SOURCE: SolarWinds, Inc

SolarWinds, Inc

June 17, 2015 04:18 ET

SolarWinds Strengthens Government Footprint With Expansion of Dedicated International Team

SolarWinds Continues to Help Government Organisations in Europe Manage Critical IT Environments With Powerful IT Management and Monitoring Products

CORK, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2015) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today announced the growth of its government business with the expansion of a dedicated international team to better serve national government IT pros.

"From the U.K.'s National Health Service to the U.S. Department of Defense, SolarWinds' sophisticated, award-winning IT management and monitoring solutions are uniquely positioned to meet the needs of all branches of government and military regardless of organisation size, where they are distributed, budget, and IT skill level," said David Kimball, group vice president, federal and national government, SolarWinds. "We believe that growing our presence in Europe will give us the opportunity to better serve the diverse needs of our users, develop critical relationships with national government IT pros and ensure we continue to address their evolving IT challenges."

In the field, in the data centre or in the agency's offices, SolarWinds® technology offers government organisations powerful yet simple-to-use solutions for IT management challenges, including continuous and protective monitoring, cybersecurity, network operations, compliance, and data centre consolidation in a wide range of sectors:

  • National/Central - National Health Service, European Parliament, Health and Social Care Information Centre, Ministry of Justice-Turkey, Ministry of Health-Turkey and more.
  • Defence - Ministry of Defence, NATO Support Agency, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Department of Homeland Security, and more.
  • Civilian - U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Sandia National Laboratories, and more.

Through partnerships with Loop1 Systems, Kenson Network Engineering, CMS Distribution, Avnet Technology Solutions as well as system integrators, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems and Selex ES, and more, SolarWinds provides powerful and award-winning technology to European national government IT professionals. Contact us about becoming a SolarWinds National Government Partner: nationalgovtsales@solarwinds.com.

Government Compliance and Participation
SolarWinds' IT management products have a number of government certifications and approvals, including Army CoN, Air Force APL, and Navy DADMS. The product's technical requirements include Common Criteria EAL 2 Certification, FIPS compatibility, DISA compliance, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) compliance, Section 508 VPATs, in addition to the Good Practice Guide 13 (U.K.) which can help meet audit requirements.

SolarWinds also has hundreds of built-in automated compliance reports, which meet requirements of all major auditing authorities, including DISA, NIST, and more. In addition, SolarWinds' thwack® online user community provides a number of out-of-the-box compliance templates for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other standards. These reports can be customized to meet the requirements specific IT environments or additional compliance regulations, and are designed to help users prepare for an audit or inspection.

SolarWinds participates in dozens of government events worldwide organised by AFCEA International, the Federal Business Council and FedScoop, to name a few, and hosted federal user groups in Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C., earlier this year. The company will be hosting its first London User Group in October 2015.

Pricing and Availability
SolarWinds software is available on numerous contract vehicles and databases, including the United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM), Crown Commercial Service (CCS), United Nations Atlas, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, Department of Defense ESI, and other contract vehicles. For more product and pricing information and for a fully functional free trial of all products, visit the new SolarWinds Government Solutions page.

Additional Resources:

  • Case Study: National Health Service
  • Federal and National Government Webinar: Technical Update & Demo of New Features, Wednesday, 24 June 4:00 p.m. BST / 11:00 a.m. ET, register here.

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 http://www.solarwinds.com/.

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