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Deal Expands Reach for SolarWinds Into the Hong Kong Enterprise Market

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2015) - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today announced a new distributor partnership with Edvance Technology, a leading Hong Kong value-added distributor. The new relationship will bring SolarWinds' entire IT management software portfolio to help Hong Kong and Macau IT professionals solve real-world IT performance problems. The agreement places Edvance Technology as the first locally-based distributor of SolarWinds products in Hong Kong and further strengthens SolarWinds' commitment to the channel, reseller network and Hong Kong market positioning.

The deal will increase SolarWinds' reach within the Hong Kong enterprise market as well as expand Edvance Technology's systems and network management and monitoring, performance and security solutions.

Edvance Technology is one of Hong Kong's leading value-added distributors focused on security.

SolarWinds also has an existing regional distributor agreement with M. Tech.

"The SolarWinds® product portfolio has a high potential in this market and adds significant strength to our portfolio. With a strong demand and need for network and systems management software, accelerated by virtualization, having a unified platform to monitor and manage everything is important for the Hong Kong enterprise. Customer data centres are fast changing environments with all businesses are demanding higher SLAs, SolarWinds gives our customers the ability to pinpoint any issues via an easy to use interface, with just a few clicks. We look forward to working with SolarWinds to further introduce and enable our customers with better solutions to meet their needs," said Raymond Liu, managing director, Edvance Technology.

"The Edvance Technology partnership is a great opportunity to expand our local market presence in Hong Kong with a strategic distributor that has a strong proven relationship with the channel," said Celine Siow, vice president of sales, Asia, SolarWinds. "The Hong Kong enterprise market often requires a lot of optimization and Edvance Technology and its partners' commitment to services and consulting played a strong part in our agreement. SolarWinds is pleased to partner with Edvance Technology to offer our enterprise-class software to its network of IT pros."

Edvance Technology will support key partners with marketing, pre-sales and, skills and support services for SolarWinds products.

More information about SolarWinds' partner programme can be found at:

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Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding SolarWinds' market reach and market opportunity in Hong Kong. These forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical facts and may be identified by terms such as "believes," "plans," "expects," "will," or similar expressions and the negatives of those terms. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, risks associated with international operations and such other risks and uncertainties described more fully in documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014 filed on February 23, 2015. All information provided in this release is as of the date hereof and SolarWinds undertakes no duty to update this information except as required by law.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. We are committed to focusing exclusively on IT Pros, and strive to eliminate the complexity that they 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 all key areas of the infrastructure from on premises to the Cloud. 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 http://www.solarwinds.com/.

SolarWinds, SolarWinds & Design and thwack are the exclusive property of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC or its affiliates. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be or are intellectual property of their respective companies.

© 2015 SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC. All rights reserved.

About Edvance
Edvance Technology (Hong Kong) Limited is a distributor of leading network and security technologies. A fusion of consulting and technology disciplines, Edvance combines two core practices in an integrated context-aware professional services that are aimed at aiding enterprises in their growth and helping them realize their vision quickly.

Edvance carries leading network and security solutions around a forward-leaning paradigm, with the view that enterprises should be forward looking in tackling the IT challenges of tomorrow. By combining diverse expertise in strategy, design and technology, Edvance creates business solutions that enable enterprises to strengthen and protect their competitive advantage. Ultimately, the solutions provide companies with opportunities to increase revenues.


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