GroupLink’s everything HelpDesk Solution with Novell ZENworks


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Do you need a service desk that integrates with Novell ZENworks Configuration Management? Are you lacking the information to make the most of your IT assets? Attend this session to see how GroupLink's powerful Novell ZENworks-integrated service desk solution, everything HelpDesk (eHD), can meet these demands. You'll learn about the extensive integration between the two products, including linking ZENworks assets to helpdesk tickets, integrating the ZENworks database, running reports grouped by ZENworks assets and much more.

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GroupLink’s everything HelpDesk Solution with Novell ZENworks

  1. 1. GroupLink’s everything HelpDesk ® ® Solution with Novell ZENworks ® ® Mike Nielson Associate Product Manager GroupLink/
  2. 2. About Us • GroupLink Corporation – Based in Bountiful, Utah – Novell Silver Technology ® partner for over 12 years – Providers of the Novell integrated help desk, everything HelpDesk ® 2 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. everything HelpDesk Overview ® • Fully web-based – Access tickets anywhere you have internet access (including smartphones and PDA's) – Supported on Firefox, IE, and others • Easy to use end-user submission form – Facilitates end-user use of the system. 3 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. everything HelpDesk Overview (cont.) ® • GroupWise integration ® – Status updates and ticket submission are communicated through the GroupWise email integration. – Schedule tasks and appointments with GroupWise calendar. Integration • Novell eDirectory integration ® ™ – Seamless integration via LDAP, for your central repository of your supported client and customer account information. 4 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. everything HelpDesk Overview (cont.) ® • Ticket Templates – Three types of ticket templates, used for: > Routine requests > Scheduled business tasks > Work flow for business processes – Simplify technician work load by automating routine tasks of updating, tracking and closing help desk tickets. • Powerful reporting – Key performance indicators (KPI's) identify problems or opportunities – Create customizable and saved reports 5 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. everything HelpDesk Overview (cont.) ® • Searchable knowledgebase – Private and public knowledgebase articles – Google-like search of articles • Multi-departmental – Solution is not just for IT, but can be used for many departments within an organization (HR, facilities, maintenance, etc.). • Dashboards – Gauge real time performance – Identify trends and quickly respond to critical process issues 6 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. ZENworks 10 Integration ®
  8. 8. ZENworks 10 Integration ® • Tie assets directly to help desk tickets – The auto-suggest function suggests the user's primary assets or workstation, plus any other workstations the user has accessed. – These assets can be tied to the help desk ticket • View all past tickets associated with a ZEN asset – Simple click of a button shows you all tickets associated to a specific asset. 8 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. ZENworks 10 Integration (cont.) ® • Search ZENworks database straight from the ticket. • Integration with current ZENworks database. – Sybase, Oracle or MS SQL. – No need to import or export assets with this integration. • Stay informed with accurate information. – Access trouble asset reports grouped by ZEN managed devices. 9 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. ZENworks 10 Integration (cont.) ® • Launch remote control sessions for ZEN assets directly from a ticket – ZENworks remote control. – everything HelpDesk contains its own VNC. ® – Each time a remote session is started, a history note is placed on the ticket (includes technician name and time stamp). 10 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Demonstration
  12. 12. Questions and Answers
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