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CMS Distribution and SolarWinds Extend Distribution Agreement to Europe

Partnership Builds Upon UK Success and Increases Customer Access to Affordable, Award-Winning IT Management Products

CORK, IRELAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced a partnership with CMS Distribution, a leader in value-added product distribution, to bring SolarWinds® IT management products to customers in the UK and Ireland. This expanded support is the result of a strategic partnership between the two companies established earlier this year.

CMS is the UK and Ireland's largest, independent value-added distributor following its acquisition of Interactive Ideas, a London-based enterprise software distributor. CMS has four locations in the UK and Ireland, and employs over 200 people.

"We are delighted to distribute SolarWinds in Ireland and are excited by the opportunity of partnering with a business recently named by Forbes as one of the '20 Top Names in Tech.' SolarWinds has excellent products, strong end-user engagement and provides a compelling proposition for our reseller network," said Michael Callaghan, managing director Ireland, CMS Distribution. "We'll be looking to support SolarWinds and our resellers in developing new opportunities together through a combination of product management, pre-sales and marketing campaign support."

"We are very pleased to partner with CMS Distribution to offer our enterprise-class software, including our award-winning SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor, to IT Professionals in the UK and Ireland," said Peter O'Connor, vice president of sales, EMEA, SolarWinds. "We're excited about CMS' experience and relationships in the region, and we believe they will help us reach a wider audience of potential users and develop a dynamic set of channel partners who can promote and deliver SolarWinds' products to their customers. The UK and Ireland are key markets in Europe and as our product portfolio grows to cover networking, systems and applications, security, virtualisation and storage, and database management -- we continue to broaden our partner base."

CMS covers the full range of SolarWinds IT management products, enables channel partners through the provision of highly efficient logistics, in-depth product knowledge and programmes, and supports key partners with marketing, pre-sales and professional services.

SolarWinds will be participating in CMS Distribution's 7th Annual Directors Forum on 22 May 2014 at Druid's Glen Resort, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. For resellers interested in learning more about SolarWinds, please contact CMS on +353 (0)94 937 4000 or visit www.testdrivecms.com/solarwinds

More information about SolarWinds' partner programme can be found at: http://www.solarwinds.com/partners/?CMP=PUB-PR-SWI-prq214_CMS_JR-X-PPTL

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding our belief that CMS will help SolarWinds reach a wider audience of potential users and develop a dynamic set of channel partners who can promote and deliver SolarWinds' products to their customers. These forward-looking statements are based on management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical facts and may be identified by terms such as "believes," "plans," "expects," or similar expressions and the negatives of those terms. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the inability to attract new customers; risks associated with international operations and such other risks and uncertainties described more fully in documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 filed on February 14, 2014. All information provided in this release is as of the date hereof and SolarWinds undertakes no duty to update this information except as required by law.

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.

© 2014 SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC. All rights reserved.

About CMS
CMS Distribution was founded in 1988 and is an award-winning, value-added distributor of data storage, networking and IT products and services. The company is privately owned and employs 215 people in the UK and Ireland. CMS represents over 50 manufacturers, including CommVault, Exagrid, Quantum, SanDisk, Symantec, SolarWinds, Toshiba and TP-Link and serves more than 2,500 Reseller customers.

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