The dev team here at SolarWinds has just finished a new tech preview of the SolarWinds Dashboard and as of yesterday it's available to the public for download. This is a cool new application and sort of a new concept in network monitoring and diagnostics. You can play with the Dashboard for the next couple of months for free and I highly suggest that you check it out.

As for me personally, I've been playing with alpha code for the dashboard for a few months now and I've sort of fallen in love with it. Part of why I like it is that there are tons of undocumented features that I've been discovering like being able to launch gadgets from the command-line and being able to drag and drop objects between gadgets. I keep it running pretty much all the time as I've built workspaces (tabs) for some of the key IT systems that keep causing me trouble.

As you're playing with the new Dashboard we'd love to have your feedback as we've got lots of other ideas for this and we're anxious to hear your thoughts and discuss ours with you.


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Josh
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