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Brandon Shopp

Vice President, Product, SolarWinds

Brandon Shopp is the vice president of product strategy for security, compliance, and tools at SolarWinds. He served as our director of product management since November 2011, assuming the title and responsibilities of senior director of product management in July 2013. Prior to SolarWinds, Shopp was the vice president of product management at AlienVault, from August 2016 until February 2018, and the senior director of products at Embarcadero Technologies, from July 2015 until August 2016. Shopp has a proven success record in product delivery and revenue growth, with a wide variety of software product, business model, M&A, and go-to-market strategies experience. Shopp holds a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University.

Posts Featuring Brandon Shopp

Three Ways a Proactive Defense Strategy Can Prevent Cyberattacks

Schools and local municipalities have always been vulnerable to cyberattacks, but in recent years, especially since the pandemic’s beginning, they have been increasingly more prone to threats. According to a…

Winning Over the Skeptics: How SD-WAN Is Transforming Government Networks

Are software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) worth the hype? Read below as our own Brandon Shopp details the value of this fast up-and-coming technology and how it can help. Public…

Three Ways COVID-19 Altered Federal, State IT Budget Allocations

Wondering how the pandemic affected your agency’s budget? Brandon Shopp answers this question and discusses how the pandemic impacted security and service delivery through budget allocations. Amid a rising tide of…

Virtualized Databases: Friend or Foe to Federal IT Pros?

Federal IT pros have historically had limited time and resources; this makes it crucial to find the source of application slowdowns or outages as quickly as possible. Database virtualization can help by…

Systems Management Named Biggest Area for IT Professional Development

The 2020 SolarWinds® IT Pro Day survey looked at the changing roles and responsibilities of IT pros throughout the pandemic. Overall, nearly two-thirds of surveyed IT pros discovered a new…

An IT Service Desk Can Help Government Agencies Run More Efficiently

IT is ultimately about providing services to end users, and the IT help desk plays a critical role in this effort. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was…

What Agencies Should Consider Regarding Multi-Cloud Implementations

Multi-cloud architectures have long been hyped for their performance, reliability, and cost savings—and adoption is soaring. According to a 2020 survey from IDG, 55% of organizations use two or more…

Hybrid IT and Virtualized Workloads Preparing for a Shift to Microsoft Azure

Though government agencies continue to move to the cloud to accelerate their digital transformation plans, the majority have embraced a hybrid IT environment. This mix of on-premises and cloud implementations…

How Eliminating Network Choke Points Can Help the DoD Plan for the Next Wave of the Pandemic

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, military IT leaders raced to expand network capacity and upgrade infrastructure to ensure it could meet their mission-critical workloads and support telework. Their…

The Importance of Hardware Health Monitoring

A networking problem can come from almost any fault within the infrastructure, whether it’s a bandwidth bottleneck, configuration issues, or a faulty networking component. But more than half of IT…


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