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Derek Benson | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 17, 2020

A slightly recommended product

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.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
July 22, 2020

Just starting . .

Score 6 out of 10
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I love the product and the alerts are within the millisecond, which can be the difference between life and death in some cases. As a beginner user, it was difficult getting around or add new hosts to monitor. However, after reading guides an familiarizing myself with the product, I realized how powerful and extremely useful this product. The reason I don't give a 10 is the learning curve.
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Erron Walter | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 22, 2016

Solarwinds Review

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.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 11, 2016

Solid Monitoring Tool

Score 6 out of 10
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SolarWinds SAM gives us proactive alerts on application health that we are not able to get any where else.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Application monitoring (239)
Database monitoring (207)
Threshold alerts (242)
Predictive capabilities (194)
Application performance management console (215)
Collaboration tools (129)
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications (227)
Application dependency mapping and thresholding (193)
Virtualization monitoring (208)
Server availability and performance monitoring (241)
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting (222)
IT Asset Discovery (176)

About 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

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

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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

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold, Nagios Core, IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Microsoft System Center, DX Application Performance Management (formerly CA APM), SiteScope (formerly HP SiteScope), ManageEngine Applications Manager

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?No

SAM pricing starts at $2,995.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Support Options

 Paid Version
Video Tutorials / Webinar

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows
Mobile Application:No
Supported Languages: English