SOURCE: SolarWinds


October 14, 2009 09:30 ET

SolarWinds Makes It Even Easier for IT Professionals to Get Industry-Leading Network Management Tools Through New Online Store

Evaluate, Download and, Now, Purchase Troubleshooting Software Including the Latest Engineer's Toolset and Kiwi Syslog Server Anytime, Anywhere

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful, simple and affordable network management software to more than 85,000 customers worldwide, today announced that it has further simplified and expanded the company's online purchase experience, giving companies 24/7 direct access to products, from anywhere around the world.

Newly-updated versions of Engineer's Toolset and Kiwi Syslog Server in addition to ipMonitor and SolarWinds' suite of trusted Orion® products for network engineers are available for customers to download, evaluate, and purchase all in one streamlined online process with intuitive navigation and faster customer registration. Additionally, the updated online store is designed to better serve SolarWinds' global customer footprint with global currency support.

"We have always focused on making our products accessible by making them easy to try and affordable. The expansion of our online store is the next step -- making it even easier for customers around the world to try and buy SolarWinds' offerings. Customers now have the freedom and flexibility to address their network management needs on their schedule." -- Rita Selvaggi, SVP of Marketing, SolarWinds.

Selvaggi added, "As we continue to rapidly add to and improve our tools, like Kiwi Syslog and Engineer's Toolset, the online store will also make it easier for IT teams to take advantage of the new user gadgets and features designed to increase an engineer's efficiency and effectiveness."

SolarWinds' Engineer's Toolset

Engineer's Toolset is an industry-trusted collection of real-time, continuously updated network monitoring tools that enables network engineers to quickly address virtually any network issue from network discovery, configuration management and fault monitoring to detailed performance monitoring and NetFlow analysis. Engineer's Toolset was the first product introduced by SolarWinds, and remains a key element of SolarWinds' strategy to provide powerful and affordable solutions that solve the tough problems faced daily by network engineers.

Since the launch of Engineer's Toolset v10 in March 2009, the company has been adding new tools and features on a rolling basis, ensuring that users on active maintenance get new value from the toolset on a regular basis.

What's New with Engineer's Toolset

   -- Six new gadgets.
        -- IP Network Browser
        -- CDP/LLDP Neighbor Map
        -- WAN Killer
        -- Web Browser
        -- TraceRoute
        -- MAC Finder

Additional Resources

SolarWinds' Engineer's Toolset

Kiwi Syslog Server v9

Kiwi Syslog Server is one of the most trusted and popular Windows®-based syslog servers in the industry. Easy to set up and configure, it offers solutions for receiving, filtering, logging, displaying, alerting, and forwarding syslog and SNMP trap messages from network devices, such as routers, switches, Linux and Unix hosts, and other syslog and trap-enabled devices. Since SolarWinds' acquisition of Kiwi Enterprises and its technology products in January, the company has closely evaluated Kiwi Syslog and listened to the feedback of its thwack community Kiwi forum to enhance product capabilities.

What's New with Kiwi Syslog Server

--  Web access. View syslog data from anywhere via a Web browser.
--  Multiple users, multiple screens. View syslog messages in multiple
    windows simultaneously.
--  Log Forwarder for Windows. Forward Windows event log messages from
    your Windows servers to your Kiwi Syslog Server.
--  Community Content Exchange. Utilize and share user-created rules,
    filters and scripts on thwack.

Additional Resources

Kiwi Syslog Server

Video: Head Geek's Tour of Syslog Server v9

Pricing and Availability

-- The SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset pricing starts at $1390, including first year maintenance.

-- Kiwi Syslog pricing starts at $245, including first year maintenance.

-- For more information, visit the SolarWinds Web site to download a free 30-day evaluation or to make an immediate purchase.

About SolarWinds

SolarWinds provides powerful, simple and affordable network management software to more than 85,000 customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. Focused on the real-world needs of network professionals, SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to manage today's complex network environments. SolarWinds' growing online community, thwack, is a gathering-place for problem-solving, technology-sharing, and participating in product development for all of SolarWinds' products. Learn more today at

SolarWinds,,, and Orion are registered trademarks of SolarWinds. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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