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Connectors Overview

To exchange data with external systems, Matrix42 Workspace Management uses Data Providers and Connectors. This article provides a list of available Data Providers and Connectors for the Matrix42 Workspace Management by source.

Connectors delivered with Matrix42 products 

  • Active Directory Connector
  • Azure Active Directory / Office 365 Connector
  • Datacenter Inventory ​​​​​​ (Imports servers software and hardware inventory collected by datacenter scan appliance)
  • Empirum Connector
  • Enterprise Manager Inventory  (Imports data using Enterprise Manager API)
  • Inventory of Citrix XenServer  (Collects defined hosts/virtual machines for specified Citrix XenServer environment)
  • Inventory of Microsoft Hyper-V  (Collects defined hosts/virtual machines for specified Hyper-V environment)
  • Inventory of VMware vCenter  (Collects defined hosts/virtual machines for specified VMware environment)
  • LIS - Online Update  (Keeps your system up-to-date by connecting it to the License Intelligence Service to exchange updated data)
  • Matrix42 MyWorkspace  (Imports data from Matrix42 MyWorkspace Server)
  • MWM AirWatch  (Imports data from AirWatch Server using Rest API)
  • MWM Silverback  (Imports data from Silverback Server using Rest API)
  • Oracle Database Inventory  (Collects defined hosts Oracle inventory)
  • SCCM Inventory  (Imports data from System Center Configuration Manager)
  • Unix Inventory  (Collects software and hardware inventory for specified devices running Unix or Linux)
  • Windows Inventory  (Collects software and hardware inventory for specified devices)

 

Connectors available on Matrix42 Marketplace

Ivanti DSM Heat Connector

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/ivanti-dsm-heat-connector

The Ivanti DSM (HEAT) Connector manages the integration of the third-party provisioning software FrontRange desktop and Server Management (DSM) , formerly Enteo v6 OS deployment.

DSM Connector imports assets, software, fingerprints and OS data from DSM to Store Service Catalog

Advantages are:

  • Easy integration of Ivanti DSM
  • Allow for Single Point of Service via the Service Store

SAP Solutions Manager

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/sap-solution-manager-konnektor

The purpose of the SAP Solution Manager Connector application is to synchronize ticket data between MATRIX42 Software Asset & Service Management (“Service Store”) and SAP Solution Manager. This application is a basic implementation that can be expanded by a developer in the context of a particular customer system, so that it covers the specifics of the local service store and uses the web service provided in the SAP system.

The basic application includes a SOAP web service that is hosted in the IIS of the Service Store server. In addition, a template-like workflow is included, in the course of which the communication with the SAP System is carried out. There, another SOAP web service is expected, which is provided in the context of the SAP Solution Manager and which can use the data sent from the Service Store, but other ways of data exchange are also conceivable.
The basic application includes extensions of the data models that can contain the necessary additional information for tickets, and also includes value mappings for status and priority.At present, the data synchronization of Incidents is available. For other types of tickets (problems, changes, etc.) the data exchange can be added upon request.

Datenfluss zwischen Service-Store und Solution-Manager


LANDESK Inventory Connector 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/landesk-connector

The LANDESK Inventory Connector manages the integration in Service Store of the third-party LANDESK Inventory Manager. Inventory will be collected via Workflows and imported in Matrix42 Service Store. Several Inventory data source can be defined and executed in parallel.

  • Adds new LANDESK Connector
  • a new Workflow Activity: GetLandeskData
  • workflow for collecting LANDESK Inventory
  • import definition for:
    • Domains
    • Manufacturers
    • Computers
    • Installed Applications
    • Assets
    • Operating systems
    • Recent Users

Script Runner Connector

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/scriptrunner-connector

ScriptRunner® is an Automation and Delegation Solution for PowerShell, developed by AppSphere, and is the answer to the complex challenges of management and automation.
The ScriptRunner Connector allows triggering PowerShell Scripts in the ScriptRunner® Solution from Service Store. The Connector provides the possibility to communicate with ScriptRunner using Service Store actions or dedicated activities in your own Workflows.


Service Desk Analytics 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/service-desk-analytics

Service Desk Analytics provides you with a BI warehouse for your service desk. Analyze effectiveness & efficiency, track your set goals & KPIs and discover optimization potential. The supplied Power BI connector also provides individual reporting and deep insights into your service desk data and processes.

