Tag Archives: SolarWinds

Solarwinds converts DNSstuff from subscription to free service

SolarWinds announced today that its subscription-based DNSstuff will now be offered as a free service to customers.  The DNSstuff site offers customers with many tools to quickly troubleshoot and solve DNS issues on the internet.  Some of the tools are fairly straight forward – like webified versions of Whois and Dig, but others provide more insight […]

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The Showdown: Sysman vs NetMan

In their latest wave of survey findings, Solarwinds poses the Systems Administrator versus the Network Administrator – SysMan versus NetMan.  The following is an infographic with the findings as they compare the people behind the two job titles. click to enlarge the graphic The full press release is below: SolarWinds Survey Reveals IT Pros are […]

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SysAdmins Revealed! Who are we?

Behind the dark curtain, tucked far away in the back of the building – they’re lurking. People see them, they say hi to them, they know their name (mostly from the emails they receive), but they really don’t know what these people do.  Bloodshot eyes from long nights of coding – for work and for […]

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Solarwinds hosting a ‘demo challenge’ worth $10K in prizes

Starting today and for the next 20 days, Solarwinds is giving away a ton of prizes in their SolarWinds Network Performance Manager Demo Challenge.  The contest is pretty simple.  You go to SolarWind’s contest site, you register with your information, answer 5 questions by looking at a demo install of Network Performance Monitoring, and you’re entered […]

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SolarWinds launches new VOIP quality monitoring suite

On Wednesday, SolarWinds announced the VOIP and Network Quality Manager, formerly known as SolarWinds IP SLA Manage, aimed directly at quality control of Cisco IP telephony systems today with support for additional vendors in the future.  But beyond the core phone system software, the monitoring suite watches the entire VOIP environment holistically, including the transport, servers […]

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