Server & Application Monitor

Find and resolve application problems before they become incidents

Starts at $2,995

Key Features

  • Features Overview
  • Get started in minutes
  • Monitor across cloud environments
  • Application-centric monitoring
  • Identify the root cause of application problems
  • Built-in virtualization monitoring
  • Storage performance and health
  • Customizable monitoring
  • Built on the SolarWinds Orion Platform
  • Centralized asset management
  • Focus on your core applications
  • Stay on top of your apps
  • Application-aware network performance
  • PerfStack™ Dashboard
  • Optional High Availability
  • Enterprise Command Center
  • Features Overview

    Monitor any application, any server, anywhere with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor.

    Be proactive
    Monitor the performance, capacity, and health of Linux and Windows apps across data centers, remote offices, and the cloud.
    Get deep insight
    Detailed app health and performance metrics help you pinpoint the root cause of application issues.
    One dashboard
    Monitor multi-vendor applications, servers, databases, and storage from a single, easy-to-use, customizable web interface.
    Save time
    Automated discovery of applications and infrastructure, customizable monitoring templates, and pre-built alerts and reports.
    Save money
    Minimize downtime, forecast capacity needs, optimize resources, reduce overhead, and achieve ROI.
  • Get started in minutes

    Automatic application discovery and dependency mapping.

    Download, install, automatically discover your environment, and start monitoring in about an hour. No professional services required.

  • Monitor across cloud environments

    Unified server and application monitoring across private, public, and hybrid cloud environments.

    Provide end-to-end visibility and performance monitoring of your server and applications using agent and agentless based technologies.  Monitor across multiple data centers, remote locations, or cloud (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

  • Application-centric monitoring

    Built-in templates provide best practices.

    Apply a template for ADJava, XenApp, IBM WebSphere, Lync, and hundreds of other applications, and start monitoring immediately.

    SAM Summary
  • Identify the root cause of application problems

    Application-centric infrastructure dependency mapping.

    With the AppStack™ dashboard, you can quickly pinpoint the root cause of application issues within physical and virtual server environments. Identify where application issues originate in just a few seconds.

    View of Systems Management Bundle for SAM
  • Built-in virtualization monitoring

    Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX health and performance metrics.

    Monitor the health and availability of virtual hosts and guests alongside physical servers. Integration with SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager provides deeper insight to troubleshoot virtualization issues.

  • Storage performance and health

    Server volume monitoring and capacity planning.

    Monitor server storage volumes, disk usage, and capacity metrics out of the box. Integration with SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor provides deeper insight to troubleshoot storage issues in SAN and NAS environments.

    SAM-volume_monitoring
  • Customizable monitoring

    Extensive customization gives you the power to monitor what and how you want

    Create custom monitors, modify built-in templates, and import your existing custom scripts to monitor your applications and relevant services.

    SAM-custom_monitor_types
  • Built on the SolarWinds Orion Platform

    Powered by the scalable and extensible SolarWinds® Orion® Platform.

    Integrates with other Orion Platform powered products for unified monitoring and deeper insight into web performance, as well as storage, network, database, and virtualized resources.

  • Centralized asset management

    Hardware and software inventory and reports.

    Automatically discover and remotely manage hardware and software asset information on all servers and workstations. No more manual tracking with spreadsheets.

  • Focus on your core applications

    Deep performance visibility for Microsoft® Exchange, IIS, and SQL Server®.

    Get more in-depth application monitoring with AppInsight dashboards for Exchange, IIS, and SQL Server. Analyze performance metrics in detail, and solve complex application issues faster.

    SAM-appinsight_for_sql
  • Stay on top of your apps

    Hit the ground running with pre-packaged alerts and reports.

    Eliminate false positives with intelligent baseline alerting. Easily customize built-in alerts and reports as needed.

  • Application-aware network performance

    QoS dashboard displays network metrics for each application.

    Quality of Service (QoS) uses deep packet inspection with server and network packet analysis sensors and server telemetry to identify the root cause of application slowdowns.