Service Desk Analytics transfers your data via ETL processes into a multi-dimensional data cube. Different aggregation levels form an adequate base for answering different complex, analytical questions

Default KPIs

  • Overview of all tickets in your organization with monthly averages for created, closed, processed tickets (Tickets Alive) as well as your Ø resolution time
  • Direct solution quota, escalation rates for reaction and resolution times

Success Scores

  • Monthly history of your metrics over time and across your organization

Target Values

  • Configurable target key figures mark the way. They show you where and when you have left the corridor you have set

If you need more information/advise:


MyWorkspace Enterprise 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/myworkspace-platinum

Matrix42 MyWorkspace sets a new and unique standard in delivering intuitive, secure and easy-to-manage user workspaces cost-effectively, and on any device. It’s a unified workspace portal that makes it easy to integrate Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and web applications into your organization’s existing IT infrastructure (e.g. Active Directory-based). It’s also the only solution on the market that enables the management of access to applications, corporate documents, devices and user IDs from a single, secure web-based environment. All the features of the Gold Edition, plus a range of advanced functionality including usage and cost reporting, and integration with Microsoft Azure and Office 365.

Cloud Connector for Active Directory

The cloud connector allows seamless integration into existing Active Directory infrastructure without requiring complex and expensive additional infrastructure components. No changes to existing firewall or security setups are required.

Federated Integration within Existing Infrastructure

Allows the integration of existing Active Directory infrastructure. All based on the federated architecture approach Microsoft has implemented with its Active Directory Federation Services.


Marketplace Add-ons Gold Subscription 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/matrix42-marketplace-add-ons-gold-subscription

Marketplace Gold Subscription, the flat rate for Marketplace products of Matrix42 AG.

The following connectors are included:


Asset Manager Webservice (SOAP) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com//product/asset-manager-webservice

The Asset Manager SOAP Webservice provides a possibility to call Matrix42 Service Desk actions from your own client application. The following actions are available:

  • Edit and delete of an asset
  • Change
    • ownership
    • main user
    • status

The Webservice also offers the possibility to modify standard and user-defined attributes of an asset.


Service Desk Webservice (SOAP) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/service-desk-webservice-marketplace

The Service Desk SOAP Webservice provides a possibility to call Matrix42 Service Desk actions from a proprietary client application. The following actions are available:

  • Create incidents, problems, changes, tasks, knowledge-base articles
  • Edit
  • Forward
  • Pause
  • Reopen
  • Upload attachments
  • Send E-Mail
  • Merge incidents
  • Search for tickets and KB articles

The Webservice also offers the possibility to modify standard and user-defined attributes of an incident.


Busse4IT ARM8MAN Connector (Buss4IT) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/8man-connector

Your users don’t have the opportunity to order folder permissions on a standardized way?

Granting of permissions is on call or with a paper without (electronic) documentation?

The Busse4IT GmbH "Solarwinds ARM/8MAN for Matrix42 Service Catalog" Activities allows you to authorize with an automatically provision for File Services and other types of access.

Matrix42 Service Management

  • Ordering folder sharing and/ or permissions by the End-User
  • Approvals for access via workflow
  • Transparent overview of the approval workflow in the Matrix42 Self Service Portal

Access Right Management with SolarWinds ARM/8MAN

  • Implementation of the requested order
  • Returning the successful realization back to Matrix42 Service Catalog

Documentation

  • Documentation of approval and change in Matrix42 Service Catalog
  • Documentation of approval and change in ARM/8MAN

Mobile Iron Connector – Premium Edition (Innomea) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/mobileiron-connector-premium-edition

The ITSM Add-on integrates the MobileIron device management for mobile devices seamlessly into your Matrix42 supported IT processes.
Connect two powerful systems and benefit from a noticeable added value. Expand the Matrix42 Workspace Management in order to improve the information content of your MobileIron managed end devices.
In addition, the benefits of comprehensive IT service management are available.
Thus, information from MobileIron is also available in the Asset, license and contract management for mobile devices usable. Users can also download new mobile apps and authorizations via the existing Matrix42 Service Request Catalogue.

This brings a noticeable relief in the Administration of IT through self-services.
Decision makers approve or reject requests. With the Matrix42 Service Catalogue, the processes comprehensible and audit-proof in change management documented. The maintenance of the changes is fully automated processed by our connector. You enjoy all the benefits of a clean documentary without taking action yourself.

