"Kevin Thompson" Posts

New SolarWinds CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna: Five First Priorities

Five steps new SolarWinds CEO Sudhakar Ramakrishna should take amid Orion vulnerability clean-up & pending SolarWinds MSP (N-able) spin-out.

SolarWinds Names CEO, Files for Potential SolarWinds MSP Spin-Out

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SolarWinds hires Pulse Secure’s Sudhakar Ramakrishna to succeed CEO John Thompson. Potential SolarWinds MSP spin-out takes next step in SEC filing.

10 Most Read ChannelE2E News Stories: Week Ended 30 October 2020

This week’s 10 most read ChannelE2E news stories & columns involve Cisco Systems, SentryOne, ServiceNow, SolarWinds MSP, Thoma Bravo, Zorus & more.

SolarWinds MSP Spin-Out vs. Datto IPO: Thompson, Pagliuca Offer Perspectives

How does SolarWinds MSP compete vs. Datto? Kevin Thompson & John Pagliuca offer insights amid SolarWinds MSP spin-out plan & recent Datto IPO.

Thoma Bravo Raises $22.8 Billion for Technology Acquisitions, Investments

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Private equity firm Thoma Bravo, which backs Barracuda, ConnectWise, SolarWinds & Sophos, raises $22.8 billion to fund more acquisitions.

SolarWinds Acquires SentryOne Database Performance Monitoring

SolarWinds ($SWI) acquires SentryOne for Microsoft SQL Server & Azure SQL database performance monitoring. Here are the MSP & partner implications.

SolarWinds MSP Potential Spin-Off: 10 Things to Know

Why SolarWinds ($SWI) might spin off the SolarWinds MSP software business. Potential managed IT service provider (MSP) partner implications explained.

10 Most Read ChannelE2E News Stories: Week Ended August 7, 2020

This week’s most read channel partner & MSP news stories involved SolarWinds MSP, cloud market share stats, Rackspace IPO recap, SAP-Vistex investment & more.

SolarWinds Explores MSP Software Business Spin-Off

SolarWinds ($SWI) may spin off its MSP software business as a standalone company. Here’s what SolarWinds MSP partners & managed IT service providers need to know.

SolarWinds Service Desk Enterprise vs ServiceNow, Zendesk: Emerging Showdown

SolarWinds Service Desk Enterprise counters ServiceNow & Zendesk in IT service management (ITSM) market. Will MSP software showdown eventually surface as well?