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Sudhakar Ramakrishna

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sudhakar Ramakrishna joined SolarWinds as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2021. He is a global technology leader with nearly 25 years of experience across cloud, mobility, networking, security, and collaboration markets. He earned a master’s degree in computer science from Kansas State University and a master’s of management degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Posts Featuring Sudhakar Ramakrishna

It’s Time to Rethink Observability and Rethink SolarWinds

Everyone in the information technology industry understands “change” is guaranteed. People are creative and constantly striving to find more efficient ways to solve problems and more innovative ways to deliver…

Why SolarWinds Is Evolving From Monitoring to Observability

At SolarWinds, our purpose is to enrich the lives of the people we serve. In a world where complexity is expanding, our commitment to offer simple yet powerful IT solutions…

SolarWinds Responds to the Situation in Ukraine

SolarWinds has a diverse workforce of employees in 16 countries located in Canada, Western and Central Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Similarly, we have over 300,000 customers located in…

Our Support for Private-Public Partnerships in Combatting Cyberthreats

As a society, so much of everything we do these days revolves around trusted and safe technology designed to make our lives easier and more efficient. The attacks against SolarWinds…

An Investigative Update of the Cyberattack

The recent cyberattacks against SolarWinds, other widely used technology providers, and our respective customers are examples of the ongoing challenges facing the software industry as a whole. It’s clear that…

Secure by Design | Securing the Supply Chain — SolarWinds TechPod 039

The recent SUNBURST cyberattack reveals new threats to the supply chains fueling today’s businesses. SolarWinds and FireEye have raised the alarm for leaders everywhere to reexamine their security, to prepare…

Secure by Design | Helping Our Customers Get Back to Business — SolarWinds TechPod 037

Organizations were stopped in their tracks when the cyberattack occurred. When you’re focused on taking the right actions to protect your environment, your users, and your entire enterprise, solid counsel…

Secure by Design | Our Plan for a Safer SolarWinds and Customer Community — SolarWinds TechPod 036

Companies must change the way they operate to combat increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks across ever-expanding attack surfaces. What we learn from one attack can help us protect against the next. Because…

Continuing Our Journey to Becoming Secure by Design

Since we announced the cyberattack on the Orion Platform seven weeks ago, we’ve worked tirelessly with our customers and Partners to ensure the safety and security of their environments. We’ve…

Findings From Our Ongoing Investigations

SolarWinds was one of a growing number of targets of a highly sophisticated, broad, and coordinated nation-state cyber operation that compromised multiple software and hardware companies. Along with our partners in industry…


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