We have completely redesigned the installation technologies for Windows Vista to meet corporate deployment and OEM requirements.

The Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) is designed to help Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), system builders, and corporate IT professionals deploy Windows onto new hardware. The WAIK is a new set of deployment tools supporting the latest release of Windows. This guide describes the current methods, tools, and requirements for deploying Windows.

More information about WAIK can be found here.