SolarWinds, Inc. provides enterprise-class network management software for network professionals and other information technology professionals. Its software meets the requirements of networks and implementations of various sizes and levels of complexity, ranging from a single device to approximately 100,000 installed devices. The company offers tools for engineers, including desktop-based and laptop-based applications for individual network professionals who need specific solutions for routine and complicated tasks; and for engineers, such as individual tools and toolsets that combine powerful tools together into a single package.
SolarWinds also provides fault and performance management products to monitor network equipment, servers, and applications to determine the health and performance of those network elements. The company’s fault and performance management products include Orion, a server-based platform designed to minimize network downtime; and ipMonitor, a server-based network, server, and application monitoring system for small and mid-size organizations. In addition, it offers configuration and compliance products, including Cirrus Configuration Manager, a server-based product that performs network configuration and change management for network devices across multi-vendor networks; and LANsurveyor, which automatically discovers the devices connected to a network, collects inventory and configuration information about those devices, and produces comprehensive network maps that can be exported into Microsoft Office Visio.
SolarWind’s customers include small and mid-size businesses; enterprises; and local, state, and federal government entities. SolarWinds, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.