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TechValidate Research on SolarWinds Security

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1,755 Customers Surveyed

12,066 Data Points Collected

338 Published TechFacts

16 Published Charts

69 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Network Security is the most critical security area of concern for most organizations

Which one of these primary security areas is the most critical to your organization?

Network security: 47%
Application security: 4%
User activity: 7%
Data security: 21%
Database security: 3%
Cloud security: 0%
Web security: 1%
Meeting/demonstrating regulatory compliance: 15%
Other: 3%

How Many Nodes are SolarWinds Customers Managing with Log & Event Manager?

Approximately how many nodes are you collecting log and event data from today?

Between 0 and 100: 43%
Between 101 and 500: 31%
Between 501 and 1000: 16%
Between 1001 and 5000: 8%
More than 5001: 2%

SolarWinds Patch Manager Customer Testimonial

Prior to our use of SolarWinds Patch Manager, third party patches were not applied enterprise-wide. They were only applied to machines that experienced issues. Patch Manager has allowed us to consistently push patches out and ensure a stable and secure environment.

Network Engineer, State & Local Government

Case Study: Hamilton Medical Center (USA) Replaces Ipswitch with Serv-U MFT Server

“Serv-U is a great product.”

“Self-hosted FTP server software is much more secure and reliable for file transfer than cloud-based/SaaS services and FTP freeware.”

Challenges

  • Used Ipswitch as a file transfer tool before purchasing Serv-U MFT Server.
  • Decided to replace Ipswitch because there was no support offered for it.

Use Case

  • Has 50-250 users (both internally and externally) that use Serv-U.
  • Purchased Serv-U Managed File Transfer Server.
  • Uses Serv-U MFT Server to:
    • Perform peer-to-peer ad hoc file sharing
    • Offer hosted file transfer services to clients
  • Key features of Serv-U that helped meet their IT requirements::
    • SFTP for file transfer
    • Ad hoc file sharing
    • File transfer over the Web (via HTTP/S)

Results

  • Benefits realized as a result of using Serv-U:
    • Increased visibility and control of file transfers
    • Improved compliance with security policies
  • Rates Serv-U file transfer solution as 5 stars.

Case Study: Non Profit Organization (Canada) Replaces Dropbox with Serv-U

“Self-hosted FTP server software is much more secure and reliable for file transfer than cloud-based/SaaS services and FTP freeware.”

Challenges

  • Used Dropbox for file transfer before purchasing Serv-U.
  • IT challenges faced before purchasing Serv-U:
    • Lack of centralized file transfer administration & control
    • Non-IT-approved file transfer services used by employees

Use Case

  • Has 50-250 users (both internally and externally) that use Serv-U.
  • Purchased Serv-U Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server.
  • Use Serv-U to centralize file transfer operations across the organization.
  • Decided to buy Serv-U because of its robust security for file transfer.
  • Key feature of Serv-U that helped meet their IT requirements:
    • File transfer over the Web (via HTTP/S)

Results

  • Benefits realized as a result of using Serv-U MFT Server:
    • Enhanced security and data protection
    • Increased visibility and control of file transfers
  • Rated Serv-U file transfer solution as 5 stars.

We purchased SolarWinds Log & Event Manager because it’s much simpler to implement.

IT Professional, Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company



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