• Please help us win! Post your review of Web Help Desk and get 750 Thwack Points!

    Our Web Help Desk software 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 averag...
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  • You Don't Know THWACK - The Onboarding Mission

    First off, I'd like to personally welcome you to THWACK.  I'll start off with a brief introduction of who we are then we'll jump right in.   Maybe you've heard rumblings of THWACK or perhaps this is your fi...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - December 2017

    I was doing some routine monitoring when I saw... I saw systems in the cloud! Before I could drill down and get a closer look, the administrator issued an alert that the evil Empire of End-Users was threatening the he...
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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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  • Mission Accomplished: November 2017 Network Insight Awakening

      By now you’ve learned how to harness the power of SolarWinds® Network Insight™ for Cisco® ASA and you’re equipped with the tools you need to become an all-seeing network professiona...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - November 2017

    Firewall failures result in lost connectivity and increased security vulnerability. Not on your watch! Introducing SolarWinds® Network Insight™ for Cisco® ASA, your secret weapon to automate the moni...
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  • Tell Us How You Manage Cyber Monday Insanity & Get 250 THWACK Points!

    The ghosts and ghouls of Halloween are behind us, and the beginning of November means that Thanksgiving is fast approaching. As the leaves continue to change and the holiday season ramps up, shopping is at the top of ...
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  • Choose Your Deployment and Licensing Model – We Want Your Opinion

    SolarWinds would like to get your opinion on licensing and deployment options for network monitoring and management. Do you prefer on-premises or SaaS? Perpetual or Subscription?  Let us know by taking this v...
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  • 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...
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  • NEW FEATURE TRAINING: SAM 6.5 & DPA 11.1

    Curious to learn about what’s new in the Q4 releases?    With the release of SAM 6.5, and DPA 11.1, SolarWinds Academy brings you a training session where we will discuss the new features of these pr...
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  • State of THWACK - October 2017

    Happy cruising the THWACKillac this glorious Tuesday! I can’t believe it’s been an entire three months since the last time we chatted about how THWACK is growing.   Last week we wrapped up nine mont...
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  • Take this 5 minute log management survey and enter to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

    **Survey is now closed, thank you to everyone who provided feedback!**   Hi All,   We are considering making some improvements to Orion's log management capabilities. We'd really like to hear how members ...
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  • New Patch Manager Training

    Curious to learn about Patch Manager?  This new SolarWinds Academy course is a great primer and will get you up to speed quickly.   *NOTE: Attending the training will earn you 2,000 THWACK points!   Ple...
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  • Mission Accomplished: October 2017 Dawn of the DBA Disruptors

    Congratulations, you have defeated the Query Blocker, Performance Hog, and Blame Shifter disruptors and you are well on your way to a happy database! We hope you can take what you learned from this mission as you con...
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  • SysAdmin Horror Stories

    *Cue wolf howling in the background   We’ve all heard spooky tales of hardware stored in rooms where the temperature was up to 140 degrees, servers drowning because someone left the window open during a ra...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Mission Accomplished: September 2017 Security Kung Fu

      Young THWACK®-hoppers, your monthly mission is complete. You now have the skills you need to master the art of Security Kung Fu. We hope you take the wisdom from this journey to help you defeat any cybe...
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  • Do you have co-workers or friends using SolarWinds in Japan?

    With "global" being the new norm in IT management, we're looking for SolarWinds users in Japan.  Maybe you have facilities that you're monitoring in Japan from the US, or maybe you have co-workers supporting a So...
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  • THWACK Monthly Mission - October 2017

    When there is no more room in the database, the disruptors will walk the earth! Your database is your sanctuary, and you must defend it against the disruptors. Your mission this month is to defeat each disruptor in...
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  • THWACK MONTHLY MISSION - SEPTEMBER 2017

    The supreme art of [cybersecurity] war[fare] is to subdue the enemy without fighting. – Sun Tzu *With added geekiness.  Young THWACK®-hoppers, your mission this month is to master the art of Security...
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