Free Help Desk Software Announced by Web Help Desk

December 9, 2008 in Mac OSX (E)

[] Fremont, CA - Web Help Desk, a leading cross-platform help desk software solution, today announced the release of a Free Edition of it's web-based incident management software for small business, K-12 institutions, and small government organizations. The Free Edition has no trial period or expiration date, is completely free from ads, and includes one full year of help desk software upgrades.

Key benefits of this free help desk software edition include:

Cross-Platform Technology - Server-side installers are available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows Server; while all endusers access the help desk from virtually any internet browser.

Web Portal - A full customer support web portal for endusers to submit service requests, view ticket updates, and seek self help or view auto-suggested solutions from the knowledge base.

Email-to-Ticket Conversion - Automatic email-to-ticket conversion ensures that service requests submitted via email do not fall through the cracks and breach SLA.

Ticket History and Audit Trails - Support staff may add notes (and hidden notes) to each ticket, from the web app or via email. Every update to a ticket is recorded by username and time date stamp.

Knowledge Base - The mentioned customer service Knowledge Base also allows article visibility to support staff only; building an extensible and searchable internal knowledge base.

LDAP and Active Directory Integration - Utilize your current LDAP or AD directory for login authentication and to schedule imports of customer data.

SLA Email Alerts and Reminders - Configure various Service Level Agreements for email alerts and reminders to be sent to support staff.

Graphical Performance Reports - Run a variety of help desk reports to increase productivity and create new efficiencies. Reports may be run real-time, exported to spreadsheets, or through automated email delivery.

For more details and a free help desk software download, visit the Web Help Desk website or call +1-510-279-2251.

Founded in 1998, the Web Help Desk software suite is the leading cross-platform service desk management solution for help desk and customer support professionals who seek to simplify and control their increasingly complex service environments. The extensive feature set of the Web Help Desk software addresses critical IT and support areas, including: Incident and Problem Management, Asset and Desktop Management, Knowledge Management, and Approval Workflow.