Vettro Announces Support for HP Service Manager 7.0

    Vettro 360 ITSM for HP Service Manager to Enhance Service Lifecycle
    Management With Mobility

    LONDON, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - Vettro, a global leader in mobile on-demand
business applications, today announced that its Vettro 360 for ITSM will
support HP Service Manager 7.0, becoming a mobility solution for the
redesigned product. New features from the Vettro product will enable IT
support departments to respond to more incidents per day, improve SLAs and
adhere more closely with ITIL best practice.
    By adding mobility to the new HP IT Service Management software, Vettro
will give customers the tools with which to track, analyse and respond to the
everyday challenges raised by IT support. Updated features will include on the
spot tracking and the ability to access critical records whilst alongside
incidents, such as related incidents and related asset or configuration item
status, ownership, and support histories.
    "Vettro helps organisations get more from their existing software
investments by enabling real-time interaction and accurate updates from the
field," said Howard Finnegan, VP EMEA, Vettro. "Vettro 360 ITSM for HP Service
Manager 7.0 will go well beyond helping optimise the workflow of IT
technicians and IT managers on the move, and play a critical role in extending
ITIL best practices into the highly mobile IT business process."

    Key benefits of integrating Vettro 360 ITSM into HP Service Manager 7.0

    -   Add at least ten hours of productive time per month per technician to
        increase workforce efficiency eliminating the incident backlog

    -   Reduce call centre volume by at least 10% per month, as well as IT
        workforce support costs

    -   Increase SLA compliance by a minimum of 20%

    -   Expect payback from ROI on Vettro 360 ITSM within six months

    "HP Service Manager 7.0 is about taking IT Service Management to the next
level by giving customers service lifecycle oriented software that encompass
the entire ITSM process," said David D'Agostino, EMEA product marketing
manager for HP Service Manager 7.0, Software, HP. "Vettro's mobility solution
is a key enabler for organisations to achieve service lifecycle management by
allowing users to interact with the full breadth of features in HP Service
Manager 7.0 from anywhere."
    The new solution is currently being trialed on a limited release basis,
but will be available from February 2008 across all major wireless platforms
including BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Java. The fully integrated solution
will be deployable in just a matter of days and comes pre-packaged with a
configuration utility that allows the mobile experience to be managed directly
from the customer's Service Manager interface.
    To find out more about Vettro's full product suite, please visit:

    About Vettro ITSM

    Vettro is the preferred mobile application provider of Global 2000
enterprises. Vettro provides mobile applications to tens of thousands of users
that need access to enterprise data, require workflow efficiency, and depend
on field-based transactions. Vettro is the definitive mobile IT Service
Management (ITSM) provider with out-of-box "mobile workflow" applications for
Incident Management, Change Management, Request Fulfillment, and Asset
Management. In recognition of the strength of Vettro's ITSM offerings, the
premier wireless carriers and mobile device manufacturers have joined with
Vettro to jointly offer certified ITSM Bundles.
    Vettro provides applications to nearly 300 leading enterprises including
Carilion, Carey Limousines, Centrica, Cigna, Hitachi Data Systems, Clemson
University, Cytyc, General Electric, Honeywell, Mac-Gray, O2, SuperShuttle,
Travelex and YRC Worldwide.

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For further information: Press Contact: Rachel Pattison, EMEA Marketing
Manager, M: +44(0)7872380657, E:

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