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User Review: "SolarWinds NPM suits our needs"
https://www.trustradius.com/network-performance-monitoringSolarWinds Network Performance MonitorUnspecified8.6276101
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January 10, 2019

User Review: "SolarWinds NPM suits our needs"

Score 8 out of 101
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Overall Satisfaction with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor

It is being used across our offices in the Americas but we are in the process of deploying it globally for the entire organization's IT networks. It addresses the problems of being able to quickly support network operations as well as being proactive in finding problems.
  • It performs SNMP monitoring well.
  • It is fairly easy to use even with minimal experience.
  • It provides useful graphs and reports.
  • Alert configuration is not the most intuitive.
  • Automated mapping would be beneficial.
We have not taken advantage of this feature.
We have not taken advantage of this feature.
We have not taken advantage of this feature.
  • It provides alerts for network/device outages, which is important.
  • Bandwidth usage graphs are helpful.
The support is better compared to the open-source products that we have tested.
It works well for general network and server monitoring. I'd say it is similar to other mainstream products on the market. The web interface could be a bit more responsive.

SolarWinds NPM Feature Ratings

Automated network device discovery
8
Network monitoring
9
Baseline threshold calculation
7
Alerts
8
Network capacity planning
5
Packet capture analysis
Not Rated
Network mapping
3
Customizable reports
7
Wireless infrastructure monitoring
Not Rated
Hardware health monitoring
8