Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant Positions SolarWinds Highest in "Ability to Execute" for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - March 02, 2016) -  SolarWinds , a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software, today announced that the company has been included in the Gartner, Inc. 2016 Magic Quadrant® for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD)* as a Challenger. In addition, the report positions SolarWinds highest along the "Ability to Execute" axis.

"We believe our position in the Gartner® NPMD Magic Quadrant is reflective of our commitment to eliminating the complexity that IT professionals face in their environments today," said Nikki Jennings, group vice president, product strategy, SolarWinds. "By developing powerful solutions that address real-world problems out of the box with no professional services required, SolarWinds provides accessible and immediate value to help IT Pros reach their most-pressing network infrastructure health and performance goals that drive the business forward."

According to Gartner, "The goal of NPMD products is not only to monitor the network traffic and infrastructure to facilitate outage and degradation resolution, but also to identify performance optimization opportunities."

As part of its research, Gartner tested SolarWinds' NPMD offering featuring Network Performance Monitor and NetFlow Traffic Analyzer.

SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor provides a comprehensive view of network fault, performance, availability, and latency to more effectively identify, prioritize and resolve network issues before they impact application performance, end users and businesses.

SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer provides a platform to aggregate and analyze all flow data, including NetFlow, J-Flow, sFlow® , IPFIX, and NetStream® data, enabling IT Pros to keep a close watch on network traffic data, identify bandwidth hogs and build customized reports of network traffic.

Pricing and Availability
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor pricing starts at $2,795 USD** including free network and server packet analysis sensors and the first year of maintenance. SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer pricing starts at $1,875 USD** and includes the first year of maintenance. For more information, including free 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.

Additional Resources
Video: SolarWinds NPM: Your Complete Network Monitoring Solution
Video: NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) Guided Tour

*Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics," by Sanjit Ganguli and Vivek Bhalla. February 1, 2016.

**Price as of February 29, 2016. Pricing many vary based upon the jurisdiction and applicable currency. Please contact a local SolarWinds sales representative to find pricing specific to your jurisdiction.

About the Magic Quadrant
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About SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT 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 .

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