SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Pros and Cons

SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Pros

Umair-Akhlaque
Enterprise Solutions & Services Head at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Solarwinds has an open database that allows you to do serious integrations. It doesn't matter which service desk you have, you can implement and integrate it with SolarWinds.
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DonaldBakels
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Adfontessoftware
This product can monitor application environments no matter where they reside and provides capabilities for deep insight into infrastructure.
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Usman Malik
IT Consultant at a tech services company
The solution is great for monitoring. If something is going wrong, we can immediately find the root cause.
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Enginesyst678
‎System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The solution is end-to-end from the network and the application to the processes. Everything about the enterprise infrastructure is being covered by the solution. It's easy to use and easy to navigate and one of the leaders among monitoring solutions.
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PeterSerati
Group Chief Technology Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The more valuable feature of this solution is the Exchange feature.
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reviewer1140936
IT Security Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The solution's most valuable features are PerfStack, AppStack and AppInsight.
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Mihai Cristea
CTO at Smart Factor
One of the most valuable features are the reports. They're pretty good. Also, the ease of installation and customization for the client is another feature that we value. SolarWinds has a lot of features but these are the ones I like the most. We also like that the KPIs have the ability to be preset.
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reviewer1068087
Senior Information Security Officer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
I'd rate technical support at eight out of ten. They are helpful and fast.
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ITleadsys677
IT Leadership, System Management at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
There are many valuable features, including the network configuration manager, and the network performance manager.
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SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Cons

Umair-Akhlaque
Enterprise Solutions & Services Head at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
When you implement SolarWinds on a larger scale my customers complain about the speed.
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DonaldBakels
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Adfontessoftware
This product has no real downside unless they fail to continue development of its capabilities.
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Usman Malik
IT Consultant at a tech services company
The templates could use improvement. Currently, they are quite complex. They should have drag-and-drop functionality instead. It would make it easier to use.
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Enginesyst678
‎System Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
There is one feature that is a report writer. And they are currently trying to take it out from being a stand-alone application and integrating to the web. This doesn't give us the flexibility and it doesn't expand what we can get when it comes to reporting. So, putting it on the web is going to make it difficult to get some information. Leaving it where it is now will help us a lot.
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PeterSerati
Group Chief Technology Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Some custom applications cannot be monitored, and a lot more applications need to be included.
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reviewer1140936
IT Security Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The solution should implement something like a network configuration manager, or some baseline for server configuration. Many of my customers need a recommendation for server configuration. Implementing that as a feature would be perfect for them.
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Mihai Cristea
CTO at Smart Factor
They should incorporate more artificial intelligence. There should also be more predictive features.
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reviewer1068087
Senior Information Security Officer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
It would be helpful if the solution could integrate more with the security compliances, like this IDSS, etc.
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ITleadsys677
IT Leadership, System Management at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The setup was complex. We had local support to assist us.
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