Coming soon - HP Service Manager 9.21 and the NEW Service Request Catalog

I was positively surprised by the reactions on my last blog "IT Service Management @ HP Software Universe ..." and a lot of people were wondering what presentations like "Introducing the new Self-Service Portal for HP Service Manager" will be all about, and what's the news? Well, I guess I have to let the cat out of the bag now ...

 

HP’s new Service Request Catalog (SRC) is part of the upcoming HP Service Manager 9.21 release, which is currently on track for availability in December. The service request catalog provides a state-of-the-art, Web 2.0-based service portal, and it's innovative user interface to the service request process was developed from the ground up with the end users in mind.

 

It simplifies the requests of standardized IT goods and services available to the business and its employees, and it provides transparency into service cost, delivery and status. While many catalogs on the market have been built by  IT for IT, this is the service catalog for everyone.

 

The new Service Request Catalog is simple, efficient and flexible: It deploys out of the box as part of HP Service Manager 9.21 and plugs into Service Manager service catalog data. New features include an all new Web UI for easy navigation, a dashboard for user-specific information and many more.

 

Want to see more? If you are going to the HP Software Universe next week in Barcelona, you can see the new service request catalog at the ITSM booth and attend related presentations and a hands-on workshop.

 

Also mark your calendars for the webinar "Three simple steps to self-service" on Dec 9. You can register here.

 

Finally, stay tuned for more information like a recorded demo and more.

 

Michael Pott

Comments
Makarand | ‎01-03-2011 04:21 AM

HI, This is Makarand and My project is looking forward to use HP IT service management software for one of the projects we are handling.

 

I am trying to download an evaluation copy of this product but have some confusion on which files to be downloaded.

 

After creating a user, the downloading center shows trial softwares available for business service management. Is it the same as that of IT service Management software? 

Also, it gives below mentioned options to choose from.

 

Software, HP BSM Data Collectors 2 part 1 of 2 ( TB998-15002-01.zip.001 ) 2,048 MB Software_HP_BSM_Data_Collectors_2_part_1_of_2_TB998_15002_01.zip.001 Software, HP BSM Data Collectors 2 part 2 of 2 ( TB998-15002-01.zip.002 ) 1,869 MB Software_HP_BSM_Data_Collectors_2_part_2_of_2_TB998_15002_01.zip.002 Software, HP BSM Installation part 2 of 2 ( TB998-15000-01.zip.002 ) 651 MB Software_HP_BSM_Installation_part_2_of_2_TB998_15000_01.zip.002 Software, HP BSM Data Collectors 1 part 1 of 2 ( TB998-15001-01.zip.001 ) 2,048 MB Software_HP_BSM_Data_Collectors_1_part_1_of_2_TB998_15001_01.zip.001 Software, HP BSM Data Collectors 3 ( TB998-15003.iso ) 1,447 MB Software_HP_BSM_Data_Collectors_3_TB998_15003.iso Software, HP BSM Integration Adapter ( TB998-15004.iso ) 486 MB Software_HP_BSM_Integration_Adapter_TB998_15004.iso Software, HP Diagnostics Server Components ( TB998-15005-01.zip ) 1,542 MB Software_HP_Diagnostics_Server_Components_TB998_15005_01.zip Software, HP Diagnostics Collector Components ( TB998-15005-02.zip ) 452 MB Software_HP_Diagnostics_Collector_Components_TB998_15005_02.zip Software, HP Diagnostics Agent Components ( TB998-15005-03.zip ) 1,945 MB Software_HP_Diagnostics_Agent_Components_TB998_15005_03.zip Software, BSM 9.00 reassembly utility ( TB998-15006.zip ) 0 MB Software_BSM_9.00_reassembly_utility_TB998_15006.zip Software, HP BSM Installation part 1 of 2 ( TB998-15000-01.zip.001 ) 2,048 MB Software_HP_BSM_Installation_part_1_of_2_TB998_15000_01.zip.001 Software, HP BSM Data Collectors 1 part 2 of 2 ( TB998-15001-01.zip.002 ) 1,249 MB Software_HP_BSM_Data_Collectors_1_part_2_of_2_TB998_15001_01.zip.002 Letter, BSM 9.00 ( TB998-88003.pdf ) 0 MB Letter_BSM_9.00_TB998_88003.pdf Letter, BSM 9.00 reassembly instructions ( TB998-88004.pdf ) 0 MB Letter_BSM_9.00_reassembly_instructions_TB998_88004.pdf

 

Would you be kind enogh to let me know which file/files I should download to have HP service manager evaluation copy?

 

Thanks in advance. :smileyhappy:

 

Regards

Makarand Maydeo

makarand.maydeo@capgemini.com

 

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