Alloy Navigator Enterprise 7.1 Released

Alloy Software is proud to announce the immediate availability of Alloy Navigator Enterprise version 7.1. 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:

API

The API module enables you to integrate desktop products, web-based solutions, and ERP systems with Alloy Navigator. The Alloy Navigator API is a RESTful web service supporting JSON and XML requests over HTTP or HTTPS. It provides two-way communication with Alloy Navigator, allowing to query information as well as create incidents, work orders, assets, and other objects, as well as execute workflow actions on existing objects.

Web Portal Enhancements

In version 7.1, the Web Portal received several new major features, as well as improvements to the existing functionality.

The Web Portal now offers a fully featured dashboard supporting interactive charts and data views for monitoring IT operations, analyzing current trends, and staying on top of important events.

All grid views now have the new preview pane where users can see the details of the currently selected record without leaving the screen.

My Calendar, Change Management Calendar, and Task Management Calendar were added to help technicians and managers visualize upcoming events, task assignments, and infrastructure changes.

Accessibility Improvements

Now users can customize the font for data views, text boxes, and some other screen elements of the Main Console in Alloy Navigator.

New Dashboard Widgets

Version 7.1 introduces a new dashboard counter widget which displays values and trends on the dashboard. It can display any numeric data such as the number of open incidents, as well as indicate whether the number is going up or down.

Enhanced Active Directory Integration

The new 7.1 release greatly simplifies the task of synchronizing contact information in organizations with complex network topologies. Alloy Navigator now can synchronize contact details from several Active Directory servers residing on different domains.

Latest Technology

The updated Audit Tools module now supports the latest versions of Windows, OS X, and Linux. There are also numerous improvements to its SNMP discovery and hardware identification capabilities, added support for IPv6, and the ability to collect and visualize information about printer toner supplies.

Simplified Update

The installation of new updates for Alloy Navigator becomes a snap with the new “Full Upgrade” option allowing to update all locally installed components with a single click.

Availability

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

API for Alloy Navigator Enterprise 7 Released

Alloy Software is proud to announce the immediate availability of a web-based API module for Alloy Navigator Enterprise. The API module enables systems integrators to integrate desktop and web-based solutions with Alloy Navigator Enterprise version 7.

The Alloy Navigator API is a RESTful web service supporting JSON and XML requests over HTTP/HTTPS. It provides the ability to query information from Alloy Navigator, create new incidents, work orders, assets, and other objects, and execute workflow actions on existing objects.

Availability

This API Module is available to existing Alloy Navigator Enterprise 7 customers with active Software Maintenance coverage. Customers can download the installer from the Alloy Software Support Portal.

The API comes with Release Notes explaining the installation and configuration of the new module, and the User Guide providing the technical details on the available functionality.

Alloy Discovery Express 7 Released

Alloy Software is proud to announce the immediate availability of Alloy Discovery Express 7. Alloy Discovery Express 7 offers support for the latest versions of Windows, Linux, OS X operating systems, various virtualization platforms, detection of the latest productivity software, and improved discovery of SNMP enabled devices.

Available Now

For more information on Alloy Discovery Express 7 visit http://www.alloy-software.com/discovery_express_7/.

Alloy Discovery Express 7 Delivers Major Upgrade to Network Inventory Solution for Small and Medium Enterprises

New Release Adds Support for Latest Operating Systems and Virtualization Platforms, improves SNMP Discovery and More

Nutley, NJ (Dec 09, 2015) – Alloy Software, Inc., a leading provider of IT Service and Asset Management solutions, has released Alloy Discovery Express 7. Designed specifically for small to medium size companies, Alloy Discovery Express 7 represents a major enhancement to the company’s network inventory and computer audit software. Alloy Discovery Express 7 offers support for the latest versions of Windows, Linux, OS X operating systems, various virtualization platforms, detection of the latest productivity software, and improved discovery of SNMP enabled devices.

The new Alloy Discovery Express 7 provides best-in-class features, allowing network administrators and IT service providers to analyze networked equipment and collect extensive details about hardware and software configurations of in a matter of minutes.

Latest Operating Systems

Alloy Discovery Express 7 supports all recent versions of Microsoft Windows, including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview.

The Inventory Analyzer in Alloy Discovery Express 7 supports OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, and 10.11 El Capitan.

Latest Virtualization Platforms

Alloy Discovery Express 7 will recognize and audit hardware configurations of various virtualization platforms including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi, Xen, and Citrix XenServer.

Software Detection

Alloy Discovery Express 7 recognizes MS Office 2010, MS Office 2013, SQL Server 2014, and latest versions of Adobe’s creative products.

SNMP Support

Alloy Discovery Express 7 fully supports SNMP version 1, 2c, and 3, and automatically applies appropriate SNMP credentials during the audit. The latest release also greatly improves performance and accuracy of SNMP discovery and audit of network devices.

Printer Toner Information

Alloy Discovery Express 7 collects and visualizes information about printer supplies, such as ink and toner.

Available Now

For more information on Alloy Discovery Express 7 visit http://www.alloy-software.com/discovery_express_7/.

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, among others. For additional information, visit www.alloy-software.com.

Audit Tools 5.6.2

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 to audit computers and display audit results.

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 Discovery 5
  • Alloy Navigator Express 5, 6, and 7

Availability

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