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Melanie Achard

Melanie Achard

Melanie Achard is a director of product marketing at SolarWinds. Achard’s career in technology started out as favor to a friend when she wrote her first software program on a Morrow Micro System. Her curiosity piqued, she accepted a software development position at a startup and was instantly hooked. Since then, she has worked in software engineering, product management, and product marketing at a variety of companies—from small, three-person startups to large Fortune 500 organizations—all with a focus on solving problems that people care about. With 30 years of experience across multiple technology disciplines—from systems administration, IT security, and regulatory compliance to external device management and mobile applications—she continues to advance her knowledge and understanding of the continually evolving technology landscape. In 2018, Melanie joined SolarWinds to focus on the growth of the company’s DevOps products—Pingdom, AppOptics, Papertrail, and Loggly.

Posts Featuring Melanie Achard

Leveraging APM to Conquer Custom App Management Troubles

Though you might use custom-made apps for many reasons, there’s only one reason you deploy them: off-the-shelf solutions just can’t get the job done. Whenever operations are too complex for…

Making Dev + Ops Possible with Log Management

You know how the saying goes—you can’t optimize what you can’t measure, and you can’t measure what you can’t monitor. Perhaps this isn’t a time-tested proverb just yet, but it…

Think You Don’t Need User Experience Monitoring? Think Again.

Unless your user is actually experiencing a service or website as it’s meant to be experienced, it doesn’t matter if your monitoring tool says it’s up or down. These are…

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