NetSupport DNA provides a multi-delivery option for Software Distribution.
A software distribution package is created by either applying parameters to a collection of files or folders or by using the DNA application packager - recording the user prompts, keystrokes and mouse clicks that are used during a test installation, and then automating these on a live deployment to bypass the need for operator intervention.
Once created, the application package can be automatically "pushed" to the target PCs in the school for deployment or, alternatively, it can be "published". Once published, a user can check to see which applications are available for their PC, based on their faculty, and "pull" these down on demand.
NetSupport DNA includes a Scheduling feature, allowing packages to be deployed on a specific date and time - usually out of core school hours when network traffic is at its lowest.
With remote deployments, such as multi-site schools, the need to minimise network traffic congestion becomes a priority. In this case, NetSupport DNA allows a client PC, ideally local to the target machines, to be nominated as a distribution point. When the software is deployed, rather than being sent to each remote PC directly, it is just sent to the designated PC which then acts as a relay and redistributes it to its local PCs.
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Summary of NetSupport DNA
A compete IT Asset Management suite for schools including new safeguarding module.
Delivering cost savings for schools
High-level overview of cost saving features and benefits in NetSupport DNA.
eSafety and Safeguarding tools
An overview of the safeguarding tools helping ensure eSafety policies can be managed.
Enhancing school IT security
An overview of the range of security features included in NetSupport DNA.
Real Time monitoring and management
An overview of the remote monitoring and management features in NetSupport DNA.
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An introduction to NetSupport DNA
An introduction to NetSupport DNA, the philosophy behind the product, an overview of its key features and a summary of core benefits for schools.
The Big Education Debate
Some of the UK's top educators and specialists discuss the topics of the day for school technology, digital citizenship, safeguarding, implementing education technology, managing costs and more.
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With NetSupport DNA's range of features for IT Staff, Teachers and Safeguarding leads, NetSupport DNA can help make your staff into every day superheroes.
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