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Month: September 2016

Closing the Network Performance Monitoring Gap and Achieving Full Network Visibility

By Jim Frey, VP Strategic Alliances | Sep 26, 2016
Network Management, Performance Monitoring

As Gartner Research Director Sanjit Ganguli pointed out last May, network performance monitoring appliances that were designed for the era of WAN-connected data centers leave significant blind spots when monitoring modern applications that are distributed across the cloud. In this post Jim Frey, VP Strategic Alliances, explores Ganguli’s analysis and explains how Kentik NPM closes the gaps.

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How Kentik Detect & nProbe Monitor Your Network Performance

By Eric Graham , Solutions Engineer | Sep 20, 2016
Network Management, Performance Monitoring

Network performance is mission-critical for digital business, but traditional NPM tools provide only a limited, siloed view of how performance impacts application quality and user experience. Solutions Engineer Eric Graham explains how Kentik NPM uses lightweight distributed host agents to integrate performance metrics into Kentik Detect, enabling real-time performance monitoring and response without expensive centralized appliances.

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Avi Freedman Talks Attacks & Solutions: Cisco Live 2016

By Avi Freedman, Co-founder & CEO | Sep 12, 2016
Company, DDoS Protection, Kentik Inc, Technology, Video

In our second post related to BrightTalk videos recorded with Kentik at Cisco Live 2016, Kentik CEO Avi Freedman talks about the increasing threats that digital businesses face from DDoS and other forms of attacks and service interruptions. Avi also discusses the attributes that are required or desirable in a network visibility solution in order to effectively protect a network.

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Big Data for NetFlow Analysis

By Jim Frey, VP Strategic Alliances | Sep 6, 2016
Kentik Inc, NetFlow Analysis, Network Management

Cisco Live 2016 gave us a chance to meet with BrightTalk for some video-recorded discussions on hot topics in network operations. This post focuses on the first of those videos, in which Kentik’s Jim Frey, VP Strategic Alliances, talks about the complexity of today’s networks and how Big Data NetFlow analysis helps operators achieve timely insight into their traffic.

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