Kevin Woods is director of product marketing for Kentik. Kevin has helped both enterprise and service provider customers with new technology adoption and deployment. Prior to Kentik, Kevin has led product management and marketing teams at Cisco, Brocade and Avaya. Outside of work, Kevin spends dark, clear nights studying the stars in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
To fully capitalize on the promises of digital transformation, IT leaders have come to recognize that a mix of cloud and data center infrastructure provides several business advantages. Read on to learn how an observable network leads to a better customer experience.
When transitioning from physical infrastructure to the cloud, it’s easy to think that your networks will instantly be faster, more reliable, and less costly overnight. As it turns out, there’s more to it than that.
For organizations of all types and sizes, hybrid cloud environments pose a substantial challenge. In our new article, we learn about the five biggest issues that NetOps teams face in the cloud.
The concept of network observability has taken hold in the market. But how are users adopting this technology, and what gaps remain? This article provides a taste of the user survey results from a newly released market study.
If you’re on the hook for the network that powers your organization, you may be hearing about network observability. This blog will help answer how network observability should become a part of your plans and what steps you can take.
A company with thousands of remote employees connecting to the same SaaS applications will randomly experience slowness. How can we troubleshoot this sluggishness?
If you haven’t heard of network observability, you soon will, and you’ll be hearing it a lot. Some say it is just marketing hype and that networks have always been observable. This post will explore why that’s not the case.
How do you pinpoint latency problems between systems in a hybrid or multi-cloud environment? It requires insight into the complete path, end-to-end, hop-by-hop.
Most of us have experienced packet loss, like standing in line at the store when the clerk says, “The system is really slow today.” For NetOps teams, would you guess the problem was packet loss or latency? How would you confirm your answer? In this post, we’ll share how you can proactively find and fix these issues.
BGP is a critical network protocol, and yet, BGP is often not monitored. BGP issues that go unchecked can turn into major problems. This post explains how Kentik can help you to easily monitor BGP and catch critical issues quickly.
Networking in the cloud can be like a black box. In this blog we discuss five essential properties of network observability for cloud, giving you the ability to answer any question about your cloud network.
What is the difference between monitoring and observability? There’s a big difference! While monitoring can give you information, observability is what you need to answer questions and solve problems. In addition, we touch on some of the specifics of network observability.
The basics of network troubleshooting have not changed much over the years. When you’re network troubleshooting, a lot can be required to solve the problem. You could be solving many different issues across several different systems on your complex, hybrid network infrastructure. A network observability solution can help speed up and simplify the process.