I spent a good few days in my Lab Center, measuring speed and efficiency when deploying different Windows operating systems (and deploying to a large number of machines) using different imaging tools.
The results may surprise you.
Real World Scenario: Quick Tips Before I Begin
Before giving you the details, let me give you some real-world tips about Windows deployment.
Tip #1: You'll Want to Use Image-Based Deployment
Trust me on this: image-based deployment is the way to go, whether you're deploying Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Server 2008.
With Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 you ...