TechValidate Research on SolarWinds Help Desk and IT Support

AP Gas & Electric Improves Ticket Resolution Time by 40-60% after using Web Help Desk

“Service has generally been strong. Web Help Desk works very well for us.”


  • Purchased SolarWinds Web Help Desk to solve the following help desk and IT support challenges:
    • Lack of automation for ticket creation, assignment, routing, and escalation
    • Lack of monitoring and reporting for tracking ticket status and customer support needs
    • Complexity with handling tickets from multiple channels (email, phone, chat, etc.)
    • Difficulty discovering and managing hardware and software assets
    • Absence of centralized knowledge management and self-service
  • Used no help desk tool prior to purchasing SolarWinds Web Help Desk.

Use Case

  • Reasons for purchasing Web Help Desk:
    • Ease of use
    • Ease of deployment
    • Ease of configuration
    • Scalability
  • Key use cases of Web Help Desk that led to purchase:
    • Centralized and automated ticketing management
    • Intuitive Web-based help desk interface


  • Realized the following benefits and organizational impact as a result of using Web Help Desk:
    • Reduced time-to-resolution of support tickets
    • Minimized operational and overhead costs
    • Saved technician time and effort with automation
    • Increased help desk productivity and operational efficiency
    • Improved quality of support and customer satisfaction
  • ROI Benefits:
    • Mean time to resolution for help desk and IT support is 40 – 60% faster since deploying Web Help Desk.

About This Data

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