Blog Entries

21. 03. 2018 MarinovMihail EriZone & OTRS

Process Activity Dialog Links for Common Ticket Actions

OTRS and EriZone are widely used as trouble ticketing systems. They have a rich set of standard common ticket actions used for ticket management. Some common actions are used for ticket classification – “Priority and Services”, “Additional ITSM Fields”, “Queue” – others for role assignment – “Owner”, “Customer” – still others for communication – “Note”,… Read More

15. 03. 2018 Giuseppe Di Garbo EriZone & OTRS

EriZone for the Optimization of IT and HR Communication

How important is the communication between IT and HR departments? One of the most complex situations I have to face during consultancy with our customers is the communication between the IT and the HR department. HR personnel have to manage information on new hires, resignations, reassignment and internal travel on a daily basis. Each of… Read More

15. 03. 2018 Alessandro Romboli EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

Microsoft ADFS service and Non-Claims-Aware applications

Microsoft ADFS service is widely used for integrating Web Applications with Microsoft Active Directory. Since Windows Server 2012 R2, it can also integrate Non-Claims-Aware applications. This configuration is very interesting because ADFS can still be the single point of user authentication, and the whole configuration is much easier as a Claims one. Architecture The whole… Read More

13. 03. 2018 Arianna Cunaccia Application Performance Management, Asset Management, EriZone & OTRS, Log Auditing, NetEye, NetEye ITOA

Out Now – The New NetEye & EriZone Training Program

Ready to take your IT process skills beyond the traditional?  Our new training offerings will help you acquire, maintain and improve your knowledge and skills around our solutions.  This year’s training program contains courses for NetEye, EriZone or Alyvix customers and partners, each lasting between 2 and 4 working days. The main focus will be… Read More

07. 03. 2018 MarinovMihail EriZone Updates

EriZone 5.3 packages Updates

EriZoneCore-5.3.7.opm Typo errors EriZoneServiceDeskEnhancement-5.3.7.opm Radius authentication characters accepted (EZ-743) Put ‘|’ as a separator for multi values in and (EZ-744) EriZoneTheme-5.3.7.opm Error text messages not readable under Ticket Notification Management (WD-546) Wrong width for Date field on customer interface (WD-551) Customer FAQ box bad style (WD-547) CustomerPanelCreateAccount not working (WD-549) Customer-side To field… Read More

26. 02. 2018 admin EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

NetEye & EriZone User Group

The coming NetEye & EriZone User Group will take place on April the 18th in Munich. As in the past editions attendees will have the opportunity to get involved, share and be inspired, gaining insights from NetEye and EriZone customers and learn how to best use an integrated IT Service and System Management approach. The… Read More

14. 02. 2018 Valentina Da Rold EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

How to debug web app on iOS devices using a Windows PC

Both EriZone and NetEye 4 are capable to work on Android or iOS mobile devices. As many of you already known, mobile browsers work differently from their desktop version and could happen that your application works flawlessly on desktop, but something is broken on mobile. What can you do in this case to understand the… Read More

07. 02. 2018 Mirko Morandini EriZone & OTRS

Reporting, Document Management and Risk Evaluation with EriZone

EriZone is mainly used as an (IT) SM tool to manage incidents, service requests and changes, and to document the assignment and return of devices. However, a ticket system like EriZone can also support other processes – for example, those that need to provide structured documentation. In fact, many standards require reporting risks or other… Read More

22. 01. 2018 MarinovMihail EriZone & OTRS

Ticket Templates Based on Selected Service and Category

EriZone 5.3 introduced new templates based on selected service and category. Those templates are used in the new Quick Ticket functionality, but can also be reused in all ticket creating masks. So once the service and category have been selected, the subject and/or the body can be pre-filled with the data of the template. In… Read More

08. 01. 2018 Mirko Morandini EriZone & OTRS

Enhanced Statistics in EriZone

A service desk system such as EriZone leads users to pursue recommended processes and is thus able to gather a large amount of structured data. In addition to EriZone’s standard dynamic statistics, which can be assembled and configured by the agents themselves on the web interface by combining the data sets provided by the API,… Read More

04. 01. 2018 Patrick Zambelli EriZone & OTRS, Release Notes

EriZone 5.3 Release Notes

Welcome to the latest version of our Service Management solution EriZone version 5.3. Product: EriZone Release Number: 5.3 Release Date: December 31, 2017 Release Type: Minor Previous Release: 5.2 These release notes for EriZone 5.3 describe new features and improvements and provide information on how to upgrade. Enhancements Quick ticket creation by image toolbar Customers… Read More

02. 01. 2018 Patrick Zambelli EriZone & OTRS, NetEye, Release Notes, Release Notes

NetEye 3.12 and EriZone 5.3 have been released!

We are proud to announce the release of new minor versions of our IT System & Service Management solutions NetEye and EriZone. The latest version of our NetEye Unified Monitoring Solution introduces new Business Priority management, and improvements to asset management, NetEye API, Grafana and GLPI contact integration. On the other hand, EriZone 5.3 includes… Read More

29. 12. 2017 Mirko Morandini EriZone & OTRS

Efficient Service Desk Configurations with EriZone

In a previous blog post, Towards Self-Adaptive Service Desk Systems, I identified three basic service desk configurations for the practical management of service requests and incidents. In this article, you will find an overview and further details about these service desk configurations, including recommendations on how to work effectively with them in EriZone. I also… Read More

22. 12. 2017 Gabriele Cecco EriZone & OTRS

An Underestimated Indicator: AccountedTime

The realization of an effective Service Desk should be considered a success.  On the other hand, the possibility of increasing efficiency is a necessary benefit for containing infrastructure costs, or for invoicing them to users with a pay-per-use model. The metrics and KPIs that we already use help us to measure service desk tasks, user… Read More

21. 12. 2017 Giuseppe Di Garbo EriZone & OTRS, NetEye

The Role of IT Asset Management in GDPR Compliance (Part II)

In my previous article I introduced what GDPR (General Data Protections Regulations) is, what measures it introduces, and how IT asset management (ITAM) can support it. In this second post we’ll see which IT asset management modules are available in NetEye, our IT System Management solution. Introduction Within ITSM (IT Service Management), ITIL defines the… Read More