2019-06-16T07:23:00Z

What is your primary use case for SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 10Real User

We are a solution provider and we evaluated this product, amongst others, for one of our clients. This product is used as a network monitoring tool.

2020-04-26T06:32:37Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I was using this solution in my previous company for four years and am trying to bring it to my new organization. We are currently running a PoC.

2020-03-30T07:58:12Z
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Top 10Real User

The primary use case of this solution is for network monitoring.

2020-03-03T08:47:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are a reseller of SolarWinds, so that is our primary use. SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer is actually a marketing name. That is the brand name of a couple of products in a suite. The main product of the network management suite is NPM, or the Network Performance Monitor, which is qualified as a global market-leading product and has won a lot of awards in the past few years. It is the flagship for network management software. The cool thing about that product is that you can use it to also monitor your network cloud connections through the internet. That is quite a unique feature. With this NPM piece, called NetPath, users can see how their applications on the internet are behaving performance-wise. So, for example, you can see how your Office 365 use, status, and performance are doing on the internet. Our customers would otherwise not have a clue when they have performance issues without using this tool.

2020-02-18T07:41:14Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This solution allows me to see what we are using in terms of bandwidth on the WAN. I can use that in conjunction with Observium to figure out what endpoint on the network is pulling a lot of data, and what type of data it is. One of the problems is that I am using two different products with two different dashboards to chase down the same problem. The bandwidth analyzer alerts me to the issue of excessive bandwidth usage, but then I have to look at the second product to figure out where. I have to find out what switch, what port, and potentially what host, so it takes a little bit of investigating to really narrow down what's going on.

2020-02-12T17:16:44Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution for detecting weaknesses and portal connectivity with our client's machines. We also use it to analyze the stacks of data to figure out where downtimes are and for how long.

2020-02-02T10:42:09Z
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Real User

We primarily use the solution for our network.

2019-10-22T04:41:00Z
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Real User

We use this solution to monitor workstations and to remotely perform workstation software upgrades.

2019-06-16T07:23:00Z
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