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.
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.
If you work in this industry, chances are you use dashboards. But how do you build an effective dashboard that goes beyond pretty graphs and actually provides insight? In this post, we offer key principles for dashboard creation and share how we build them at Kentik, with examples of our dashboards for cloud monitoring.
Relentless traffic growth and a constant stream of new technologies, e.g. SDN and cloud interconnects, make it harder to understand how services traverse the network between application infrastructure and users or customers. In this post, we discuss how that led Kentik to build our BGP Ultimate Exit to help address traffic visibility challenges.
Destination-based Remotely Triggered Black-Hole routing (RTBH) is an incredibly effective and very cost-effective method of protecting your network during a DDoS attack. And with Kentik Detect’s new advanced Alerting system, automated RTBH is also relatively simple to configure. In this post, Kentik Customer Success Engineer Dan Rohan guides us through the process step by step.