The next update for FrameFlow has been in development for a while now and is due to be released later this month. The major highlights include: Many more device icons, new graph data export options, a new API and updated mobile apps.
FrameFlow 2020.4 will add hundreds of new icons that you can assign to network devices and use in your dashboards and network diagrams. Each icon is available in several different styles including light, regular and solid.
They look great especially when combined with our new Cardo dashboard themes.
We're also adding new graph data export options. When viewing a graph in the devices or event monitors section, clicking on the Show Data Table option (it's the last icon on the right) will show the data that the graph is based on.
The table is now paginated, making it easier to navigate through large amounts of data. We're also adding options to copy the data to the clipboard, export to Excel or save the data in CSV format.
For a long time now we had an API that many of your are using to integrate FrameFlow more tightly with your other IT systems. The API has been based on a protocol called Web Services which makes it easy to call from PowerShell and many other development and scripting languages.
In FrameFlow 2020.4 we are adding a new REST API which makes it easier to connect to FrameFlow using web-based requests from browsers or backend systems with HTTP support. Our web services API will still be available but we encourage you to take a look at the new REST API as it will offer more flexibility and some additional functionality as well.
Customers with a subscription license for FrameFlow also get access to our mobile apps for Android and iOS. Along with FrameFlow 2020.4 we'll be releasing updated versions of the mobile apps which add the ability to suppress and resume alerts from right in the apps themselves.
We also adding an off-duty/on-duty option to the mobile apps. When you mark yourself as off-duty, the apps will continue to show the list of current alerts but push notifications will be silenced until you mark yourself as back on duty. It's a great way to keep up to date but avoid getting notifications when you know another staff member is currently responsible for handling alerts.
The new features listed above are all coming in FrameFlow 2020.4 which is currently in the final stages of testing and due for release towards the end of May.
That's all for this newsletter. As always, if you have questions or feedback that you would like to share, get in touch because we're always eager to hear your suggestions.
The FrameFlow Team
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