TechValidate Research on SolarWinds System Management

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653 Customers Surveyed

5,114 Data Points Collected

84 Published TechFacts

17 Published Charts

56 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Build Custom Templates for Non-Standard Applications with Server & Application Monitor

5/5 Stars

Please describe which feature of Server & Application Monitor has been the most useful to you, and why?

Being able to create our own templates for non-standard application was essential to our business.

I recommend SolarWinds Virtualization Manager for the following reason:

SolarWinds provides the same level of information and statistics as vRealize Ops Manager at a fraction of the price.

70% of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Customers Realized ROI in Under 6 Months

How fast were you able realize ROI after buying Server & Application Monitor?

Under a month: 18%
1 - 3 months: 28%
3 - 6 months: 23%
6 - 9 months: 12%
9 - 12 months: 9%
Over a year: 11%

Duane Morris LLP Replaces Microsoft SCOM with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

Challenges

  • Used Microsoft® System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) before replacing it with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor (SAM)

Use Case

  • Addressed the following challenges with SolarWinds SAM:
    • Mapping relationships across application, server, and virtual infrastructure
    • IIS performance/website outages
    • Monitoring WorkSite
  • Uses SolarWinds SAM extensively to monitor applications like WorkSite and Prosperoware

Results

  • Able to identify and troubleshoot application performance issues 80 – 100% faster with SAM
  • Saving $50,000 – $100,000 on an annual basis on labor, software costs, maintenance costs, and admin costs after started using SolarWinds SAM versus Microsoft SCOM
  • Reduced downtime by 40 – 60% since using SolarWinds SAM

Reclaim on Average 23% of Virtual Resources

Since deploying VMAN, please estimate the % of used CPU, memory, and storage you were able to reclaim due to sprawl reduction and better management?

>75% 50-75% 25-50% 10-25% <10%

CPU
Memory
Storage

Case Study: Educational Institution Chooses SolarWinds® over WhatsUpGold®

“Compared to WhatsUpGold®, SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor has better email alerts and monitoring for custom applications.”

Challenges

  • Server and application monitoring solution used prior to SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor:
    • WhatsUpGold Ipswitch® Application Performance Monitor

Use Case

  • Addressed the following challenge with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor:
    • SQL Server® performance
  • Uses SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor to get visibility to SQL Server, Print Server services, Security Server services, and more.

Results

  • Able to identify and troubleshoot application performance issues 80 – 100% faster with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor.
  • Saves $50,000 – $100,000 on an annual basis on labor, software costs, maintenance costs, and admin costs using SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor versus their previous solution.
  • Reduced downtime by 40 – 60% since using SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor.


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About SolarWinds System Management

SolarWinds delivers powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use application, server, virtualization and storage monitoring software to help you get complete visibility of your systems infrastructure, and stay ahead of downtime and performance issues.

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