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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Yonce Donald
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SolarWinds, Inc. [SWI]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
32 STONEBRIAR WAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/27/2012
(Street)

FRISCO, TX 75034
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 07/27/2012   S   159,661 D $53.4679(3) 7,407,986 I By GRAT(1)
Common Stock 07/27/2012   S   106,440 D $53.4679(3) 4,668,511 I By LP(2)
Common Stock 07/30/2012   S   153,333 D $53.3138(4) 7,254,653 I By GRAT(1)
Common Stock 07/30/2012   S   102,222 D $53.3138(4) 4,566,289 I By LP(2)
Common Stock 07/30/2012   S   660 D $53.8745(5) 7,253,993 I By GRAT(1)
Common Stock 07/30/2012   S   440 D $53.8745(5) 4,565,849 I By LP(2)
Common Stock 07/31/2012   S   261,592 D $53.3837(6) 6,992,401 I By GRAT(1)
Common Stock 07/31/2012   S   174,395 D $53.3837(6) 4,391,454 I By LP(2)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Yonce Donald
32 STONEBRIAR WAY
FRISCO, TX 75034
    X    

Signatures

 /s/ Bryan A. Sims, Attorney-In-Fact for Donald C. Yonce   07/31/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Shares are held by the Donald Yonce 2007 Trust, which is a grantor retained annuity trust. Donald C. Yonce is the trustee of the Donald Yonce 2007 Trust and has no voting and dispositive power over the shares held by the Donald Yonce 2007 Trust.
(2) Shares are held by Atlantis SolarWinds, LP. Atlantis SolarWinds, LLC is the general partner of Atlantis SolarWinds, LP. The Donald Yonce Family Trust is the sole member of Atlantis SolarWinds, LLC. Mr. Yonce is the trustee of the Donald Yonce Family Trust and, by virtue of this relationship, has sole voting and dispositive power over the shares held by Atlantis SolarWinds, L.P.
(3) This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $52.975 to $53.95, inclusive. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares sold and each separate price within the ranges set forth in the footnotes of this form.
(4) This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $52.87 to $53.79, inclusive. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price.
(5) This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $53.86 to $53.92, inclusive. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price.
(6) This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $53.07 to $53.71, inclusive. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price.

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