AdminStudio: Editions

One Software Deployment Tool for Reliable Application Packaging, Virtualization, Windows Migrations and Mobile Application Management

Editions

Starter Editions for Users of Novell ZENworks or LANDesk® Management Suite

AdminStudio is recognized by leading application distribution vendors as a key tool for Application Readiness and management. Flexera Software collaborates with Novell® and LANDesk® to provide limited-featured versions of AdminStudio to users of those vendors' popular deployment technologies.

For Novell ZENworks or ZENworks Configuration Manager (ZCM) Users

AdminStudio has different versions for users of Novell ZENworks 7 versus ZENworks Configuration Manager (ZCM) 10 and 11.

AdminStudio Limited Edition for Novell ZENworks 7 Users

For Novell ZENworks 7 customers, Flexera Software provides the AdminStudio ZENworks Edition, a limited functionality version designed to fulfill basic application packaging needs. This edition includes only basic functionality to assist with MSI packaging, customization and handoff . A true starter edition tool, the AdminStudio ZENworks Edition contains three key tools: a custom version of the Repackager, Tuner, and Distribution Wizard designed to align with Novell ZENworks 7.

The AdminStudio ZENworks Edition is only available on Novell ZENworks 7 physical media from Novell.  Access the Novell website to activate your copy of the AdminStudio ZENworks Edition for use with Novell 7.

For customers who require more than basic functionality, AdminStudio Standard, Professional and Enterprise Editions all include functionality to handoff packages to Novell ZENworks 7.

AdminStudio Standard Edition for ZENworks Configuration Manager (ZCM) 10 and 11 Users

For Novell ZENworks Configuration Manager (ZCM) 10 customers, Flexera Software and Novell have agreed to provide the AdminStudio Standard Edition, the basic version of the AdminStudio solution, at no additional cost to ZCM 10 and 11 customers. Visit the Novell website for more details. AdminStudio Standard Edition provides a cost-effective way for software packagers to migrate applications to Windows Installer. It enables control over MSI packaging, customization, and distribution activities, helping organizations rapidly and reliably package and deploy applications.

For customers who require more than entry-level functionality, AdminStudio Standard, Professional and Enterprise Editions all include functionality to handoff packages to Novell ZENworks Configuration Manager (ZCM) 10 and 11.

For LANDesk® Management Suite Users

Available to users of LANDesk Management Suite, the AdminStudio Limited Edition for LANDesk Management Suite enables IT administrators to capture information about applications, customize those applications for their organization's needs and hand off the prepared applications to the LANDesk Management Suite for deployment. The AdminStudio Limited Edition for LANDesk Management Suite includes the basic functionality to help IT organizations prepare applications, including:

  • A limited version of the AdminStudio Repackager, helps ensure system changes and data are captured properly to better align the customized application or patch for the enterprise's needs
  • A full version of the AdminStudio Tuner, the key to amend, modify, or remove information from a Windows Installer package or transform, helps ensure they conform to Microsoft guidelines and organization-specific requirements
  • A special AdminStudio Distribution Wizard, essential for the distribution of the final output, a standard Windows Installer package (MSI), to the LANDesk Management Suite or to a network location, FTP server or an administrative location.

Access the AdminStudio Limited Edition for LANDesk Management Suite.  For customers who require more than basic functionality, learn more about AdminStudio Standard, Professional and Enterprise Editions.

Feature Comparison

The table below compares the features in AdminStudio ZENworks Edition for ZENworks 7 and AdminStudio Limited Edition for LANDesk Management Suite to AdminStudio Enterprise Edition, Flexera Software's most advanced software repackaging, management and readiness solution.

Feature Limited Editions Enterprise Edition
Repackager
Repackage and convert legacy setups to Windows Installer packages.
Limited X
Tuner
Create transforms to customize Windows Installer packages.
X X
Distribution Wizard
Prepare your packages for distribution through ZENworks or LANDesk Management Suite.
Limited X
PackageExpert
Proactively ensure your applications are ready for Windows Vista.
  X
Application Virtualization Conversion
Migrate your existing application portfolio to leading application virtualization technologies.
  X
Editor
Customize Windows installer packages directly or author new packages using InstallShield 2009®.
  X
ConflictSolver
Identify and eliminate conflicts between Windows Installer packages.
  X
Pre-Conversion Scan
Determine if applications are good candidates for leading application virtualization technologies.
  X
Unparalleled Application Management
Centrally store and access information about all of your packages, both traditional and virtual including files, INI files, shortcuts, and registry data.
  X

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