Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.
For additional information about this software, please see this GROK article: DBAN: LSU Overview
Guacamole is an HTML5 remote desktop gateway. It provides access to desktop environments using remote desktop protocols like VNC and RDP. A centralized server acts as a tunnel and proxy, allowing access to multiple desktops through a web browser.
No browser plugins are needed, and no client software needs to be installed. The client requires nothing more than a web browser supporting HTML5 and AJAX.
Source code for the client and server versions are provided below.
With the Microsoft Remote Desktop app, you can connect to a remote PC and your work resources from almost anywhere. Experience the power of Windows with RemoteFX in a Remote Desktop client designed to help you get your work done wherever you are.
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7.
To download, please go to the Download Remote Server Administration Tools page on the Microsoft website.
For installation instructions, please see the following GROK article: Windows 7: Remote Server Administration Tools Installation Instructions
This setup is designed for administrators wishing to take remote control of a remote box, in a secure maner, whatever the network used is ( for instance, Internet ).
Note this program uses a tunneling software for added security. However, due to the nature of this program please do not access a computer over wireless.
The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family of offers automated data protection that can help reduce the risks associated with data loss. The TSM enables you to protect your organization’s data from failures and other errors by storing backup, archive, space management and bare-metal restore data, as well as compliance and disaster-recovery data in a hierarchy of off line storage.
For additional information, please refer to: Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM): LSU Overview.
The Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK) is designed to help corporate IT professionals customize and deploy certain families of the Microsoft Windows operating systems. By using Windows AIK, you can perform unattended Windows installations, capture Windows images with ImageX, and create Windows PE images.
Please read the Getting Started, Release notes and deployment services for proper usage.
To read more about Windows AIK for Vista click here
To read more about Windows AIK for Windows 7/Server 2008, click here