SolarWinds MSP Channel Sales Executive Tammy Allen Named One of CRN’s “100 People You Don’t Know But Should”

IT channel publication recognizes 14-year channel veteran’s leadership and dedication to partner success

DURHAM, North Carolina – October 21, 2019 – SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its senior channel sales specialist, Tammy Allen, has been named one of the IT channel’s “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” for 2019 by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company.

The annual list recognizes the unsung heroes of the IT channel—people who work for the industry’s top vendors and distributors, serving as behind-the-scenes contributors to partner growth and innovation. They are selected by the CRN editorial team using feedback from solution providers and industry executives.

“This is a well-deserved honor for Tammy—we are so grateful for her contributions to our partners’ success through the years,” said John Pagliuca, executive vice president, SolarWinds MSP. “Every day she dedicates herself to giving our partners her all, and her contributions to our MSP community are well-known across our organization. We would like to thank CRN and the Channel Company for recognizing her tremendous dedication and leadership.”

Responsible for guiding SolarWinds MSP partners to drive profits and grow their businesses, Allen has held partner-facing roles within the company for more than 14 years. She also trains new and existing channel sales staff on processes and sales methodologies, and she has been named to SolarWinds MSP’s elite President’s Club.

The award follows the release of a number of SolarWinds innovations spanning its people, products, and MSP programs over the past 18 months. The company bolstered its MSP security portfolio with offerings such as SolarWinds® Threat Monitor, an automated tool that helps reduce the complexity of threat detection; the SolarWinds Threat Monitoring Service Program, which builds on SolarWinds Threat Monitor with outsourced security operations center (SOC) services delivered via SolarWinds Threat Monitoring Service Providers (TMSPs); and SolarWinds Passportal, which provides MSPs with easy-to-use password management and privileged-client- knowledge-management tools in a single console.

SolarWinds also launched several MSP-focused programs, including the MSP Institute, the MSP Customer Success CenterMSP Pulse, the MSP Advice Project, and THWACKcamp™ MSP sessions.

“The 100 People You Don’t Know But Should list spotlights under-the-radar IT executives who provide channel partners with the resources and support they need to succeed,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are honored to recognize these individuals in our 100 People You Don’t Know But Should list for their exceptional channel contributions.”

Allen’s profile in the annual list can be viewed online here.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software. Our products give organizations worldwide—regardless of type, size, or complexity—the power to monitor and manage their IT services, infrastructures, and applications; whether on-premises, in the cloud, or via hybrid models. We continuously engage with technology professionals—IT service and operations professionals, DevOps professionals, and managed services providers (MSPs)—to understand the challenges they face in maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures and applications. The insights we gain from them, in places like our THWACK community, allow us to solve well-understood IT management challenges in the ways technology professionals want them solved. Our focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in solutions for network and IT service management, application performance, and managed services. Targeted for MSPs, the SolarWinds MSP product portfolio delivers broad, scalable IT service management solutions that integrate layered security, collective intelligence, and smart automation. Our products are designed to enable MSPs to provide highly-effective outsourced IT services for their SMB end-customers and more efficiently manage their own businesses. Learn more today at

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For more information:
Karla Walls – SolarWinds MSP
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