Grml provides an excellent selection of software packages for installation, deployment and system rescue. You'll get sysadmin's favourite tools.
Grml provides several scripts and utils which make life easier. The default interactive shell is Zsh and is configured with a very powerful setup, including a nifty completion mechanism. grml-x is a wrapper for configuring and using the X window system. grml2usb is a tool for installing Grml ISO(s) on a usb device for booting. grml-crypt is a program that provides an easy wrapper arround cryptsetup, mkfs, losetup and mount. grml-live is a build framework based on FAI (Fully Automatic Installation) for generating a Grml and Debian based Linux Live system (CD/ISO). grml-tips provides useful tips and tricks for daily life on the command line.