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SolarWinds User Device Tracker Adds Whitelisting and Port Shutdown Capabilities

SolarWinds User Device Tracker Adds Whitelisting and Port Shutdown Capabilities 
SolarWinds' Device Tracking and Switch Port Management Software
Offers New Security Enhancements Including Whitelisting, Port
Shutdown, Among Others 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/13 --  SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a
leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software,
today announced enhanced security updates to SolarWinds User Device
Tracker (UDT), one of the industry's only standalone device tracking
and switch port management solutions.  
SolarWinds UDT allows IT professionals to quickly identify all
network devices, track historic device locations, perform automatic
network discovery, produce a comprehensive list of switches and
ports, and map logical connections. In addition, SolarWinds UDT
features customizable reports and simple, do-it-yourself deployment.  
SolarWinds UDT now includes two new features that aid in actively
managing and mitigating security risks on a network. Whitelisting now
allows IT pros to define a list of safe devices based on MAC address,
IP address or host name, and receive an alert when a rogue device not
on the list connects to the network. Port shutdown enables IT pros to
remotely shut down a compromised port with point-and-click simplicity
while the event is audited. 
SolarWinds User Device Tracker Highlights: 


 
--  Network device tracking: Search by MAC address, IP address or host
    name to quickly find a device and retrieve the switch name, port, port
    description, VLAN, and more
--  Network user tracking: Retrieve user connection details, including
    switch name or access point, port or SSID, and host name; view current
    and historical logins; and more
--  Watch list: Create a list of devices or users and receive alerts when
    they connect to the network
--  Automated switch port discovery and mapping: Map and monitor switch
    ports by ports used, CPU load, memory used, and more

  
Pricing for SolarWinds UDT starts at $1795 and includes the first year
of maintenance. For more information, including a FREE, downloadable
30-day trial, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.  
Additional Resources 


 
--  Video: User Device Tracker Guided Tour
--  Press Release: Six Real Security Threats IT Professionals May Face in
    2013

  
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 http://www.solarwinds.com/. 
SolarWinds, SolarWinds.com, 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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