SolarWinds

SolarWinds is a SaaS-based firm that designs and develops IT management software for network monitoring, security and configuration solutions. Read more

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SolarWinds

SolarWinds is a SaaS-based firm that designs and develops IT management software for network monitoring, security and configuration solutions. Read more

Sudhakar Ramakrishna's photo - President & CEO of SolarWinds

President & CEO

Sudhakar Ramakrishna

CEO Approval Rating

78/100

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Cisco is SolarWinds's #1 competitor. Cisco's headquarters is in San Jose, California, and was founded in 1984. Cisco competes in the Telecommunications Equipment industry. Cisco generates 4,664% of SolarWinds's revenue.

Micro Focus is one of SolarWinds's top rivals. Micro Focus was founded in Berkshire, England} in 1976. Like SolarWinds, Micro Focus also works within the IT Services sector. Compared to SolarWinds, Micro Focus generates $2B more revenue.

BMC is one of SolarWinds's top competitors. BMC is a Private company that was founded in 1980 in Houston, Texas. BMC operates in the Application Software industry. Compared to SolarWinds, BMC has 3,962 more employees.

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SolarWinds Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$1B

SolarWinds's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 21.5B. Over the last four quarters, SolarWinds's revenue has grown by 4.4%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $256.9M; in Q4 2020, it was $265.3M; in Q3 2020, it was $261M; in Q2 2020, SolarWinds's revenue was $246M.

SolarWinds Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
SQL Sentry, LLC

Oct 2020

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$142M
SentryOne is an application performance monitoring company that offers auto-instrumentation and user monitoring solutions for enterprise applications.
VividCortex, Inc.

Dec 2019

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$117.5M
VividCortex develops a cloud-based platform that offers database workload performance monitoring solutions for businesses.
Samanage Ltd.

Apr 2019

Source »
$350M
Samanage is a SaaS-based platform that provides IT audit, computer inventory and facilities management solutions for finance and healthcare sectors.
Passportal, Inc.

Apr 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Passportal develops a cloud-based platform that provides password and document management solutions for enterprises.
8MAN

Nov 2018

Source »
undisclosed
8MAN is an access rights management platform that offers automatic and audit-proof documentation tracking solutions.

These are all the companies that SolarWinds has acquired. SolarWinds has acquired 20 companies and its latest acquisition was SQL Sentry, LLC in Oct 2020. SentryOne is an application performance monitoring company that offers auto-instrumentation and user monitoring solutions for enterprise applications.

SolarWinds Funding History

Since SolarWinds was founded in 1999, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total SolarWinds has raised $161.5M. SolarWinds' last funding round was on Jan 2010 for a total of $10.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Jan 2010
$10M
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IPO
May 2009
$151.5M
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Venture Round
Feb 2007
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Austin Ventures

Since SolarWinds was founded in 1999, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total SolarWinds has raised $161.5M. SolarWinds' last funding round was on Jan 2010 for a total of $10.0M

SolarWinds Investments

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DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

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EXIT DATE

AppNeta is a SaaS-based platform that offers end-user performance monitoring solutions for business-critical applications.
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Nov 04, 2013
Equity
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CopperEgg provides enterprise information technology monitoring products for servers, websites and applications.
$2.1M
May 08, 2012
Series A
-

These are all the companies that SolarWinds has invested in. SolarWinds has invested 20 companies and its latest investment was SQL Sentry, LLC in Oct 2020. SentryOne is an application performance monitoring company that offers auto-instrumentation and user monitoring solutions for enterprise applications.

SolarWinds News

April 29, 2021CRN Australia

SolarWinds clocks 87 percent customer renewal rate

Despite cyberattack that compromised many high-profile customers.... See more »
April 28, 2021Tahawul Tech

SolarWinds improves placement on Completeness of Vision axis in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for APM

SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced it ... See more »
April 26, 2021Channel Web

QBS signs pan-European distribution deal with SolarWinds

SolarWinds bosses tell CRN they are now operating a slimmed down distribution model with stronger foc... See more »
April 26, 2021Channel Life

SolarWinds celebrates channel partners in APJ Channel Awards

The awards recognise SolarWinds' partners and distributors for their achievements in delivering servi... See more »
April 25, 2021Tahawul Tech

SolarWinds executive explains their 'security by design' concept

Sascha Giese, Head Geek at SolarWinds, outlined to CNME Editor Mark Forker, what the IT leader meant ... See more »
April 22, 2021ZDNet

SolarWinds hack analysis reveals 56% boost in command server footprint

Researchers say newly identified targets are likely.... See more »

SolarWinds Blogs

November 16, 2016SolarWinds Blog

Announcing General Availability of Web Help Desk 12.5

We are excited to share, that we've reached GA for Web Help Desk (WHD) 12.5. This release includes n... See more »
November 1, 2016SolarWinds Blog

SRM 6.4 Beta 1 Is Available!

