Specops Deploy/OS consists of the following components and does not require any additional servers or resources in your environment.
Image Server: Maintains operating system images and drivers used in each Deployment Group and replicates them to the associated Deployment Servers.
The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), and the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) will be installed on this server. This will be the Hub for Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) to replicate the images.
Administration Tools: Used to configure the central aspect of the solution and enable the creation of new Deployment Servers.
Deployment Server(s): Replies to client requests for PXE booting and Client Side Extension. The Deployment Server(s) will be the DFS-R target for the Image Server. The Windows Deployment Services role will be installed onto this server.
Specops Log Viewer: Provides searchable log files, in various formats, in real-time.
Integration with other components
Windows Deployment Services: Windows Deployment Services allows you to deploy Windows operating systems over the network.
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit is a Solution Accelerator for operating system and application deployment.
Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit: The Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit is a collection of tools that can be used to customize, assess, and deploy Windows operating systems to new computers.