Austin, TX (PressExposure) January 28, 2009 -- SolarWinds, a leader in downloadable network management software, today announced that its Engineerâs Toolset http://www.solarwinds.com/products/toolsets/engineer.aspx was named as a gold medal winner of the â2008 Editorâs Choice Awardsâ in the Networking Category by Penton Mediaâs Windows IT Pro.
âThe 2008 Editorâs Choice Awards utilize our editors' product knowledge and subject matter expertise to identify exceptional products that benefit the Windows IT Pro reader community,â said Jeff Lewis, group publisher. âOur editors selected winners based on the product's strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages and its value to the customer.â
âOur editors are tough, in-the-trenches critics,â Lewis continued. âThey demand solid value and performance from the products they select. Editorâs Choice Award winners can feel proud that the products and services they developed have earned the respect and recognition of the Windows IT Pro editorial staff. â
Engineer's Toolset is an industry-leading suite of 49 applications that installs in minutes and enables network engineers to quickly address virtually every network management challenge from network discovery, configuration management and fault monitoring to detailed performance monitoring and NetFlow analysis. Engineer's Toolset was the first product introduced by SolarWinds, and remains the foundation of SolarWindsâ strategy to provide products that simplify and solve the tough, every-day problems faced by network engineers.
âEngineerâs Toolset is an essential tool for network engineers worldwide - with more than 35,000 copies in production,â said Kenny Van Zant, chief product strategist, SolarWinds. âAwards like Windows IT Pro â2008 Editorâs Choiceâ serve to highlight the reason for Engineerâs Toolsetâs tremendous popularity: it is simple to use, and it works. Our products are designed by network engineers for network engineers, a philosophy that keeps us focused on delivering the right solution for our user community and customers.â
Engineer's Toolset includes the following features: â¢ Monitoring and alerting on availability, bandwidth utilization, and health for hundreds of network devices â¢ Robust network diagnostics for troubleshooting and quickly resolving complex network issues â¢ An array of network discovery tools that facilitate IP address management, port mapping and ping sweeps â¢ Easy management of Cisco devices with tools for real-time NetFlow analysis, configuration management and router management
Like all SolarWindsâ products, Engineer's Toolset is available for immediate download at http://www.solarwinds.com. Engineer's Toolset contains 49 tools for only $1390 plus maintenance.