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SolarWinds is a company that designs, develops, markets, sells, and supports IT infrastructure management software. It offers enterprise-class network management products and tools that allow network administrators and other IT professionals to monitor and manage the performance and configuration of their network infrastructure, as well as to collect and analyze the log data for IT operations, security, and compliance management. The company also provides IT security, systems, database, application, and IT service management products.

TypePublic
Founded1999
HQAustin, TX, US
Websitesolarwinds.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)3,241(-1%)
Job Openings297
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1 B(+10%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$18.3(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at SolarWinds

Kevin B. Thompson

Kevin B. Thompson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
J. Barton Kalsu

J. Barton Kalsu

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Kathleen Pai

Kathleen Pai

Chief People Officer
Doug G. Hibberd

Doug G. Hibberd

Executive Vice President, President Business Operations
Darren Beck

Darren Beck

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
David Owens

David Owens

Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations, EMEA
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SolarWinds Office Locations

SolarWinds has offices in Austin, Lehi, Reston, North Sydney and in 8 other locations
Austin, TX, US (HQ)
7171 Southwest Pkwy Bldg 400
Lehi, UT, US
3300 Triumph Blvd #800
Reston, VA, US
1900 Reston Metro Plaza #700
North Sydney, AU
9 15 Blue St
Berlin, DE
Alt-Moabit 73
Cork, IE
Unit 1101, Building 1000 City Gate, Mahon
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SolarWinds Financials and Metrics

SolarWinds Revenue

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SolarWinds's revenue was reported to be $1.02 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

1.0b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

744.6m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

73.1%

Net income (FY, 2020)

158.5m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

107.4m

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2021)

5.8b

Closing stock price (23-Apr-2021)

18.3

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

370.5m

EV

7.5b
SolarWinds's current market capitalization is $5.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

728.0m833.1m932.5m1.0b

Revenue growth, %

72%14%12%

Cost of goods sold

231.7m246.7m255.5m274.6m

Gross profit

496.3m586.4m677.1m744.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

196.9m201.7m213.3m215.8m228.7m240.5m247.0m246.0m261.0m

Cost of goods sold

61.2m61.7m61.9m62.0m63.4m64.8m67.0m66.7m68.9m

Gross profit

135.7m140.0m151.4m153.8m165.4m175.7m180.0m179.4m192.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

69%69%71%71%72%73%73%73%74%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

277.7m382.6m173.4m370.5m

Accounts Receivable

85.1m100.5m121.9m114.3m

Prepaid Expenses

24.3m16.3m23.5m25.7m

Current Assets

388.9m500.3m319.9m512.7m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(83.9m)(102.1m)18.6m158.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

250.9m258.4m263.2m277.9m

Accounts Payable

293.0k(28.0k)3.7m3.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

232.7m254.1m299.9m389.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(59.9m)(86.9m)(87.3m)3.1m1.0m5.4m415.0k13.3m25.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

62.2m129.6m193.9m64.5m130.0m196.7m67.8m136.0m205.5m

Accounts Payable

(3.8m)920.0k(4.0m)479.0k1.4m357.0k(3.0m)(2.8m)(1.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

35.4m106.1m166.1m63.4m141.7m216.8m78.4m184.1m285.0m
USDFY, 2017

Debt/Equity

-3.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

-7.3 x
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SolarWinds Operating Metrics

SolarWinds's Registered Members was reported to be 150 k in Q1, 2019. SolarWinds's Customers was reported to be 320 k in Q3, 2020.
Q2, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Countries

190190190

Customers

275 k300 k300 k320 k320 k320 k320 k

Patents (US)

29303133

Registered Members

150 k150 k
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SolarWinds Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SetryOneOctober 23, 2020$142.5 m
VividCortex IncDecember 11, 2019
Passportal IncApril 26, 2019
SamanageApril 12, 2019$350 m
8MANNovember 15, 2018
Trusted MetricsJuly 10, 2018
LogglyJanuary 08, 2018
LogicNowJune 01, 2016
GNS3 Technologies Inc.January 11, 2016
CapzureAugust 24, 2015
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SolarWinds Revenue Breakdown

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SolarWinds revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.4% from Subscription, 47.9% from Maintenance and 17.7% from License

SolarWinds revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 38.5% from International and 61.5% from United States

SolarWinds Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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SolarWinds Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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SolarWinds Online and Social Media Presence

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SolarWinds Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    56/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    79/100

  • Diversity

    C

    66/100

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SolarWinds News and Updates

CISA warns of credential theft via SolarWinds and PulseSecure VPN

Attackers stole credentials from an organization in an attack targeting the Pulse Secure VPN appliance and the SolarWinds Orion platform.

