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Recent Awards

Known for our award-winning solutions, we continue to strive for excellence with application, storage, and network management solutions designed by IT pros, for IT pros.


IT Brand Pulse Awards 2014 Brand Leaders SolarWinds swept the IT Brand Pulse Ethernet Network Monitoring category as leader in:
Market
Price
Performance
Reliability
Service and Support
Innovation

Storage Magazine Storage Awards SolarWinds Storage Manager was named a finalist for Storage Monitoring Product of the Year

Windows IT Pro Best of TechEd 2014 Awards SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor was named a finalist for Systems Management and Operations

IT Europa European IT & Software Excellence Awards SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor won “Networking Solution of the Year”

SIEM Product Review – SolarWinds Log & Event Manager received 5-stars

Risk and Policy Management Product Review – SolarWinds Network Configurations Manager received 5-stars

SolarWinds Storage Manager voted best Storage Virtualization Solution

SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager won First Place for Best Risk/Policy Management Solution.

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager was a Finalist for Best SIEM Solution.

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor won Software Product of the Year

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor was First Runner-Up for Network Management Product of the Year

SolarWinds Virtualization Manger was named Editor’s Choice For Virtualization Management and Optimization

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager won Second Runner-Up in the Monitoring, Management & Performance

SolarWinds Web Help Desk won First place for Help Desk Solution

SolarWinds DameWare Remote Support was First Runner-Up for Remote Control Solution

IT Brand Pulse 2013 Brand Leaders

SAM swept the IT Brand Pulse APM Software Survey as the market leader in: 

Market
Price
Performance
Reliability
Service and Support
Innovation

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) won Community Choice Silver for Best Network Management Product

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) won Community Choice Silver for Best Systems Monitoring Product

SolarWinds Patch Manager won Community Choice Silver for Best Patch Management Product

SolarWinds won Community Choice Bronze for Best Management Suite

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) was a finalist in the Best Security Incident/Event Management Product category of the Homeland Security Awards

SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper was second runner-up for Network Inventory Product
2013 WindowsNetworking.com Readers Choice Awards

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor was second runner-up for Network Administration Tool
2013 WindowsNetworking.com Readers Choice Awards

BizTech Magazine’s 50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2013
thwack’s Geek Speak Blog was listed as one of the top 50 IT blogs by BizTech Magazine.

IP-insider (Germany) – SolarWinds NPM Wins Product of the Month

America's Fastest Growing Tech Companies 2013

Forbes Fast Tech 25

Forbes named SolarWinds the #11 fastest growing tech company in America in its 2013 rankings, joining the likes of LinkedIn, Facebook, Apple and Google

Best of Microsoft TechEd 2013 Finalist
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager was named Finalist in the Virtualization category for the Best of TechEd 2013 Awards, hosted by Windows IT Pro

IT Brand Pulse 2013 Brand Leaders

SolarWinds swept IT Brand Pulse's Brand Leader Awards with six wins in the Ethernet Network Monitoring category:

Innovation Leader
Market Leader
Performance Leader
Price Leader
Reliability Leader
Service & Support Leader

Network Computing Awards 2013
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) won Second Runner-Up in the "Network Management Product of the Year" category.

2013 VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers' Choice Awards
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager won First Runner-Up in the Monitoring, Management & Performance category.

SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards 2013
SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM) won First Place in the SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards in the Best Policy Management Solution category.

SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards 2013

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) was named a Finalist in the SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards in the Best Security Information/Event Management (SIEM) Appliance category.

 

2013 WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards
DameWare Remote Support won First Place in the Remote Control category.

2013 PCMAG Editor's Choice Award

SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) wins PCMAG's Editor's Choice Award, earning an "Excellent" Rating - 4.5/5 stars.

Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) wins GOLD in Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards for Network and Systems Management.

Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins GOLD in Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards for Systems Performance Management.

Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins GOLD in Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards for Application Performance Management.

Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards
SolarWinds VM Monitor wins Bronze in Redmond Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards for Virtual Management and Optimization.

2012 WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards
SolarWinds Web Help Desk named runner-up in the Help Desk category.

2012 WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards
SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset named runner-up in the Administration Tools category.

Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™

SolarWinds ranked no. 343 on Technology Fast 500, Deloitte LLP's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.

SolarWinds Patch Manager wins Community Choice SILVER
SolarWinds Patch Manager wins Community Choice SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Patch Management Product.

SolarWinds Mobile Admin wins Community Choice SILVER

SolarWinds Mobile Admin wins Community Choice SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Mobile & Wireless Product.

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) wins Editor's Best SILVER

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) wins Editor's Best SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Security Product.

SolarWinds wins Community Choice BRONZE in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards

SolarWinds wins Community Choice BRONZE in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Management Suite.

