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Month: February 2016

From NetFlow Analysis to Business Outcome

By Jim Metzler, Vice-President,​ ​Ashton, Metzler and Associates | Feb 29, 2016
Analyst Report, NetFlow Analysis, Network Management

Enabling digital transformation with network data Over the last few years a lot has been written about the necessity for businesses of all types to embark on a digital transformation. This isn’t just an academic theory as demonstrated in the recently published book entitled Leading Digital. That book discussed how over 400 large companies in […]

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BGP Routing Tutorial Series: Part 1

By Avi Freedman, Co-founder & CEO | Feb 8, 2016
Network Management, Technology

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a policy-based routing protocol that has long been an established part of the Internet infrastructure. Understanding BGP helps explain Internet interconnectivity and is key to controlling your own destiny on the Internet. With this post we kick off an occasional series explaining who can benefit from using BGP, how it’s used, and the ins and outs of BGP configuration.

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The Evolution of Docker

By Ian Applegate, Co-founder & Chief Architect | Feb 2, 2016
Network Management, Technology

How does a SaaS company like Kentik simultaneously offer its service in the cloud and on-premises while avoiding a development and deployment nightmare? It’s all about designing for process isolation, so services can run statelessly and independently within a container. In this post we look at the long evolution of process isolation, culminating in the advent of Docker and the ability for companies like ours to sanely deploy to a single, consistent environment across multiple settings.

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