Service Catalog, Enhanced Self-Service Portal and Microsoft Outlook Calendar Integration Represent a Major Upgrade to the Enterprise ITSM Solution
Nutley, NJ – Oct. 28, 2014 – Alloy Software, Inc., a leading provider of IT Service and Asset Management solutions, today announced the launch of Alloy Navigator Enterprise 7. The new release focuses on industry leading practices for Service Management through features like Service Catalog and Self Service Portal integration. Version 7 also features new and improved functionality across the board, including support for consumables, stock management, equipment reservations, and Microsoft Outlook Calendar integration.
Designed for medium-sized and large organizations, Alloy Navigator Enterprise is an ITIL-based IT Service Management and IT Asset Management solution that is widely used across a broad spectrum of industries, from hospitality, entertainment and tourism to engineering, manufacturing, financial and government organizations.
“Developed in response to today’s evolving IT demands with direct customer input, Alloy Navigator 7 delivers a complete and highly versatile IT Management solution for mid-sized and large organizations,” explained Vladimir Vinogradsky, President and CEO of Alloy Software. “Alloy Navigator 7 helps customers better manage changes to IT infrastructure, take control of costs and resources and embrace industry best practices to achieve a superior service experience.”
“As a longtime customer of Alloy Navigator, the feature list in Alloy Navigator 7 looks truly impressive,” explained Steve Pullar, IT Director of Reach Contact, Ltd. “I look forward to putting it to good use immediately.”
Service Catalog and Request Management
Alloy Navigator Enterprise improves the efficiency of IT teams by separating routine requests from break/fix incident tickets. The new service catalog provides a centralized, consistent process for employees to gain access to standard services, advice, or common pre‐approved changes. It can be utilized to automate standard requests such as password resets, network share access, and account/profile modifications.
Enhanced Self-Service Portal
The redesigned Self Service Portal now adapts to different screen resolutions, and supports both high-resolution displays and tablet devices. In addition to being able to submit incident tickets, employees can monitor their progress and search the knowledge base. It also enables users to browse the service catalog, submit service requests, view equipment available for loan and make reservations.
Consumables & Stock Management
Alloy Navigator Enterprise provides a functional system for managing consumable IT items, including supplies, materials or spare parts such as printer ink, toner, keyboards, mice, batteries and more. The new stock management functionality helps users ensure that all supplies are always in stock and in the right amount. Users can set up alerts to notify appropriate staff members when supplies must be reordered.
Alloy Navigator Enterprise streamlines the management of equipment that IT issues to employees. Newly added reservation queues facilitate the smooth handling of high-demand items, and users now can conveniently reserve equipment right from the self-service portal.
Microsoft Outlook Integration
IT personnel can now visualize Alloy Navigator Enterprise tasks and event dates within Microsoft Outlook’s calendar along with other appointments and folders.
Other Features & Functionality
Alloy Navigator Enterprise now supports Windows Phone 8 and includes an automated reporting generator that can schedule and broadcast reports via e-mail. Other features include quickly inserting frequently used blocks of text, such as standard replies, troubleshooting recipes and signatures, into support tickets. Data archiving and purging, Wizard Forms and the ability to personalize dashboards and calendars as well as automatically track time spent on projects are also supported.
For more information on Alloy Navigator Enterprise 7 and the complete Alloy Software product line, visit http://www.alloy-software.com/products/.
About Alloy Software
Established in 2002, Alloy Software is a leading provider of service management, asset management and network inventory software solutions that help organizations of all sizes automate IT operations. A privately held company, Alloy Software has been named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, and received numerous accolades from the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, Golden Bridge Awards and Best Products Awards, to name a few.