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Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor
Reduce Network Outages with Affordable, Easy-To-Use Network Monitoring Software


Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor

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Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 100 elements)
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Our Price: $2,795.00
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 250 elements)
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#1246
Our Price: $6,228.00
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 500 elements)
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#1245
Our Price: $9,514.00

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Overview:

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is powerful and affordable network monitoring software that enables you to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems & outages. SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor is an affordable, easy to use tool that delivers real-time views and dashboards that enable you to visually track and monitor network performance at a glance. Plus, using dynamic network topology maps and automated network discovery, you can deploy and keep up with your evolving network without breaking a sweat.

Network Performance Monitor at a Glance

  • Speeds troubleshooting, increases service levels, and reduces downtime
  • Monitors & displays response time, availability, and performance of network devices
  • Enhanced network visibility with automatic capacity planning, wireless heat maps, and topology-aware intelligent alerts
  • Improves operational efficiency with out-of-the-box dashboards, alerts, and reports
  • Automatically discovers network devices and typically deploys in less than an hour

hyperv
Multi-vendor network monitoring software for fault, performance and availability monitoring

Quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance issues and avoid downtime with network optimization software.

alert
Customizable network topology and dependency-aware intelligent alerts

Respond to multiple condition checks, correlated events, network topology, and device dependencies.

engine
Automated capacity forecasting, alerting, and reporting

Automatically calculate exhaustion dates using customizable thresholds based on peak and average usage.

orion
Dynamic network maps

Automatically map devices and display performance metrics, and link connection and utilization.

Custom App Monitor
End user quality of experience with Packet Capture and Analysis

Determine if changes in end user experience are caused by the application or the network.

Asset Inventory
Consultant- and services-free deployment

Install and deploy expert level network monitoring software in as little as an hour with out-of-the-box monitors, alerts and reports.

automated
Wireless network monitoring and management

Retrieve performance metrics for autonomous access points, wireless controllers, and clients.

visibility
Automated network device discovery

Schedule automated discovery of SNMP & WMI-enabled network devices.

supports cloud
Wireless heat maps

Create and visualize wireless signal strengths along with the locations of all connected clients.

Features:

Network Availability & Performance Monitoring
Monitors network device and interface availability and performance indicators, such as bandwidth utilization, packet loss, latency, errors, discards, CPU, and memory for SNMP and WMI-enabled devices.

Deep Packet Inspection & Quality of Experience
Get an at-a-glance summary of network and application performance metrics using deep packet inspection and analysis. Quickly identify reductions or changes in application performance and determine if the change is caused by the application or the network.

Automated Network Device Discovery
Schedule network scans from an easy-to-use, Web-based discovery wizard; identifying new network devices and ensuring you are monitoring all of your critical equipment.

Dynamic and Customizable Network Mapping
Drag and drop network devices to custom network maps and automatically view connections, layer-2 link utilization between devices and their real-time status. Visualize wireless signal strength in your environment and improve network coverage through automated wireless heat maps.

Network Capacity Planning
Network Performance Monitor makes it easy to manage and optimize network infrastructure by alerting you on projected capacity exhaustion for key metrics, such as bandwidth utilization, memory utilization, disk space, etc.

Multi-Vendor Device Support
Gain out-of-the-box, multi-vendor device support for today’s complex & growing network environments. SolarWinds NPM monitors availability and performance statistics for any router, switch, firewall, VPN concentrator, wireless access point, and other devices that support standard protocols.

Hardware Health Monitoring
Get at-a-glance insight into the health of your network hardware by monitoring, alerting, and reporting on the state of key device sensors, including temperature, fan speed, and power supply.

Application Performance & Health Dashboard
View top 10 graphs and tables, as well as application details, a list of nodes providing the target application, and a summary of any nodes exceeding pre-set thresholds.

Deep Packet Inspection & Analysis Sensors
Quickly and easily deploy packet analysis sensors using a step-by-step wizard to monitor application and network performance.

Intelligent Network Alerting
Quickly configure alerts for correlated events, sustained conditions, and complex combinations of device states. Topology and dependency-based alert suppression enables you to intelligently escalate alerts for issues that are truly critical. Create custom alerts with nested conditions and configure them through the web console.

Statistical Network Thresholds & Baselines
Configure alerts accurately by calculating dynamic baseline threshold data. NPM’s Baseline Threshold Calculator automatically gathers baseline data and calculates Warning and Critical thresholds according to the baseline of each workload.

Easy-To-Use Network Management System

Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment
Download, install, and deploy Network Performance Monitor in less than an hour, using three simple steps—install, configure, and discover your network. Then NPM will automatically start monitoring your network and for fault and performance issues.

Intuitive and Customizable Web Interface
Simplify network troubleshooting with a Web interface that is customizable, intuitive, and easy-to-use.

Drag-and-Discover Performance Charts
Accelerate and simplify network troubleshooting with real-time, interactive charts and graphs of key device performance statistics.

Centralized Message Center
Get a central view for all notification messages about your network’s performance, so you can streamline troubleshooting with alerts, syslog data, events, traps, and other messages in a single interface.

Dynamic Service Groups
Group network devices by virtually any category and roll up network performance and service level status by location, business center, or any other grouping.

Customizable Performance and Availability Reports
Generate network performance reports using out-of-the-box templates that can be customized with a few mouse clicks; automating report creation and distribution.

