SolarWinds Enhances Security Offerings With Increased Automation, Ease of Management and Time to Value

SolarWinds Continues to Ease Security Management Challenges Faced by IT Pros With Simplified, Out-of-the-Box Functionality

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SolarWinds Enhances Security Offerings With Increased Automation, Ease of Management and Time to Value
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SolarWinds Log & Event Manager now provides additional automatic scheduling, distribution and notification …

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2013) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced enhancements to several of its security management solutions, including SolarWinds Log & Event Manager, SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager and SolarWinds Patch Manager. These solutions allow organizations of every size to effectively manage security and compliance. 

SolarWinds security solutions are designed to provide powerful automation, ease of management, and rapid time to value with a low cost of ownership to help alleviate the ever-increasing security and compliance management burden for tightly resourced IT and security departments. The latest updates to SolarWinds' security solutions further these values through key enhancements to improve IT security management across the business.

Automation
In today's multi-tasking IT environment, gaining insight into security activity can often get deprioritized. SolarWinds Log & Event Manager now provides additional automatic scheduling, distribution and notification of security and network activity, empowering IT pros with greater assurance that regular reviews are being performed and additional support to ensure strong security monitoring and compliance management practices are met. 

Ease of Management
In smaller IT environments, administrators have the daunting task of managing the infrastructure from end to end. The latest version of SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager, which automates heterogeneous firewall configuration and change management, provides integration with SolarWinds' centralized management console. Now, administrators can quickly identify high-risk firewalls, recent and upcoming configuration changes and firewall compliance status in SolarWinds' single pane of glass for managing network, systems and security.

Rapid Time to Value
To ensure patch management processes are optimized, SolarWinds Patch Manager has been enhanced with step-by-step wizards, enabling users to be up and running quickly and significantly reducing the time it takes to get vulnerable machines patched and protected. 

"Security may be the most daunting task for IT pros, but in most cases today, ensuring security is no longer an option -- it is a legal and ethical responsibility," said Chris LaPoint, VP Product Management, SolarWinds. "These product enhancements are a testament to our focused efforts to deliver strong security management capabilities to organizations of every size and budget."

SolarWinds security solutions also include SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, which provides automated network configuration and change management; SolarWinds User Device Tracker for automatic endpoint tracking and switch port management; and Serv-U Managed File Transfer, which allows organizations to maintain secure file sharing.

Pricing and Availability
SolarWinds Log & Event Manager pricing starts at $4,495, SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager pricing starts at $1,995, and SolarWinds Patch Manager pricing starts at $3,495, including the first year of maintenance for all. For more information, including free, downloadable 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our online community, thwack, to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at http://www.solarwinds.com/

SolarWinds, SolarWinds.com and thwack 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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