AdminStudio

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Enables the preparation of virtual and MSI packages using an application-ready toolset to help to ensure that application portfolios migrate smoothly to a new operating system. Support is provided for Microsoft Windows 7.

AdminStudio provides enterprise IT teams with the most advanced application packaging tools to efficiently prepare reliable application packages for software deployment with a complete set of automated MSI packaging, customisation, testing and reporting capabilities. AdminStudio automates application preparation to fix and package reliable enterprise applications for continuous and predictable deployment to App Portal and leading software deployment tools.

AdminStudio is available in the following editions:

  • AdminStudio Standard Edition: Provides a cost-effective way for virtual application and MSI software package creators to migrate applications to Windows Installer and gives control over MSI packaging, customisation and distribution activities.
  • AdminStudio Professional Edition: Filled with automated tools that make both virtual application and MSI packaging, editing and testing easy, allowing software packagers to prepare reliable, tested MSIs for conflict-free deployment to any Windows OS.
  • AdminStudio Enterprise Edition: For IT organisations seeking an advanced application packaging solution available to centrally manage and prepare applications for reliable software deployment.

Key Features:

  • Seamless Integration to Manage the Entire Asset Lifecycle: Automatically publish updated evidence to the Application Recognition Library (ARL) to improve discovery with more accurate matching of software titles. Publish new applications in the App Portal store directly from AdminStudio, eliminating the need for additional configuration by the App Portal Administrator. (Enterprise Edition)
  • Repackage Applications for Windows Installer: Convert any setup into pure Windows Installer package. Ensure successful deployment, long-term reliability and problem-free coexistence with the other applications by migrating software to the Windows Installer (MSI) format.(Enterprise, Professional and Standard Editions)
  • Advanced Editing with InstallShield: Create and edit MSI installations, virtual profiles, patches and transforms with the latest version of the world's leading MSI authoring and editing tool.
  • Centrally Manage Applications: Reduce the costs and complexity of maintaining multiple solutions and repositories by centrally managing application packaging and following a consistent Application Readiness processes. (Enterprise and Professional Editions)
  • Test Applications for Quality, Conflicts and Best Practices: Simplify and streamline all phases of application testing with unified reporting and issue management. AdminStudio's Test Center allows you to execute a broad range of quality, conflicts and best practice tests, manage and remediate issues and monitor overall status in a single location. (Enterprise and Professional Editions)
  • Detailed Application Reports and Dashboards: Continuous management reporting provides an overall view of the application readiness for each of your applications. (Enterprise Edition)

 

AdminStudio - Features

Current Features:

AdminStudio Standard Edition features: includes InstallShield 2013 and the following:

  • Windows Installer Repackager: Migrating software to the Windows Installer (MSI) format is the first step to ensuring its successful deployment, long-term reliability, and problem-free coexistence with the other applications installed in your environment.
  • Distributes Packages to Leading Deployment Solutions: AdminStudio automatically distributes packages to leading deployment solutions. AdminStudio also facilitates distributing packages via network destinations, FTP servers, administrative installations, and more.
  • Automated Application Tagging: AdminStudio includes automatic ISO 19770-2 software tagging.
  • Application Virtualisation Pack: Automated Application Converter (Single Application Version), Virtual Package Editor, Microsoft App-V Assistant, ThinApp Assistant and Citrix Assistant.

AdminStudio Professional Edition features: includes all the above and the following:

  • Centrally Manage Applications: Application Manager centrally manages Windows Installer packages (MSIs), virtual application packages and mobile apps, removing the costs and complexity of maintaining multiple solutions and repositories.
  • Unified Test Center for Application Compatability Testing: Test Center allows you to execute a broad range of compatibility, validation and conflict tests, manage and remediate issues, and monitor overall status in a single location.
  • Support for Multiple Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Environments: Create separate environments for test and production or run both System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and 2012.
  • Bulk Import from Configuration Manager 2012 and 2007: While maintaining its support for package import from earlier releases of Configuration Manager.
  • Detect, View and Edit System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Application Metadata: AdminStudio automatically gathers this metadata by mining package elements such as detection methods, requirements, and dependencies.
  • Application Virtualisation Pack: Automated Application Converter (Single Application Version) with Virtualisation Suitability Testing.
  • Application Compatibility Pack: Enhanced Test Center.

AdminStudio Enterprise Edition features: includes InstallShield 2013 Premier Edition and the following:

  • Centrally Manage and Report on Application Portfolio: Customisable reports and dashboards allow reporting on any parameter of the Application Manager.
  • APIs: AdminStudio APIs enable you to sequence individual AdminStudio automated tasks to perform higher-level processes.
  • Application Virtualisation Pack: Automated Application Converter (Multiple Application Version) with Virtualisation Suitability Testing and AdminStudio Server App-V Package Creation Wizard.
  • Application Compatibility Pack: Enhanced Test Center.
  • Mobile Pack: Enhanced Application Manager and Enhanced Distribution Wizard.

 

AdminStudio - System Requirements

AdminStudio Client Tool Machine

  • Processor: 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor at 1 GHz or greater NoteAll of the AdminStudio client tools run on 64-bit Windows operating systems. To repackage 64-bit applications or create 64-bit App-V packages, install AdminStudio on a 64-bit Windows operating system.
  • RAM: 1 GB.
  • Hard Disk: 4.0 GB.
  • Display: Designed for XGA at 1024 x 768 resolution or higher.
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3 or later, or Windows Server 2003 or later. Predeployment Test and Configuration Manager Web Console require Microsoft IIS 5 or later.
  • Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
  • Privileges: Administrative privileges on the system

Application Catalog Database Server

  • Processor: 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor at 1 GHz or greater
  • RAM: 4 GB or greater (8 GB preferred)
  • Hard Disk Space: 80GB or greater
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2008 or later (2008 R2 preferred)
  • Database Software: AdminStudio supports SQL Server (2005 onwards)

AdminStudio Enterprise Server

  • Processor: 32-bit or 64-bit processor at2 GHz or greater
  • RAM: 4GB or greater (8 GB preferred)
  • Hard Disk Space: 100 GB or greater
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2008 or later (2008 R2 preferred)
  • IIS: IIS 7.0 or later
  • .NET: .NET Framework4.0
  • MSXML: MSXML 4.0

Software Repository Server

  • Processor: 1 GHz or greater
  • RAM: 2 GB or greater
  • Hard Disk Space: 500 GB or greater
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3 or later, or Windows Server 2003 or later