RiskIQ’s Atlas Threat Intelligence Analysis Team Illuminates New Patterns and 56% More Threat Infrastructure Used in the SolarWinds Cyber Espionage Campaign

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiskIQ, a leader in Internet Security Intelligence, announced that RiskIQ’s Team Atlas, its threat intelligence analysis team, leveraged the company’s unique network telemetry to reveal new infrastructure and tactics used in the SolarWinds cyber es…

Biden makes good on his promise to punish Russia for the massive SolarWinds hack

Andrew Harnik/Getty Images America has officially blamed the Russian government for the hack of multiple federal agencies. The Biden administration has officially blamed and sanctioned Russia for its role in the massive SolarWinds hack that compromised compute…

Cybercriminals get bolder as impact from SolarWinds and ransomware grows

In 2006, then-U.S. Senator Barack Obama published a book, “The Audacity of Hope,” on his way to winning the White House in 2008. If the cybersecurity community were to write a similar treatise today, the appropriate title would most likely be “The Audacity of Hacks.” FireEye Inc. held a series of s…

U.S. imposes sanctions targeting Russian economy over SolarWinds hack, election interference

The Biden administration announced it will sanction dozens of Russian officials and entities, expel 10 diplomats from the U.S., and set new restrictions on buying sovereign debt in response to the massive SolarWinds hack of federal agencies and interference in the 2020 election.Why it matters: The s…

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List PlacementThe US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian security services — some of which the US government believes are tied to the Solarwinds cyberattack. The sanctions, which cou…
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SolarWinds Blogs

DPA 12.1 with Anomaly Detection, Management API, and Alerting Improvements

I’m happy to announce the General Availability of Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) 12.1. This release focuses on deeper performance analysis and management of DPA through these cool new features: Anomaly Detection Powered by Machine Learning Management API Upgraded Java New Options Page Alertin…

Server Configuration Manager 1.1 is Now Available! Who Made the Change?

I'm very excited to announce that SolarWinds Server Configuration Monitor (SCM) 1.1 is now available for download! This release expands on SCM 1.0 capabilities, both giving more detail for each change detected, and adding a new data source that can be analyzed for changes:   Detect “Who made the c…

Log Analyzer 2.0 is now Generally Available

I’m pleased to announce the General Availability of Log Analyzer (LA) 2.0 on the Customer Portal.  You may be wondering what Log Analyzer is. The artist formally known as Log Manager for Orion has undergone a transformation. It has evolved past its former life as a 1.0 product and become Log Analyz…

Virtualization Manager 8.4 is Now Generally Available

Virtualization Manager (VMAN) 8.4 is now available and can be downloaded from your customer portal. In recent releases, we brought you VMware vSAN monitoring, container support, and better centralized upgrades to your deployment overall.   VMware Event Monitoring, Correlation, and Alerting Dee…

Manage and Monitor PowerShell Scripts

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a fan of PowerShell. “Fan” is a diminutive version of the word “fanatic,” and in this instance both are true. That’s why I was so excited to see that PowerShell script output is now supported in Server Configuration Monitor (SCM).   Since SCM’s release, I’ve alway…

SAM 6.8 WHAT'S NEW PART 2 - Enhanced Support for Cisco UCS Monitoring

In part 2 of "What's New in SAM 6.8" we are going to discuss the improved Cisco UCS monitoring that is shipping with SAM 6.8 (If you were looking for part 1 it is over here: SAM 6.8 What's New Part 1 - AppInsight for Active Directory ) Those of you who have been using SAM with NPM for a while are p…
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SolarWinds Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SolarWinds founded?

    SolarWinds was founded in 1999.

  • Who are SolarWinds key executives?

    SolarWinds's key executives are Kevin B. Thompson, J. Barton Kalsu and Kathleen Pai.

  • How many employees does SolarWinds have?

    SolarWinds has 3,241 employees.

  • What is SolarWinds revenue?

    Latest SolarWinds annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is SolarWinds revenue per employee?

    Latest SolarWinds revenue per employee is $314.5 k.

  • Who are SolarWinds competitors?

    Competitors of SolarWinds include Keepit, Ivanti and Tyler Technologies.

  • Where is SolarWinds headquarters?

    SolarWinds headquarters is located at 7171 Southwest Pkwy Bldg 400, Austin.

  • Where are SolarWinds offices?

    SolarWinds has offices in Austin, Lehi, Reston, North Sydney and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does SolarWinds have?

    SolarWinds has 13 offices.