Greg Villain, our director of product management and self-described die-hard gamer dives into the early access launch of Baldur’s Gate 3. He takes a look from a content delivery perspective to determine if this is a good precursor for the future traffic event when the game releases in 2021.
What is synthetic testing, and where do point solutions fail? In this blog post, Kentik Co-founder and CEO Avi Freedman discusses network performance testing and why Kentik designed an autonomous and affordable synthetic monitoring capability that is fully integrated into our network observability platform.
Kentik software engineer Will Glozer gives us a peek under the hood of Kentik’s new synthetic monitoring solution, explaining how and why Kentik used the Rust programming language to build its network monitoring agent.
Kentik’s Hybrid Map provides the industry’s first solution to visualize and manage interactions across public/private clouds, on-prem networks, SaaS apps, and other critical workloads as a means of delivering compelling, actionable intelligence. Product expert Dan Rohan has an overview.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.