The Inventory app captures data from different sources, then consolidates, normalizes and stores it in Inventory repositories.

Inventory uses connectors to capture software, hardware and other data from sources such as Configuration Manager, Big Fix and vCenter where it is consolidated, de-duplicated and normalized. Normalization uses software and hardware entries in the 1E Catalog.

Inventory repositories are used by the following applications:

  • Patch Success - reports on and ensures successful patching of your enterprise
  • Application Migration - automates the migration of applications during a Configuration Manager OS deployment
  • AppClarity - manages entitlements, compliance and reclaiming unused software.

The Inventory app is used to view and export inventory, and manage associations.

To find out more about 1E Catalog please refer to 1E Catalog.

You will need to decide which of the following connectors you will use to populate Inventory repositories.

Connectors are used to connect to other 1E and third party systems and populate repositories. Tachyon provides the following inventory connectors to populate the Tachyon inventory repository:

Use the links above to find more information about each type of connector. Please refer to Using Inventory for more information about viewing and exporting inventory repositories.

AppClarity and some other Consumer applications add additional connectors to populate their repositories.

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AI Powered Auto-curation

Using the AI Powered Auto-curation feature you'll be able to increase the total amount of normalized software in your Inventory repositories. This is done using AI that integrates with the inventory consolidation process. By using AI your organization will benefit from significant numbers of normalized software and a reduced manual effort needed to normalize software.

To find out more about AI Powered Auto-curation read the AI Powered Auto-curation section.