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[v12.0.0.10517] Symantec GhostCast Server – Most popular hard disk network clone tool

Network clone (also called multi-cast clone) technology is mainly used to install operating system to, restore data to, backup/copy data from, or make system image from the hard disks of multiple client computers within a local area network (LAN) in batch, thus minimize the time you spend on installing the clients’ OS or backuping data one by one every time. Of course, it is an old technology, but in many environments that is still practical and works all right.

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Clonezilla – Bootable smart partition, disk clone and restore

With Clonezilla, you can clone/restore the whole disk or some partition of various operation systems (32-bit & 64-bit), such as Windows, Linux, Intel-based Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Minix, VMWare ESX and so on. What you need is just a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive, and then run Clonezilla.

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