SOURCE: SolarWinds


September 24, 2014 07:30 ET

Fortune® Names SolarWinds to Its 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List for Third Consecutive Year

Company Receives Further Distinction as "Top 10 Coolest Companies to Work for in Austin" and More

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2014) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that the company was recently recognized for its revenue growth and performance, company culture and one of its IT management solutions. Fortune and Software Magazine included SolarWinds in their prestigious yearly rankings that recognize revenue growth and performance, O.C. Tanner and the Austin Chamber of Commerce recognized SolarWinds for its company culture, and Database Trends and Application Magazine honored SolarWinds for its database performance management solution.

"We are honored to be recognized by the industry with these accolades. At SolarWinds, we work closely with our thwack user community listening to their feedback so we can provide IT Pros with the best possible products to conquer network, systems and web application performance issues," said Suaad Sait, executive vice president, products and markets, SolarWinds. "These recent awards recognizing SolarWinds for consistent performance and providing superior products to IT Pros are a welcome acknowledgement from the IT and business community that we're staying true to these core values. It is also a pleasure to receive local recognition for the culture that we create for our employees who work tirelessly behind the scenes to develop, support and promote IT management products to help users do their jobs more effectively and efficiently."

Revenue Growth and Performance
Fortune included SolarWinds in its 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the third year in a row. Fortune compiles this list of publicly traded companies based on a formula that factors in revenue growth rates, earnings per share growth rate and three-year annualized total return.

For the eighth consecutive year, Software Magazine included SolarWinds in its Software 500, listing SolarWinds No. 177 -- its highest rank to date. The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers that are involved in software and services purchasing.

Company Culture
O.C. Tanner, who develops employee recognition strategies and rewards programs, highlighted SolarWinds in its list of the Top 10 Coolest Companies to Work for in Austin for fostering Austin's unique culture through its business model, including a corporate culture that encourages a work-life balance, promotes a connected, quickly growing global team, and innovative employee recognition and appreciation programs.

Further local recognition includes the Austin Chamber of Commerce's inclusion of SolarWinds as a finalist in the 2014 Greater Austin Business Awards, which honors businesses and organizations for achievements, community contributions and milestones in the Austin community. SolarWinds was a finalist for the Higginbotham Health & Wellness Award for mid-sized companies, which recognizes organizations that actively encourage employees to engage in a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle.

IT Management
SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer, formerly Confio Ignite®, was named a finalist for "Best Database Performance Solution" by Database Trends and Application Magazine in the 2014 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards. This award highlights products that "help optimize performance by quickly identifying performance problems" with automated capabilities impacting every aspect of a database's performance.

For more information on SolarWinds' IT Management products, including downloadable, free 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.

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 thwack® online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at

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