Network performance issues?

Monitor & manage your network with unified visibility into fault, performance, availability, traffic, & configurations.

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Network Performance Monitor

Fault, Availability, Performance and Deep Packet Inspection
Starts at $2795

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  • Speeds troubleshooting, resolves network outages, and reduces downtime
  • Monitors and displays response time, availability, and performance of network devices
  • NEW in v11.5: Enhanced network visibility with automatic capacity planning, wireless heat-maps, and topology aware intelligent alerts
  • Improves operational efficiency with out-of-the-box, customizable dashboards, alerts, and reports
  • Automatically discovers and maps network devices and typically deploys in less than an hour

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Product Overview

SolarWinds award winning network monitoring software allows you to quickly detect, diagnose and resolve network performance issues and outages so you can spend more time managing your network instead of your network management software.

Check out some of the hundreds of out-of-the-box monitors, dashboards, alerts and reports in this overview of SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor.

What NPM users say

  • “The deployment was extremely simple , the user interface was nice and easy to use, and performance was great!”

    Nicolas Glysom thwack community user since 2005
  • “Amazingly easy to use. The guy that manages it loves it because it’s very easy compared to other tools.”

    Annie Chen thwack community user since 2009

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Slow app performance?

Monitor and troubleshoot performance & capacity problems across your applications, virtualization, storage, and website—all from one unified dashboard.

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Server & Application Monitor

Monitor Any Application in Minutes
Starts at $2995

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SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor (SAM) provides detailed performance metrics for fast problem detection and resolution. Monitor over 200 applications out-of-the-box, as well as your custom apps, using WMI, SNMP, CIM, JMX & VMware® API protocols. Monitor multi-vendor server performance indicators including hardware health, operating system performance, processes, and virtual infrastructure performance. Deploy this scalable application & server monitoring software across public and private cloud environments. Take a tour of the features in this short video.

What SAM users say

  • “Implementing SolarWinds versus the incumbent in FY2013 represents a savings of over US$1 million in the first year and over $500,000 each year after that in software maintenance cost savings.”

    Leon Adato, Cardinal Health
  • “SAM is really impressive! I've used several other tools for monitoring servers and applications over the course of my career and SAM works extremely well—right out-of-the-box. Add some minor customization and you have an enterprise tool. Thwack is also a great tool for collaboration with your peers.”

    Denise Lucas, Enterprise Monitoring Technology Engineer at GM Financial

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Waiting on the database?

Find & resolve your toughest performance issues on SQL Server, Oracle, SAP ASE, DB2 and MySQL.

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Database Performance Analyzer

Pinpoint Problems in Just Four Clicks
Starts at $1995

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Product Overview

Database Performance Analyzer uses response-time analysis to identify the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks.

Going beyond countless screens and metrics, it provides an easily understood and communicated picture to help you troubleshoot.

Watch this short video to see how Database Performance Analyzer quickly pinpoints performance issues. For more details, checkout the complete guided tour, SQL Server and Oracle videos.

What performance experts think about DPA

  • “SolarWinds DPA provides insight without excessive monitoring overhead...DPA makes you look like a genius.”

    Kevin McCool, Database Administrator (DBA), MBI Solutions

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  • “Database Performance Analyzer is one of the best database performance tools I have used.”

    Tim Hammer, Director of DBAs, InContact

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Security on your mind?

Automate 24x7 security monitoring and response to stop threats in their tracks and maintain continuous compliance.

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Log & Event Manager

Security Salvation for the Overstretched IT Pro
Starts at $4495

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  • NEW in v6.2: Use threat intelligence to help identify malicious communication with known bad actors
  • Collect and correlate log and event data in real-time
  • Remediate security threats through built in active response
  • Streamline compliance reporting and security audits

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Product Overview

The continuous barrage of security and compliance needs can make security management seem overwhelming. Overstretched security and IT pros need an easier way to automate security monitoring and reporting without spending a fortune on products, consultants or people.

Transform the complexity of IT security and compliance management with SolarWinds® Log & Event Manager (LEM) — powerful, easy-to-use Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) in an affordable, all-in-one virtual appliance.

What LEM users say

  • “SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) is a natural extension of our network... With LEM, we’re exposing potential threats and preventing them from damaging our business.”

    Alan McHugh, Manager of Information Technology for USPS FCU
  • “LEM is going to help me replace a very expensive system that I currently use to monitor a very small part of the logging environment in my network. We’re looking at a more lightweight solution, for more than half the cost. It’s crazy how much money we're going to save.”

    Eric Hansen, Network Engineer ARUP Labratories

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Meet our family of pros on thwack.

Get expert insights from our community of over 125,000 members.

  • MVP


    Sr. Infrastructure Manager

    I have been in the networking field for over 20 years as a tech. I recently passed the Cisco CCNA certification exam (WHOOT!), and manage a decently sized network with over 200 switches, routers, and firewalls.

  • MVP


    Manager Enterprise Monitoring Technologies

    Been in IT for almost 30 years. Helped build and develop an Automated Operations Team before Enterprise Mgt was cool. Working in several different shops over the years has exposed me to a number of different challenges regarding monitoring and alerting.

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    Manager – Broadcast Network Engineering

    So far it's been a fun ride working on supercomputers for NASA, large SAN and server projects for Apple, and managing a team of Network, Server, Storage, and Application engineers in support of 150 television networks and digital media initiatives.

we're solarwinds

Founded in 1999, SolarWinds delivers powerful and affordable IT management and monitoring software
to over 150,000 customers worldwide - from Global 1000 enterprises to small businesses.

Named by Forbes as one of the top 10 fastest growing technology companies, SolarWinds is improving the way IT management software is developed, priced, purchased, delivered, and used. At SolarWinds, we are fanatical about putting our users first in everything we do. We strive every day to deliver powerful functionality that is easy to use with one of the fastest and longest lasting ROIs in the market.

Our IT monitoring and management software is built for SysAdmins and network engineers who need powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use server monitoring and network monitoring software that saves time and simply gets the job done. Evaluating, buying, deploying, and using enterprise software shouldn't be complex. IT management and monitoring software from SolarWinds is easy to try, buy, deploy and use. That's unexpected simplicity.