WinINSTALL

WinINSTALL

A Windows software packaging and deployment program from Scalable Software (www.scalable.com). The WinINSTALL Lifecycle Management Suite (LMS) version provides all WinINSTALL functions from a central console. Throughout the 1990s, WinINSTALL was the most widely used MSI installer on the market. Developed by OnDemand Software Corporation, WinINSTALL was acquired by, in order, Seagate Software, Veritas Software, a resurrected OnDemand Software, Attachmate Software and then Scalable Software (2008). See Windows installer.
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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-1 July 2008-Scalable Software completes acquisition of WinINSTALL from Attachmate(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Scalable Software Ltd, a provider of IT Asset Lifecycle Management solutions, announced on Monday (30 June) that it has completed the acquisition of the WinINSTALL Desktop Management business from Attachmate Corporation, a provider of host connectivity, systems and security management, and PC lifecycle management.
The WinINSTALL product family is reportedly used by over 10,000 companies globally, providing comprehensive Desktop Management, enabling organisations to automatically deploy, update, and manage software or security for desktops, servers and notebook computers.
According to the company, WinINSTALL broadens Scalable's product coverage and adds a large customer base, while the WinINSTALL team enhances the company with additional talent in sales, marketing, development and customer support.
OnDemand Software, Inc., has announced the availability of WinINSTALL 8, offering new features, including advanced hardware and software inventory, a new single-task-based console, unified database, advanced MSI packaging features, multicast replication, patch management and upgraded levels of notification and reporting.
Also added to this release is the ability to directly import WinINSTALL software packages for direct conversion, and integrated Marimba deployment.
Also added is the ability to directly import WinINSTALL software packages for direct conversion, and integrated Marimba deployment.
Plus, AdminStudio 3.5 now supports direct import and conversion of WinINSTALL projects.
The management module improvements include one-click installation from a URL, the ability to run a Castanet channel through a browser, rather than through the Tuner client and integration with the WinInstall installation wizard.