SolarWinds Enhances Network Management Products
December 13, 2011
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SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, today rolled out enhancements and further integration of two of its flagship Network management products, SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM), and SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM).

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) v10.2 includes the following features:

- Enhanced discovery and protocol support for IPv6 devices, Windows servers using WMI, and SNMPv3 traps traffic

- Improved native support for wireless devices, Juniper firewall sub-interface monitoring, and CPU and memory data monitoring for JunOS and Netscreen devices

- Improved ease-of-use and reporting, including statistics on a per-CPU basis for many devices

SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM) v7.0 includes the following features:

- New features and UI improvements including a change approval request feature that allows for approval by a reviewer of sensitive changes

- Improved node discovery and management from web console and availability of Network Atlas to standalone NCM customers, to create topology maps on network devices

- Improved Orion alerting integrated with other products in the Orion family; NCM users can seamlessly keep their device repository synchronized with their NPM repository

- Improved account management including a new web-based user management feature and Active Directory integration improvements

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