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SolarWinds Showcases Virtualization Management for Hybrid IT and More at VMworld(R) US 2014

SolarWinds Will Exhibit Virtualization Management Capabilities That Can Extend to the Whole IT Environment, Host Free Breakfast Learning Sessions and Participate in Tech Field Day Extra! at VMworld US 2014

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at VMworld US 2014, August 24-28, 2014, in San Francisco. At the event, SolarWinds will exhibit its virtualization management solution for hybrid IT, SolarWinds® Virtualization Manager, and provide insight into how virtualization experts can gain further visibility into applications, databases, servers, networks and storage with additional SolarWinds products. Throughout the week, SolarWinds will take part in industry presentations and conversations. The company will host Experts & Espresso, a series of free morning learning sessions featuring industry experts and a complimentary coffee bar, and will participate in Tech Field Day Extra!, a collaboration of IT product vendors and independent thought leaders.

"As virtualization management is an increasingly integral part of interdependent and complex hybrid IT infrastructures, virtualization experts have a critical need for monitoring and management tools that operate on both virtualized and physical infrastructures and database technologies," said Suaad Sait, executive vice president, products and markets, SolarWinds. "Because VMworld is such a hub for the virtualization community, we are excited to connect with attendees to discuss their experiences with evolving and converging IT and to demonstrate how virtualization experts can gain in-depth visibility across the whole application stack with SolarWinds solutions for monitoring hybrid IT environments."

Visit SolarWinds at Booth 311
SolarWinds Head Geeks Patrick Hubbard and Lawrence Garvin and product experts will be on hand at booth 311 to provide demonstrations of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager, a uniquely affordable and enterprise-scalable solution that delivers performance monitoring, capacity planning, VM sprawl control and configuration management for both VMware® vSphere® and Microsoft® Hyper-V®. Additionally, attendees stopping by the booth will get to participate in demonstrations of other SolarWinds products that extend visibility beyond virtualization across the application stack, including:

Join SolarWinds for Experts & Espresso
On the mornings of August 25-27, SolarWinds will host a series of free learning sessions, Experts & Espresso, from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. PDT on Monday and Tuesday and 7 to 8:30 a.m. PDT on Wednesday at Jillian's restaurant. Participants will enjoy a complimentary coffee bar and morning snacks while industry experts provide short, informal presentations on the biggest issues that virtualization experts are experiencing today. Follow the conversation each morning using the hashtag #VMEspresso.

  • Monday, August 25 -- "Use Cases for Managing VMware NSX™ in a Traditional Network Environment" with Joel Dolisy, CTO and CIO, SolarWinds, and Venky Deshpande, senior technical marketing manager, VMware
  • Tuesday, August 26 -- "50 Flavors of Storage I/O" with Stephen Foskett, Foskett Services and Tech Field Day
  • Wednesday, August 27 -- "Managing & Optimizing Across the Application Stack" with Scott Johnson, senior systems administrator, LogixHealth, and Adam Eckerle, vExpert, VMware

Follow the Tech Field Day Conversation Online with #EVMWU14
On Monday, August 25, at 2:30 p.m. PDT, SolarWinds will participate in the Tech Field Day Extra! at VMworld US 2014, in which some of the most influential bloggers in virtualization will join SolarWinds product leaders to discuss various perspectives on the evolving world of virtual and hybrid IT. Virtualization experts everywhere can follow the event through the live stream and join in the conversation on social media using the hashtag #EVMWU14, or watch the recorded presentation on the Tech Field Day website after the event.

For more information on SolarWinds' IT management products, including downloadable, free 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website or call 866.530.8100.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. 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.

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