SolarWinds Software and Solutions

SolarWinds Reviews

A.J. DiLorenzo
Real User
Senior Systems Administrator at Privia Health
Feb 19 2018

What is most valuable?

The ability to see VM-level IOPS data without the use of an agent is the most valuable feature in my opinion. Some of the monitoring capabilities, including Hyper-V CSV Free Space (%)… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were able to leverage this product for Hyper-V Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) free space monitoring and alerting based on customized thresholds which we were unable to do before… more»

What needs improvement?

The UI is a little cumbersome at first, but the more you use it and get accustomed to it, the simpler it becomes. It does leave a bit to be desired though. I believe the reporting… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you’re looking to get a lot more insight into your virtualization environment and more than just basic information, SolarWinds Virtualization Manager is the choice you should make… more»
Steven Khan
Real User
Infrastructure Monitoring Engineer at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Mar 15 2018

What is most valuable?

The overall valuable feature is the integration that exists. It really ties everything together to see the entire stack… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The best example would be that we can provide transparency to the infrastructure which is meaningful to developers, but… more»

What needs improvement?

The nice thing about SolarWinds is that the company always looks to improve their products. Since they regularly update… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

As mentioned about scaling, understanding the counts of objects to monitor will determine the licensing need. In terms of… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We had another solution for many years and it was functional but not insightful. We needed software that could level the… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you need a starting point, SolarWinds is a good start. Be sure to know how many objects or element you plan to monitor… more»

SolarWinds Projects

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SolarWinds Questions

Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jan 07 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is SolarWinds LEM vs Splunk. One user says about SolarWinds LEM, "It allows us to monitor access and pull cyber reports quickly. No more searching through logs on each server. There was not much customization, which we had to do with… more»
Johney ShadeComparing SolarWinds to Splunk is unwise. One responds to active monitoring… more»
Chingiz AbdukarimovI would prefer SolarWinds LEM for environments with high log volumes (e.g… more»
MS AlamSolarWinds is good for network monitoring but analyzing for critical logs splunk… more»

SolarWinds Consultants

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