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SolarWinds Receives Accolades From Leading IT Industry and Business Outlets
The Company Is Recognized for Its Network, Server and Desktop Management Software and Business Achievements

Dec 05, 2012 (Marketwire via COMTEX) --SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that the readers and editors of Windows IT Pro, Tech Target and TechWorld UK have awarded SolarWinds' network, server and desktop management software solutions with top honors. In addition, the company was recognized by Forbes, Deloitte and BizTech Magazine.

The 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards, announced late last month, were voted on by readers with a separate award per category by the publication's editors. SolarWinds is honored with awards in the follow categories:

  • Best Network Management Product: SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) won Editors' Best Gold and Community Choice Gold
  • Best Systems Monitoring Product: SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) won Editors' Best Silver and Community Choice Silver
  • Best Management Suite: SolarWinds won Editors' Best Silver and Community Choice Bronze
  • Best Security Product: SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) won Editors' Best Silver
  • Best Mobile & Wireless Product: SolarWinds Mobile Admin won Community Choice Silver
  • Best Patch Management Product: SolarWinds Patch Manager won Community Choice Silver
  • And, DameWare Remote Support was included as an "Other Hot Product" in the Best Active Directory/Group Policy Product

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager also recently won a gold award for Tech Target's Search Security Readers' Choice Awards 2012 in the Best of SIEM category and SolarWinds Storage Manager made the Short List for the "Storage Product of the Year" in TechWorld UK Awards.

In addition to its recent product awards, SolarWinds has recently been honored with several company awards. In October, Forbes named SolarWinds the "Best Small Company in America," citing high-functioning products for low costs and impressive company growth. Deloitte included SolarWinds in its 2012 Technology Top 500 list for the sixth consecutive year. Finally, SolarWinds' blog, the Whiteboard, earned a place on BizTech Magazine's 50 Must-Read IT Blogs, a list of tech-focused blogs for IT professionals.

"Each of these honors reflects our long history with and continued commitment to the IT community and product excellence," said Kevin Thompson, president and CEO, SolarWinds. "We are honored to be acknowledged by the IT community and industry for the work our team does to ensure SolarWinds products help users to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively."

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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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