• Life Cycle Monitoring: Why An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of a Cure

    Keeping today's complex applications healthy and performant is no small task, especially when we find ourselves spending more time putting out fires rather than preventing them. Ben Franklin knew what he was talking about when it comes to keeping you...
    • 16 Nov 2021
  • How SolarWinds Virtualization Manager Can Help You Win With Management

    Sure, you’re good at your job, but how can you put the proof in the pudding? Using some of the key features of SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager (VMAN) can help you not only increase your overall business agility when monitoring and manag...
    • 14 Oct 2021
  • My IT Life in Monitoring

    As a product manager in the monitoring software industry, my job is understandably focused on the future of monitoring and observability. It’s a never-ending battle to be one step ahead of what IT professionals will want and need in their day-t...
    • 29 Sep 2021
  • Your Three Storage Resource Management Principles

    Fast-track your way to increased visibility and improved performance of your storage infrastructure by following these three principles. Storage monitoring software is integral to the success of any organization. Given the widespread adoption of bi...
    • 14 Sep 2021
  • SQL Server Monitoring Two Ways

    SolarWinds customers and prospects have asked (be it at trade shows, phone calls, demos, etc.) what the difference is between SolarWinds products Server & Application Monitor (SAM)  and Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) and if they ca...
    • 26 Jul 2021
  • SolarWinds Premier Enterprise Support Stories

    The SolarWinds Premier Enterprise Support program was created for SolarWinds largest customers who have a highly complex, business-critical environment and want to partner with their designated technical lead to achieve their business outcomes. Hear from two seasoned IT pros with firsthand experience managing premier enterprise support accounts for their customers.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Ask a Support Application Engineer About the Orion Platform

    Have questions about the Orion Platform? Join SolarWinds Support Application Engineer Kevin Sperrazza for a live Q&A session. He will review a list of the most-asked support questions and will be happy to answer yours as well.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • SolarWinds SmartStart Journey With WSP Global

    SolarWinds SmartStart programs are designed to help customers walk through product installations or upgrades and get value right away. Global Network Solutions Architect Christian Brett of WSP Global shares his experience getting up and running with SolarWinds using SmartStart.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Working with SolarWinds Technical Support

    SolarWinds Technical Support can help you with installation, configuration, setup, operation, and other product-related issues. This session will cover the details of the global team, how to get assistance, and other available service options.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • How Well Do You Really Know Your Orion Environment?

    If your Orion Platform environment monitors business-critical systems, guess what? The Orion Platform itself is business-critical. But how well do you know your installation? In this session, we'll show how to quickly perform an Orion Platform environment review to help you understand your Orion Platform and SQL Environments, and gain insights on installation, configuration, and optimization. Learn how your system is…

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • How to Build Modern Dashboards in the Orion Platform

    The Orion Platform has a new modern dashboarding framework. This data-driven dashboard framework provides greater level of flexibility over how data is displayed. It includes a grid-based layout, new widgets types, and drag-and-drop placement with full vertical and horizontal widget scaling.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Cloud and On-Premises Database Monitoring Best Practices

    SolarWinds product experts present a visual overview of cloud and on-premises database monitoring best practices using SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) and Database Performance Monitor (DPM). They will cover high-level monitoring in DPA by looking at correlation tabs, such as resources, virtualization, and blocking, and will demonstrate how to create example alerts that can look at this data. In DPM, they…

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Enabling Customer Success with Comprehensive Support Services

    SolarWinds SVP Kevin Bury discusses how SolarWinds strives to create long-term relationships with its customers by offering comprehensive support services. Kevin will outline the six components of the Customer Success program, identify the key elements of the latest training and support initiatives, and answer your questions.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Monitoring Journey Live Q&A

    What questions do you have about a career in IT with monitoring as its focus? What would you ask monitoring engineers with decades of experience? This informal forum will give you the chance to ask questions and get answers in real time from the guests of the "Signal from the Noise: A Career Built by Monitoring" session.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • IT Asset Management: More Than an Inventory List

    If you’re still tracking IT assets in multiple places and manually updating a spreadsheet, this session is for you. It may be time rethink your IT asset management. Learn how to use SolarWinds Service Desk for automated asset discovery, full lifecycle management, and integrated ITAM and ITSM.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • API Pollers: When SNMP Won't Cut It

    For many modern devices and applications, the API has become the lingua franca to extract data. And the Orion Platform, a modern monitoring solution, has kept up with the times to let you monitor data with the API poller option in Server & Application Monitor (SAM). In this session, we’ll cover three of the most exciting features recently announced in the SAM API poller: chaining multiple requests, monitoring string variables…

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Integrated Application Performance Monitoring and Log Management

    An integrated application performance monitoring (APM) experience allows you to quickly and easily gather insights into your metrics, traces, and logs within a single pane of glass. Senior product manager Adam Hert will demo the new experience and show you how to quickly and accurately troubleshoot your applications and supporting infrastructure.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • What's New in SolarWinds Security Products

    Join Principal Product Manager Brian Radovich for a tour of what's new in SolarWinds security products Server Configuration Monitor (SCM), Access Rights Manager (ARM), and Security Event Manager (SEM).

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • IT Service Management 101 With SolarWinds Service Desk

    IT service delivery has never been more important than it is today. Wherever they’re working, employees are counting on IT to resolve their issues quickly and provide the resources they need to be productive. In this session, we’ll refresh the ITSM basics with SolarWinds Service Desk, including incident, problem, and change management practices. We’ll also explore better ways to connect employees to resources through…

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Compliance Tracking and Reporting Using SolarWinds Products

    Today’s IT pros worldwide face a broad set of compliance challenges. They have to track, monitor, and maintain compliance with regulations and standards including NIST FISMA, DISA STIG, RMF, CMMC, and GDPR. SolarWinds product experts will provide an in-depth overview of compliance reporting templates and a reporting scope including infrastructure, users, and configuration of systems and networks.

    • 10 Dec 2020
  • Upgrade Planning Best Practices

    Are you ready for a product upgrade but are unsure how to start planning? SolarWinds Support Application Engineer Eric Bryant and Senior Product Marketing Manager John Ahern will take you through the best practices for upgrade preparedness.

    • 7 Dec 2020
  • Upgrading Orion Platform Products Using the Offline Installer

    Are you on the latest version of the Orion Platform products? Learn how to find and download the offline installer, prepare for the upgrade, enable the upgrade to your products and agents, and finally, how to confirm and check your upgrade.

    • 7 Dec 2020
  • What’s New in the SolarWinds Orion Platform 2020.2

    Learn about all the great new features added to the 2020.2 release including updates to SolarWinds Orion Platform maps, network monitoring, new implementation options, virtualization chargeback, and much more.

    • 7 Dec 2020
  • Scaling Up and Out With the Orion Platform

    SolarWinds Orion Platform products are designed with flexibility in mind to cover networks of all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re monitoring a large datacenter or hundreds of small retail locations, we’ll talk through the different options for the most efficient coverage of your environment. We’ll also showcase a few of the features from recent releases benefitting everyone but are particularly useful when monitoring…

    • 7 Dec 2020
  • Improving Database Insights for APM

    Getting to the root cause of application performance problems is tricky with limited or no database visibility. Product experts Jared Hensle and John Potocny will show you how to get both high-level health status and along with insights into infrastructure, application, and database performance whether you are running in the cloud or on-premises using SolarWinds AppOptics and SolarWinds Database Performance Monitor…

    • 7 Dec 2020