SolarWinds Adds Remediation Capabilities to Server & Application Monitor Solution

SolarWinds Adds Remediation Capabilities to Server & Application Monitor 
SolarWinds Continues to Strengthen Its Award-Winning Portfolio of
Systems and Application Management Software While the Revenue for Its
Systems Management Portfolio Grew 94 Percent During 2012 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 --  SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a
leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software,
announced today the upcoming release of SolarWinds Server &
Application Monitor (SAM), the cornerstone of SolarWinds' suite of
comprehensive and affordable systems and application management
Designed to deliver agentless performance and availability
monitoring, alerting and reporting for over 150 applications and
server types, the latest version of SolarWinds SAM will now enable IT
pros to resolve server and application issues directly from the
product's web console. Remediation capabilities include starting and
stopping services, killing rogue processes, and rebooting services,
among others. 
Other new and updated features in SolarWinds SAM include: 

--  New server hardware health monitoring support for popular blade
    chassis including HP C7000, HP C3000 and Dell M1000e
--  New native Windows Volume Mount Point monitoring
--  New storage volume performance metrics to find server issues caused by
    latency, queued disk I/O and high IOPS
--  New Windows Server network performance monitoring for bandwidth usage
    and errors
--  Extended integration with System Center 2012 through updated
    SolarWinds Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager
--  Improved Managed Service Provider (MSP) support to include new remote
    pollers, providing increased deployment flexibility to support
    distributed environments and MSP-style architectures

"SolarWinds SAM's remote pollers help our agility and the additional
multi-vendor hardware support means we can rely on SAM as our single
monitoring solution," said Sean Ackerman, infrastructure engineer for
AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah Insurance Exchange. "It
[SolarWinds SAM] paid for itself in less than three months and it
only gets better when integrated with SolarWinds Network Performance
Monitor. Compared to the 'Big 3,' the value ratio is insanely high." 
SolarWinds Com
prehensive Systems and Application Management 
SolarWinds SAM is one of nine key products in the SolarWinds systems
and application management product portfolio. Together, these
products address the troubleshooting, patch management and
performance monitoring needs for IT pros in organizations of all
In 2012, SolarWinds expanded and strengthened its systems and
application management portfolio. The company added SolarWinds Web
Help Desk and SolarWinds Serv-U Managed File Transfer Server, and
also released new versions of SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor
(WPM), SolarWinds Virtualization Manager, SolarWinds Patch Manager,
SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM), SolarWinds Storage Manager and
DameWare Remote Support. These products, along with SolarWinds SAM,
contributed to a 94 percent revenue growth for the company in the
systems and applications management space. 
"As new IT challenges, budget and staffing limitations place an
increasingly high demand on IT professionals to meet business
objectives while doing more with less, we will continue to be an
advocate for those professionals by paying close attention to their
evolving needs. We've enhanced our powerful yet easy-to-use systems
and applications solutions, offering an affordable alternative to
costly competitors or as a complementary solution for existing
structures," said Denny LeCompte, SVP of product strategy,
SolarWinds. "From the SMB to the large enterprise, SolarWinds will
remain a leader in delivering software that solves real-world
problems for everyone." 
The SolarWinds systems and application management portfolio has been
recognized as a leader in the IT management industry with several
recent industry awards, including: 

--  Redmond Magazine's 2013 Reader's Choice Awards "Gold" for Systems
    Performance Management and Application Performance Management for
    SolarWinds SAM; "Bronze" for Virtual Management and Optimization for
    SolarWinds VM Monitor
--  Windows Networking 2013 Readers' Choice Awards "Winner" for Remote
    Control for DameWare Remote Support
--  Microsoft TechEd North America 2012 "Best of TechEd" in the Systems
    Management and Operations category for SolarWinds SAM
--  Windows IT Pro 2012 Editors' Best and Community Choice Awards "Silver"
    for Best Systems Monitoring Product for SolarWinds SAM; Editors' Best
    "Silver" for Best Security Product for SolarWinds LEM; Communit
    Choice Awards "Silver" for Best Patch Management Product for
    SolarWinds Patch Manager; and "Other Hot Product" for Best Active
    Directory/Group Policy Product for DameWare Remote Support
--  Windows Networking 2012 Readers' Choice Awards "First Runner-Up" for
    Help Desk for SolarWinds Web Help Desk
--  TechWorld UK Awards named SolarWinds Storage Manager to its Short List
    for the "Storage Product of the Year"

SolarWinds continues to share its systems and application management
industry knowledge through its IT pro community, thwack, which now
has over 150,000 users, as well as participation in industry events.
SolarWinds Head Geek Lawrence Garvin will join Kent Agerlund, senior
consultant, Coretech A/S, at the upcoming Microsoft Management Summit
(MMS) 2013 in April for a session entitled, "Managing Third Party
Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1." 
Pricing and Availability 
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor starts at $2,995 and includes
a year of maintenance. For more information, including a
downloadable, free 30-day evaluation trial, visit the SolarWinds
website or call 866.530.8100. 
About SolarWinds
 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 online
community, thwack, to solve problems, share technology and best
practices, and directly participate in our product development
process. Learn more today at 
SolarWinds, and thwack are registered trademarks of
SolarWinds. All other company and product names mentioned are used
only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective companies. 
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