SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. SolarWinds provides 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. SolarWinds’ solutions are rooted in a deep connection to its user base, which interacts in its thwack online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in the product development process. . SolarWinds held its IPO (NYSE: SWI) in 2009.