AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2014) - SolarWinds (
"For the past 15 years, SolarWinds' mission has been to stay in step with the existing IT Market as well as the developing changes in the technology to provide IT Professionals with 'just in time' features to help them manage the performance of their IT infrastructure," said Kevin Thompson, president and Chief Executive Officer, SolarWinds. "Mr. Cormier's deep experience and involvement in how modern IT infrastructure is being architected, along with his relationships with technology leaders and companies, large and small, will allow him to bring to SolarWinds a unique perspective on how companies are evaluating, selecting and deploying new and emerging technologies. We are pleased to have Paul involved in the next phase of SolarWinds' evolution and development."
Mr. Cormier has served as Red Hat's President, Products and Technologies since April 2008 and as Executive Vice President since May 2001. From March 1999 to May 2001, Mr. Cormier served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development at BindView Development Corporation, a network management software company. From June 1998 to March 1999, Mr. Cormier served as Chief Technology Officer for Netect Internet Software Company, a network security vendor. From January 1996 to June 1998, Mr. Cormier first served as Director of Engineering, Internet Security and Collaboration Products and then as Senior Director of Software Product Development, Internet Security Products, for AltaVista Internet Software, a web portal and Internet services company.
"The impact that SolarWinds has had on the IT management industry over the past 15 years is remarkable. The company has built an impressive business, with a disruptive business model and powerful product portfolio designed to effectively solve the real-world challenges faced by IT professionals of all kinds," commented Cormier. "I am excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the continued expansion of SolarWinds' mission and tradition."
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