Discover Spiceworks in an Instant with Packt’s new eBook

November 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its latest title Getting started with Spiceworks, a concise and focused guide on configuring Spiceworks to scan the network and provide essential information to the user. This easy-to-follow guide is an ideal starting point for first-time users to understand and implement Spiceworks on their network. This 124-page eBook is available in PDF, e-pub, and Kindle formats for just $12.74.

About the authors:
Darren Schoen is currently is the Director of Technology Infrastructure at the Broward Center for Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. He has educated many users on Spiceworks around the U.S. and also is an official Spice trainer. Darren has also written various blogs and articles for many publications.

Nitish Kumar holds an MS degree in Software from the JK Institute of Applied Physics and Technology. Currently, he works for HT Media Ltd as Wintel Head, and is also an active blogger on various technologies and gadgets. In the past eight years, Nitish has worked with several Microsoft technologies and open source solutions, including but not limited to Spiceworks.

Spiceworks is written in Ruby on Rails, an open source, web application framework (although Spiceworks itself is not open source) and runs on Microsoft Windows. The software discovers Windows, Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X machines along with other IP-addressable devices such as routers, VOIP phones, printers, etc.

Getting started with Spiceworks will teach the reader to install and configure Spiceworks on their environment, scan the network, and organize all the information that Spiceworks can deliver. Readers will learn to set up Help Desks to track issues, time, and also improve communication with end users. Step-by-step instructions will show readers how to use the powerful reporting engine of Spiceworks, as well as configuring the Self-Service User Portal to open trouble tickets and serve as a hub for information. Readers will discover how to make their daily tasks easier, streamline existing processes, and even save money with Spiceworks.

Getting started with Spiceworks will be hugely beneficial for any IT professional who is looking to make networking easier in a very short period of time. No experience of Spiceworks is necessary. For further information, please visit www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-spiceworks/book



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