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Geek Speak blog is hosted on thwack, SolarWinds' community of over 130,000* IT pros discussing tech trends, resolving IT management problems and exchanging fun, geeky content. Geek Speak mirrors thwack's commitment to helping IT pros solve their problems by featuring posts that provide insight into IT trends, how-tos and troubleshooting tips, and deeper dives into SolarWinds software.
"Geek Speak connects with IT pros on a practical and fun level," said Michael Torok, thwack community director. "We're thrilled that Geek Speak is recognized as a 'BizTech Must-Read IT Blog' because it reflects our goal of providing relevant and helpful content to serve the needs of the IT pro community."
SolarWinds product experts share their knowledge on Geek Speak, adding an in-depth and dynamic level of expertise in various areas of IT management. Some popular posts include:
- Diving Deeper with NetFlow - Tips and Tricks - One of a six-part series discussing NetFlow and use cases for effective network monitoring
- The Art and Alchemy of Event Log Correlation - Insight into event correlation and discussion on security information and event management (SIEM)
- Website Monitoring: Uncovering Issues with CSS - Instruction on monitoring web performance as it is affected by cascading style sheet (CSS) application
- 86% of IT Pros Say Security Is Their Job, But Only 7% Work at It Full Time - Overview of survey results regarding IT security and how to address common security challenges
BizTech's 50 Must-Read IT Blogs of 2013 included Geek Speak in the company of IT pros and bloggers such as Chris Wahl (Wahl Network) and Bob Plankers (The Lone Sysadmin), both of whom have served as thwack ambassadors, sharing technical tips and their own industry experience and answering thwack user questions, and David Marshall (VMblog), who focuses on virtualization news and information.
Last year, SolarWinds' corporate blog, Whiteboard, was a BizTech 50 Must-Read IT Blog 2012, making this the second consecutive year a SolarWinds blog has been voted to BizTech's list.
*Member count is based on the number of unique email addresses in the thwack user database.
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