You manage your mobile devices in the same way as you manage your „classic“ Computer.
Select the edition of the innomea.MobileIron Connector, which fits best to your individual requirements. Besides the Basic Edition with the functionality of the device inventory, the Standard Edition additionally enables the administration mobile applications, the creation of fingerprints for software products and the generation of license requirements.
The Premium Edition also offers the use of actions, Services and Workflow Activities.


Jira Connector (Cubefinity) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/jira-connector

The Matrix42 Jira connector offers a real-time synchronization of activities between the two systems Matrix42 and Jira.

  • Bidirectional interface between Matrix42 Service Desk and Jira (Jira Service Desk, Jira Software and Jira Cloud are supported)
  • Synchronizes created and updated activities (Incident, Task, Service Request, Problem, Change, Ticket)
  • Mapping of activity types, e.g. “Incident” in Matrix42 becomes “Issue” in Jira
  • Mapping of activity status, e.g. “Closed” in Matrix42 becomes “Done” in Jira
  • Provides a dynamic mechanism for synchronizing any attributes
  • Comments / journals and attachments can also be synchronized
  • Interface can be flexibly adapted to the customer’s requirements

Sophos Mobile Connector (Imbit) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/lmbit-sophos-mobile-connector/

The lmbit Sophos Mobile Connector is an extension to the Matrix42 Service Store. It connects to an instance of Sophos Mobile and serves quite literary as a data provider.

Sophos Mobile is a Software that offers Mobile Device Management. Mobile Devices are registered with Sophos Mobile. This usually is as simple as installing a Sophos Mobile Application on a device and scanning a barcode. The devices are assigned a profile that determines compliance standards. The application provides information pertaining to that mobile device, such as IMEI, phone number, installed Applications, root status etc.

The lmbit Sophos Mobile Connector queries a Web Service to access this information and uses it to create or update Asset Management Data in the Matrix 42 Service Store. Among the data that is provided by the Sophos Mobile Connector are:

  • the Name of the Device
  • the description
  • liability
  • Serial Number
  • IMEI
  • OS (Platform and Version)
  • an inventory of the installed Applications

Macmon Connector (Imbit) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/lmbit-macmon-connector

The lmbit macmon Connector for the Matrix42 Service Store allows you to manage Endpoints in the macmon Appliance from inside the Service Store Asset Management.
Endpoint Data kept in the macmon Appliance that is used to control Access to Networks is frequently updated with Asset Data from the Service Store. So the liability (Corporate, Employee etc.), status (Active,Discarded etc.) and Endpointgroup Membership is effectively controlled by the Service Store.


Identity and Asset Management (DSP) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/identity-and-access-management-iam

The IAM add-on tool from DSP IT Service provides a service item in the Matrix42 service catalog for selecting and ordering access rights to AD-controlled file shares and applications, an intelligent, special workflow for approval and fully automated setup, parking and revocation of access rights.

In the event of an audit, a special reporting module provides all the necessary information about the permits and access rights granted for each person or target system.

The automated health check checks rights assigned by the system and compares them fully automatically with the booking status of the Matrix42 catalog, so that it is ensured that unapproved, granted access rights are identified, checked and process-controlled with an automatically generated ticket.


PerformanceGuard (CapaSystems) 

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/performanceguard

PerformanceGuard provides a unique insight to what an end user experiences when accessing business services. Instead of providing status and up-times for individual components like servers, network, databases etc. PerformanceGuard monitors the performance for every end user all the time on all systems and provides a true image of the current status on intuitive dashboards.

PerformanceGuard includes an agent installed on all end-user computers with impressively low footprint that monitors activity on the network, in browsers as well as within customers own applications. On end-user computers as well as servers the agent monitors a set of standard counters for the computer itself as well as for the individual processes. You can configure any Windows Performance Counter to be monitored with a resolution as high as 1 second.

PerformanceGuard also measures startup and login times, Citrix ICA data as well as network latency.

Read more information about PerformanceGuard by clicking here


SharePoint Activities for Matrix42 (Labtagon)

https://marketplace.matrix42.com/product/sharepoint-activities-fur-matrix42

SharePoint Activities is an extension for the Matrix42 Workspace Management System. It expands the full range of features of workflow. Due to the workflow activities Matrix42 System enables the bidirectional data flow between the Matrix42 System and 1 upwards SharePoint Systems. It doesn’t matter if the SharePoint belongs to a cloud or is used in a local data center.
This extension enables to read, to add, to create, to modify or to delete elements from any SharePoint list.
In addiction the Activities are user friendly and can easily be integrated in existing workflows.

