You’ve probably heard our big news: SolarWinds has completed its acquisition of LOGICnow – backed by a consortium of investors led by Insight Venture Partners. With this acquisition, SolarWinds is bringing together LOGICnow and SolarWinds N-able to create SolarWinds MSP, uniting two complementary leading players in the managed services solutions market to deliver a strong and complete portfolio of capabilities to MSPs of every size and scale worldwide.
SolarWinds MSP will have unrivalled capability to deliver comprehensive, scalable IT services management solutions to MSPs of every size on a global scale. These solutions encompass data-driven automation, security, network management and service management.
And, as a combined entity, SolarWinds MSP will serve more than 20,000 managed service providers worldwide, managing more than five million end-points and one million mailboxes. SolarWinds MSP will be at the heart of the largest community of MSPs in the world, with around 200,000 engineers using its products every day.
SolarWinds President and CEO Kevin B. Thompson summed up the acquisition strategy in a recent press release: “SolarWinds is committed to the growing MSP market and has realized great success through the acquisition of N-able, making the acquisition of LOGICnow a natural next step for us. SolarWinds MSP, combining the capabilities of LOGICnow and SolarWinds N-able, will offer MSPs a complete set of IT service management solutions via the cloud and on premises delivery models.”
Kevin went on to say that SolarWinds MSP gives MSPs “everything they need to acquire and retain profitable clients, deliver outstanding levels of service and maximize their internal efficiency through standardization of their toolsets and the use of automation.”
In just a few weeks time, the move has generated a lot of conversations and news coverage. ICYMI, here are a couple of the top hits:
What’s next? Stay tuned! More good news is on its way…