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Month: October 2016

How Scalable Architecture Boosts DDoS Detection Accuracy

By Jim Frey, VP of Channels | Oct 25, 2016
DDoS Protection, Network Management

Can legacy DDoS detection keep up with today’s attacks, or do inherent constraints limit network protection? In this post Jim Frey, Kentik VP Strategic Alliances, looks at how the limits of appliance-based detection systems contribute to inaccuracy — both false negatives and false positives — while the distributed big data architecture of Kentik Detect significantly enhances DDoS defense.

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Valuable Network Data Deserves Life in the Cloud

By Alex Henthorn-Iwane, VP Product Marketing | Oct 17, 2016
Network Management

There’s a horrible tragedy taking place every day wherever legacy visibility systems are deployed: the needless slaughter of innocent NetFlow data records. NetFlow is cruelly disposed of, and the details it can reveal are blithely ignored in favor of shallow summaries. Kentik VP of Marketing Alex Henthorn-Iwane reports on this pressing issue and explains what each of us can do to help Save the NetFlow.

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Kentik will be at Nanog 68, bearing socks

By Jim Frey, VP of Channels | Oct 11, 2016

NANOG 68 is next week and we’d love to meet you! NANOG (North American Network Operators Group) time has arrived again.  NANOG 68 will be held October 17-19 at the Fairmont in Dallas, TX and a lot of Kentikians will be there.  If you haven’t seen Kentik or been updated in a while, we’ve got some cool new […]

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Making Network Performance Monitoring Relevant for Cloud and Digital Operations

By Jim Frey, VP of Channels | Oct 10, 2016
Network Management, Performance Monitoring, Presentation

In this post, based on a webinar presented by Jim Frey, VP Strategic Alliances at Kentik, we look at how changes in network traffic flows — the shift to the Cloud, distributed applications, and digital business in general — has upended the traditional approach to network performance monitoring, and how NPM is evolving to handle these new realities.

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Podcast with Kentik CEO Avi Freedman & Jim Metzler

By Avi Freedman, Co-founder & CEO | Oct 3, 2016
Network Management, Performance Monitoring

Kentik recently launched Kentik NPM, a network performance monitoring solution for today’s digital business. Integrated into Kentik Detect, Kentik NPM addresses the visibility gaps left by legacy appliances, using lightweight software agents to gather performance metrics from real traffic. This podcast with Kentik CEO Avi Freedman explores Kentik NPM as a game-changer for performance monitoring.

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