Friday, August 13th, 2010
SINGAPORE and AUSTIN, TX- SolarWinds® Inc. (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software to more than 95,000 customers worldwide, and Westcon Group ASEAN today announced a distribution agreement designed to support expanded availability and access to SolarWinds' full scope of award-winning, enterprise-class products in the Asia-Pacific market. The agreement covers six South Asian markets -- Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Singapore, SolarWinds products will be available through Westcon Group's Comstor business unit. In other markets, SolarWinds products will be available through WestCon Convergence.

A specialty distributor in enterprise networking, data center and mobility technologies, the Westcon Group ASEAN companies -- Comstor and Westcon Convergence -- will leverage deep market expertise and offer select resellers access to SolarWinds products, including the Orion® suite of network and application management solutions and the Profiler family of storage and virtualization management products.

"The Asia-Pacific region represents an important opportunity for SolarWinds. As we continue to grow our brand and customer base in the region, we are pleased to work with such a strong partner," said Harold Klaje, director of Asia-Pacific sales, SolarWinds. "The collaboration between SolarWinds and Westcon Group offers us substantial go-to-market advantages. We believe that their leadership experience in infrastructure and emerging expertise in data center solutions, combined with their reputation in the region, will help us reach a wider audience and develop a robust portfolio of partners that can confidently promote and deliver SolarWinds' network, application and storage management solutions to their customers."

"SolarWinds' strategic alignment with leading IT infrastructure vendors such as Cisco, combined with its powerful and easy-to-use features, presents an attractive value proposition for our resellers and their end users in the South Asian market," said Albert Tan, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Westcon Group ASEAN. "And, while extremely affordable, end-users will not have to sacrifice on features and functionality -- SolarWinds' solutions are scalable and designed to easily accommodate the diverse ITmanagement needs of companies in the region."

SolarWinds' IT management products are used by organizations around the globe to manage IT environments ranging from ten to tens of thousands of devices. The flagship Orion family of IT management solutions offers IT professionals a comprehensive and easy-to-understand view of their network and applications' performance from a single pane of glass. Designed with feedback from SolarWinds' user-community of 50,000+ IT managers, Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is designed to manage the rapid changes in dynamic IT environments and allow IT professionals to simply, and visually, manage networks of all sizes.

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SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to more than 95,000 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

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About Westcon Group
Westcon Group Pte. Ltd., part of Westcon Group, Inc., is a leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Avaya and Juniper. Through its Comstor & Westcon Convergence business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity.
Amrita Mathuram
P: +65. 62381612


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