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Paul Parker

Paul Parker, former chief technologist - federal and national government, SolarWinds, has 22 years of IT infrastructure experience, and has received multiple military and civilian awards for service, support, and innovation. He recently served as federal vice president of engineering at Infoblox.

Posts Featuring Paul Parker

Assessing Database Health and Performance

Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he explores database health and performance. Part of the problem with managing databases is that many people consider…

It’s Time to be Honest with Ourselves

By Paul Parker, SolarWinds Federal & National Government Chief Technologist Here’s an interesting article from my colleague Leon Adato, in which he suggests that honesty is best policy. IT professionals…

Network Monitoring Overload and How to Survive

It’s always good to have a periodic reminder to consider what we’re monitoring and why. Here’s an applicable article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he offers some tips…

Digital Experience Monitoring’s Role in Government

By Paul Parker, SolarWinds Federal & National Government Chief Technologist I like the idea of taking a holistic view of the user experience. Here’s an interesting article from my colleague…

The Path to Hybrid IT Success

There may still be a few skeptics out there, but cloud adoption is getting commonplace. Here’s an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, where he offers suggestions on simplifying…

Everyone Should Get Behind Modernizing Federal IT Networks

Modernizing legacy systems is back on the front burner. Here’s an interesting article from my colleague, Joe Kim, in which he reminds us not to forget about the network. The…

An A-B-C Approach to Improving Security Compliance

Security is always an important topic with our government customers. Here’s an applicable article from my colleague, Joe Kim, in which he offers some tips on compliance. Ensuring that an…

Finding and Predicting Hybrid IT Issues is like Finding a Needle in the Application Stack

Hybrid IT can create issues for IT operations. Here’s an article from my colleague, Mav Turner, that suggests ways to keep things running smoothly. Trying to find the root cause…

From Financial to Federal: Three Hot Technologies Affecting Government IT

It’s the time of year when we look toward the future. Here’s an interesting article from my colleague, Joe Kim, where he provides a few predictions. Want a good idea…

Preparing Defense Networks for Cyberattacks

I’m the new Chief Technologist for our Federal and National Government team, and I’m glad to be joining the conversation with all of you. Here’s an interesting article from my…

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