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SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our thwack® online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process.

SolarWinds Releases Virtualization Manager 8.0

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In continuance of the great Q3 release from SolarWinds (NPM, NTA, NCM, UDT, IPAM, DPA, & SRM), I am excited to announce the Generally Availability of Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 8.0.  Over time, Virtualization Manager has incrementally evolved from a stand-alone virtual appliance to providing advanced integration to the SolarWind’s monitoring stack. VMAN Orion allows for […]

SolarWinds Releases NPM 12.2

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NPM 12.2 was made available in the Customer Portal on September 13th!  The release notes are a great place to get a broad overview of everything in the release.  Here, I’d like to go into greater depth on  Network Insight for ASA including why we built it and how it works.  Knowing that should help […]

SolarWinds Announces General Availability of Web Help Desk v12.5.1

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We are excited to share, that we’ve reached GA for Web Help Desk (WHD) 12.5.1 This service release includes: Improved application support Microsoft® Office 365 Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Microsoft Windows Server® 2016 Improved protocol and port management The Server Options setting provides a user interface to manage the HTTP and HTTPS ports from the […]

NPM 12.1 Sneak Peek – Meraki Wireless Monitoring

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Now that you’ve seen how to use PerfStack for networks, it’s time to check out the improved MerakiⓇ wireless monitoring of NPM 12.1! This feature was born from a simple customer request: to cover Meraki gear in the same way we do all the other wireless vendors, showing their hybrid infrastructure in a single pane […]

SolarWinds NPM 12.1 Sneak Peek

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OK, OK, I admit it. My favorite new feature of NPM 12.1 is PerfStack which is actually a feature of the Orion Platform (or “Core”). So my team didn’t actually build it. Darn.  Fortunately, all the products that run on the Orion Platform get it, including NPM.  More importantly, all products can contribute data to […]

What is SolarWinds SAM?

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Hi y’all! I’m the new product marketing manager for SolarWinds SAM – Server and Application Monitor. For the last few years, the products I’ve worked on have been focused on storage infrastructure and backups. Now that I’m part of the SolarWinds team I’ll be concentrating on monitoring infrastructures; the hardware and maybe even more importantly […]

SolarWinds Releases Virtualization Manager 7.0

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Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 7.0 is now available with predictive and alert recommendations. VMAN 7.0 started with the basis to expand on Solarwinds current strengths of Discovery, Alerting, & Reporting and grow our toolset to provide advanced remediation and troubleshooting capabilities to support the *D.A.R.T framework. We tackled this challenge with intelligent actions that remediate existing […]

SolarWinds Web Help Desk 12.5 Release Candidate is Available!

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We have reached the Release Candidate (RC) status for Web Help Desk (WHD) 12.5. RC1 is the last step before general availability and is a chance for existing customers to get the newest functionality before it is available to everyone else. Web Help Desk 12.5 includes the following enhancements: Dashboard interface – New and improved […]

SolarWinds Release Engineer’s Toolset v11

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It is my pleasure to announce General Availability of Solarwinds Engineer’s Toolset (ETS) v11, the most innovative release in many years history of this product. First, let’s take a look at what is completely new in v11: Toolset on the Web As many of you requested tighter integration of ETS to our single plane of […]

SolarWinds – What We’re Working on for NTM

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NTM 2.2 is out the door and we’re hard at work on the next release.  Here’s some of the stuff we’re working on: The list is short because we’re currently thinking about what we’d like to focus on in the next release.  Have an idea?  We’d love to hear about it!  Add it here: PLEASE […]

Log & Event Manager 6.3 Release Candidate is Available!

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SolarWinds have reached the Release Candidate (RC) status for Log & Event Manager (LEM) 6.3. RC is the last step before general availability and is a chance for existing customers to get the newest functionality before it is available to everyone else. The RC contains the following enhancements: Single sign-on (SSO)/smart card integration. Update to […]

Monitoring Files: Is it there? And has it changed?

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APM includes several ways to monitor files.  For many users, there are business critical files that must be present and unchanged.  If the file is changed or deleted, a critical incident has occurred. How do you know if a file is still there?  The File Existence Monitor is a straightforward monitor that will periodically check […]

SolarWinds Releases Storage Resource Monitor 6.3

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We are pleased to announce the general availability of Storage Resource Monitor 6.3. This version includes the following enhancements: Support for EMC XtremIO arrays Support for Pure Storage arrays Storage Resource Monitor 6.3 is available for download in your customer portal for those customers under active Storage Resource Monitor maintenance. You can view the full […]

SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools 3.11 Now Available

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We are pleased to announce the general availability of Kiwi CatTools 3.11. This version includes the following enhancements: IPv6 support SSL/TLS email support Variations for HP.Switch.2500, RedHat Linux, Checkpoint VPN & Huawei General HP Procurve software updates ARP report support for Checkpoint firewalls. Kiwi CatTools 3.11 is available for download in your customer portal for […]

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