SOURCE: SolarWinds

November 11, 2008 19:00 ET

SolarWinds Establishes Operations in the Asia-Pacific Region

APAC Headquarters Located in Singapore, Expands Global Distribution Relationships Through M.Tech Agreement

SINGAPORE and AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - November 11, 2008) - SolarWinds, a leader in downloadable, network management software, today announced the launch of its operations in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC). Through its APAC headquarters in Singapore, SolarWinds provides multilingual sales, customer support, and services across Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan. As part of this expansion, SolarWinds also announced a new distribution relationship with M.Tech, a leading, regional distributor of IT security, networking and storage products. The agreement expands access to SolarWinds' award-winning solutions for network engineers and IT organizations throughout much of the Asia market.

"Our expansion into the APAC region follows our successful move into the European and Middle East markets in 2007. The establishment of our regional operations will enable us to provide even better responsiveness and localized support for our growing base of customers and partners in Asia," said Mike Bennett, president and CEO, SolarWinds.

"An important element of SolarWinds' global success is working closely with trusted local organizations, like M.Tech, that have deep market understanding and brand recognition," said Victor Choo, director of sales - Asia, SolarWinds. "M.Tech's expertise in delivering critical enterprise-class services and their reputation for strong channel support make them an ideal partner in this market."

SolarWinds has experienced consistent, rising demand in the Asia-Pacific region, and our customers include major companies such as SingTel, TSMA, PetroChina and Telstra. The newly established relationship with M.Tech will allow SolarWinds to quickly expand its reach in Asia by providing key training and fulfillment support for area resellers in ten countries.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with SolarWinds to offer greater access to their portfolio of products across Asia. Partnering with SolarWinds expands our product portfolio into the network management area and it is consistent with our Group policy of bringing the best-of-breed products to users in this region," said Wilson Ho, deputy managing director, M.Tech Group.

SolarWinds offers a full range of affordable, downloadable network management software and tools that are designed by network engineers, for network engineers. The company's products are used by more than 60,000 organizations around the globe to manage IT environments ranging from ten to tens of thousands of network devices. Composed of fault and performance management products, configuration and compliance products, and tools for engineers, SolarWinds' products typically can be installed and running within an hour, immediately providing the visibility and control network engineers need most.

About SolarWinds

SolarWinds provides downloadable, enterprise-class network management software that is affordable, easy to use, and guided by a large and growing user community. Focused on the real-world needs of network professionals, SolarWinds products are simple to try, simple to use, and simple to maintain, while providing the power, scale, and flexibility needed by companies of all sizes. More than 60,000 customers from small businesses to the largest enterprises rely on SolarWinds products to take the complexity out of managing their networks. Learn more today at http://www.solarwinds.com.

About M.Tech Group

The M.Tech group of companies is part of the Singapore Exchange-Listed Multi-Chem Group. Established in May 2002, the M.Tech Group is a leading regional distributor of IT security, networking and storage products with a presence in 21 cities in 10 countries regionally, namely Singapore (Headquarters), Malaysia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, China (including Hong Kong), Taiwan and Australia. Its product portfolio includes market leading products such as Nokia, Check Point, TippingPoint, Riverbed and Blue Coat. M.Tech is also an authorized training centre for Nokia, Check Point, Blue Coat, TippingPoint, RSA and EC Council courses.

For more information, please visit www.mtechpro.com

Contact Information

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    Tiffany Nels
    SolarWinds, Inc.
    Phone: 512.682.9545
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    Annabelle Tok
    M.Tech Group
    Phone: 65. 6516 0072
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