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Big Bang LLC Announces New PC Cloning and Deployment Solution for Small and Medium Businesses

Today, Big Bang LLC announced the Universal Imaging Utility for Small and Medium Business (UIU for SMB). The UIU for SMB is a complete hard drive imaging and deployment software solution specifically designed and priced for businesses with fewer than 100 PCs. The UIU for SMB fully automates driver management of OS deployments by incorporating a fully-vetted and continuously updated driver database so that a single Windows image can be deployed to any laptop or desktop regardless of manufacturer or model.

The UIU for SMB harnesses the power of Microsoft Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) to provide a convenient, wizard-driven method of capturing and deploying Windows Operating Systems without using command lines. The UIU for SMB interface allows the user to easily configure deployment parameters, such as network share location for the UIU Driver Repository, which contains over 40,000 continuously vetted and updated Plug-n-Play IDs. Once an OS image is deployed, the UIU for SMB ascertains the onboard hardware of the client PC during WinPE and stages only the latest, most applicable device drivers prior to Windows Mini-Setup.

“We’ve made PC cloning and deployment more efficient for our clients for over a decade, but have never had a product designed for smaller organizations with less manpower,” said Big Bang President, Adam Murphy. “We’re very pleased to be able to offer the UIU for SMB to organization with fewer than 100 PCs. Now they can have a fully functioning imaging tool, complete with automated driver management, to make their systems management process far more efficient and cost-effective.”

Big Bang's Universal Imaging Utility has enabled IT departments to save considerable time and money by working in conjunction with any existing Windows OS cloning and deployment solution (SCCM, MDT, Ghost, ImageX/DISM, Acronis, Altiris, Zenworks, etc.) to deliver a hardware-independent image to any PC, regardless of manufacturer or model.

The UIU has been effectively deployed to over 3.5 million PCs worldwide for companies, government and healthcare agencies, and educational institutions.

For more information about the UIU, visit www.uiu4you.com.

About Big Bang LLC

Big Bang LLC is a software developer and training company located in Milwaukee, WI. In addition to development of the Universal Imaging Utility, they provide comprehensive IT Consulting. Behind the direction of owner and president Adam Murphy is a customer- focused vision. The company seeks to make their unique technology readily available to help IT/Support departments around the world reduce the time and money typically required for Windows image maintenance and deployment.

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