Clients System Management comparison
Management methods stand alone PC Ghost S/W, H/W recovery server recovery S/W Thin Client/WBT Diskless /1:40 Phantosys/1:40
install environment client by client copy via network copy via network copy via network can not work stand alone install a client is enough install a client is enough
Computer name setting client by client client by client/auto client by client/auto setting on Server can not work stand alone setting on Server setting on Server
IP setting client by client client by client/auto client by client/auto setting on Server client by client setting on Server setting on Server
Multi OS function yes yes specific Linux distribution specific Linux distribution Not support Linux yes yes
      and Instant recovery and Instant recovery   but very poor performance  
OS updating client by client copy via network copy via network install in a client then one client is enough one client is enough one client is enough
    client by client client by client dispatch via network      
new APs Installation client by client copy via network copy via network install in a client then one client is enough one client is enough one client is enough
    client by client client by client dispatch via network      
users must be off line while update No yes yes yes yes yes No
system disk protection No No yes yes yes yes yes
Data disk protection No No yes No No yes yes
manual recovery No No yes yes No yes yes
every time recovery No No yes yes yes yes yes
booting speed in WinXP 100% 100% 90% 90% can not work stand alone 80% 100%
booting speed in Vista 100% 100% 90% 90% No 20% 100%
booting speed in Linux 100% 100% Not support Linux 90% No 50% 100%
booting speed in different OS 100% 100% 90% 100%(boot long time ) No No 100%
general application programs 100% 100% 90% 90% can not work stand alone 80% 100%
Flash AP support 100% 100% 90% 90% slowly 80% 100%
2D graphic Aps support 100% 100% 90% 90% slowly 50% 100%
3D graphic Aps support 100% 100% 90% 90% lag--be not applied 30% 100%
AP authentication logon client by client client by client client by client client by client can not work stand alone one client is enough one client is enough
Joint Domain setting client by client client by client Not avaiable (same SID) client by client already in domain one client is enough one client is enough
Access Vlan yes yes yes No No No Yes
multi nodes( save points) No No No No No No yes
Inheritance stuctures of nodes No No No No No No yes
Local cache function yes No No No No No yes
I/O block(secuity concern) No No No No yes No yes
inner/ outer NIC design No No No No No No yes
Server level and quantity no need no need no need 1 piece middle server 1 piece high level server 2~3 pcs middle server 1 PC as server is OK
H/W compatibility yes yes yes yes No yes Yes
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