Thursday, February 11th, 2016

CORK, IRELAND - (Marketwired, Feb 10, 2016) -  SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software, today announced its upcoming participation at Cisco Live!® Berlin, February 15-19 in Berlin, Germany. At the event, the company will unveil its "Network Monitoring For Dummies®," SolarWinds Special Edition book and exhibit its latest network performance monitoring and management capabilities.

The book provides an introduction to IT monitoring and offers best practices surrounding monitoring-as-a-discipline. It is authored by SolarWinds® Head Geek(tm) Leon Adato, who has over 25 years network management experience and is a Cisco® Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft® Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and SolarWinds Certified Professional®, as well as SolarWinds networking product experts.

"The starting point of any effective monitoring program is learning the fundamentals; you have to know what monitoring is before you can implement it in your environment," said Leon Adato, SolarWinds Head Geek. "In 'Network Monitoring For Dummies,' we lay the foundation for establishing monitoring by providing an overview of theories, techniques and execution. This book is designed to introduce IT pros to network monitoring-as-a-discipline, and we look forward to its unveiling at Cisco Live! and to the wider IT community."

"Network Monitoring For Dummies," SolarWinds Special Edition offers a general overview of:

  • The need for monitoring
  • Monitoring framework
  • The best practices of network monitoring
  • How to monitor the IT stack
  • What to look for in monitoring tools

Cisco Live! attendees can receive a free hardcopy by visiting the SolarWinds booth.

Visit SolarWinds at Booth 62 and Meet One of the Authors

SolarWinds Head Geeks Adato and Patrick Hubbard along with other product experts, will be on-hand to provide demonstrations of SolarWinds network management and monitoring portfolio, including:

Attendees will also have the chance to win a Cisco Certified training course worth up to €2,500 when they visit the SolarWinds booth. More details about this contest and other Cisco Live! booth giveaways are available on SolarWinds' thwack® online community. 

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About SolarWinds

SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. We are committed to focusing exclusively on IT Pros, and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. Regardless of where the IT asset or user sits, SolarWinds delivers products that are easy to find, buy, use, maintain, and scale while providing the power to address all key areas of the infrastructure from on premises to the Cloud. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our thwack online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at

SolarWinds, SolarWinds & Design and thwack are the exclusive property of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC or its affiliates. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be or are intellectual property of their respective companies.

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