solarwinds inc (SWI) Key Developments
SolarWinds Replaces HP OpenView, Providing Reliable and Cost-Effective Performance Monitoring and Configuration Management for Bulletproof Solutions
Dec 4 13
SolarWinds announced that Bulletproof Solutions replaced HP OpenView with SolarWinds' network management solutions to meet the company's high standards of delivering powerful and comprehensive network monitoring and configuration management to their clients.
SolarWinds, Inc.'s Network Topology Mapper Enhances Support for Virtual Environments
Nov 13 13
SolarWinds announced its network mapping and discovery solution, SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper (NTM) 2.0, extended its discovery and connection of virtual hosts beyond VMware vSphere to include virtual machine mapping for Microsoft Hyper-V, enabling complete mapping visibility of network and virtual resources. SolarWinds NTM provides automatic network mapping and discovery, exploring an entire network's routers, switches, servers, wireless access points, Voice over Internet Protocol phones, desktops, printers, and other devices, and creating comprehensive, easy-to-view and exportable network diagrams. The latest version of SolarWinds NTM includes support for network mapping of guest virtual machines to VMware vSphere and now Microsoft Hyper-V hosts. With this new virtual host discovery, an IT pro with a mixed-virtualized environment can graphically display a complete map of the network and virtual resources in an IT infrastructure. SolarWinds NTM 2.0 also added capabilities allowing IT pros to modify node display names, roles, IP addresses and connection relationships for customized visibility; to create device connections on network maps manually; and to store device credentials for easy future use. Users can also now schedule maps to export automatically to the Orion Network Atlas for seamless transfer of network node info into the SolarWinds Orion platform.
SolarWinds Names Suaad Sait as Executive Vice President, Products & Markets
Nov 5 13
SolarWinds announced that it has named Suaad Sait as the company's Executive Vice President, Products & Markets. Sait, who joined the company effective November 1, will oversee SolarWinds' global product and market strategy, with responsibility for the performance of the SolarWinds' product portfolio. Suaad Sait brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the technology industry to SolarWinds. Most recently, Sait served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Rackspace, the open cloud company. Prior to Rackspace, he was founder and Chief Executive Officer of ReachForcewhere he continues to serve as chairman of the board.
SolarWinds Extends Remote IT Management Support in DameWare and Mobile Admin
Oct 30 13
SolarWinds announced its remote administration solution, DameWare Remote Support, has added mobile capabilities for Android devices and Apple's iOS 7 support for its mobile IT administration application, SolarWinds Mobile Admin, providing IT professionals with even more flexibility to manage IT while away from the office or on the go. DameWare Remote Support enables IT pros to support Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows computers remotely. Users can start, stop and restart Windows services without a remote control session, manage users and groups from multiple Active Directory domains, export AD objects and detailed information from remote computers, and more. DameWare Remote Support includes DameWare Mobile, an application which provides mobile remote administration capabilities, allowing IT pros to provide remote support to end users from their iOS and now Android devices. The SolarWinds Mobile Admin application provides mobile IT monitoring and management for IT pros, supporting key IT infrastructure technologies including Active Directory, VMware, Backup Exec, and Exchange, and allowing remote control with RDP, SSH, Telnet, and VNC. SolarWinds Mobile Admin delivers real-time alerts and status updates to network and systems administrators and lets them resolve IT issues from smart phones or tablets. The latest version of SolarWinds Mobile Admin supports Exchange 2013, Backup Exec 2012, and SCOM 2012, and is FIPS compatible. In addition to Android, BlackBerry, and previous versions of iOS, it now also includes support for iOS 7. Pricing and availability: DameWare Remote Support starts at $349 and includes the first year of maintenance. For more information, including a downloadable, free 14-day evaluation trial, visit the DameWare website or call 866.530.8100. Pricing for SolarWinds Mobile Admin software starts at $695 and includes the first year of maintenance. For more information, including a downloadable, free 14-day evaluation trial, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100. IT pros can find free versions of the DameWare Mobile app and SolarWinds Mobile Admin app in the Apple App Store or in Android's Google Play Store.
SolarWinds Names John F. Rizzo as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Chief Customer Officer, Effective November 4, 2013
Oct 29 13
SolarWinds announced that it has named John F. Rizzo as the company's Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Chief Customer Officer. Rizzo, who starts with the company on November 4, 2013, will oversee SolarWinds' marketing organization, and help drive the company's marketing activities and new, focused customer experience initiatives. Most recently, he was Chief Marketing Officer of Jive Software.