• THWACK Monthly Mission - August 2018

    There is nothing wrong with your computer. Do not attempt to adjust the settings. We are controlling the Wi-Fi. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it ...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by DanielleH
  • [SURVEY] Have You Used demo.solarwinds.com? Tell Us Your Experience & Earn THWACK Points

    We want to hear about your experience!   We recently updated our SolarWinds Online Demo and, with your help, we can make it even better. Take 5 – 10 minutes to share your experience with the SolarWinds Onli...
    Profile Photo
    created by charlcye
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • SolarWinds NFR Licenses for thwack MVPs + Technology Partner MVPs

    Calling all THWACK MVPs and SolarWinds Technology Partner MVPs.  We have some wishes to answer.  You can now get your own perpetual license provisioned for any SolarWinds product!  Below is the process ...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by DanielleH
  • 7 Habits of Successful SolarWinds Customers

    Here are some activities to consider to help you become more successful using SolarWinds products. Bookmark these 7 habits in your favorites!   1. Wait, you don’t know the answer? ASK the THWACK community!...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by jkuvlesk
  • Wabbott has left the building!

    My dear THWACKsters,   I knew this day would come eventually, but it doesn’t make leaving any easier.   I have been at SolarWinds almost exactly 5 years to the day, and half of that time I have spent...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • Take Our Brief Survey On Server Backup & Get 1,000 THWACK Points!

    Hi – We would like to better understand how Thwack Users use Backup and recovery technologies. Applications are becoming more essentials for every type of business, combined with ransomware and frequent securit...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by gerardodada
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • Decoding the SysAdmin: Shedding Light on the Role of IT MVPs

    The age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” has long been answered with occupations such as: firefighter, ballerina, doctor, or princess. Why, you may wonder, does systems administrato...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by DanielleH
  • THWACK Monthly Mission - July 2018

    Your mission: achieve the highest levels of performance for your systems (and make sure your SysAdmin is celebrated this SysAdmin Day).   THWACKsters, before we can launch this mission, we need to go through a l...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • Mission Accomplished: All Systems Go!

    THWACKsters, it's been a privilege flying with you. In this mission you achieved the highest levels of performance for your systems and you made sure your fellow THWACKsters all made it home safe. I enthusiastical...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • Mission Accomplished June 2018: Network Voyage

    In this mission we asked you to boldly go where no THWACKster has ever gone before. We required you to dedicate yourself to an epic voyage to reach the nexus of your network universe. You expertly navigated with t...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • [Survey] Power Your World - How Would You Do IT?

    Monitoring, identifying issues, troubleshooting…these words are all-too-familiar, and their associated tasks take up most of your time as a technology professional. But, what if they didn’t? Imagine a wor...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • 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 ...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by thegreateebzies
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • 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 ...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by karlap
  • 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...
    Profile Photo
    last modified by Wendy Abbott