  • PerfStack™ Dashboard

    Cross-stack IT data correlation

    PerfStack™ allows you to drag, drop, and overlay performance metrics from your systems data and multiple sources (network, virtualization, storage, etc.) and data types on a single chart.

    https://play.vidyard.com/CUQRneE6Zx76FC6Zcpi79t.jpg
  • Optional High Availability

    Help ensure 24/7 availability for your Orion servers and pollers across subnets with Orion Platform High Availability (HA).

    Protect your monitoring environment against O/S crashes, application failures, network connectivity problems, and database availability issues with SolarWinds High Availability.

    https://play.vidyard.com/UWCVJYYefypjtBgAV3iusA.jpg
  • Enterprise Command Center

    Get a single consolidated command center of multiple SolarWinds servers with Enterprise Operations Console (EOC).

    SolarWinds Enterprise Operations Console collects performance data from an installed base of multiple SolarWinds servers, and summarizes this data into a composite, centralized view.

    eoc-summary-dashboard
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Key Features

Features Overview Monitor any application, any server, anywhere with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor.
Get started in minutes
Automatic application discovery and dependency mapping. Download, install, automatically discover your environment, and start monitoring in about an hour. No professional services required.
Close Feature
Monitor across cloud environments
Unified server and application monitoring across private, public, and hybrid cloud environments. Provide end-to-end visibility and performance monitoring of your server and applications using agent and agentless based technologies.  Monitor across multiple data centers, remote locations, or cloud (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)
Close Feature
Application-centric monitoring
Built-in templates provide best practices. Apply a template for ADJava, XenApp, IBM WebSphere, Lync, and hundreds of other applications, and start monitoring immediately. SAM Summary
Close Feature
Identify the root cause of application problems
Application-centric infrastructure dependency mapping. With the AppStack™ dashboard, you can quickly pinpoint the root cause of application issues within physical and virtual server environments. Identify where application issues originate in just a few seconds. View of Systems Management Bundle for SAM
Close Feature
Built-in virtualization monitoring
Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX health and performance metrics. Monitor the health and availability of virtual hosts and guests alongside physical servers. Integration with SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager provides deeper insight to troubleshoot virtualization issues.
Close Feature
Storage performance and health
Server volume monitoring and capacity planning. Monitor server storage volumes, disk usage, and capacity metrics out of the box. Integration with SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor provides deeper insight to troubleshoot storage issues in SAN and NAS environments. SAM-volume_monitoring
Close Feature
Customizable monitoring
Extensive customization gives you the power to monitor what and how you want Create custom monitors, modify built-in templates, and import your existing custom scripts to monitor your applications and relevant services. SAM-custom_monitor_types
Close Feature
Built on the SolarWinds Orion Platform
Powered by the scalable and extensible SolarWinds® Orion® Platform. Integrates with other Orion Platform powered products for unified monitoring and deeper insight into web performance, as well as storage, network, database, and virtualized resources.
Close Feature
Centralized asset management
Hardware and software inventory and reports. Automatically discover and remotely manage hardware and software asset information on all servers and workstations. No more manual tracking with spreadsheets.
Close Feature
Focus on your core applications
Deep performance visibility for Microsoft® Exchange, IIS, and SQL Server®. Get more in-depth application monitoring with AppInsight dashboards for Exchange, IIS, and SQL Server. Analyze performance metrics in detail, and solve complex application issues faster. SAM-appinsight_for_sql
Close Feature
Stay on top of your apps
Hit the ground running with pre-packaged alerts and reports. Eliminate false positives with intelligent baseline alerting. Easily customize built-in alerts and reports as needed.
Close Feature
Application-aware network performance
QoS dashboard displays network metrics for each application. Quality of Service (QoS) uses deep packet inspection with server and network packet analysis sensors and server telemetry to identify the root cause of application slowdowns.
Close Feature
PerfStack™ Dashboard
Cross-stack IT data correlation PerfStack™ allows you to drag, drop, and overlay performance metrics from your systems data and multiple sources (network, virtualization, storage, etc.) and data types on a single chart. https://play.vidyard.com/CUQRneE6Zx76FC6Zcpi79t.jpg
Close Feature
Optional High Availability
Help ensure 24/7 availability for your Orion servers and pollers across subnets with Orion Platform High Availability (HA). Protect your monitoring environment against O/S crashes, application failures, network connectivity problems, and database availability issues with SolarWinds High Availability. https://play.vidyard.com/UWCVJYYefypjtBgAV3iusA.jpg
Close Feature
Enterprise Command Center
Get a single consolidated command center of multiple SolarWinds servers with Enterprise Operations Console (EOC). SolarWinds Enterprise Operations Console collects performance data from an installed base of multiple SolarWinds servers, and summarizes this data into a composite, centralized view. eoc-summary-dashboard
Close Feature

