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SolarWinds enhances support for virtual environments with new topology mapper

SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) said its network mapping and discovery solution, SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper (NTM) 2.0, has extended its discovery and connection of virtual hosts beyond VMware vSphere to include virtual machine mapping for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Hyper-V, enabling complete mapping visibility of network and virtual resources.

SolarWinds NTM provides automatic network mapping and discovery, exploring an entire network´s routers, switches, servers, wireless access points, Voice over Internet Protocol phones, desktops, printers, and other devices, and creating comprehensive, easy-to-view and exportable network diagrams.

The latest version of SolarWinds NTM includes support for network mapping of guest virtual machines to VMware vSphere and now Microsoft Hyper-V hosts. With this new virtual host discovery, an IT pro with a mixed-virtualized environment can graphically display a complete map of the network and virtual resources in an IT infrastructure.

SolarWinds provides IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. The company´s website is at


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