Advanced Network & IT Infrastructure Monitoring

Network Route Monitoring
Monitor network route information and receive alerts when issues arise, and get a combined view of real-time network route information alongside device information. You can view routing tables, changes in default routes, BGP transitions, and flapping routes, including supportfor major routing protocols (RIP v2, OSPF v2 & v3, EIGRP, BGP).

Network Multicast Monitoring
View of real-time multicast information alongside device information so you can drill-down and see route details of multicast nodes and monitor routers, switches, and end-points that receive & forward multicast packets.

Integrated Wireless Polling
Manage wireless thin and autonomous access points and their associated clients. Now SolarWinds NPM can monitor your wireless devices alongside your wired devices and provide you with alerts, reports, and Top 10 lists for your wireless infrastructure.

Customizable Performance and Availability Reports
Generate network performance reports using out-of-the-box templates that can be customized with a few mouse clicks; automating report creation and distribution.

Custom MIB Poller
Create a custom poller to monitor any SNMP-enabled device, collect detailed data from MIB tables, and monitor virtually any statistic available on network devices. You can create or import these pre-packaged pollers into NPM, and ensure the CPU and memory utilization properties of the device/interface are monitored.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN) Monitoring and Reporting
Get dedicated views into VSAN devices and quickly identify how much traffic is passing through each device and interface, which ports belong to which VSANs, which type of media each device is leveraging, and much more.

Integrated Virtual Infrastructure Monitoring
Leveraging a built-in virtual infrastructure monitoring module, NPM enables you to monitor your VMware & Hyper-V data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines.

Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Support
Simplify the management of your Cisco Unified Computing System components with a unified view of data center network health through a single-pane-of-glass.

Cisco EnergyWise Monitoring
View EnergyWise device management data to measure, report, and reduce the energy consumption of devices connected to EnergyWise-enabled switches.

Fibre Channel Switch Monitoring
NPM offers monitoring support for Fibre Channel devices manufactured by Cisco MDS, Brocade, and McData.

Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor Does More...

Microsoft Active Directory Integration
Leverage your existing Microsoft Active Directory user accounts to allow users to log in to SolarWinds NPM. Users and groups can automatically log in using custom username/password or optionally use an AD pass-through login to bypass the login screens altogether.

Mobile Views for iPhone, Blackberry, and Android
Monitor network performance from popular mobile Web browsers including iPhone, Blackberry, and Android.

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Integration
A free SolarWinds NPM Management Pack enables deep integration with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 and Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007.

Integration with other IT Management Solutions
NPM integrates with all network, server and application management solutions from SolarWinds, including Server & Application Monitor (SAM), Network Configuration Monitor (NCM), NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA), and VoIP & Network Quality Manager (VNQM).

NPM also integrates with SolarWinds Virtualization Manager for advanced and in-depth visibility into your virtual and storage infrastructure. In addition, NPM integrates with SolarWinds Web Help Desk to allow auto-population of network alerts into service desk tickets.

System Requirements:


Hardware Minimum Requirements
CPU Dual processor, 3.0 GHz
Memory 3 GB
Hard Drive 20 GB free disk space is recommended
Software Minimum Requirements
Operating System Windows Server 2003 SP2, including R2, 32- or 64-bit, with IIS in 32-bit mode
Windows Server 2008, 2008 SP2, 2008 R2, 2008 R2 SP1, and 2012 R2
.NET Framework .NET 3.5 SP1 and .NET 4.0 are required
Database SolarWinds supports Express, Standard, or Enterprise versions of the following:
  • SQL Server 2005 SP3.
    Note: SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade to:
  • SQL Server 2005 SP4 or, preferably, SQL Server 2008
  • SQL Server 2008 without SP, with SP1, with SP2, or with SP3
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 without SP, with SP1, or with SP2
  • SQL Server 2012 without SP or SP1
  • SQL Server 2014

NOTE: The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.

Screenshots:


Network availability and performance monitoring

Network availability and performance monitoring
Monitor network device and interface availability and performance for SNMP and WMI-enabled devices.

Multi-vendor device support

Multi-vendor device support
Heterogeneous network out-of-the-box support for devices from leading hardware vendors.

Deep packet inspection and Quality of Experience

Deep packet inspection and Quality of Experience
Identify reductions or changes in app performance and display user Quality of Experience.

Capacity planning, alerting, and reporting

Capacity planning, alerting, and reporting
Monitor and alert on projected capacity exhaustion for key performance metrics.

Dynamic and customizable network mapping with wireless heat maps

Dynamic and customizable network mapping with wireless heat maps
Generate network and wireless heat maps. View real-time Layer-2 link utilization and connected clients.

Network route monitoring

Network route monitoring
Monitor and alert on large, complex network routes, including support for major routing protocols.

Dynamic statistical network baselines

Dynamic statistical network baselines
Configure alerts accurately by calculating dynamic baseline threshold data with our network monitor.

Integrated wireless polling

Integrated wireless polling
Monitor and report on autonomous or thin access points and corresponding client details.

Documentation:

Download the Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor Datasheet (.PDF)

 

Solarwinds Products
Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 100 elements)
License with 1st-year Maintenance
#1247
Our Price: $2,795.00
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 250 elements)
License with 1st-year Maintenance
#1246
Our Price: $6,228.00
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 500 elements)
License with 1st-year Maintenance
#1245
Our Price: $9,514.00
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor SL100 (up to 2000 elements)
License with 1st-year Maintenance
#1244
Our Price: $17,085.00

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