Ken Osowski is a 25+ year networking industry veteran with a focus over the last 6 years on network traffic monitoring in service provider (mobile, cable and fixed) and enterprise networks. Ken's first network monitoring marketing position was as Senior Director for Solutions Marketing of DPI products at Procera Networks (now Sandvine), then subsequently expanding his product marketing efforts and market coverage to include big data implemented network, application, and subscriber intelligence products. Ken has been an ongoing contributing columnist for various TMCnet publications including Internet Telephony Magazine, NetGen Mobility Magazine, and SIP Magazine. Ken has B.S. in Physics from Franklin & Marshall College and an M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University School of Engineering.
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Predictive analytics has improved over the past few years, benefiting from advances in AI and related fields. In this post, we look at how predictive analytics can be used to help network operations. We also... READ MORE
College, university and K-12 networking and IT teams who manage and monitor campus networks are faced with big challenges today. In this post, we take a deeper look at the challenges and provide requirements for... READ MORE
IoT represents a massive threat to network infrastructure, as seen in widely publicized IoT-based DDoS attacks like Mirai. So what needs to happen to safeguard our devices and networks from participating in these botnet attacks?... READ MORE
As IoT adoption continues, enterprises are finding a massive increase in the number of devices and the data volumes generated by these devices on their networks. Here’s how enterprises can use network monitoring tools for... READ MORE
Advances in open source software packages for big data have made Do-It-Yourself (DIY) approaches to Network Flow Analyzers attractive. However, careful analysis of all the pros and cons needs to be completed before jumping in.... READ MORE
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