Dave Wagner is a senior manager of product marketing at SolarWinds with over 20 years of experience focused on IT performance and optimization. In his current role, Dave works closely with product management and corporate marketing to ensure alignment in go-to-market strategy and messaging for the SolarWinds application performance monitoring (APM) products. Prior to joining SolarWinds, Dave served as CTO of OpsDataStore, business development principal for TeamQuest, and vice president, marketing and sales at Solution Labs Inc.

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The Importance of Applications for Business Success

May 17, 2020

In developed economies, people who don’t use information technology are rare. Organizations not utterly reliant on IT are virtually unheard of. Everything is an app, and apps are at the heart of modern business success. So what’s the best way to ensure the applications …



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The Hybrid APM You Need and Deserve

May 9, 2020

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) hosted applications, and custom apps: Historically, application performance management (APM) covered only one or two of those three things. The traditional APM only applied to custom applications because it required instrumentation of the application during its development. COTS …


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2020 Predictions: APM’s Year

December 30, 2019

As a new year approaches, we start to reflect on the year we’re leaving behind. While 2019 was the stepping stone for many technologies and changes in the industry from an APM perspective, 2020 will be the year APM takes center stage. And we …


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2020 Predictions: 2019 is Here to Stay

December 27, 2019

The end of a year always raises the same question—what’s next? We imagine all the new possibilities and opportunities 2020 will bring. We get so excited about what’s ahead, we tend to forget the amount of change that happened in the year we’re leaving …