SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor


Monitor any application and any server, anywhere

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Gain deeper insight into application and server issues for faster troubleshooting

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor, formerly known as Application Performance Monitor, has a new name that does justice to all of the incredible, enterprise-class server and application management features packed into its latest release. It’s so easy to deploy that you’ll be up and running in less than an hour. And you can forget about having to deploy agents, hire expensive consultants, or suffer through long deployment cycles!

Finally, you can get deep visibility into your physical and virtual infrastructure, hardware, application statistics, processes, and O/S performance – all at a price point you’ll love.

Just install the software, select the apps and servers you want to monitor, and go grab some lunch while Server & Application Monitor auto-discovers the applications and servers in your environment. When you get back, your monitoring environment will be waiting for you—complete with out-of-the-box dashboards, alerts, reports, and more! It’s just that easy!


Get started typically in minutes

Automatic application discovery and dependency mapping.

Download, install, automatically discover your environment, and start monitoring in about an hour with help from SAM’s simple server monitoring tool. No professional services required.

SAM App Discovery Complete

Infrastructure monitoring for Azure and AWS

Quickly monitor the performance and availability of Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS infrastructure.

Monitor the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Provide end-to-end systems performance and application monitoring using agent- and agentless-based technologies for application and systems metrics. SAM server management tools can monitor across multiple data centers, remote locations, and other cloud providers.

SAM Monitor Hybrid ITV1

1200+ systems and application performance monitoring templates

Built-in templates provide best practices.

Systems and application performance monitoring for 1,200+ supported applications and systems, such as:

  • Active Directory
  • Java
  • XenApp
  • IBM WebSphere
  • Skype for Business
  • Office 365 email

Get more in-depth application monitoring with AppInsight™ dashboards for Exchange, Microsoft IIS, and SQL Server. View code-level application performance level detail with Application Performance Monitor integration.

SAM SQL Database Summary

Intelligent application infrastructure dependency mapping

Application-centric infrastructure dependency mapping.

Customizable maps can help you easily create logical application groups. Quickly visualize cross-server communication and application dependencies. Map infrastructure dependencies to see a complete picture, helping you pinpoint the root cause of application performance issues. Be able to identify where application issues originate typically in just a few seconds with SolarWinds SAM server management software.

SAM Appstack

Built-in virtualization monitoring

Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX health and performance metrics.

Monitor the health and availability of virtual hosts and guests alongside physical servers. Integration with SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager provides deeper insight to troubleshoot virtualization issues.

SAM Virtualization Monitoring

Storage performance and health

Server volume monitoring and capacity planning.

Monitor server storage volumes, disk usage, and capacity metrics out of the box. Integration with SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor provides deeper insight to troubleshoot storage issues in SAN and NAS environments.

SAM Volume Monitoring

Customizable monitoring

Extensive customization gives you the power to monitor what and how you want.

Create custom monitors, modify built-in templates, and import your existing custom scripts using SAM monitoring tools for servers, applications, and other relevant services.

SAM Custom Monitor Types

Built on the SolarWinds Orion® Platform

Powered by the scalable and extensible SolarWinds® Orion® Platform.

Integrates with other Orion® Platform powered products for unified server monitoring and deeper insight into web performance, storage, network, database, and virtualized resources. Reduce false positives with intelligent baseline alerting. The Orion Platform can also allow you to easily customize built-in alerts and reports as needed.

SolarWinds Orion Platform

Centralized asset management

Hardware and software inventory and reports.

SAM’s server management solutions are built to automatically discover and help remotely manage hardware and software asset information on all servers and workstations. No more manual tracking with spreadsheets.

SAM Asset Inventory

Application Dependencies

Automatically discover network-based relationships.

Automatically discover and visualize network-based relationships between applications and servers. Examine and monitor inbound connections and analyze network metrics, including latency and packet loss. Get help determining if network communication issues are impacting business-critical applications using SAM’s real-time server monitoring software.

PerfStack™ Dashboard

Cross-stack IT data correlation.

The PerfStack™ dashboard included with SAM server monitoring software can enable you to drag, drop, and overlay performance metrics from your systems data and multiple sources (such as network, virtualization, or storage), and view data types on a single chart.

Optional High Availability

Help ensure 24/7 availability for your Orion servers and pollers across subnets with Orion Platform High Availability (HA).

Protect your monitoring environment against O/S crashes, application failures, network connectivity problems, and database availability issues with SolarWinds High Availability.

Enterprise Command Center

Get a single consolidated command center of multiple SolarWinds servers with Enterprise Operations Console (EOC).

SolarWinds Enterprise Operations Console collects performance data from an installed base of multiple SolarWinds servers, and summarizes this data into a composite, centralized view.

EOC Dashboard Summary
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