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N-able by SolarWinds(R) Mike Cullen Named One of the Top 50 Most Influential in the IT Channel by CRN

N-able's Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Strategy Honored by CRN for Eighth Consecutive Year for His Leadership, Innovation and Ongoing Influence in Managed Services

OTTAWA, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 03/06/14 -- N-able by SolarWinds®, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software, today announced its Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Strategy Mike Cullen has been named a CRN 2014 Channel Chief. This marks the eighth year in a row that Cullen has earned the Channel Chiefs distinction.

In addition, Cullen earned further CRN recognition with his selection to an elite group of 50 channel executives chosen from the overall Channel Chiefs list for demonstrating the highest levels of industry influence.

The prestigious CRN Channel Chiefs list spotlights the most powerful leaders in the IT channel and recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry. CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.

"Mike continues to stand out as one of the most innovative and effective global sales and business leaders in the IT channel," says JP Jauvin, general manager, N-able by SolarWinds. "Our sales team is among the leading organizations in our category and has set new standards of excellence across the board. We congratulate Mike on this well-deserved recognition and ongoing success as one of the IT industry's most influential sales leaders and Channel Chiefs."

Backed by the strength of its parent company, SolarWinds, N-able reached new milestones with its partner network under Cullen's direction in 2013. In addition, N-able and the N-central RMM platform earned a number of high-profile IT channel accolades, including being named to the CRN Tech Innovators list as the top contender in the managed services category for the second consecutive year.

"We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

The 2014 Channel Chiefs and Top 50 Influencer lists are featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

MSPs and IT resellers interested in becoming an 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. Follow N-able on Twitter and Facebook at www.twitter.com/NableMSP and http://www.facebook.com/NableTechnologies.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our 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 www.thechannelcompany.com.

About N-able
N-able by SolarWinds® is the leading global provider of complete IT management and automation solutions for managed service providers (MSPs). N-able Technologies was acquired by SolarWinds®, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, in May 2013. N-able's award-winning N-central® is the industry's #1 RMM and MSP Service Automation Platform. 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 N-able solutions to deliver scalable, flexible, profitable managed services to over 100,000 SMBs worldwide. With offices in North America, the U.K., the Netherlands and Australia, 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. www.n-able.com.

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