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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Frequently Asked Questions About Application Performance

October 9, 2020

Digital transformation is changing the way companies do business, putting pressure on IT to continually monitor and manage the performance of applications delivering business-critical services. IT managers are responsible for making sure applications in today’s increasingly complex IT environment are running as fast and …


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Checklist for Application Performance and Availability

October 7, 2020

Given the increasing complexity of network architecture and IT infrastructure, application performance management (APM) solutions have become a critical element in the toolbox of IT managers, DevOps, and developers. And, for good reasons. APM can pay handsome dividends in terms of quickly resolving bandwidth …


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Reimagine All You Have Learned: APM and the Skills Gap

September 16, 2020

APM tools have been formerly and primarily siloed in the application development arena, with only the most important and mission-critical applications having their APM instrumentation extended into production use due to complexity and cost. In the modern world of application monitoring, the requirements for …


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How to Ensure and Optimize Application Performance

September 14, 2020

Application performance management (APM) involves managing the availability and efficiency of software applications by obtaining and translating IT metrics into business outcomes. Because application performance hiccups are inevitable, it’s crucial to have a robust APM solution in place so IT teams can resolve problems …



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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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