by Wise Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Symantec®/Altiris - Product Type: Application
In November Symantec formally announced that development efforts for the Wise Package Studio product family will be discontinued.
If you are an existing Wise Package Studio customer with current maintenance, then you can migrate to a new offering called AdminStudio for Symantec by purchasing a crossgrade license.
If your maintenance has expired you can still benefit from the crossgrade license pricing but you will also need to purchase Maintenance Subscription Renewal options to bring your maintenance back up to date.
To migrate to AdminStudio for Symantec you need to have a current Maintenance Subscription and buy one of the following product crossgrade options:
IMPORTANT NOTE: You must migrate to AdminStudio for Symantec by November 7, 2012 to qualify for crossgrade pricing.
Distribute your software installations with ease. Wise Package Studio is designed for system administrators to streamline the process of preparing software applications for deployment. It combines best practice methodologies with advanced software installation technology, giving system administrators complete control over installations. You can migrate applications to Windows Installer (.MSI) through project and application management, repackaging, customization, validation, testing and dispersing to distribution systems. In return you receive error-free, reliable deployments that cut your packaging efforts. Professional Edition supports .ZAP files, Virtual Package Editor, Mobile Device Package Editor and many more.
What's New in Wise Package Studio 8.0
What's New in V7.0?
For more details about What's New, please refer to the What's New in V7.0 document from the Evals & Downloads page.
Wise Package Studio Professional Edition is an advanced packaging solution providing complete functionality for creating and customizing packages and managing and eliminating application conflicts. When you need Quality Assurance tools or Enterprise Management capabilities, Professional Edition provides the ideal starting point for adding extended functionality through Wise Package Studio's add-on modules.
For differences between editions, please refer to the Feature Grid document from the Evals & Downloads page.
Note: If you're purchasing both modules, please refer Wise Package Studio Suite Edition which includes Wise Package Studio Professional, Quality Assurance Module and Enterprise Management Server.
Patch Preparation and Testing
You can quickly prepare patches for error-free deployments with Wise Package Studio 6, using a four-phase process. With Wise Package Studio you can:
Multiple packaging teams need fast, easy access to shared files and common packaging tasks. With distributed computing support, enterprise-level use of Wise Package Studio is much faster and efficient because common packaging tasks, such as compiling and importing, are run from the server.
Preflight Deployment allows you to determine—before deployment — if an application or patch will succeed or fail by testing it in your real-world environment. With Preflight Deployment, you can see why deployments fail on specific machines without disrupting end users or endangering your production environment.
Standard Operating Environment
Now you can include your organization's standard operating environment (SOE) as a protected entity within the Wise Software Repository. By storing your organization's core desktop image in the repository, you can check for conflicts against it during the conflict management process. Applications conflicting with the SOE are highlighted, allowing packagers to easily modify the application to ensure conformance with organizational standards.
Wise Package Studio includes Language Pack.