Company Overview

SolarWinds is rewriting the rules for how companies manage their networks. Guided by a global community of network engineers, SolarWinds develops simple and powerful software for managing networks, small or large. Our company culture is defined by passion for innovation and a philosophy that network management can be simplified for every environment.


Network Management Products » For Every Environment

SolarWinds is changing the way organizations of all sizes monitor and manage their corporate networks. We strive to build products that are affordable, easy to use, fast to implement, and highly effective. That’s why more than 100,000 customers in organizations ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises trust our solutions to discover, configure, monitor and manage the increasingly complex systems and processes that make up the network infrastructure.

SolarWinds Network Management Software

Network Performance Monitor

Detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems across your multi-vendor devices.

  • Comprehensive network management and data center monitoring
  • Simplified network troubleshooting
  • Intelligent network alerting
  • Automated network discovery
  • Dynamic network mapping

Network Configuration Manager

Monitor, manage and back-up your multi-vendor network device configurations.

  • Comprehensive change management including bulk change updates, real-time alerts and config change templates
  • Detect and report on config policy violations to ensure compliance
  • Manage your network devices with automated backups, disaster recovery and inventory reporting

NetFlow Traffic Analyzer

See how your network is being used, by whom and for what purpose.

  • Identify which users, applications and protocols are consuming the most bandwidth and highlight the top talkers on the network
  • Capture flow data from network devices so you can monitor network traffic
  • Quickly drill-down into traffic on specific network elements and receive instant alert notifications when thresholds are exceeded
  • Perform Class Based Quality of Service (CBQoS) monitoring
  • Generate network traffic report

VoIP & Network Quality Manager

SolarWinds VoIP & Network Quality Manager gives you at-a-glance insight into all aspects of VoIP and WAN performance, provides the ability to search and filter your Call Detail Records (CDRs) and call management records, and delivers a global snapshot of all of your IP SLA operations.

WAN and VoIP Monitoring Highlights:

  • Monitors VoIP call Quality of Service (QoS) metrics including jitter, latency, packet loss, and MOS
  • Correlates call issues with WAN performance for advanced troubleshooting
  • Searches & filters call detail records
  • Monitors site-to-site WAN performance using Cisco IP SLA technology
  • Automatically discovers Cisco IP SLA enabled network devices & typically deploys in less than an hour

IP Address Manager

Create, schedule and share IP space reports across your entire team with detailed visibility into IP address space usage.

  • Manage your entire IP infrastructure from an intuitive web console
  • Receive preventative alert notifications to prevent your subnets and DHCP scopes from filling up
  • Create, schedule and share reports showing IP address space utilization across your entire team. Track who made changes and when
  • Plan your IPv6 migration

User Device Tracker

SolarWinds User Device Tracker helps you find devices as fast as you can type the IP address, Hostname, or MAC address and hit search. Switch port mapping has never been easier!

  • Search on IP address, Hostname, or MAC address to trace the current location of a device
  • Find available network ports
  • Respond to network threats and events at lightning-speed
  • Watch for a specific MAC address or Hostname to be connected
  • Find out where a device has been on the network in the past
  • Discover the last known location of an unconnected device
  • Discover switches operating near full capacity
  • Display switch capacities to justify purchase of new equipment
  • View individual ports per switch, reclaiming unused ports

Solarwinds Application & Server Management

Server & Application Monitor

Monitor, alert, and report on your physical and virtual apps and servers.

  • At-a-glance insight into the health of your physical & virtual apps and server infrastructure through an intuitive web interface
  • Monitor virtually any application and server with out-of-the-box monitors or templates
  • Be the first to know with intelligent alerting

Patch Manager

Automated Patching of Servers & 3rd-Party Apps

  • Manage updates dynamically - pushing the right patches, to the right machines, at the right time
  • Automatically receive pre-built, tested patches from vendors such as Adobe®, Apple®, Google®, Mozilla®, Oracle® & others
  • Deploy patches across your Windows® servers & workstations in hours – not weeks
  • Turn your WSUS or System Center Configuration Manager environment into a powerful patch management solution - SCCM 2012 integration will be supported in September 2012
  • Performs enterprise-wide discovery & identifies rogue, unauthorized, & unpatched computers

Web Performance Monitor

Affordable & Easy-to-Use Web Application Monitoring

  • Continuously monitor your end-users’ experience
  • Monitor any Web application, whether internal (behind the firewall), external (customer-facing), or cloud-based
  • View a consolidated list of the status of all steps and applications
  • Java™-based applications are fully supported to include rich Web technologies such as AJAX, Flash®, and Silverlight®

SolarWinds Virtualization & Cloud Management

Virtualization Manager

Unify capacity, performance, configuration,and chargeback management for your virtualized infrastructure.

