SOURCE: SolarWinds


November 14, 2011 07:30 ET

SolarWinds Named to Deloitte's Technology 500 and Software Magazine's Software 500

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2011) - SolarWinds® Inc. (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its inclusion in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ and in Software Magazine's 29th annual Software 500.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's annual ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues.

SolarWinds ranked #285 with a fiscal year revenue growth rate of 299% from 2006 to 2010, moving up six spots from #291 on last year's list.

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 involved in software and services purchasing.

SolarWinds ranked #215 based on its 30.9% worldwide software revenue growth rate from 2009 to 2010.

"SolarWinds' drive to listen and respond to our users' day to day IT management challenges in an efficient and effective way continues to prove a powerful business formula," said Kevin Thompson, SolarWinds' President and CEO. "We're honored to once again be recognized by Software Magazine and Deloitte's annual business rankings."

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About Digital Software Magazine and

Digital Software Magazine, the Software Decision Journal, has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for more than 35 years., its Web counterpart, is the online catalog to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and services companies. Software Magazine and are owned and operated by King Content Co.

About SolarWinds

SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. We work to put our users first and remove the obstacles that have become "status quo" in traditional enterprise software. SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to address users' management priorities. Our online user community, thwack, is a gathering-place where tens of thousands of IT pros solve problems, share technology, and participate in product development for all of SolarWinds' products. Learn more today at

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