SOURCE: SolarWinds


December 17, 2014 07:30 ET

SolarWinds Honored for Business and Product Excellence by Forbes, Redmond Magazine and More

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2014) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today announced that it has received recognition for consistent growth and business performance from Forbes and Deloitte. Additionally, SolarWinds' products across network, server and application, virtualization, and security management received top honors from the IT Pro community and leading industry organizations.

Forbes ranked SolarWinds No. 11 on its 36th annual list of America's Best Small Companies. This list highlights public companies with sales under $1 billion that have displayed strong, consistent growth over the last 12 months, as well as the past five years. SolarWinds has been featured on this list for the past four years and was named the No. 1 Small Company in America in 2012.

Deloitte listed SolarWinds at No. 405 in its 2014 Technology Fast 500™, marking the company's eighth consecutive year on the complete ranking of the fastest-growing technology, telecommunications, media, life sciences and clean technology companies -- both public and private -- in North America.

For the second year in a row, Geek Speak, a blog featured on SolarWinds' thwack® online community, was included in BizTech magazine's 50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2014. This list features blogs both submitted by readers and selected by the BizTech magazine editorial team to highlight the best and brightest IT blogs in the business.

The 2014 Redmond Magazine Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards honors third-party software, hardware and services that are most favored for working with and in support of Microsoft's flagship offerings. SolarWinds was honored with awards in the following categories:

  • Application Performance Management: SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor won Platinum
  • Systems Performance Management: SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor won Platinum
  • Bandwidth/Traffic Monitoring: SolarWinds Network Traffic Analyzer won Platinum
  • Compliance Tool: SolarWinds Log & Event Manager won Gold
  • Network and Systems Management: SolarWinds Network Management Software won Gold
  • Remote Monitoring Management/IT Control Management: N-able by SolarWinds N-central® won Gold
  • Network Automation/Batch Processing Tool: N-able by SolarWinds N-central won Gold
  • General Network Monitoring Tool: SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper won Gold and SolarWinds ipMonitor® won Bronze
  • Virtual Management/Optimization: SolarWinds Virtualization Manager won Silver

TechTarget SearchSecurity's 2014 Information Security Readers' Choice Awards featured SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM) as a winner in the Risk and Policy Management Product category. For this award program, readers rated the security tools in use in their environments, giving SolarWinds NCM high marks for data archiving, ease of installation, configuring and administration, granularity and flexibility in defining policies, as well as return on investment.

Government Security News' 2014 Homeland Security Awards featured SolarWinds in three categories. SolarWinds was a winner for Best Continuous Monitoring Solution for SolarWinds User Device Tracker, which provides automated device tracking and switch port management for continuous monitoring of all devices connecting to a network. Additionally, SolarWinds received finalist distinctions for both Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution for SolarWinds Log & Event Manager and Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Solution for SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager.

Finally, in the 2014 Storage, Virtualization, Cloud Awards, SolarWinds Virtualization Manager was named runner-up for Virtualization Management Product of the Year.

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

SolarWinds, SolarWinds & Design, thwack, N-central and ipMonitor are the exclusive property of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC or its affiliates. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be or are intellectual property of their respective companies.

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