SolarWinds Grows Global Market Leadership in Network Management Software

Tops rankings during first half of 2017

AUSTIN, Texas – January 30, 2018 – SolarWinds® a leading provider of IT management software, maintained its number-one position in the global market for network management software during the first half of 2017, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC’s) Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker. This 2017 tracker reported that SolarWinds earned a 23.4 percent market share measured by vendor revenue, up from 21.1 percent a year earlier, outdistancing its nearest competitor by over nine points.

The IDC® tracker data also showed that SolarWinds expanded significantly faster than the overall market growth rate of 5.8 percent in the period from January through June, outperforming all other players ranked in the top five globally.

“Our growing market share and continued leadership is a testament to SolarWinds’ focus on offering simple, powerful, and affordable tools to solve IT professionals’ real network management problems quickly and efficiently,” said Christoph Pfister, executive vice president of products, SolarWinds. “As IT infrastructure evolves, we’ll continue earning customer loyalty by ensuring that our software provides all the functionality needed to manage their infrastructure on-premises, in hybrid environments, and in the cloud.”

“Enterprise business leaders and IT operations staff are increasingly seeking out solutions with visibility into the network services that fuel cloud-based resources,” added Elisabeth Rainge, vice president, IDC. “Solutions from companies such as SolarWinds that offer an application-centric view of network infrastructure are growing in popularity with the increase of multi-cloud and digital initiatives by enterprises and their partners.”

Over 250,000 customers worldwide use SolarWinds’ broad portfolio of network management software, which enables IT professionals to identify and address a complete range of issues. Innovations such as the NetPath feature, which provides a “hop-by-hop” analysis of network performance, and the PerfStack platform, which enables cross-stack data correlation, combine to allow broad and powerful IT problem-solving capabilities.

SolarWinds develops its network management software upon the Orion® Platform, which is highly scalable and unifies data from multiple parts of the stack into an application-centric view. This powerful platform gives IT departments the flexibility to add modules as their needs grow, deepening visibility into their environments. It can monitor, visualize, and analyze the performance of networks, applications, systems, storage, and databases.

SolarWinds at Cisco Live!® EMEA 2018

Booth: WEP 1A: Head Geeks Patrick Hubbard and Leon Adato, and other SolarWinds product experts will feature the latest network management product updates, including SolarWinds Network Insight for Cisco® Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA). SolarWinds Network Insight for Cisco ASA provides comprehensive monitoring—well beyond hardware health and performance—and the ability to manage access control lists. Attendees will also receive demonstrations of the SolarWinds Orion Platform and the network management portfolio, including:

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About SolarWinds

SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. We are committed to focusing exclusively on IT, MSP, and DevOps professionals, and strive to eliminate the complexity that our customers have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. Regardless of where the IT asset or user sits, SolarWinds delivers products that are easy to find, buy, use, maintain, and scale while providing the power to address key areas of the infrastructure from on-premises to the cloud. This focus and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as the worldwide leader in both network management software and MSP solutions, and is driving similar growth across the full spectrum of IT management software. 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 www.solarwinds.com.

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