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Kentik Detect is the big data platform that's purpose-built to turn network data — NetFlow, sFlow, IPFIX, BGP, and performance metrics — into valuable real-time intelligence for digital operations. Unbounded ad-hoc analytics and anomaly detection help you improve operations, optimize capacity, resolve anomalies, automate DDoS defense, and protect your applications and service performance.

Why Kentik?


By operators, for operators

We’ve been running networks for decades. Kentik Detect is the service we wanted, but couldn’t find. So we built it.

Big Data Network

Network data is big data

Only Kentik Detect’s clustered, multi-tenant architecture lets you answer any ad-hoc network traffic or performance question, with complete details, at scale.

Saas Solution

SaaS solution, powerful portal

Kentik Detect is a SaaS that’s lightning fast, easy to set up, and exceptionally cost-effective. Trade legacy headaches for unsurpassed visibility in a powerful, intuitive portal.

Open Integration

Open integration, no silos

Kentik Detect lets all of your teams access unified NetFlow, BGP, GeoIP, and SNMP data via API, SQL, or intuitive web portal.

Kentik recognized as a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor in Availability and Performance

Gartner Cool Vendor

Kentik is able to provide a unified view into network usage and performance, built on top of a Kentik-innovated, highly scalable big data platform.

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IDC Names Kentik an Innovator for Cloud-Based Network Monitoring

IDC Innovator

Kentik is a cloud-based network visibility and analytics solution that provides a panoramic view of any network.

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Kentik is a Forrester Breakout Vendor for Virtual Network Infrastructure

Forrester Breakout Vendor

Most monitoring implementations are limited and confined to certain networking segments, such as data center or WAN. Kentik provides a network-wide, simple, and easy-to-use monitoring platform.

Latest News

Kentik Named a Leading Light Finalist

Light Reading | April 10, 2017 — Kentik is shortlisted for "Outstanding Test & Measurement Vendor" in this year's Light Reading annual Leading Lights Awards. The awards recognize innovation, business acumen and diversity in the industry.

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Latest Blog

Accurate Visibility with NetFlow, sFlow, and IPFIX

Most of the testing and discussion of flow protocols over the years has been based on enterprise use cases and fairly low-bandwidth assumptions. In this post we take a fresh look, focusing instead on the real-world traffic volumes handled by operators of large-scale networks. How do NetFlow and other variants of stateful flow tracking compare with packet sampling approaches like sFlow? Read on…

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Latest Resource

Ovum: Kentik offers network analysis and DDoS detection at big data scale

Digital service providers need to query network data for operational and security insights, with
volumes precluding traditional on-premise appliances. Ovum Senior Analyst Rik Turner writes, “Kentik’s SaaS approach with its purpose-built big data engine stands it in good stead in this market.” Read the full report to find out why.

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