SolarWinds Acquires SaaS-Based Server Monitoring Technology

SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, has completed the acquisition of Scout Server Monitoring.

With Pingdom Server Monitor, formerly Scout Server Monitoring, SolarWinds says it is enhancing its server monitoring capabilities with out-of-the-box SaaS-based server monitoring developed by DevOps professionals for DevOps professionals.

Scout customers will also gain streamlined access to the complete SolarWindsportfolio of SaaS-based tools to manage, optimize, and troubleshoot the full stack, from the infrastructure and application layers through the end-user experience.

As part of the acquisition, Scout co-founder and CTO Andre Lewis has joined SolarWinds.

Pingdom Server Monitor joins Pingdom website uptime and performance monitoring products, as well as Librato, Papertrail, and TraceViewin the SolarWinds’ SaaS portfolio of products for monitoring cloud-native applications, servers, and other infrastructure to address the complex performance and reliability challenges inherent in cloud environments.

Cloud and digitalization are driving exponential application growth and increased complexity, said Christoph Pfister, executive vice president, products, SolarWinds, and as a result, cloud-native developers and DevOps teams need faster troubleshooting of performance across the full stack.

For more information about SolarWinds IT management products, including 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website.