In any organization with a dedicated IT department, one day this departments workers get stuck with inventory management problem. It mainly means knowing which hardware and software parts are currently in which computer in the organization. Knowing this is very helpful in many of IT departments tasks, like maintenance, software and hardware updates, security checks and so on. A good computer inventory solution should, presumably, consist of a tool for gathering information from the organizations computers and a tool for managing that information (database). zCI is a really good solution in the light of these terms.
The administrative part of the system allows not only to review gathered information, but also to manage it in a wide range of ways. IT stuff can set up and change computer names and owners, manage devices statuses (to «end of lease», for example) and perform any complex queries on data stored in database. All actions are performed through slick and easy web interface.
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