SOURCE: SolarWinds

April 17, 2013 23:01 ET

SolarWinds Offers Free Software to Help IT Professionals in Australia and New Zealand Improve Management of IT Networks

SolarWinds Will Distribute Its Standard Toolset to IT Professionals Who Register by May 31st

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, for a limited time is offering IT professionals in Australia and New Zealand the opportunity to get a free copy of its SolarWinds Standard Toolset.

SolarWinds Standard Toolset is a collection of essential network discovery and troubleshooting tools that enable engineers to diagnose problems and manage SME networks.

SolarWinds Standard Toolset helps professionals to:

  • Diagnose network issues and critical points
  • Collect essential data such as CPU and memory consumption
  • Analyse network performance data
  • Maintain networks in optimized

"We are pleased to announce that we are offering IT professionals in Australia and New Zealand free copies of our SolarWinds Standard Toolset from now until May 31," said Sanjay Castelino, vice president and market leader of SolarWinds. "Standard Toolset normally costs AUD280, but as long as IT professionals register with SolarWinds at by May 31, 2013, they can download a free copy of the software which will give anyone that downloads it an easy way to diagnose and analyse their network in order to ensure that it is working properly."

A recent NetAdmin survey of 312 Australia-based IT Professionals, conducted in October 2012 by SolarWinds suggests that:

  • 73% of Network Admins spend time on monitoring and/or operating a computer system and/or the network
  • 69% of Network Admins expect 2013 IT budgets to decrease or remain the same as 2012
  • 28% of Network Admins agree the software used to manage IT systems is more expensive
  • 45% say that not having enough budget is among the top three frustrations of their role.

"SolarWinds free tools are a staple of engineers. The free tools provide an opportunity for engineers in Australia and New Zealand to respond to the issues related to shrinking IT budgets."

Designed with feedback from the thwack forum, the SolarWinds user community of over 150,000 IT professionals, the robust product portfolio from SolarWinds includes network management solutions, server and application management and dozens of free tools for IT management, and a free Alert Management product.

IT professionals in Australia and New Zealand can register here to take advantage of this incredible Standard Toolset offer until May 31st.

*The SolarWinds survey was conducted in October, 2012 via an online survey service, resulting in over 312 system administrators' survey responses. No prizes or incentives were given.

About SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to clients around the world, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses. In all our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT professionals and strive to eliminate the complexities they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds offers this commitment with surprising simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain, providing the capability to solve any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions, based on our deep-rooted connection to our user base, interact in our online community, thwack, in order to troubleshoot, share technology and best practices, and participate directly in the development process of our products. Find out more on our website

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