Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 - SolarWinds
Mitsuiwa Partnership Will Enable the Company to Continue Its Expansion Into Japan's Dynamic IT Market

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - November 30, 2011) - SolarWinds® Inc. (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Mitsuiwa Corporation, a leading Japanese reseller, in order to promote and sell its IT management portfolio to Japanese customers.

Overview:

SolarWinds recently expanded its presence in the Japanese market by making key investments, including creating a Japanese language website, the translation and localization of its products, and creating a dedicated, native Japanese-speaking support team based in Brisbane, Australia.

Mitsuiwa Corporationis a specialty reseller with a strong understanding and support system for small and medium-sized business IT management. The company offers complete customer care from sales to setup and support for a broad customer base comprising local governments and local and national industries with offices in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

SolarWinds plans to leverage Mitsuiwa's SMB market expertise and offer select resellers and customers access to SolarWinds' network management products, including the company's flagship product, SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and modules like SolarWinds Network Traffic Analyzer (NTA). These products are the foundation for SolarWinds growth and brand success, and will lead the company's entrance into the Japanese market.

Japanese businesses and their IT departments will also have the opportunity to experience the company's other IT management products, including SolarWinds Virtualization Manager; SolarWinds Storage Manager; and SolarWinds Application Performance Moniter (APM).

SolarWinds was established in 1998, employs more than 400 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. The company has additional international locations in Singapore; Brisbane, Australia; Cork, Ireland; and Brno, Czech Republic.

Supporting Quotes:

"We have invested more resources into the Japanese market because we believe there's significant growth opportunity in the Asia-Pacific region," said Kevin Thompson, President and CEO, SolarWinds. "With the help of partnerships like Mitsuiwa, we aim to set the bar high and continue achieving year-over-year growth in APAC."


"Mitsuiwa Corporation has provided optimum IT infrastructure to an array of industries, from small business to enterprise level customers, since 1964. Using our experience and long history in the IT industry, we will start providing SolarWinds' products in Japan to all kinds of customers, helping them to achieve an optimum solution, " said Yuichi Iida, President of Mitsuiwa Corporation.

For more information on SolarWinds IT management products, visit http://www.solarwinds.com/.

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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 http://www.solarwinds.com/

SolarWinds and SolarWinds.com 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.


Contact Information

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Miyuki Washino

The Hoffman Agency

Phone: 81 (3) 5159 2145

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Tiffany Nels

SolarWinds

Phone: +1 512.682.9545

[email protected]


Miyuki Washino, The Hoffman Agency
P: 81 (3) 5159 2145
W: www.solarwinds.com

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