SAM has eased monitoring headaches.
November 12, 2019

SAM has eased monitoring headaches.

Callan Boyce | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

We use SolarWinds SAM to monitor our entire environment, from network equipment to servers and applications and storage.
  • Very customizable so you only get what you are looking for.
  • Works great out of box with the built in templates.
  • User templates uploaded to Thwack allow you to find a solution to a monitoring problem without implementing it from scratch.
  • Too integrated into the suite of products. Fields that are needed for network equipment must be filled out for servers and applications.
  • We replaced a very cumbersome monitoring tool with SolarWinds SAM. it has streamlined monitoring and alerting and is easily manageable.
We were using E-Mon to monitor servers prior to SolarWinds.
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) can monitor just about anything (except printers). Big problem is different licensing for each little component. If I want to monitor storage or virtual environment or logs, it's a separately licensed component

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Feature Ratings

Application monitoring
Database monitoring
Threshold alerts
Predictive capabilities
Application performance management console
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
Virtualization monitoring
Server availability and performance monitoring
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
IT Asset Discovery