As today’s economy goes online, network costs can be a determinant factor to business success. Failure to strategize and optimize connectivity expenses will naturally result in a loss of competitiveness. Addressing customer needs, Kentik launched a new automated workflow to manage connectivity costs, timely instrument negotiations at contract term, and stay on top of optimization opportunities — all in Kentik’s user-friendly style.
With today’s launch of Kentik Cloud, we’re making it easy for network and cloud engineers to visualize, troubleshoot, secure and optimize cloud networks. In this post, we share more about Kentik Cloud and why we thought it was important for us to build it.
With increasingly complex on-premises and cloud hybrid environments, managing the network has never been so tough. And that keeps network pros up at night.
On January 20, 2021, a great mystery appeared in the internet’s global routing table. An entity that hadn’t been heard from in over a decade began announcing large swaths of formerly unused IPv4 address space belonging to the U.S. Department of Defense. Registered as GRS-DoD, AS8003 began announcing 188.8.131.52/8 among other large DoD IPv4 ranges.
In part 1 of this blog series, Kentik director of technical product management Greg Villain discusses what matters with network interconnection and their cost considerations. Greg examines the different types of interconnections, necessary operational measures, and applicable elements of network observability.
VPC Flow Logs are a necessary form of network telemetry to deliver network observability for cloud. Dan Rohan discusses different models for gathering VPC Flow Log data and the advantages of each.
G-Core Labs uses Kentik Synthetics. With continuous, proactive monitoring in place, find out how G-Core Labs achieves fast, accurate visibility, reduced infrastructure costs, automation to save time, and the ability to uphold SLAs and maintain quality of service for customers.
AWS announced support for VPC Traffic Mirroring to additional AWS instance types. The Kentik Network Observability Cloud provides visibility and insights into AWS mirrored traffic.
Cloud solutions architect Ted Turner describes how Kentik Synthetics easily uncovers network-related latencies that often cascade into cloud application performance problems — DevOps teams take note.