GLPi Submission

Complete name GLPi
Submitter's Info François Déchelle Teclib' fdechelle@teclib.com
Project information

GLPi (acronym: French: Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique) is a free IT Asset Management, issue tracking system and service desk solution.

Description of the project and its goals

GLPi is a web-based application helping companies manage their information system. The solution is able to build an inventory of all the organization's assets and to manage administrative and financial tasks. The solution's functionalities help IT Administrators create a database of technical resources, as well as a management and history of maintenances actions. Users can declare incidents or requests (based on asset or not) thanks to the Helpdesk feature.

GLPi is compatible with the ITIL best practices.

Web site http://glpi-project.org/
Targeted audience

GLPi targets:

  • The public sector (administrations, local authorities)
  • Associations
  • Small to large companies

GLPi has a large user base in the French public education.

Supporting team

Teclib : 

  • Alexandre Delaunay
  • François Legastelois
  • Guillaume Bougard
  • Johan Cwiklinski
  • Thierry Bugier
  • Thomas Lornet
  • Stanislas Kita
  • Alan Badier
  • Walid Nouh

Other frequent contributors

  • Xavier Caillaud – Infotel
  • Nelly Mahu Lasson – llexperts
  • Remi Collet – Redhat
  • Olivier Moron – Raynet (Araymond group)
Business model / Strategy

All source code is free and open.
A distribution called GLPI Network is available through partners : it has the same source code base but it adds level 3 support and services via a yearly subscription.
Teclib’ helps its network of partners by providing support, professional services, training and sales materials. 

User community

User community support:

The biggest communities are French and Brazilian.

Internationalization

Internationalization of GLPI is handled through Transifex https://fr.transifex.com/
There are currently 45 translations available.
The most popular langages are French, Russian, Portugese (Brazil) and Spanish.

Roadmap

The roadmap is online at the following URL:
https://github.com/glpi-project/glpi/milestones?state=open

  • version 9.1.3 to be out April 29 2017
  • version 9.2 later on
Hosting

Current hosting:

If the project is accepted in the OW2 code base, it is likely it will remain on GitHub, with a possible mirroring to the OW2 forge.

Your project and OW2

GLPI brings a new brick to OW2 code base that is not yet covered by any OW2 project. Asset management is highly important in enterprise because an asset inventory is the first step toward security: know which machines are running which version of which operating system, when it has been upgraded...

OW2 projects

OW2 projects used or planned to be used :

  • Prelude (GLPI plug-in already available)
  • XWiki
  • LemonLDAP

OW2 projects which could benefit from GLPI :

  • prelude
Synergies
  • Availability of plugins for OpenVAS (Open source Vulnerability Assessment Scanner), hence possible synergies with PRISi
  • Contributions to PRISi
Technologies and standards
  • technologies: PHP, MariaDB or MySQL
  • GLPi is compliant with ITIL best practices
Contribution to the OW2 Community

Same answer as the one brought to the question "Your project and OW2"

Motivations to join the consortium and its community
  • Broaden the community
  • Bring a brick that can interact with other OW2 projects
  • Benefit from the OW2 quality assessment tools
Other Information? 
License(s) GNU General Public License v2.0 only
Interested Parties
Terms and conditions acceptance

I hereby certify the accuracy of the information provided above.

Yes
Submission date 28/04/2016