University of Oregon

Product Information

IMPORTANT: Ghost has not been renewed for the 2014-2015 school year. It may return in the future. Check back for updates.

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite is the industry’s most widely-used corporate imaging, deployment and system management solution. Ghost can assist in all phases of Vista migration and enhances Microsoft’s own best practices by providing a single management console in addition to significantly accelerated imaging and deployment.

    Key Features
  • DeployAnywhere technology creates hardware-independent imaging.
  • Create base images from a live system using hot imaging.
  • Support for Microsoft Windows Vista and 64-Bit OS's.
  • Single centralized management console for management of all migration tasks.
  • Built-in Vista inventory filters for identification and targeting of 'Vista ready' machines.
  • Hardware and software inventory for efficiently managing image and software deployments.
    Key Benefits
  • Enhance and leverage Microsoft's own best practices for Vista migration.
  • Simplify image management by creating fewer images.
  • Multicast accelerates deployments and reduces overall network traffic.
  • Accelerated imaging compared to standard OS tools using market proven technology.
  • Recognize significant cost and time savings when imaging, deploying, migrating, and managing systems.

Obtaining Software

GHOST solution suite is renewed annually in March.  Participating departments can obtain the software by contacting

Departments who wish to participate in the purchase of GHOST should contact

Licensing and Restrictions

  • The software is available only to the departments participating in this purchase.
  • May be installed on computers owned by the University of Oregon.
  • For faculty/staff use only. 
  • Participating departments are:
    • Business Affairs
    • Information Services
    • Johnson Hall
    • Knight Libraries
    • School of Music 


Software Available for Download

No files are available for download. Please see the section on Obtaining Software above.