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Overview

SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid models. We continuously engage with all types of technology professionals—IT operations professionals, DevOps professionals, and managed service providers (MSPs)—to understand the challenges they face maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures.

The insights we gain from engaging with these professionals, in places like our THWACK online community, allow us to build products that solve well-understood IT management challenges in ways that technology professionals want them solved. This focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in network management software and MSP solutions. Learn more today at www.solarwinds.com/government.

Archived Webinars

NPM/NTA Tips and Tricks

Watch this webinar recording to learn tips and tricks to help government and education customers get the most out of SolarWinds® Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA). View Webinar Here>>

Using Integrated Tools to Improve IT Service Management

In this webinar, a SolarWinds Sales Engineer discussed how organizations can use our tightly integrated help desk and remote support software to help improve IT service management. View Webinar Here>>

Optimizing the Orion Platform

In this interactive webinar, you will learn how to optimize your Orion Platform and get the most out of your investment. View Webinar Here>>

IT Modernization & Consolidation Solutions

In this webinar, a SolarWinds Government and Education Sales Engineer discussed how Solarwinds network and systems management products can help with IT asset discovery, provide visibility to help you make informed decisions on consolidating infrastructure, optimize existing data centers, prepare for cloud migrations, and set the stage for cloud and shared services. View Webinar Here>>

Successfully Migrating Applications to the Cloud

In this interactive webinar, SolarWinds Government Sales Engineers discussed how to successfully migrate your organization’s applications to the cloud. View Webinar Here>>

Products

Developed by network and systems engineers who know what it takes to manage today’s dynamic IT environments, SolarWinds has a deep connection to the IT community.

The result? IT management products that are effective, accessible, and easy to use.

SolarWinds offers best-in-class hybrid IT management solutions providing deep application-centric infrastructure visibility:

  • Network management
  • Systems and application management
  • Databases
  • Security
  • IT help desk and remote support software
  • Network Automation Manager

    Unified network and operations management software

    • Advanced network monitoring and troubleshooting
    • Traffic, bandwidth, and WAN monitoring
    • Change and configuration management
    • High availability

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Network Performance Monitor

    Fault, availability, and performance monitoring for networks of all sizes

    • Advanced network troubleshooting for on-premises, hybrid, and cloud services with critical path hop-by-hop analysis
    • Customizable topology and dependency-aware intelligent alerts
    • Dynamic wired and wireless network discovery and mapping
    • Automated capacity forecasting, alerting, and reporting
    • Comprehensive Network Insightmonitoring of Cisco® ASA, Cisco Nexus®, Palo Alto Networks®, and F5® BIG-IP® family of products

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • NetFlow Traffic Analyzer

    Network traffic and bandwidth utilization in an easy-to-view dashboard

    • Monitor interface-level network bandwidth and traffic patterns with up to one-minute granularity
    • Bandwidth use by user, application, protocol, and IP address group
    • Analyze traffic patterns over months, days, or minutes by drilling down into any network element

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Network Configuration Manager

    Centralized network device change and configuration management software

    • Automated configuration backups, comparisons, and rollback
    • Real-time configuration change detection and audits for compliance management
    • Bulk deploy configuration changes

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • IP Address Manager

    Easy-to-use IP address management software

    • Automated IP address tracking, alerting, and reporting
    • Integrated DHCP, DNS, and IP address management
    • IP detail and history tracking

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • User Device Tracker

    Network device tracking software to locate users and devices on your network

    • Quickly locate network devices
    • Map and monitor WAPs, switches, and ports
    • Manage switch and switch port capacity
    • Detect rogue devices and users
    • Turn ports on and off remotely
    • Benefit from a unified IT administration dashboard

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Network Topology Mapper

    Network mapping software built to automatically plot your network, typically in minutes

    • Automate device discovery and mapping
    • Build multiple maps from a single scan
    • Export network diagrams to Visio
    • Auto-detect changes to network topology
    • Perform multilevel network discovery
    • Address regulatory PCI compliance

