Alloy Navigator Enterprise 8 Released

Alloy Software is proud to announce the immediate availability of Alloy Navigator Enterprise version 8. This major upgrade offers numerous new features and improvements based on direct feedback from our customers. Here is a list of some of the changes in the new release:

Communicate with Style

Generate eye-catching, professional looking communications by leveraging a collection of new HTML tools aimed at helping you communicate with style and efficiency. Rich-text formatting and inline image support provide you with the ability to more thoroughly document issues, effectively document solutions, and ensure your users and team members are always on the same page.

Track your Chromebooks

Alloy Navigator 8 leverages Google API to extract Chromebook data and incorporate it throughout Alloy Navigator’s workflow. Now you can collect and report on inventory data, and perform system management tasks on Chrome devices. This integration provides you with conveniently consolidated view of your entire Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook computers, as well as mobile and other networked devices providing even more comprehensive asset management capabilities.

Go Mobile with Physical Inventory

The new mobile barcode scanner application for Android phones and tablets provides technicians with the ability to quickly identify assets using barcode tags and perform physical inventory from a mobile device.

Change your Process on the Fly

Customizing the business logic is now easier that ever! Workflow Parameters can be easily adjusted to change various aspects of your workflow from a single screen.

Store Passwords Securely

Now you can safely store sensitive data, such as login credentials and account details. This information can remain visible only to the workflow engine while appearing as a series of asterisks on the screen.

Ensure Users are Compliant

Version 8 adds the ability to manage and track compliance for named user licenses. This license type indicates that the corresponding software product can be installed on multiple systems and the license remains compliant as long as only the specific person uses the software.

Quick Report from the Web

Now Web Portal users can export data from grid views into various formats, such as CSV, RTF, Excel, and PDF.

Give your Self Service Portal a Makeover

Customizing the look-and-feel of the Self Service Portal is now super easy thanks to LESS. The dynamic nature of LESS helps applying colors quickly and consistently with stylesheet variables.

Availability

Alloy Navigator 8 is immediately available for evaluation and purchase.

Customers with a current Software Maintenance & Support plan are eligible to purchase this upgrade with a significant discount (up to 50-70%). Please contact our sales team for further assistance.

Audit Tools 6.0 Released

Alloy Software released a new cumulative update for the Alloy Audit Tools – an integral part of the Alloy Discovery and Alloy Navigator product lines.

Alloy Audit Tools is a package of various tools and components used by Alloy Discovery and Alloy Navigator product families to audit computers and work with audit snapshots.

A detailed list of changes in this version is available in the Release Notes document available on the Support Portal.

Target Products

This update applies to the following Alloy Software products:

  • Alloy Navigator Enterprise 6 and 7
  • Alloy Discovery Enterprise 6 and 7
  • Alloy Navigator Express 6 and 7
  • Alloy Discovery Express 7

Availability

This update is available for download from the Alloy Software Support Portal to customers with a current Software Maintenance & Support plan.

New Chat Feature for Website Visitors

As part of Alloy Software’s dedication to customer satisfaction we have added a chat feature to our website. This feature can be found in the lower right hand corner of the www.alloy-software.com website. By clicking on the “Click Here to Chat” button you are connected directly with a Sales Specialist who is dedicated to helping you.

This chat feature was implemented a few weeks ago, and so far the feedback has been great! Please don’t hesitate to use it and let us know what you think. We are working hard to be available to answer all chat requests instantly.

The live chat is available during the business hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday – Friday.
At any other time, or if an agent is not available, you can still use this feature to leave a message. We will get back to you via phone or e-mail as soon as possible.

Alloy Discovery 7.2 Released

Alloy Software is proud to announce the immediate availability of Alloy Discovery Enterprise version 7.2. This minor upgrade offers numerous new features and improvements based on direct feedback from our customers. Here is a list of some of the changes in the new release:

Microsoft Exchange Integration

Administrative alerts in Alloy Discovery 7.2 now support Microsoft Exchange Server, in addition to SMTP.

Software Vendors

In order to streamline the management of software licensing information version 7.2 adds the concept of Software Vendors. This enables you to specify not only who manufactured a software product, but also where you purchased it from.

Software Detection

Alloy Discovery recognizes MS Office 2010, MS Office 2013, SQL Server 2014, and latest versions of Adobe’s creative products..

Batch Update for Software Products

Batch Update saves you time by making changes in multiple Software Product records simultaneously.

Attachments

Now you can attach files to Computer and Software Product records – a great way to share and keep track of related documents.

Virtual Machines

Now you can easily identify virtual machines running on a particular host. When you view the details of a computer hosting virtual machines,
they will appear listed on a separate “Virtual Machines” tab.

Latest Audit Tools

This release includes the latest version of Audit Tools that are integral part of Alloy Discovery and Alloy Navigator products. The update brings
your Audit Tools up to the latest version. The package includes Audit Data Viewer and Inventory analyzers for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.

Availability

Customers with a current Software Maintenance & Support plan are eligible to download this update through the Support Portal.