Friday, April 26th, 2013
The New SolarWinds Firewall Browser Free Tool and Re-Released Kiwi Syslog Server Free Edition Let IT Professionals Quickly and Easily View Real-Time Firewall and Log Data Directly From Their Desktops

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the release of the new SolarWinds Firewall Browser free tool and the availability of its free Kiwi Syslog Server. These free solutions are part of SolarWinds' extensive line of free tools and free products that address pain points in network, systems, SIEM, virtualization, storage, and general IT management.

SolarWinds Firewall Browser enables IT professionals to easily troubleshoot firewalls and manage change requests from the convenience of the desktop. This free tool simplifies the challenges inherent to ruleset searches based on address or service ranges -- the way change requests are actually made. SolarWinds Firewall Browser is the only free firewall configuration search tool that supports unlimited searches on mixed-vendor inventory from a single convenient interface.

SolarWinds Firewall Browser Free Tool Highlights:


    Import and search unlimited Cisco, Check Point and Netscreen configurations
    Search rules and objects based on IP address, name, service, or port
    Verify if a change request is already handled by the security rules
    Find the best rules and objects that can be reused for making a change
    Determine the impact of a change to an object group 

To dramatically broaden multi-vendor firewall management including analysis, configuration, and troubleshooting capabilities, IT pros may trial SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager.

After a brief hiatus, IT pros can once again benefit from a simple way to collect, view and archive syslog messages and SNMP traps using the free Kiwi Syslog Server. With the free Kiwi Syslog Server, users can watch up to five different routers, computers, or network devices and can displays logs, write logs to a disk either in one large file or classified by day and priority, and receive real-time statistic summaries via a desktop viewer.

Kiwi Syslog Server Free Edition Highlights:


    Collect syslog messages and SNMP traps
    Log to disk and split logs by date or priority
    View in real time through up to 10 filtered windows
    Receive high-traffic alerts
    Review statistics through daily email summaries 

For IT professionals that would like to extend capabilities to watch an unlimited number of devices, improve archiving or react to events, SolarWinds offers the Kiwi Syslog Server commercial edition.

Pricing and Availability
Solarwinds Firewall Browser free tool is available now. Pricing for SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager starts at $1195 and includes the first year of maintenance. For more information visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.

Kiwi Syslog Server Free Edition is available now. Pricing for the Kiwi Syslog Server commercial edition is only $295 and includes the first year of maintenance. For more information visit the Kiwi website or call 866.530.8100.

Contact Profile


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

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