Server & Application Monitor is an industry favorite. Hands down.

Breaking rules. Nabbing accolades.

Questions, meet answers.

  • In terms of licensing, how many component monitors do I need?
  • Does Server & Application Monitor support Linux?
  • Can I monitor an application if there is no template for it?
  • Can I monitor cloud applications?
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  • In terms of licensing, how many component monitors do I need?

    On average, about 15 component monitors per server.

    It depends on how many metrics per server and per app you need. Most customers use 15 component monitors per server.

    https://play.vidyard.com/zdEwAHDcJ9pbRat8aS7YMb.jpg
  • Does Server & Application Monitor support Linux?

    Yes. You can monitor Linux and UNIX® environments with Server & Application Monitor.

    Server & Application Monitor runs on a Windows Server, but can monitor Linux servers and applications via SNMP or with an agent.

    SAM-WindowsServer
  • Can I monitor an application if there is no template for it?

    Yes. You can monitor virtually any application.

    You can modify a template, create one from scratch by defining what to monitor, or import a script (i.e. Nagios), to monitor your custom apps.

    SAM-CustomMonitorTypes
  • Can I monitor cloud applications?

    You can monitor applications in private, public, or hybrid clouds.

    With Server & Application Monitor, you can deploy an agent to monitor servers and applications anywhere they are hosted, including other data centers, remote offices, or in the cloud.

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Questions, meet answers.)

In terms of licensing, how many component monitors do I need?
On average, about 15 component monitors per server. It depends on how many metrics per server and per app you need. Most customers use 15 component monitors per server. https://play.vidyard.com/zdEwAHDcJ9pbRat8aS7YMb.jpg
Close FAQ
Does Server & Application Monitor support Linux?
Yes. You can monitor Linux and UNIX® environments with Server & Application Monitor. Server & Application Monitor runs on a Windows Server, but can monitor Linux servers and applications via SNMP or with an agent. SAM-WindowsServer
Close FAQ
Can I monitor an application if there is no template for it?
Yes. You can monitor virtually any application. You can modify a template, create one from scratch by defining what to monitor, or import a script (i.e. Nagios), to monitor your custom apps. SAM-CustomMonitorTypes
Close FAQ
Can I monitor cloud applications?
You can monitor applications in private, public, or hybrid clouds. With Server & Application Monitor, you can deploy an agent to monitor servers and applications anywhere they are hosted, including other data centers, remote offices, or in the cloud.
Close FAQ
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What is application monitoring?
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Application monitoring is the collection, correlation, analysis, display, and reporting of application-specific and system data to diagnose and fix problems, optimize performance, and help ensure the efficient use of resources.

Select a license

SAM AL150

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor AL150 (up to 150 monitors)

$2,995

SAM AL300

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor AL300 (up to 300 monitors)

$5,795

SAM AL700

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor AL700 (up to 700 monitors)

$10,595

SAM AL1100

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor AL1100 (up to 1100 monitors)

$16,195

SAM AL1500

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor AL1500 (up to 1500 monitors)

$21,795

SAM ALX

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor ALX (unlimited monitors-Standard Polling Throughput)

$36,095

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