• THWACK Monthly Mission - June 2018

    You are about to take off on a voyage to the great network beyond, a place with deeper visibility and smarter scalability. There are three things to remember about being a captain of your network: keep your shirt tuck...
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  • Calling All Server & Application Monitor Users! Submit A Gartner Peer Review & Get THWACK Points!

    We need your help!   Gartner Peer Insights recently announced the Customers’ Choice for Application Performance Monitoring Tools, and with your help, this is an opportunity for us to show the world what we ...
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  • THWACK [Bonus] Mission: Introducing Log Manager for Orion

    Folks, what we’re witnessing here is the rare, wild Loggidus Dataius in its natural habitat. What an incredible opportunity to observe its natural behavior! Oh! What do we have here? This is fantastic! Here come...
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  • An Open Letter to THWACK on its Birthday

    Dearest THWACK,   My, how you’ve grown! If it wasn’t for the National Institutes of Health and US National Library of Medicine defining fifteen years as being ‘adolescence,’ I’d say...
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  • Tell Us About the New Technologies You “Graduated” to in 2018 and Earn 250 THWACK Points

    “Time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go So make the best of this test, and don't ask why It's not a question, but a lesson learned in time” – Green Day, “Good Riddance (Time of ...
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  • LEM needs some love! Write a review and earn 750 Thwack points!

    Log & Event Manager is currently in the running for Gartner Peer Insights Annual Customers’ Choice award! And we’re super excited to participate. They recognize 7 software vendors who have an average r...
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  • Beloved NPM Users: Submit a review for THWACK points and a gift card!

    Network Performance Monitor (NPM) has a profile page on G2 Crowd, a business software review site. If you’ve used NPM, now’s your chance to let other IT Pros shopping for a network management solution know...
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  • Mission Accomplished: Time, Space, & Database

    Nice work THWACKsters, not even a Dalek would be able to exterminate you! Hopefully you came away from this mission with a better idea of how to find the what, when, where, why and WHO of database problems. Cheers t...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - March 2018

    “I solemnly swear that I am app to no good.” – Your applications   Does it ever feel like your applications are conspiring against you? Do you ever wish there was a magic spell to give you more...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - May 2018

    This is one corner… of one database, in one server, in one department that’s in a dark corner of an office that’s part of a company that is forever growing and shrinking and creating and destroying ...
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  • NEW ITEMS IN THE THWACK STORE!

    Exciting news - We have brand new items into the THWACK store!   We have SolarWinds® Socks featuring our new brand colors (a steal at 12,000 points per pair).           To add, w...
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  • Announcing The 2018 THWACK MVP Roster!

    Please join us in congratulating 12 community members who have reached the ranks of the elite THWACK MVPs!  Also deserving of recognition are the 53 existing MVPs who renewed their MVP status for yet another year...
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  • Are you a VMAN user? Write a review & get 1,000 THWACK points & enter for a gift card!

    Virtualization Manager (VMAN) is now featured on G2 Crowd, a business software review site. If you are a VMAN user, please consider writing us a review to help others evaluate if VMAN is the right choice for monitorin...
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  • 7 Habits of Successful SolarWinds Customers

    As you are pondering 2017 (for real, we are already here?), here are some activities to consider to help you become more successful using SolarWinds products. Bookmark these 7 habits in your favorites!   1. Wait...
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  • Share Your Ideas for Minimizing Your Data Center Footprint and Earn 250 THWACK Points!

    We all love our smartphones, computers, tablets, and gadgets. Some of us wait in long lines the moment the latest tech hits the shelves, while others upgrade when our old devices finally kick the bucket. Either way, w...
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  • Mission Accomplished: Only YOU Can Prevent Data Breaches

        Remember THWACKsters, only YOU can prevent data breaches!   Our goal with April's mission was to increase your awareness of the consequences of data breaches as well as introduce two SolarWinds®...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - April 2018

    With a baseball cap and polo shirt and eyes always on alert, you will find him in the basement always checkin' all the things. People stop and pay attention when he tells them to beware, 'cause everybody knows tha...
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  • Are you an NTA user? Write a review for THWACK points and a gift card!

    NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) is now featured on G2 Crowd, a business software review site. If you are a NTA user, please consider writing us a review to help others evaluate if NTA is the right choice for troublesho...
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  • Tell us your most important monitoring features for Active Directory (and get THWACK points too!)

    The User Experience (UX) team at SolarWinds wants to understand what features, functionality and data in regards to monitoring Active Directory are the most important for you in your environment.  We’re loo...
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  • Are you a SAM user? Write a review for THWACK points and a gift card!

    Server and Application Monitor (SAM) is now featured on G2 Crowd, a business software review site. If you are a SAM user, please consider writing us a review to help others evaluate if SAM is the right choice for moni...
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