings, and cross platform group chat

This package includes a WSUS deployable CAB file, complete with deployment and reporting rules

  • Install Zoom
    • Configure the customer’s single sign-on (SSO) URL
    • Configure the customer’s login domain
    • Set the client to start silently and automatically
    • Set the client to start minimized to the system tray
    • Disable automatic updates, because they are not always silent
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Disable the ability to login with Google
    • Disable the ability to login with Facebook
    • Add a firewall exception to avoid a UAC prompt at logon
    • Set the default login type to SSO, if configured
    • Enable HD video by default
Continue reading New: Zoom 4.6.13610

New: Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 19.021.20058

Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 19.021.20058
Create, view, and manipulate PDF files.
Continuous track: Regularly updated features, Pro or Std determined by license.

  • Abort the installation if Acrobat is running
  • Install Acrobat DC
    • Install update 19.021.20058
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Suppress the installation of all plugins for web browsers and Microsoft Office
    • Disable product usage information sharing with Adobe
    • Suppress the creation of the desktop shortcut
    • Enable Protected View for files from potentially unsafe locations
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable Upsell (prompts to upgrade the product)
    • Disable Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud services
    • Disable preference synchronization across devices
    • Disable third party connectors such as Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Suppress the installation of the Adobe ARM (update) service
Continue reading New: Adobe Acrobat (Pro or Standard) DC 19.021.20058