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SolarWinds to Donate Funds and 1,000 Employee Volunteer Hours for Hurricane Florence Relief

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DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced it will commit $75,000 to disaster relief efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Florence across the Carolinas and surrounding regions. These funds will support the American Red Cross®, All Hands Volunteers®, and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, to assist communities affected by Hurricane Florence. In addition, SolarWinds will match US employee donations to these organizations through October 31, 2018, on a $1 for every $1 basis.

“Hurricane Florence has had a heavy impact across the Carolinas, and the devastation isn’t over,” said SolarWinds chief executive officer, Kevin B. Thompson. “At SolarWinds, we are inspired by the commitment of our employees to help with aid efforts in the region, and we encourage other organizations to implement similar programs to encourage support. In times like this, solidarity is what sees us through the storm.”

SolarWinds has also committed a minimum of 1,000 employee volunteer hours over the next six months to organizations who will continue recovery and rehabilitation efforts, including the American Red Cross, All Hands Volunteers, and the United Way® of Coastal Carolina. Employees can contribute up to one week of their time without impact to their paid time off. SolarWinds is also supplying temporary housing and local aid to affected employees.

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About SolarWinds
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments, whether on-premise, in the cloud, or in hybrid models. We continuously engage with all types of technology professionals – IT operations professionals, DevOps professionals and managed service providers (MSPs) –  to understand the challenges they face maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures. The insights we gain from engaging with them, in places like our THWACK® online community, allow us to build products that solve well-understood IT management challenges in ways that technology professionals want them solved. This focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in network management software and MSP solutions. Learn more today at www.solarwinds.com.

The SolarWinds, SolarWinds & Design, Orion, and THWACK trademarks are the exclusive property of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC or its affiliates, are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and may be registered or pending registration in other countries. All other SolarWinds trademarks, service marks, and logos may be common law marks or are registered or pending registration. All other trademarks mentioned herein are used for identification purposes only and are trademarks of (and may be registered trademarks of) their respective companies.

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