SolarWinds wins Editor's Best SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards

SolarWinds wins Editor's Best SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Management Suite.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins Community Choice SILVER

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins Community Choice SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Systems Monitoring Product.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins Editor's Best SILVER

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins Editor's Best SILVER in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Systems Monitoring Product.

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) wins Community Choice GOLD
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) wins Community Choice GOLD in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Network Management Product.

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) wins Editor's Best GOLD
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) wins Editor's Best GOLD in the 2012 Windows IT Pro Awards for Best Network Management Product.

SolarWinds Whiteboard Blog: BizTech Magazine’s 50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2012
SolarWinds’ Whiteboard Blog was listed as one of the top 50 IT blogs on BizTech Magazine.

Readers’ Choice Awards 2012: SolarWinds Log & Event Manager
SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) won Gold for Tech Target’s Search Security Readers’ Choice Awards in the “Best of SIEM 2012” category.

SolarWinds Storage Manager: Shortlist for TechWorld Awards 2012
SolarWinds Storage Manager was one of five products to make the shortlist for the 2012 TechWorld Awards.

Web Help Desk: Top 50 Best Ed-Tech Products for Schools
SolarWinds Web Help Desk was voted as one of the top 50 best educational technology products by readers of eSchool News.

Best of Microsoft TechEd 2012 Awards
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) wins the Best of Microsoft TechEd 2012 Award for Systems Management and Operations.

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SC Magazine Awards 2012 Honored in the US
SolarWinds Log & Event Manager was named a Finalist in the SC Magazine Reader Trust category for Best Security Information/Event Management (SIEM) Appliance. 

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ISV Winner: Virtualization Management & Optimization
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager was named the Virtualization Management & Optimization “ISV Winner” in Virtualization Review’s 2012 Readers Choice Awards.

Redmond Grand Slam

Best Performance Management Product
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor came in second, but was named Preferred Product, ISV Winner, and Grand Slam.

Redmond Readers Choice Awards Winner Preferred Product

Best Network Management Product
SolarWinds Network Management Software came in second, but was named the Preferred Product and ISV Winner.

Redmond Readers Choice Awards Winner ISV

Best Virtual Management and Optimization Product
SolarWinds VM Monitor named Winner.

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Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™
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.

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Software Magazine's 29th annual Software 500
SolarWinds ranked #215 based on its 30.9% worldwide software revenue growth rate from 2009 to 2010.

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SolarWinds NPM wins GOLD in the 2011 Windows IT Pro Community Choice Awards

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SolarWinds NPM wins GOLD in the 2011 Windows IT Pro Editors' Best Awards

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SolarWinds Virtualization Manager wins Bronze in the 2011 Windows IT Pro Editors' Best Awards

Best of VMworld 2011 - Gold Award, Virtualization Management
Best of VMworld 2011 hosted TechTarget named SolarWinds Virtualization Manager the "Gold" winner in the virtualization management category.

2011 Network Computing Awards (UK)
UK's Network Computing named SolarWinds' Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) the Network Management Product of the Year

2011 WindowsNetworking.com Reader's Choice Awards

2011 WindowsNetworking.com Reader's Choice Awards
SolarWinds' Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) named winner in the Network Monitoring category

2010 Windows IT Pro Editors' Best and Community Choice Awards

2010 Windows IT Pro Editors' Best and Community Choice Awards
Orion NPM was named the "2010 Editors' Best" gold medal winner and the "2010 Community Choice" bronze medal winner of in the Best Network Management Product category.

Readers Choice 2010

2010 Redmond Readers Choice Awards

SolarWinds Orion suite of products, Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and VM Monitor received four honors from Redmond Magazine in its 2010 Readers Choice Awards. Best Performance Management Product

  • Winner, SolarWinds Orion NPM

Best Virtualization Management and Optimization Product

  • Winner, SolarWinds VM Monitor
  • Second place, SolarWinds Orion NPM, Preferred Product

Best Network Management Product

  • Second place, SolarWinds Network Management Software, Preferred Product

Redmond Readers Choice Awards

2009 Redmond Readers Choice Awards
SolarWinds Network Management Software and Orion Network Performance Monitor named Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Winners and Preferred Products in "Best Network Management Product" and "Best Performance Management Product" categories, respectively.

Deloitte's 2009 Technology Fast 500™
SolarWinds ranked no. 366 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte LLP's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.

2009 Austin Business Journal's Tech Innovation Awards

2009 Austin Business Journal's Tech Innovation Awards
SolarWinds Orion IP SLA Manager named the Software category winner for the product's ability to give network engineers greater visibility into the performance of a critical business asset, the network.