We have been working hard to bring another bulk of enhancements to the Storage Resource Monitor (SRM)... See more »
October 21, 2016SolarWinds Blog

DOWNLOAD VMAN 7.0 RC 2 FROM YOUR CUSTOMER PORTAL TODAY!!!

The VMAN 7.0 RC 2 install bits can now be downloaded from your Customer Portal. Please note that the... See more »
October 17, 2016SolarWinds Blog

Web Help Desk 12.5 Release Candidate is Available!

We have reached the Release Candidate (RC) status for Web Help Desk (WHD) 12.5. RC1 is the last step ... See more »
October 11, 2016SolarWinds Blog

How to create custom SLA reports

Something we hear quite often is "how can I build custom SLA report in Orion". Everybody who is a bit... See more »
September 30, 2016SolarWinds Blog

Server & Application Monitor 6.3 is Now Available

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Server & Application Monitor 6.3. This version... See more »
September 2, 2016SolarWinds Blog

Web Help Desk 12.5 Beta 1 is now available!

We are proud to announce that Web Help Desk (WHD) 12.5 Beta 1 is now available!!!! The team has bee... See more »

SolarWinds Press Releases

March 6, 2021PR-Inside

Lawsuits Filed Against SWI, XOM and ATNX - Jakubowitz Law Pursues Shareholders ...

(PR-inside.com) NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2021 / Jakubowitz Law announces that securities ... See more »
March 6, 2021PR-Inside

The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a ...

(PR-inside.com) LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2021 / The Schall Law Firm, a national shareh... See more »
February 27, 2021NewsFile

Solarwinds Shareholder Notice

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - February 27, 2021) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national s... See more »
February 23, 2021StreetInsider

SolarWinds to Showcase Database Management Solutions at Microsoft Ignite 2021

Offers comprehensive support for data professionals with database performance monitoring, tuning solu... See more »
February 14, 2021NewsFile

SolarWinds Lead Plaintiff Deadline Alert

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - February 14, 2021) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national s... See more »
February 7, 2021NewsFile

SOLARWINDS UPDATE

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - February 7, 2021) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national se... See more »
January 20, 2021centralcharts

SWI) For Potential Securities Violations

Labaton Sucharow, a nationally ranked and award-winning shareholder rights litigation firm, is invest... See more »

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SolarWinds Headquarters

7171 Southwest Parkway Building 400

Austin, Texas78735

1-512-682-9300

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SolarWinds Summary

ABOUT

Overview

SolarWinds, Inc. (NYSE: SWI) develops a network monitoring software that allows to detect, diagnose and resolve network performance issues. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Austin, Texas with 1,646 employees, it operates as a subsidiary of Thoma B...

CEO

SolarWinds's President & CEO, Sudhakar Ramakrishna, currently has an approval rating of 78%. SolarWinds's primary competitors are Cisco, Micro Focus & BMC.

Website

solarwinds.com

Frequently Asked Questions about SolarWinds

  1. When was SolarWinds founded?

    SolarWinds was founded in 1999
  2. Who is SolarWinds's CEO?

    SolarWinds's CEO is Sudhakar Ramakrishna
  3. How much revenue does SolarWinds generate?

    SolarWinds generates $1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does SolarWinds have?

    SolarWinds has historically raised $161.5M in funding
  5. Where is SolarWinds's headquarters?

    SolarWinds's headquarters is in Austin Texas, USA
  1. How many employees does SolarWinds have?

    SolarWinds has 2,738 employees
  2. What sector does SolarWinds operate in?

    SolarWinds is in IT Services, Application Software, Enterprise Software
  3. Who are SolarWinds's competitors?

    SolarWinds's top competitors are Cisco, Micro Focus, BMC
  4. Who has SolarWinds invested in?

    SolarWinds's has invested in companies such as AppNeta, CopperEgg