2018-07-05T06:42:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering SolarWinds NPM?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering SolarWinds NPM, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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SolarWinds is a great solution, and I think that for anybody looking for a nice infrastructure monitoring tool, this solution will do the job. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2019-06-11T11:10:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most important criteria when selecting a vendor are support and flexibility.

2019-03-24T08:52:00Z
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If you are looking for something which is very customizable for the customization of your network, then you should go with SolarWinds. However, overall, the customization feature is also a disadvantage because it can be very complicated.

2019-03-12T07:26:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It's a bit tricky when you go to the cloud already. I don't know what's the right metric myself, what should you be monitoring. Then, the newer trend right now is they don't even have the concept of a virtual machine. Some deployments, they will just have containers, and a container can be on any machine that they can shoot up anytime and deploy the apps there. But, my question is: How do you monitor the performance? What metric are you going to use? Overall, when considering a new solution, I always consider: * Ease of use * Ability for data collection * Generation of alerts.

2018-11-25T07:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would like to see this product becoming more flexible in the future. In addition, integration with other solutions would be helpful.

2018-11-18T07:31:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

SolarWinds is pretty straightforward. If you're a startup, you want to stand up a solution quickly, then SolarWinds would be good for you because it doesn't have a big learning curve to implement it. I would rate this solution an eight out of 10. They're pretty good but we really have pretty predominantly Cisco equipment, so Cisco would offer a better free view of the equipment right now.

2018-07-05T06:42:00Z
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