Software Magazine's Software 500
Software Magazine ranked SolarWinds no. 222 and one of the Top 10 companies in the $50-100 million revenue category in its 27th annual Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers.

2009 SearchEnterpriseWAN.comTM Product Leadership Awards

2009 SearchEnterpriseWAN.comTM Product Leadership Awards
SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Earns Gold Award in WAN Performance Management Category

Programmer's Paradise 2008 Riding the Crest Award -- Best New Product

Programmer's Paradise 2008 Riding the Crest Award -- Best New Product
Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) awarded best new product in Programmer's Paradise 2008 Riding the Crest Awards

WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards
SolarWinds ipMonitor named "First Runner-Up" in the Network Monitoring & Management category of the WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards

CODiE Awards
SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Chosen as Finalist for 24th Annual CODiE Awards

MSExchange.org's 2008 Reader's Choice Awards
SolarWinds' Exchange Monitor named first "Runner-Up" (Exchange Server Administration category) in the 2008 MSExchange.org's Readers' Choice Awards.

Network Product Guide 2008 Most Valuable Performers
SolarWinds' Head Geek, Josh Stephens, is named one of Network Products Guide's 2008 Most Valuable Performers.

Deloitte Texas Technology Fast 50

Deloitte Texas Technology Fast 50:
SolarWinds Named to Deloitte's Texas Tech Fast 50 for Second Year.

Redmond Magazine's 2008 Reader's Choice

Redmond Magazine's 2008 Reader's Choice:
SolarWinds' Orion NPM sweeps past HP Openview to secure the ISV winner title in Network Performance Monitoring category.

Software 500

Software 500:
SolarWinds Named to Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers, now in its 26th year. Also named one of the Top 10 companies in the $50-100 million revenue category.

Austin Business Journal's Fast 50

Austin Business Journal's Fast 50:
SolarWinds Named one of Austin Business Journal's Fast 50.

2007 Inc 5000 Award

2008 Inc 5000 Award:
SolarWinds Ranked 1979, up 381 spots from 2007

APEX Award of Excellence

APEX Award of Excellence:
SolarWinds' Information Development Team Wins for the Engineer's Toolset v9 Administrator Guide

Windows IT Pro 2008 Editors' Best Awards

Windows IT Pro 2008 Editors' Best Awards:
Engineer's Toolset Awarded Gold in the Networking Category

2008 WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards

2008 WindowsNetworking.com Readers' Choice Awards:
ipMonitor Voted Winner in the Network Monitoring Category

2008 SearchNetworking.com™ Product Leadership Awards

2008 SearchNetworking.com™ Product Leadership Awards:
Orion Awarded Gold in Network Monitoring

2008 SearchNetworking.com™ Product Leadership Awards

2008 SearchNetworking.com™ Product Leadership Awards:
ipMonitor Awarded Silver in Applications and Network Management

2008 Best of the Tests

2008 Best of the Tests:
Network World Honors ipMonitor with Prestigious Award

2007 Deloitte & Touche Award

2007 Deloitte & Touche Award:
SolarWinds Named in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50

2007 Software 500 Award

2007 Software 500 Award:
SolarWinds Named to Software Magazine's 25th Annual Software 500

2007 Inc 5000 Award

2007 Inc 5000 Award:
SolarWinds Ranked 2360 with Triple-Digit Sales Growth

2007 'Best of IT ChannelVision' Award

2007 "Best of IT ChannelVision" Award:
SolarWinds Honored for Best XSP Product / Solution for Software

2007 Network World Clear Choice Award

2007 Network World Clear Choice Award:
ipMonitor Wins Top Billing for System Monitoring

2007 Redmond Readers Choice Awards

2007 Redmond Readers Choice Awards:
"Preferred Product" for Orion Network Performance Monitor

2007 SearchNetworking.com Product Leadership Awards

2007 SearchNetworking.com Product Leadership Awards:
"Winner in the Network Management Software Category" for Orion Network Performance Monitor

2006 Redmond Readers Choice Awards

2006 Redmond Readers Choice Awards:
"Best Performance Management Monitor" for Orion Network Performance Monitor

2006 Redmond Readers Choice Awards

2006 Redmond Readers Choice Awards:
"Best Network Management Product" for SolarWinds' Toolset solution

2005 Network Computing

2005 Network Computing:
Well-Connected Award Finalist

2003 Network Computing

2003 Network Computing:
Well-Connected Award Winner

2002 Network Computing

2002 Network Computing:
Well-Connected Award Finalist

2002 Network Computing Well-Connected Editor's Choice

2002 Network Computing Well-Connected Editor's Choice

Award:

Orion Network Performance Monitor

2002 Network Computing Well-Connected Editor's Choice

2002 Network Computing Well-Connected Editor's Choice

Award:

Engineer's Toolset