This product is compatible with all current Matrix42 versions under maintenance and support.

The Labtagon SharePoint Activities has the following features:

  • Bidirectional data flow with SharePoint
  • Connection Activity
  • Activities can be added, edited and deleted (easy opportunity for field mapping)
  • Get Item, Get Items
  • Visual tracking of Activities and more detailed log file

 

Connectors available at Matrix42 partners 

Abgleich Matrix42 Test -& Produktivsystem (TAP) 

https://marketplace.tap.de/wm/app-SelfServicePortal/search-page/6cac2957-1ae1-e511-dd9b-74d02b9d869c/structure

The reconciliation between the productive Matrix42 Workplace Management System and a test environment is always a very time-consuming activity. The add-on "Abgleich Matrix42 Test- und Produktivsystem" simplifies this work and aligns your production system with your test system with just a few clicks. All data from your productive system is also transferred to your test system.

 The extension saves and copies the database and takes over all adjustments in the Matrix42 Workplace Management application.


Access Manager Connector (Labtagon) 

https://www.labtagon.com/produkte/access-manager-connector

The Labtagon Access Manager Connector for Matrix42 connects the Matrix42 Workspace Management System (WSM) with the Access Manager from BAYOOSOFT. This allows permissions for file servers to be provided as a service from the Service Store.

With the Labtagon Access Manager Connector for Matrix42, users can easily request directory permissions via the Service Portal by ordering the desired permission as a service as usual. This saves the user from having to learn a different user interface. In addition, the connector offers the possibility to display lists of permissions filtered by user or directory.


Bechtle Service Catalog Integraton (Imbit) 

https://www.lmbit.de/portfolio/it-management/add-ons/bechtle-service-katalog-integration

With the Bechtle Service Catalogue Integration, you automate and standardise your manual, often time-consuming ordering processes. Your IT organisation will be sustainably relieved while at the same time increasing the added value for your entire workforce.


Dracoon Connector (Labtagon)

https://www.labtagon.com/produkte/dracoon-connector-fuer-matrix42

The DRACOON Connector provides a communication interface between the Matix42 Workspace Management and the DRACOON API. Thus, data spaces, user rights, user accounts, etc. can be ordered centrally and automatically via services. By integrating the DRACOON Connector, the necessity of using an additional portal is eliminated. Ergo, the DRACOON Connector not only saves you the costs of another superfluous portal, but also creates a direct and simple communication between the Matrix42 Workspace Management and the DRACOON API.


FASD - First Aid Service Desk (Consulting4IT)

https://consulting4it.de/fasd.html

With First Aid Service Desk (FASD), the service desk becomes capable of action! FASD creates transparency about the client black box. The daily problems of the users can be solved effectively and quickly with the help of remote actions and predefined repair scripts.


FDMatrix42+ARM (Futuredat)

https://www.futuredat.com/schnittstelle

An interface between Matrix42 and Solarwinds' Access Rights Manager. Integration of the authorisation solution into Matrix42's Service Management.


Matrix42 Integration with JIRA (TAP) 

https://marketplace.tap.de/wm/app-SelfServicePortal/search-page/6cac2957-1ae1-e511-dd9b-74d02b9d869c/structure

Time and again, companies use JIRA in parallel to Matrix42 Service Management.
While Matrix42 is usually set as the central portal for incidents, service requests and classic IT support, JIRA is often used for software development by the development department.
This situation gives rise to a number of challenges, which we solve, in particular the following two points:

  • the consistent documentation
  • to the exchange of statuses for users, support and development

Matrix42 <> SAP Solution Manager Interface for DKV  (Neo42 Connector created in customer projects)

https://www.innomea.com/innomea-itsm-add-ons


Monitoring Connector (Innomea)

https://www.innomea.com/innomea-itsm-add-ons

The ITSM add-on makes it possible to connect monitoring systems such as PRTG or Nagios to Matrix42 Workspace Management. It proactively supports problem managers in their search for the cause of faults that have occurred by independently searching the CMDB for dependencies of the affected CIs.

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