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack

    Comprehensive network bandwidth analysis and performance monitoring

    • Detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance issues
    • Track response time, availability, and uptime of routers, switches, and other SNMP-enabled devices
    • Monitor and analyze network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns
    • Find bandwidth hogs on a network and see which applications are using the most bandwidth
    • View visual hop-by-hop analysis for devices along the delivery path with NetPath

    Learn More Here >>

  • Server & Application Monitor

    Manage, troubleshoot, and resolve app performance and availability issues

    • Out-of-the-box monitoring templates for 200+ enterprise applications, including IIS , Exchange , SQL Server®, Active Directory®, Linux ®, and more
    • Monitor any application from commercial apps to custom/home-grown apps—across on-premises and cloud environments (including Amazon ® Web Service via CloudWatch APIs)
    • Map dependencies between applications and underlying physical and virtual server infrastructure for troubleshooting performance problems
    • Monitor server performance, perform capacity forecasting, track asset inventory, and remediate server issues remotely with built-in tools

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Database Performance Analyzer

    Solve complex database issues and optimize application response times

    • Identify the performance problems with the biggest impact on end user response time
    • Isolate root cause of database bottlenecks with detailed DPA analysis in just four clicks
    • View historical trends explaining performance over days, months, and years
    • See a direct correlation between database response time and VMware® resource metrics

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Virtualization Manager

    Performance, troubleshooting, capacity, and sprawl management from VM to datastore

    • Deep visibility into usage and performance of VMs, hosts, clusters, and datastores
    • Enhanced actionable intelligence allows for single-click, multiple-step remediation of active and predicted VM performance and resource allocation
    • Power off idle VMs, adjust over- and under-allocated resources, and fix co-stop issues, typically in minutes

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Storage Resource Monitor

    Multi-vendor storage capacity and performance monitoring

    • Provides real-time performance visibility to SAN and NAS array LUNs, RAID groups, volumes, disks, and more
    • Automated storage capacity planning to identify hot spots, peak hours, and potential outages
    • Identify LUN contention and other difficult storage performance issues

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Web Performance Monitor

    Measure user experience and troubleshoot latency issues for web applications

    • Visibility into end user experience for web and SaaS application transactions
    • Monitor performance for applications behind the firewall from multiple geographic locations
    • Built-in integration with the Orion® Platform shows infrastructure dependencies for fast troubleshooting

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Security Event Manager (formerly Log & Event Manager)

    An affordable SIEM solution that helps you detect and respond to security threats

    • Real-time, in-memory event correlation
    • Built-in active responses for automated and rapid threat remediation
    • Advanced search capabilities for fast and easy forensic analysis
    • Built-in file integrity monitoring and USB defense
    • Pre-packaged templates for simplified compliance reporting

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Web Help Desk®

    Ticketing and IT asset management

    • Simplify and streamline IT service management from request to resolution
    • Automate help desk ticketing and with rule-based routing and escalation
    • Centralize IT asset management and keep your inventory up to date
    • Troubleshoot tickets faster with remote support integration

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Systems Management Bundle

    Ticketing and IT asset management

    • Integrated DHCP, DNS, and IP address management
    • IP alerting, troubleshooting, and reporting
    • Multi-vendor DHCP and DNS support

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • ipMonitor®

    Essential up/down and performance monitoring for networks, servers, and applications

    • Monitor network devices, servers, and applications from one console
    • Receive alerts for availability and performance issues
    • Monitor network status on maps and NOC view
    • Minimize downtime by automating remediation actions
    • Enhance monitoring with built-in reports and dashboards

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Log and Network Performance Pack

    Network performance and log monitoring in a single unified console

    • Reduce network outages
    • Aggregate, search, and chart log data
    • Accelerate time to resolution

    Learn More Here >>

  • Server Configuration Monitor

    Server configuration and change monitoring tool built for ease of use

    • Track system and application changes
    • Compare configuration changes over time
    • Correlate configuration changes to performance
    • Asset inventory
    • Integrates with the Orion Platform

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Patch Manager

    Patch management software designed to quickly address software vulnerabilities

    • Microsoft WSUS patch management
    • Integrations with SCCM
    • Vulnerability management
    • Prebuilt/pretested packages
    • Patch compliance reports
    • Patch status dashboard

    View the Datasheet Here >>

  • Access Rights Manager

    Manage and audit user access rights across your IT infrastructure

    • Monitor Active Directory
    • Audit Windows® File Share
    • Monitor Microsoft Exchange
    • Monitor and manage SharePoint® access
    • Provision and manage user access
    • Analyze user permissions

    View the Datasheet Here >>

COVID-19 Response

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Resources

Five IT Business Considerations for the COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 (or Coronavirus) outbreak has created an unprecedented global event with implications far beyond healthcare. It’s fundamentally changing how organizations run their business and IT operations. Read More

Contracts

Federal

GSA Schedule 70

GS-35F-0119Y
Dec 20, 2011- Dec 19, 2021

ITES-SW

W52P1J-15-D-0008
Mar 03, 2015- Aug 10, 2020
*Additional Option Years Available

State and Local

Texas DIR-CPO-4444

DIR-CPO-4444
Jan 28, 2020- Jan 23, 2022
*Additional Option Years Available

Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022

The Quilt

MSA - 05012019F
Apr 01, 2016- Apr 30, 2022

Events

Solarwinds Thwackcamp 2020
November 12-13, 2020

THWACKcamp is the free, annual, two-day virtual IT learning event brought to you by SolarWinds. Now in its ninth year, THWACKcamp features keynotes, breakout sessions, interactive learning lounges, expert product training, customer success stories, giveaways, and more.

Join thousands of tech professionals from all disciplines, along with industry leaders, product experts, and SolarWinds customers for a unique digital event built for IT Professionals.

Learn More

Archived Events

News

Latest News

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Resources

Product Brief

SolarWinds provides a wide range of resources to support clients. We organized this guide to help our government and education customers get the most out of their network and systems monitoring, database performance, IT help desk, and IT security solutions.

Resources

SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management and monitoring solutions. We help eliminate complexity from your infrastructure—network and data center operations, systems management, cybersecurity, and IT services management—so you can do more with less.


Solutions Brief

Public sector clients can have unique challenges operating and resolving issues with their networks. Troubleshooting network issues without the proper tools and training can be difficult, time consuming, and frustrating for all. Solving this problem requires that clients scope and deploy performance...

SolarWinds helps you eliminate complexity from almost every IT process: network operations, resource consolidation, legacy product migration, continuous monitoring, cybersecurity, and even compliance, so you can do more with less.

Whitepaper

Every federal IT pro is familiar with cybersecurity, its importance, and its challenges. That said, an ultimate understanding can be gained by taking a historic perspective, and bringing that forward: knowing how—and by whom—cybersecurity rules and regulations were created, then connecting th...

IT consolidation has been a high-priority government and education initiative for many years. While many state and education organizations are already on board, or boarding quickly, the move may be born of a different catalyst than you may expect—certainly different than federal agencies.

Applications live everywhere within government and education organizations—on-premises, in the cloud (AWS®/GovCloud, Azure®, Google®, Cloud.gov), or in some combination of these.Yet, no matter where your applications live, they still need to be monitored for performance and optimization.

Asset discovery has been both a long-standing priority and a challenge for government and education IT pros. As IT management has become more centralized, the consequences of not knowing what IT assets are on your network have increased. There are many stories about IT operations not having timely i...

If your agency operates within the healthcare arena, you are well aware of the many IT challenges that are specific to healthcare. Security in particular looms large, as IT professionals within a healthcare environment must ensure the security of all patient, physician, and insurance provider data. ...