• Weekly Update 5/7/09

    Vote for SolarWinds! Network Product Guide is looking for the Best Products and Services and you can vote!  Josh gives you Cast your vote...in his blog. Webcast: Advanced IP Address Management Josh is at it ag...
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  • Ringing in our 2014 Ambassadors... with jams

    Hi everyone,   The new year is right around the corner here and we thought, well, a solid year of iPods Nanos was enough... at least for now. So, we're changing it up a bit for 2014.   The rules are the sa...
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  • Weekly Update 1/19/09

    Barcelona SolarWinds is coming to the Networkers Barcelona next week.  If you are there, be sure to come by and say hi!  If you mention that you are a thwack member, they might have something for you! Vote...
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  • SolarWinds and Cisco go EnergyWise!

    EnergyWise The big announcement in Barcelona was Cisco's EnergyWise program.  We are very excited to be the first partner to join them with plans to include it in the Orion family of products.  Great news f...
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  • If you read Geek Speak, you already know...

    Hi everyone,   So, thwack isn't really the place you'll see SolarWinds beat its chest and say how flippin great we are. We tend to be a bit more calm, into the game, down with the man... you know. We're the most...
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  • π day ...

    Hi everyone and happy π day.   It is not without regret that I also have to share with you my departure from the realms of thwack. I am off to wander new roads. Some of you know and have seen many of the twis...
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  • Ambassador Monthly Engagement Contest -- Get Nano'd

    Hey everyone, Let me start off with a bit of reassurance to our more reactionary friends out there. No, there is no lack of engagement and we are not trying to make up for any kind of lull in engagement on the site. ...
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  • Customer Spotlight: Eliminate the finger pointing and narrow down application performance issues in minutes

    Very recently I interviewed Jason Jones, CTO at OSSI-IT, an IT consulting firm.  Jason provides IT services for Commonwealth Orthopaedics, an orthopaedic surgery group practice.   JK: Tell us a little bit a...
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  • IT Tickets from Hell

    Happy Halloween!  We are excited to share with you a new series hot off the press from the amazing SolarWinds video team.  I present to you, IT Tickets from Hell. IT Tickets from Hell: Bug Report SolarWi...
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  • Bring on the job posts...

    Hi everyone, I'm not sure if this is actually true or not (Job Postings on Here?), that is, I don't ever remember seeing a consolidated job board here on thwack. It has taken some time, but I have not forgotten the ...
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  • Help Desk Horror Stories

    It was a dark and stormy day. The kind of day you just knew something bad—no, something evil—was going to happen. That’s when the help desk ticket came in. There was something different about this on...
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  • Future thwack...

    Hi everyone, I can't stand when I realize that nagging feeling that you've forgotten something isn't just a feeling. It has been way too long between my posts here on thwack. I know some of you probably were enjoying...
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  • Ambassadors

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to take a brief moment and let you know that we are starting a new program here in the community. We are going to host revolving thwack Ambassadors. These folks are recognized industry min...
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  • Healing Integration Points Along Yggdrasil -- Potholes in the Bifrost?

    It was a glorious and dangerous idea… integrate products with thwack they said. It’s going to be great, they said. And so, what can I say, we did it.   Now, you all know how integrations and custom ...
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  • We Care... Make Sure You're fIT!

    So, I have to tip my hat to our very own Blade Server. ...I mean he's definitely got me putting down the Prancercise and picking up Solarcise.     You know... I'm not tipping my hat, my hat is off.  ...
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  • Are you affiliated? ...the SolarWinds Affiliate Program

    Hi everyone,   It all started with a bit of badging... and then... well, we realized we really should be offering you all more. SolarWinds is making folks aware of our affiliate program -- become our partner. &...
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  • Holidays come early...

    We're on a mission  We have really not been slacking over here at thwack central, though I can't believe any of you would think so anyway. Our missions have really picked up traction through the year and we are ...
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  • March … coming in like Sauron’s gaze or out like the light of an expiring soul?

    Hey Everyone... Here’s the deal: we’re torn.   There are a bunch of us here that are embroiled in creating a new bracket for you to check out during Free Throws in March (or even instead?). But the g...
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  • When we come back to our regularly scheduled programming

    Hi everyone, I wanted to point out a couple of changes that will arrive with the upgrade beginning in the wee hours tomorrow and continuing possibly until 10 or 11am CST.   First, I do apologize, but you have a...
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  • Get Social

    Social groups... what's the point? Well, a social group allows you to create and invite people to engage in a conversation that is bigger than a discussion and that we at SolarWinds maybe haven't found a space for yet...
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