TechValidate Research on SolarWinds

Case Study: US Army

“SolarWinds is easy to manage and update. The software meets our security requirements.”


  • Faced the following IT challenges prior to implementing SolarWinds’ products:
    • Had inadequate automation of compliance reporting

Use Case

  • Regularly uses the following SolarWinds products:
    • Network Management
    • Systems Management
    • Cybersecurity
    • Remote Support and IT Troubleshooting Tools
  • Uses SolarWinds’ products across whole agency.
  • Leverages SolarWinds’ products in order to:
    • To monitor network performance
    • To troubleshoot network problems or outages
    • To monitor system / server, application or database health


  • Realized the following benefits by using SolarWinds’ products:
    • Correlated network, server, and application issues to resolve performance problems
    • Improved configuration management
    • Improved log tracking and management
    • Provided better service levels to the agency
    • Deployed network changes faster with less risk
    • Improved security and reduced threat vulnerability
    • Improved NIST FISMA / DISA STIGS compliance
  • Rated their satisfaction with SolarWinds’ products as 8 out of 10.
  • Agrees the following are their favorite SolarWinds’ products:
    • Network Performance Monitor
    • Network Configuration Manager
    • Server & Application Monitor
    • User Device Tracker
    • Virtualization Manager
    • VoIP & Network Quality Manager
    • IP Address Manager
    • Log & Event Manager
    • Network Topology Mapper
    • DameWare Remote Support
  • Realized a return on investment payback period of 0-3 months with SolarWinds’ products.
  • Purchased their SolarWinds’ products because of:
    • Ease of use
    • Cost effectiveness
    • Integration with other SolarWinds’ products
    • Best value

About This Data

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