1.What industry is your company in?
We are a U.S. based transportation and supply chain management provider that specializes in Third-Party Logistics (3PL), Freight Consolidation and Freight Management Services.
2.How large is your IT shop? (Small (1-250 elements); Medium (251 – 2000 elements); Large (2001 to 10000 elements); Extra-large (greater than 10,000 elements)
Our company is Large - over 2500 and counting but our IT shop is small and efficient (Small 10 people).
3.Which SolarWinds product are you writing this review for?
Database Performance Analyzer
4. What problem were you trying to solve when you purchased?
We had a lot of SQL performance problems and there was an initial thought catering towards networking issues but thankfully your other platforms that we purchased have squashed that idea. We can now get a brighter view of our SQL performance issues and depict the bottlenecks which gives us a stronger visibility in our complete virtual infrastructure.
5.Did you consider options other than SolarWinds? Who?
No consideration towards anyone else. Why take a detour when Solarwinds does it best.
6.How are you using the product and what benefits have you seen?
We utilize the Monitoring and Reporting and Alert functions. We can now assign reports to all our SQL Servers and monitor day to day activities thus giving us depiction on when a SQL server has issues or a failure.