With Solarwinds being one monitoring tool among many others, we see a growing number of customers integrating Enterprise Alert with Solarwinds products for a greater alert notification and incident response experience. Though Solarwinds used to offer their own notification product – Alert Central, they officially decided to discontinue it in 2016. It used to be a pretty basic solution, often not meeting enterprise-grade requirements. So, if your company is an on-premise IT shop, Enterprise Alert is your alternative to Alert Central, though it has been the premier choice for enterprise customers in the past already.
Enterprise Alert provides a rich, enterprise-grade set of features and capabilities to take monitoring alerts beyond a red icon blinking on a computer screen. Read more about Enterprise Alert.
In order to enable the full stack of Enterprise Alert features for Solarwinds products you need to decide which integration path to take. You can either choose to simply forward alert emails to Enterprise Alert or you can a more sophisticated and powerful approach by user web services to connect.
Here is a video on how to integrate Solarwinds and what the result basically looks like:
Read on more the integration and how to set up great alert notifications for Solarwinds here.