PLEASANTON, Calif. - November 19, 2014 - ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the launch of its revamped user interface for ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand, the SaaS version of the company抯 ITIL-ready help desk software. The revamped UI includes a number of features designed to increase productivity and simplify help desk operations, including multi-level nested business rules, keyboard short cuts and Facebook-style notifications. Continuing the disruption created with the free Standard Edition, ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand now follows a non-linear, multi-tier pricing model that ensures flexible, affordable adoption of a SaaS-based help desk. A demo of the revamped ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand UI is available at www.ondemand.manageengine.com/service-desk/service-desk-demo.html.
Today's help desk industry faces new challenges due to rapidly evolving technologies, which threaten to reduce help desk speed, productivity and usability. When IT technicians first start working with a help desk application, they often spend more time getting acquainted with the tool than addressing the needs of their end users. This reduces productivity and, in turn, end-user satisfaction. To address these challenges, the revamped ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand UI promises IT technicians increased productivity and, most important, very simple and easy-to-use operation.
"We live in a technology age where software user experience boundaries are pushed very hard," said Rajesh Ganesan, director of product management, ManageEngine. "Service desk agents live by the service desk tool all day and expect the user experience to match that of consumer applications. We understand this and are committed to continually providing our customers the best user experience across all device types and form factors."
The new UI features provide users an experience that is:
More details about the UI are available at www.ondemand.manageengine.com/service-desk/whats-new.html.
The revamped UI is an automatic upgrade available immediately, free of cost to all existing and new ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand customers. Typical linear pricing has been modified to have multiple price tiers based on number of technicians and asset combinations, delivering more flexibility in choosing the right subscription model. The free Standard Edition of ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand offers IT help desk operations with no restrictions on request and technician count. The Professional and Enterprise editions - along with valuable add-ons - offer a complete, ITIL-compliant help desk experience. Professional and Enterprise editions of ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand start at $195 and $495 respectively, for a combination of one tech and two asset packs. Visit http://ondemand.manageengine.com/service-desk/pricing.html for more pricing information.
For more information on ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand, please visit http://ondemand.manageengine.com/service-desk/, and for more information on ManageEngine, visit http://buzz.manageengine.com/. Follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.
ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand, with 7,500+ customers, is a complete, SaaS-based, ITIL-ready help desk system for businesses of all sizes. With integrated asset management, ITIL workflows, service catalog, knowledge base, a self-service portal, extensive reporting and pay-as-you go pricing, it enables IT organizations to provide best-in-class service to their users at unmatched value for the money. For more information on ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand, please visit http://ondemand.manageengine.com/service-desk/.
ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization抯 need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, many established and emerging enterprises - including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 - rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corporation with offices worldwide, including the United States, India, Japan and China. For more information, please visit http://buzz.manageengine.com/; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com/, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.Media Contact: