SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

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SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

Overview

Recent Reviews

True Insight

10 out of 10
January 27, 2022
I use SolarWinds Server Application Monitor to monitor my infrastructure as well as applications within that environment. It provides a …
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My Tool for My IT Environment

9 out of 10
January 19, 2022
[My organization] installed SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor for complete Infrastructure on both physical, virtual, and cloud …
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Best monitoring product for IT

10 out of 10
January 19, 2022
It's a very powerful product, we are using for Servers and Applications monitoring for HQ and DR sites. We found it very powerful for …
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Popular Features

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  • Server availability and performance monitoring (272)
    9.5
    95%
  • Threshold alerts (274)
    9.1
    91%
  • Application monitoring (269)
    9.0
    90%
  • Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications (259)
    8.3
    83%

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Pricing

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What is SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor?

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) delivers application and server monitoring capabilities. SAM allows for self-service for easy setup, 1200+ monitoring templates, and customization options, as well as integrate with other SolarWinds products.

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
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Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

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Product Demos

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Features Scorecard

Application Performance Management

8.7
87%

Product Details

What is SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor?

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) delivers application and server monitoring capabilities for IT pros enabling them to diagnose and troubleshoot issues faster. The vendor’s value proposition is that this solution prevents slow applications and downtime from impacting end-users and business services. Users can use this tool to pinpoint the root cause of application issues across various layers of the IT stack.

The vendor says SolarWinds SAM is affordable, easy to deploy, use and customize. Users can automatically discover their systems environment and start monitoring in about an hour. No professional services or consultation needed.

SAM is built on SolarWinds Orion® platform enabling native integration with Network Performance Monitor and other IT management software from SolarWinds.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Features

  • Supported: Single Web interface to monitor multi-vendor applications and server infrastructure.
  • Supported: Out-of-the-box monitoring templates for 200+ enterprise applications.
  • Supported: Easily extend monitoring to virtually any custom or home-grown applications.
  • Supported: Gain contextual visibility of relationships and dependencies between applications and physical and virtual servers.
  • Supported: Monitor server hardware health, perform capacity forecasting, and manage asset inventory. Remediate server issues remotely with built-in management actions.
  • Supported: Monitor VMware and Hyper-V environments to identify problems impacting application performance.
  • Supported: Centrally manage IT asset inventory and keep track of server hardware and software information.
  • Supported: Leverage the wealth of built-in alerts and reports, and easily customize them as needed.
  • Supported: SAM is an agentless monitoring software. Optional agent installation extends monitoring to the cloud.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Screenshots

Screenshot of Multi-vendor application performance monitoringScreenshot of Multi-vendor server monitoringScreenshot of Application dependency mapping with AppStack™ dashboardScreenshot of Microsoft Exchange performance monitoring with AppInsight™ templateScreenshot of Microsoft IIS performance monitoring with AppInsight™ templateScreenshot of Server hardware health monitoringScreenshot of Built-in virtualization monitoring for VMware and Hyper-V environmentsScreenshot of Easily extend monitoring to any custom or home-grown application

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Videos

An introduction to and a brief overview of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

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SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Downloadables

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Integrations

  • Microsoft System Center
  • SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM)
  • SolarWinds Virtualization Manager (VMAN)
  • SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor (SRM)
  • SolarWinds Web Performance Monitor (WPM)
  • SolarWinds Web Help Desk (WHD)

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Competitors

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported LanguagesEnglish

Frequently Asked Questions

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) delivers application and server monitoring capabilities. SAM allows for self-service for easy setup, 1200+ monitoring templates, and customization options, as well as integrate with other SolarWinds products.

Progress WhatsUp Gold, Nagios Core, and IBM Tivoli Monitoring are common alternatives for SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor.

Reviewers rate Server availability and performance monitoring highest, with a score of 9.5.

The most common users of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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Reviews

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Derek Benson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We are heavily invested in Solarwinds products for a reason. They are generally easy to setup and run with, requiring only some interfacing with support or help articles on rare occasions. They do what we bought them to do and we can't ask for more.
February 22, 2016

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Erron Walter | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Again some of the interfacing could be better. Mostly because I like how alerting and monitoring are set up. My biggest issue is with SAM and it doesn't really tie in with the rest of the system.