Getting Started with IT Visibility

IT Visibility is an analysis platform that offers comprehensive visibility into your IT environment to help you gain visibility and insight into the assets deployed in your environment. It provides you with out-of-the-box analytics that enable you to understand and explore your application portfolio. IT Visibility helps you:

View your application portfolio at a high levelIT Visibility gives you a view of your total software installs, so you can better understand your IT environment at a high level.
Identify and rationalize software sprawl—You can view your software installs based on category, manufacturer, and version, so you can understand and rationalize sprawl, helping you reduce licensing costs and streamline your environment.
Mitigate end-of-life risk—You can easily view which software releases are approaching end-of-life and you can also view which products are already at end-of-life, so that you can choose to take actions to mitigate vulnerabilities and support costs.
Unlock deeper analysisYou can export your data set for further, deeper analysis using your own business intelligence tools or to import into downstream platforms such as a CMDB or ITFM system.
Simplify analysis—Your IT environment present a large complex set of data that IT Visibility helps simplify through easy to understand visualizations.

IT Visibility Help Topics

The table below provides navigation to the following IT Visibility help topics.

IT Visibility Help Topics

Topic

Description

Uploading Inventory Data into IT Visibility

Explains how to upload inventory data into IT Visibility using inventory beacons installed in your environment or imported from your FlexNet Manager On-Premises instance to Flexera One.

For additional or related details:

Viewing Import Status
Managing External Inventory Connections

Using Data Explorer to Gain Interactive Insights into Your IT Environment

Explains the capabilities of Data Explorer and how you can use it to gain visibility into your IT environment. For details, see:

Accessing Out-of-the-Box Dashboards and Data Explorer
The Components of Data Explorer
Creating Insights to Visualize Your Data
Working with Measures
Exporting Insights
Working with Dashboards

Viewing Cloud Inventory

Explains how to view all cloud resources discovered using cloud plugin registration and also how to view further details about each resource.

Exporting Data from IT Visibility

Explains how to export data from the IT Visibility platform, so that you can perform further custom analysis of your IT environment using the business intelligence or analytics tools of your choice. For details, see:

IT Visibility Data Export
Export Files
Field Calculations

Viewing Inventory Normalization Statistics

Provides insights as to how hardware and software inventory has been normalized.