We’re bringing deeper visibility and smarter scalability to your network with new features and solutions you need to see at Cisco Live! 2019.


Join us at booth #1621 to learn how SolarWinds continues to improve our hybrid IT management solution built on the Orion® Platform.  SolarWinds is recognized as a worldwide leader in network management software by industry analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC).




Network Insight features:

Today’s networks are more complex, with more advanced hardware. Simply knowing if a device is up or down doesn’t tell you how your load balancer is managing application delivery or if your firewall is blocking the right traffic. Network Insight features are designed to provide the right information for each device's unique role in the network. See how Network Insight features for Cisco Nexus®, Cisco ASA®, and F5® BIG-IP® help you troubleshoot your switches, firewalls, and load balancers like an expert.


Cisco ACI support:

Figure out when a problem is occurring in your SDN environment directly from your primary monitoring tool. Monitor the logical components of your SDN environment, including APICs, tenants, application profiles, endpoint groups, and physical entities.


Intelligent Maps:

You need to understand the relationships between devices and applications on your network, but don’t have time to maintain maps. Orion Maps are for people who love beautiful maps, but hate to maintain them. Get back to managing your network, not your network monitoring.



Correlating different data types from across the IT stack can be time-consuming and difficult. Use PerfStack dashboards to drag-and-drop network, systems, virtualization, database, or storage metrics to a common timeline.


Stop by our booth to see demos of our full suite of powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use IT management software solutions.  In addition to our core IT products, you can learn more about MSP and cloud-native products as well.




Cisco Live! Think TankCisco Live! Customer Appreciation Event


Tuesday, June 11






World of Solutions (WoS), Think Tank 2



Thomas LaRock



So, You've Suffered a Data Breach


Tuesday, June 11



4:00pm - 7:00 pm



Roy's Restaurant



Chris O'Brien, Kevin M. Sparenberg


You've got everything locked down tight. Your servers are patched, your infrastructure is healthy, your users are happy, even your printers are full of paper. Everything’s as it should be.


Then, something changed. You don't know where, and you don't know what, you just know something’s wrong. Something new, something different, something unexpected has befallen your quiet life. It’s time to alter your outlook. You need to transform the way you defend your environment and yourself.


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Correctly answer each question during the week and you'll be entered for a chance to win the weekly prize.

Correctly answer all 20 questions over the course of the month and you'll be entered for a chance to win the grand prize.

150 points are being awarded for each correctly answered question. There are 20 questions, which means you can earn a maximum of 3,000 points for this mission.

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IT infrastructure event logs can generate hundreds (if not thousands) of instances per second, making it difficult for even the most sophisticated search algorithms to keep pace. Your security posture is only as effective as your ability to search for words or phrases that may indicate suspicious or malicious activity. SolarWinds® Log & Event Manager is a tool designed to help IT and security professionals visualize cyberactivity search results that could be useful in identifying potential threats to on-premises IT infrastructure. Visualizing your search results can help make sense of log data and reduce your exposure to attacks and suspicious activity. Show us how frequently words appear in your log data using the Word Cloud in nDepth!


  1. Download a free trial of Log & Event Manager
  2. Navigate to Explore -> nDepth
    1. NOTE: The Ops Center may not be your default view when you log into the tool. If this is the case, select the LEM Console link in the upper right-hand corner of your view, and then proceed to step #3
  3. Select the Word Cloud icon from the ribbon below the main window
  4. Take a screenshot of the Word Cloud that is displayed.
  5. Submit screenshot HERE
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