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Product Review: IsDecisions RemoteExec 5.0

A few months ago, I had requested @IS_Decisions for a RemoteExec license. They were kind enough to me give me a licence which survived my heights of procrastination. Here is a long pending review of this excellent product. I have large number of lab systems — physical and virtual — and fortunately all running Windows OS. I use all these systems to run multiple SharePoint 2010 farms and a large test bed for load testing the SharePoint farms. So, when I perform load testing, I need to perform several tasks before I initiate the load tests. This includes anything from just remote restart of these systems to deploying software, etc. Also, for tasks such as starting physical machines on-demand, initializing virtual machines, and performing update operations, etc. I needed a simple, light-weight software to do all this in an automated manner. IsDecisions RemoteExec 5.0 is a best fit here. What is RemoteExec? According to IsDecision, RemoteExec, the universal deployer for Microsoft Windows systems, allows network administrators to remotely install from a desktop, all application and …