The 1E Catalog stores the canonical representation of software products, devices and processors, and the match rules used to identify them from inventory sources

Products

Products consist of software vendor, title, version and edition entries in the catalog that are structured as follows.

AttributeDescription
VendorPublisher of the software title, for example Microsoft Corporation.
TitleName of the software product, for example Visio.
VersionFull version number of each release of the product.
EditionIf the product is an edition based product, the editions of this specific version of the product.
Edition Match rulesRules that link one or more inventory source data entries to this specific edition, of this version, of this product.
End of support datesDate when this version of the product is due to go end of support.
Colloquial versionIf the product uses colloquial versions, then the one related to this specific version, for example 2013.
Version match rulesRules that link one or more inventory source data entries to this specific version of this product.
UNSPSCUnited Nations Standard Products and Services Code for this product, for example 43233004 for operating systems.

Software Catalog hierarchy

Devices

AttributeDescription
VendorDevice vendor, for example, Dell.
Device TypeDevice type, for example Desktop.
FamilyDevice family, for example, Inspiron.
ModelDevice Model, for example, 400.
Max Socket CountMaximum number of sockets for the device, for example, 1.
Device Match RulesRules that link one or more inventory source data entries to this specific device, device type, family and model.

Device Structure

Processors

Attribute 
VendorProcessor vendor, for example, Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Processor TypeProcessor type, for example, Desktop.
FamilyProcessor family, for example, A10.
ModelProcessor model, for example, 5700.
FrequencyProcessor frequency, for example, 3,400.
SocketThe socket type the processor uses, for example,  FMZ.
Core CountProcessor core count, for example, 4.  
Threads per coreThe number of threads per core for the processor, for example,  2.

Processor Structure