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SolarWinds Head Geek to Share Best Practices for Tuning and Troubleshooting Hybrid Virtualized Environments at SpiceWorld 2015

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/15 -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software, today announced its upcoming participation at SpiceWorld®, an IT conference hosted by Spiceworks®, in Austin, Texas, on September 23-25, 2015. At the event, SolarWinds® Head Geek, VMware® vExpert and Cisco® Champion Kong Yang will share best practices for performance tuning and troubleshooting across heterogeneous virtualized environments.

"SpiceWorld has set itself apart as a great event for IT pros who are eager to learn and collaborate to convene on the latest and greatest technologies, making it an ideal venue for SolarWinds to be on the ground, engaging with some of the best and brightest in IT," said Yang, Head Geek, SolarWinds. "Having attended SpiceWorld as an industry influencer in the past, I know what an honor it is to be among such an impressive group of speakers and how passionate the audience will be. I am excited to present performance tuning and troubleshooting tips to help my fellow IT pros get the most out of their virtualized environments."

In his session, "Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting Virtualized Environments," Yang will provide best practices for tuning and troubleshooting in a hybrid virtualization environment -- VMware vSphere®, Microsoft® Hyper-V®, and KVM -- along with all of the abstract layers of compute memory, storage and networking. Specifically, he will discuss how to:

  • Normalize performance tuning and troubleshooting constructs across multiple hypervisors
  • Tune and troubleshoot the virtualized compute, memory, storage and networking layers
  • Design performance remediation processes and policies for automation and orchestration engines

Kong Yang is the Head Geek of Virtualization and Cloud at SolarWinds with over 20 years of IT experience specializing in virtualization and cloud management. He is a VMware vExpert, Cisco Champion, and active contributing thought leader within the virtualization and cloud communities.

Follow Yang and all the SolarWinds Head Geeks on Twitter @solarwinds and on thwack®, SolarWinds online community for IT professionals.

For more information on how to monitor, remediate and optimize a VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualized environment, visit to download a free, 30-day trial of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager.

About SolarWinds
SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable hybrid IT infrastructure management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, government agencies and educational institutions. We are committed to focusing exclusively on IT Pros, and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. Regardless of where the IT asset or user sits, SolarWinds delivers products that are easy to find, buy, use, maintain, and scale while providing the power to address all key areas of the infrastructure from on premises to the Cloud. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our thwack online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at

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Source: SolarWinds