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SolarWinds Head Geek to Accept IT Brand Pulse Innovation Leader Award, Present and Engage With Attendees at 2015 Ethernet Technology Summit

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/15 -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today announced its upcoming participation at the Ethernet Technology Summit, the only conference focused solely on the Ethernet market, in Santa Clara, Calif. April 14-16, 2015. At the event, SolarWinds® Head Geek Leon Adato will accept the 2015 Innovation Leader award for Ethernet Network Monitoring from IT Brand Pulse on behalf of the company. He will also present during the Monitoring Ethernet Networks Forum.

For the third consecutive year, SolarWinds has been recognized as the Innovation Leader in Ethernet Network Monitoring as part of the IT Brand Pulse Awards. The IT pro community also voted SolarWinds as the leader in market, price, performance, reliability, service and support, sweeping all six Ethernet Network Monitoring categories. Adato will accept the award at the IT Brand Pulse award ceremony on Wednesday, April 15.

Adato's session during the Monitoring Ethernet Networks Forum -- titled, "Network Monitoring During Design Improves Performance" -- will be on Wednesday, April 15 at 4:40 p.m. PDT. In it, Adato will address how performance monitoring techniques, technologies and data can lead to optimal Ethernet design and implementation. Specifically, the presentation will include:

  • The state of monitoring in 2015
  • The relevance of monitoring and metrics to modern networks
  • How network architecture impacts monitoring
  • Allowing monitoring to inform network architecture decisions

Adato will also be the network monitoring and management expert on hand at the Beer, Pizza and Chat with the Experts event on Wednesday, April 15 from 7:30-9 p.m. PDT. This event is an opportunity for conference attendees to ask leading experts questions on topics such as best practices, hints and warnings, major issues, and key products and standards.

"The Ethernet Technology Summit provides an ideal place to engage with a unique group of IT pros that are focused on Ethernet technology and have conversations about how monitoring is critical to their job," said Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds. "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to not only speak at the event, but also really engage in conversations about network monitoring. It's also an honor to represent SolarWinds as the company is recognized as the IT Brand Pulse Innovation Leader in Ethernet Network Monitoring for the third year in a row."

Connect with Adato on thwack® or Twitter®.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our online community, thwack®, to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at

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Source: SolarWinds