Product Types


    Each product can be categorized into a specific Product Type, Type & Category. This is a high level categorization of the assets in an organization. e.g., Adobe Photoshop licenses or Macromedia Flash licenses.


    Product Type : Product Type refers to a product typecast. The assets are grouped according to their Product  Types. For e.g. all the Printers in the organization will be grouped under the product type printers.


    Type : Type is a subdivision of product types. They are classified in to Asset and Asset Components for e.g. a Workstation is an Asset, Keyboard is an Asset Component.


    Category : Category is a common attribute of Product Types and Types. They are classified into IT and Non-IT. For e.g. Workstation is an IT asset & Projector & Scanners are Non - IT assets.


    Example : Adobe Photoshop & HP Inkjet Printer can be categorized as,


    Assets Product Type



    Adobe Photoshop/Macromedia Licenses

    Software Licenses



    HP Inkjet Printer






    Add New Product Type

      1. Click on Admin Tab -> Click Product Type icon in the configuration Wizard. This brings up the Product Type view list.   

      2. Click Add New Product Type link on the right side corner of the page.

      3. Specify the Product Type Name in the given text field. ex. Printer. This is a mandatory field, which will uniquely identify the individual product types.

      4. Select the Type from the combo box. This is a mandatory field.

      5. Select the Category from the combo box. e.g. IT or Non-IT. This is a mandatory field.

      6. Specify any relevant information about the product type in the Description field.

      7. Click Save button to save the changes. Click Save and add new button to save the Product Type and add another Product type. You can see the Product Type listed in the view list.


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