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SolarWinds Offers New Free Tool to Monitor Server Health

SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software, today launched SolarWinds Server Health Monitor free tool, the latest to join more than 30 free tools from SolarWinds' comprehensive IT management product family. SolarWinds Server Health Monitor provides IT professionals with detailed visibility into multi-vendor server infrastructure.

"Monitoring the underlying IT infrastructure that supports the health and performance of business critical applications is a necessity for IT pros to ensure business continuity," said Nikki Jennings, group vice president, product strategy, SolarWinds. "Understanding the performance of server infrastructure is a big part of the performance of the entire IT infrastructure, and is a key metric that all IT pros should have clear visibility into. SolarWinds now provides IT pros with a free tool that offers insight into health status and availability of multi-vendor server hardware to pinpoint the cause of performance issues faster."

SolarWinds Server Health Monitor free tool supports monitoring of up to five server nodes, empowering IT pros to:

  • Monitor critical server hardware components, including metrics on fan speed, temperature, power supply, CPU, battery and more.
  • Quickly identify server hardware issues impacting server and application performance.
  • Monitor hardware health metrics for Dell PowerEdge, HP ProLiant and IBM eServer xSeries servers, and VMware ESX/ESXi hypervisors.

Extended Server and Application Monitoring
For IT pros seeking advanced monitoring of server performance, resource utilization, processes, services, and event logs, SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor provides agentless server monitoring. Additionally, SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor provides detailed performance metrics for over 200 applications out of the box including Exchange, SQL Server, AD, and IIS.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor is an integral part of the application stack dashboard and, when integrated with other infrastructure monitoring tools from SolarWinds, delivers contextual performance insight across the application, server, virtualization and storage layers.

Pricing and Availability
SolarWinds Server Health Monitor free tool supports monitoring of up to five server nodes and is available for download now.

The pricing of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor, that scales to support hundreds of servers and thousands of applications, starts at $2,995 USD including the first year of maintenance. For more information, including a downloadable, free 30-day evaluation, visit the SolarWinds website

Published Thursday, October 22, 2015 9:40 AM by David Marshall
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