SOURCE: SolarWinds


June 07, 2012 07:30 ET

SolarWinds to Introduce Robust Systems Management Portfolio at Microsoft TechEd

Company to Demonstrate Server, Application, Virtualization, Patch, Storage, and Security Information Event Management Software

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) - SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software for more than 100,000 customers worldwide, will exhibit and present for the first time at Microsoft® TechEd in Orlando June 11 through 14. SolarWinds representatives will be on hand to offer one-on-one product demonstrations and regular group presentations in booth 1901.

"We are pleased to be participating in our first Microsoft TechEd since announcing our systems management market expansion and joining the Microsoft System Center Alliance program earlier this year," said Denny LeCompte, vice president of product management at SolarWinds. "We are looking forward to meeting IT professionals and developers with expertise in Microsoft technologies and gathering valuable feedback on our systems management software portfolio."

During the conference, SolarWinds customer Jed Krisch, manager of technical services at Carilion Clinic, will share his own experiences with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM), as well as best practices on customizing the software.

Three SolarWinds products are finalists for Best of TechEd (BOTE) Awards:

The finalists in each product category will be evaluated based on strategic importance, competitive advantage, and value to customers by a judging panel of editors from Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, SharePoint Pro, and Dev Pro. Registered Microsoft TechEd attendees can vote for their favorite product until Wednesday, June 13 at 2 p.m. EDT on the Best of TechEd webpage or in booth 2119 (Windows IT Pro). Winners will be announced Thursday, June 14.

Attendees who visit SolarWinds in booth 1901 can pick up a free laptop sleeve, participate in regularly scheduled raffles for free software, and enter to win one of three high-end Yeti coolers to be given away at random on June 11, 12, and 13.

SolarWinds is partnering with myITforum to give away a Dell® XPS 13 Ultrabook to one of the top ten most retweeted TechEd Twitter Army participants. Those interested in entering are required to attend a briefing meeting on Monday, June 11 at 7:30 a.m. EDT in ONCCC Room N23. To be counted in the competition, all tweets must be sent using the appropriate hashtags, as listed in the Twitter Army TechEd 2012 Guide. The drawing will take place on Thursday, June 14 at 1 p.m. EDT and the winner must be present to receive the laptop.

Those visiting the SolarWinds booth will have the opportunity to learn more about any of SolarWinds IT management products. The SolarWinds product portfolio includes network management, server & application management, SIEM/log & event management, virtualization management, and storage management software, a mobile IT management app, and dozens of free IT management tools.

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

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