SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Competitors and Alternatives

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Senior Storage Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 24 2018

What is most valuable?

It is a software solution as a service, so I don't have to manage it on-premise.

How has it helped my organization?

We have an operations center which uses it quite extensively to manage production. They can go back and look at trending and history of the applications. They have alerts set up which trigger off of it. I go in afterwards and help do the… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to have storage monitoring. E.g., being able to monitor SANS, specifically protocols, like NFS and CIFS metrics. I have not seen the ability for it to do this and having some way to do this would be awesome.

What other advice do I have?

Give it a try, install it, and use it. I don't have to manage the server and worry about the database, storage, and VMs being up and running, etc. It is always there.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

New Relic SaaS seems to do some things much better than SolarWinds, which we have on-premise.
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