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The New Normals of Network Operations in 2020

June 23, 2020

Today we published a report on “The New Normals of Network Operations in 2020.” Based on a survey of 220 networking professionals, our report aims to better understand the challenges this community faces personally and professionally as more companies and individuals taking their worlds almost entirely online.

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Capacity Planning Done Right

May 28, 2020

Network capacity planning traditionally required a user to collect data from several tools, export all of the data, and then analyze it in a spreadsheet or database. In this post, we highlight Kentik’s latest platform capabilities to help understand, manage and automate capacity planning.

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Why Network Capacity was Critical for the NFL Draft – And Will Be for Other Sporting Events to Come

May 05, 2020

The NFL Draft created a network traffic spike and set an example for other sports leagues considering entirely-online drafts. In this post, we show Kentik’s view of network traffic from the draft and compare it to traffic seen from the Super Bowl. We also discuss why the data shows network capacity is critical for new normals.

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Kentik Virtual Panel Series, Part 2: How Akamai, Uber and Verizon Media Are Supporting Remote Work and Digital Experience

April 22, 2020

If you missed Akamai, Uber and Verizon Media talking about networking during COVID-19, read our recap of Kentik’s recent virtual panel. In this post, we share details from the conversation, including observed spikes in traffic growth, network capacity challenges, BC/DR plans, the internet infrastructure supply chain, and more.

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The Gartner Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics Highlights Network Challenges

April 16, 2020

The Gartner Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics recently published and revealed new network challenges for buyers. In this post, we take a deeper look at the challenges, as well as opportunities for NPMD investment.

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A Critical Piece of Your SD-WAN Visibility

April 15, 2020

SD-WAN promises to boost agility, security, performance, and management and operations. However, without effective network visibility, the path to a successful deployment is difficult to achieve. In this post, we provide considerations for solving SD-WAN visibility challenges.

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Lessons from Google on Converging Network Technologies with SD-WAN

March 31, 2020

Google is investing and innovating in SD-WAN. In this post, Kentik CTO Jonah Kowall highlights what Google has been up to and how Google’s SD-WAN work can apply to the typical organization.

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Kentik Virtual Panel Series, Part 1: How Leading Companies Support Remote Work and Digital Experience

March 27, 2020

Kentik recently hosted a virtual panel with network leaders from Dropbox, Equinix, Netflix and Zoom and discussed how they are scaling to accommodate the unprecedented growth in network traffic during COVID-19. In this post, we highlight takeaways from the event.

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UPDATED 3/26/20: Trends in Network Traffic in Correlation with COVID-19

March 26, 2020

At Kentik, we’re always interested in monitoring trends in network traffic. This helps to inform our community and customers globally about potential opportunities and threats to network operations. In this ongoing blog post, we’ll provide updates to trends in traffic in correlation with COVID-19.

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Strategies for Managing Network Traffic from a Remote Workforce

March 19, 2020

When more of the workforce shifts to working remotely, it puts new and different strains on the infrastructure across different parts of the network. In this post, we discuss strategies for managing surges in network traffic coming from remote employees and share information on how Kentik can help.

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