Updated multicast protocol that enables up to 5 times faster deployment (compared to Acronis Snap Deploy 4) to multiple machines across a network
Support for Windows 8.1 including Update 1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Support for stand-alone deployment to Microsoft Surface Pro tablets
Compatibility with backups created by Acronis Backup 11.5
Deployment of Linux to UEFI machines (no BIOS <-> UEFI migration)
The Acronis Universal Deploy feature is now included in all Acronis Snap Deploy 5 licenses
The Acronis Universal Deploy feature is now available for Linux
New Linux kernel version (3.11.6) in Linux-based bootable media. The new kernel makes for better hardware support
(Update 1) Online deployment: deployment onto live machines running Windows
(Update 1) Optional installation of Acronis Snap Deploy Management Agent onto deployed systems
(Update 1) "Do nothing" option for post-deployment actions: deployed system remains idle and connected to Acronis OS Deploy Server after the deployment completes. Useful when you need to deploy more than 1 disk onto the target system
(Update 1) Acronis PXE Server supports UEFI
(Update 1) 32-bit UEFI systems (tablets) support
(Update 1) Removed an option to automatically failback to Unicast deployment method
(Update 2) Support for Windows 10
(Update 2) Support for creation of 64-bit WinPE-based bootable media
(Update 2) Support for WinPE 6.0
(Update 3) Support for Windows Server 2016
(Update 3) Compatibility with backups created by Acronis Backup 11.7
(Update 3) Support for imaging and deployment of systems with the enabled Secure Boot
(Update 3) All components of Acronis Snap Deploy 5 are now fully compatible with Windows 10
(Update 4) Export and import of individual deployment settings.
(Update 4) Support for the Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, versions 1703, 1803, and 1809.
(Update 4) Acronis Snap Deploy 5 Standalone Utility can be included in WinPE-based bootable media.
(Update 4) Support for the /resize parameter in the deploy command of Acronis Snap Deploy 5 Command-Line Utility (asdcmd). This parameter is an equivalent of the Disk space utilization setting in a deployment template.
(Update 5) Sector-by-sector imaging mode
(Update 5) Support for the Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, version 1903