SOURCE: SolarWinds


May 13, 2014 07:30 ET

SolarWinds and Discovery Communications to Present on the Future of Programmable Networks at Cisco Live San Francisco 2014

SolarWinds Invites Cisco Live Attendees to Join Its Presentation, Visit Booth 921 to Learn About Its End-to-End Network Management Products and Attend Its Customer Lunch & Learn Session

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) -  SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at Cisco Live 2014, May 18-22, 2014, in San Francisco. At the event, SolarWinds® Head Geek Patrick Hubbard along with SolarWinds customer Christian Malone of Discovery Communications will present, "Beyond the Hype: A Pragmatic View of the Future of Programmable Networks." In addition, SolarWinds will exhibit its end-to-end network management products that extend an IT Pro's insight into the breadth and scope of the network and beyond, and offer SolarWinds' customers a free Lunch & Learn session addressing network application performance.

"As networks become increasingly complex, IT Pros often require extended visibility into the network and beyond to ensure peak performance no matter where a problem might originate with IT convergence," said Suaad Sait, executive vice president, products and markets, SolarWinds. "We are excited to engage with attendees at Cisco Live to talk about how their environments are evolving beyond the network, share some best practices for staying ahead of rapid IT convergence where networks, systems and applications all work together, and drive awareness around how SolarWinds can help IT Pros solve a wide variety of IT management problems to help them extend the value and reach of their network monitoring."

Join "Beyond the Hype: A Pragmatic View of the Future of Programmable Networks"
Hubbard will present with customer Malone, manager of media engineering and monitoring systems at Discovery Communications, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 3 p.m. PST. During the presentation, Hubbard and Malone will share real-world lessons learned from accelerated change cycles, discuss the promise and pitfalls of SDN hype, address Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) initiative, and arm IT Pros with practical knowledge that can help them tackle the change in complexity within their networks.

Visit SolarWinds at Booth 921
Fellow SolarWinds product experts including Head Geek Lawrence Garvin will join Hubbard at booth 921 to discuss all things network management and offer demonstrations of SolarWinds' flagship and award-winning product, Network Performance Monitor (NPM), which offers robust network performance monitoring, alerting and reporting capabilities. In addition to SolarWinds NPM, visitors to the booth will have the opportunity to view demonstrations of other SolarWinds products that help to provide end-to-end visibility into the network, including:

Attend Customer Lunch & Learn
SolarWinds customers are invited to join Francois Caron, director of product management at SolarWinds, at the W Hotel in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. PST for a free customer Lunch & Learn. In this session, customers will get demonstrations of how to assess, troubleshoot and fix application latency problems in servers, LAN and WAN infrastructure and learn how to utilize:

  • Application key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Synthetic application and network transactions
  • IPSLA and NetFlow -- technology that is built into Cisco devices
  • Device monitoring and configuration

Space in this session is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

Product Availability
For more information on SolarWinds' IT management products, including downloadable, free 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our thwack® online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at

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