What We’re Working On for Hybrid Cloud Observability and the Network and Infrastructure Modules [Updated: MAY-2024]

With the recent 2024.2 release candidate of the SolarWinds Platform and Products, we added some great features:

  • Support for Azure SQL DB and Load Balancer
  • New Azure and AWS dashboards
  • Support for Aruba Silver Peak SD-WAN
  • Support for Aruba wireless access points
  • Improved Intelligent Maps parity and migration tool from Network Atlas
  • Take a look at the 2024.2 release notes for the complete story

Now, it’s time to look to the future and see what’s next. Please note the order doesn’t indicate priority.

Hybrid Cloud Observability Features

  • Improved cloud discovery and monitoring in Azure and AWS (Databases, Storage and Network)
    • Azure:
      Database: SQL Managed Instance, DB for MySQL, DB for Postgres
      Network: Express Route, Application Gateway
      Storage: Blob Storage, File Storage
    • AWS:
      Database: RDS for SQL, RDS for MySQL, RDS for Postgres & RDS for Oracle
      Network: Virtual Network Gateways, Application Gateways, Direct Connect
      Storage: S3, Elastic Block Storage
  • Enhance alerting threshold with machine learning (AIOps)
  • Support Additional Polling Engine HA pools greater than two
  • Add support for Google Cloud Platform discovery and monitoring
  • Cloud cost tracking

Hybrid Cloud Observability, Network and Infrastructure Modules Features

  • SD-WAN vEdge visibility for Fortinet SD-WAN (HCO and NPM) 
  • Support for Wireless Access Points via API-based poller (HCO and NPM)
    • Ruckus, Fortinet, Extreme Networks, Juniper, Arista, Ubiquiti
  • Increasing monitoring depth on API-based switches, routers and firewalls (HCO and NPM)
  • Support Dell PowerStore arrays (Storage Monitor only)
  • Migration tool for web transactions – see more here (Web Performance Monitor only)
  • Improved API monitoring (Server & Application Monitor)

SolarWinds Platform

  • Enhance Modern Dashboards: Extending framework for advanced functionality in Summary and Detail Pages. Simplifying usability and workflow in creating and updating dashboards
  • Connecting SolarWinds Hybrid Cloud Observability with SolarWinds Observability software as a service (SaaS) solutions
  • Continue improving Intelligent Maps (formerly Orion Maps) and the migration from Network Atlas. See more here
  • Continue expanding the SDK/API
  • Improvements to upgrades, stability, performance, and security

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The SolarWinds Product Team

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