SOURCE: SolarWinds, Inc.

SolarWinds, Inc.

April 27, 2011 07:30 ET and Network Computing Award SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) Top Honors

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - Leading networking media outlets, and Network Computing have awarded SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) with top award honors over the past few weeks. announced in late March that Orion NPM is their Readers' Choice winner in the Network Monitoring category; Network Computing (UK) named it the Network Management Product of the Year for 2011 in early April. conducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by network administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Enterprise Networking. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors' votes. SolarWinds' ipMonitor was voted first runner-up in Readers' Choice Awards in 2009.

Nominations for Network Computing awards are made by readers of the publication. About 6,000 people cast votes for the 2011 awards, making this one of the most significant surveys relating to network technology in the UK.

"We are thrilled that readers of Network Computing and have chosen our flagship enterprise network management solution as their choice for network monitoring," said Josh Stephens, Vice President of Technology and Head Geek, SolarWinds. "Our goal is to create software that is affordable and easy-to-use and work closely with our community to provide them the software solutions they need."

About SolarWinds Orion NPM
SolarWinds Orion NPM makes it easy to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve performance issues within ever changing corporate or data center networks. It delivers real-time views and dashboards that enable you to visually track network performance at a glance. Highlights of SolarWinds Orion NPM include:

  • Comprehensive Network Management & Data Center Monitoring
  • Intelligent Network Alerting
  • Automated Network Discovery
  • Dynamic Network Mapping
  • Simplified Network Troubleshooting
  • Robust Network Reports
  • Scalable, Extensible, and Easy to Deploy

For more information on SolarWinds Orion NPM, visit the SolarWinds website, download a free 30-day evaluation, or call 866.530.8100.

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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

SolarWinds,, and Orion are registered trademarks of SolarWinds. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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