  • Assure virtualization health
  • Optimize capacity and performance across the virtual enterprise
  • Govern and chargeback IT, infrastructure and cloud services

SolarWinds Storage Management

Storage Manager, Powered by Profiler

Optimize the performance and capacity of your physical & virtual storage infrastructure for the virtual environment.

  • Pinpoint storage I/O bottlenecks in your multi-vendor environment
  • Map VM performance to physical storage to maximize the performance of your virtual infrastructure
  • Plan storage capacity ahead of your need to avoid outages and slow performance
  • At-a-glance insight into the health and performance of your multi-vendor SAN environment though an intuitive web interface

Back-Up Profiler

Get consolidated end-to-end visibility & control over backups throughout your enterprise.

  • Monitor your multi-vendor data protection environment with visibility into the entire backup process
  • Optimize performance of your backup environment
  • Plan capacity with visibility into backup trends
  • Automate the backup compliance process

Enterprise-Class Log & Event Management Software

Log & Event Management (LEM)

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) delivers powerful log management capabilities in a highly affordable, easy-to-deploy virtual appliance. This product combines real-time log analysis, event correlation, and a groundbreaking approach to IT search to deliver the visibility and control you need to overcome everyday IT challenges, while improving security and facilitating compliance.

  • Collect log and event data from tens of thousands of devices and perform true real-time event correlation across devices and in non-linear order to quickly identify anomalies and issues
  • Visualize and explore data more easily using advanced IT search that employs highly effective data visualization tools like word clouds and treemaps inside an incredibly intuitive drag-and-drop interface
  • Automatically respond to performance issues and mitigate threats using Active Response technology that enables you to automatically take actions ranging from restarting services to blocking USB devices
  • Leverage out-of-the-box correlation rules, compliance reports, and responses that ensure you’ll be up and running in no time

Firewall Security Manager

Multi-vendor Firewall Security & Change Management

  • Automates security audits using over 120 customizable, out-of the-box checks based on standards from NSA, NIST, SANS and more
  • Analyzes firewall configs and logs to isolate redundant, covered and unused rules and objects
  • Models how a new rule, or change to an existing one, will impact your firewall policy; without touching production devices
  • Simplifies firewall troubleshooting and change management for your multi-vendor, Layer 3 network devices
  • Deploys quickly and easily; scan your inventory for high risk firewalls and assess your risk profile in minutes

IT Help Desk and Asset Management

Web Help Desk

Web-based IT Help Desk and Asset Management

  • Streamlines the help desk ticket process from request to resolution
  • Includes fully-customizable forms that are easy to change to match your IT support workflows
  • Manages and tracks the full lifecycle of hardware and software assets
  • Supports self-resolution of issues with a searchable knowledge base
  • Affordable, per-seat pricing for technician logins – no hidden costs for end-user logins or managed IT assets

Mobile IT Administration

Mobile Admin

Agentless IT management & monitoring from any mobile device

  • Diagnose, triage & resolve IT issues in a few clicks from any smartphone or tablet
  • Supports all key IT infrastructure technologies – AD, VMware, Backup Exec, Exchange & more!
  • Delivers real-time alerts and statuses on your Android, iOS, and Blackberry devices
  • Remote control with SSH, Telnet, VNC, RDP, proxy via Mobile Admin Server or direct connect
  • Easy to download & deploy, easy to use, & easy on your budget

Tools for Engineers

Engineer’s Toolset

A collection of over 50 powerful network management tools accessed through an innovative Workspace Studio.

  • Cut troubleshooting time in half using the Workspace Studio.
  • Monitor and alert in real time on network availability and health.
  • Perform robust network diagnostics for troubleshooting and quickly resolving complex network issues.
  • Deploy an array of network discovery tools including Port Scanner, Switch Port Mapper, and Advanced Subnet Calculator.
  • Manage Cisco® devices with specialized tools including Real-time NetFlow Analyzer, Config Downloader, and Config Compare.

Kiwi Syslog Server

Receive, log, display, alert, and forward syslog and SNMP trap messages from network devices.

  • View your syslog data from anywhere on the network via web access
  • Filter messages and create advanced alerts with Advanced Script Processing
  • Log to any database with ODBC logging
  • Schedule archiving and log maintenance by using Automated Log Archive
  • View syslog messages in multiple windows simultaneously
  • Automatically perform actions based on alerts
  • Retain the original source IP on forwarded messages as one of many advanced forwarding options
  • Forward Windows event log messages from your Windows servers to your Kiwi Syslog Server
  • Produce trend analysis graphs and email syslog traffic statistics


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