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SolarWinds N-able Receives "5-Star" Rating from CRN for Top-Ranking Channel Program

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 14:00

Managed Services Innovator Earns Elite Rating Seven Years in a Row from Leading IT Channel Publication in Recognition of World-Class Partner Dedication and Enablement

Ottawa, Canada - June 11, 2015 - SolarWinds N-able by SolarWinds, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software, today announced it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company's CRN® 2015 Partner Program Guide. This marks the seventh year in a row that SolarWinds N-able has earned the prestigious 5-Star rating.

CRN's annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. Details about the SolarWinds® N-able 5-Star 2015 Partner Program, including its top-rated enablement resources for managed service provider (MSP) success, can be viewed online on

"The continued growth and success of our world-class MSP partners remains a top priority at SolarWinds N-able," said JP Jauvin, general manager, SolarWinds N-able. "We are committed to innovation and delivering the business enablement resources, programs and technology advances our channel partners need to be recognized among the best in the industry. Thank you to CRN for honoring us once again and to our partners for helping us to design a program worthy of this distinction."

To determine the 2015 5-Star recipients, The Channel Company’s research team assessed each vendor’s application based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.

"Solution providers have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting vendor partners. Identifying the right vendor, with the right technologies, and the right approach can make all the difference," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "Our annual Partner Program Guide and 5-Star rating recognizes the best channel programs available in the market today to help solution providers determine which vendors deliver the best partner elements for their individual business goals."

Earlier this month SolarWinds N-able announced the N-central®10 platform, its most comprehensive RMM offering to date. The N-central software helps transform the way MSPs support their small to midsize business (SMB) customers while driving the highest levels of MSP growth and profitability. In lockstep with this launch, the company announced it is now operating under a new brand name, SolarWinds N-able.

MSPs and IT resellers interested in more information or in becoming a SolarWinds N-able partner, please visit our MSP Partner Program web page or contact 1-877-655-4689 ext. 331 or +00 800 6225 3000 ext. 331.

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About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, IPED® and SharedVue®, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, they have leveraged their proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides communication, recruitment, engagement, enablement, demand generation and intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

About SolarWinds N-able

SolarWinds N-able is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). SolarWinds N-able was acquired by SolarWinds®, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, in May 2013. SolarWinds N-able’s award-winning N-central® is the industry’s #1 RMM and MSP Service Automation Platform. SolarWinds N-able has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. N-central is backed by the most comprehensive business enablement support services available today and the industry’s only freemium licensing model. Thousands of MSPs use SolarWinds N-able solutions to deliver scalable, flexible, profitable managed services to over 88,000 SMBs worldwide. With offices in North America, the U.K., the Netherlands and Australia, SolarWinds N-able is 100% channel-friendly and maintains strategic alliances with a number of leading global IT companies, including Microsoft, Intel, and Cisco among others.