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Simulate visitor interaction with your site to monitor the end user experience.

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Identify bottlenecks and speed up your website.

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Real User Monitoring

Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors

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Real user insights in real time

Know how your site or web app is performing with real user insights

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Infrastructure Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Instant visibility into servers, virtual hosts, and containerized environments

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Comprehensive set of turnkey infrastructure integrations

Including dozens of AWS and Azure services, container orchestrations like Docker and Kubernetes, and more 

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Application Performance Monitoring Powered by SolarWinds AppOptics

Comprehensive, full-stack visibility, and troubleshooting

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Complete visibility into application issues

Pinpoint the root cause down to a poor-performing line of code

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Log Management and Analytics Powered by SolarWinds Loggly

Integrated, cost-effective, hosted, and scalable full-stack, multi-source log management

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Collect, search, and analyze log data

Quickly jump into the relevant logs to accelerate troubleshooting

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IT bigshots as you’re not used to seeing them

Some faces in IT we see over and over again. The media write about them practically every week. We figured we would show you some pictures you DON’T normally see.

Linus Torvalds, Linux

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. Young Linus having a good time. (We skipped the one were his shirt’s gone off. No offense, Linus.)

Linus Torvalds

Bill Gates, Microsoft

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. Way, WAY younger.

Bill Gates

Steve Jobs, Apple

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. Jobs in his hippie days (he could also be called “the man of many faces” as proven by the pictures below).

Steve Jobs

Jeff Bezos, Amazon

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. Happier than ever (and who can blame him, hanging out with Anna Kournikova?)

Jeff Bezos

Sergey Brin, Google

  1. As you’re used to seeing him (right)
  2. The drag version.

Sergey Brin

Jakob Nielsen, Useit.com

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. Jakob Nielsen 1989. We love those glasses, Jakob.

Jakob Nielsen

Kevin Rose, Digg

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. In the arms of Michael Arrington (of TechCrunch fame). True love?

Kevin Rose

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft

  1. As you’re used to seeing him.
  2. And… uh… he actually looked identical 20+ years ago. Here he is promoting Windows 1.0.

Steve Ballmer

We couldn’t help but include the actual video with Ballmer promoting Windows 1.0. Look at that enthusiasm!

Windows Vista deserves a similar presentation, don’t you think, Ballmer?

We love that these guys are so geeky. Just like us here at Pingdom, though on a whole other level of fame and fortune, of course. 🙂

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