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SaaS Management: Slack License Differentiation

Slack License Differentiation The Slack integration instructions were renamed as Slack (for Workspace) to reflect users integrating with Slack at a workspace level. The following integration instructi...

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AWS Service Name Update

Before this update, for AWS, Optima's "Service" field was mapped from "lineItem/ProductCode", and not "product/ProductName". For AWS MarketPlace services, that "ProductCode" is a hash id, which makes ...

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SaaS Management: Salesforce Reclamation API Endpoint

Salesforce Reclamation API Endpoint The Salesforce Integration Instructions now include a Reclamation API endpoint to deactivate a Salesforce user. https://<<SalesforceInstance>>.salesforce.com/servic...

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IT Visibility Updates for Early November 2020

We have a couple of new enhancements being rolled out over the next week to call to your attention, including: Hardware Normalization ImprovementsInclusion of FNMS Organization DataNew Discovery Sourc...

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SaaS Management: Expansion into EMEA

Expansion into EMEA SaaS Manager has set up a European, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) data center to support customers in EMEA. All existing SaaS Manager features are available, and all data is 10...

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Q3 2020 IT Visibility Updates

In Q3 2020, a number of new capabilities and enhancements made their way to IT Visibility. Below is a summary of some of the key items we wanted to bring to your attention. ServiceNow and BMC Remedy i...

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SaaS Management: Reclaiming Licenses

Reclaiming Licenses License Reclamation is the process of taking back licenses from application users. These users fall into one of the following scenarios. Employees who are inactive in your organiza...

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SaaS Management: Enhanced Add Application Workflow

Add Application Workflow The Managed Applications screen in SaaS Manager has an enhanced workflow for adding and searching for SaaS applications. After clicking Add Application, the names and vendors ...

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SaaS Management: Salesforce Integration Instructions

Salesforce Integration Instructions The Salesforce Integration Instructions were clarified to include the following note. NOTE: For Sandbox integrations, please select the Salesforce Sandbox applicati...

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SaaS Management: New Lucidchart Integration Instructions

Lucidchart Integration Instructions  Lucidchart is a web-based proprietary platform that is used to allow users to collaborate on drawing, revising, and sharing charts and diagrams. Information Stored...

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Introducing Additional Billing Center Support in Optima

Optima Billing Centers use costs from billing data to enable an accurate view of costs across accounts and services. They can be configured in a hierarchical structure so that the cost reporting func...

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Introducing Additional Cost Support in Optima

Optima now supports the ingestion of public, private, and custom cloud billing data for easy ad-hoc analysis alongside billing data from other sources via a common and extensible framework for discove...

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Supported IT Visibility Discovery Sources

IT Visibility offers support for a growing number of inventory sources including the following. BMC Application Discovery & Dependency Mapping (ADDM) FlexNet Inventory (NetDeploy Inventory)Data Platf...

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Adjustments interface now live in Optima

Flexera allows for flexible bill adjustments based on customizable rules, for Optima has the ability to define adjustments by a variety of dimensions. Different markup/markdowns can be assigned to: Ve...

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New built-in dashboards

Four new built-in dashboards have been added to Optima.  Dashboards entitled AWS Analyzer, Azure Analyzer, and Google Analyzer give a high-level isolated overview of each cloud's spend.The Cost Trend ...

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New Dimension: Invoice ID

Invoice ID is a new dimension that has been added to Optima. This will facilitate in reconciling cost and usage in Optima with a cloud vendor's invoice. Currently, the Invoice ID dimension is supporte...

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Custom Dashboard Sharing is Now Live in Optima

Custom dashboards have been a great way for customers to centralize data and track costs. However, until now these were only viewable by the user who created them. The ability to share these dashboard...

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Shared Dashboards

Optima now allows you to share custom dashboards within your organization. Dashboards can be accessed in the “Dashboard” tab in Optima. Custom dashboards can be created by anyone, but to share, you mu...

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'Commitments' category

The RightScale-generated cost category previously known as “RI/CUD” is now displayed as “Commitments” in Optima.   NOTE: For AWS only - “SavingsPlanRecurringFee” and “SavingsPlanUpfrontFee” line item ...

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