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Month: June 2015

Introducing Kentik

By Avi Freedman, Co-founder & CEO | Jun 30, 2015
Kentik Inc, Network Management

We founded Kentik to make life easier for the networks and application operators that run the modern web. Our first service, Kentik Detect, is an infrastructure data analytics service that is scalable, powerful, flexible, open, and easy to use. Our customers — including Yelp, Box, OpenDNS, and Neustar — are using Kentik Detect to detect, […]

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20 Years of Flying Blind

By Dan Ellis, CTO | Jun 30, 2015
Kentik Inc, Network Management

It was 1994 and I was running one of the first multi-city ISPs in the country. We were one of SprintLink’s first BGP customers, and we had dozens of Cisco and Wellfleet routers. What we didn’t have was a way to answer any of the many urgent network utilization questions we faced every day: Where […]

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Fifty Shades of Network Visibility

By Jim Frey, VP Strategic Alliances | Jun 30, 2015
Kentik Inc, Network Management

After 20+ years in the network management sector, spanning both enterprises and service providers, you like to think that you’ve seen it all. So by the time I was first exposed to what Kentik was doing, I was pretty sure that I understood every angle and approach that is or could be taken to establish […]

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Kentik’s Operational DNA

By Ian Applegate, Co-founder & Chief Architect | Jun 30, 2015
Kentik Inc

One of the earliest lessons you learn when you’re running networks is that to control a network you have to know what that network is doing. With extensive experience building and running some of the largest network infrastructure in the world, including Akamai, Netflix, YouTube, and CloudFlare, the founders and executives here at Kentik have […]

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