Artificial intelligence is certainly a hot topic right now, but what does it mean for the networking industry? In this post, Phil Gervasi looks at the role of AI and LLM in networking and separates the hype from the reality.
In this post, Phil Gervasi uses the power of Kentik’s data-driven network observability platform to visualize network traffic moving globally among public cloud providers and then perform a forensic analysis after a major security incident.
On Sunday, August 6, an undersea landslide in one of the world’s longest submarine canyons knocked out two of the most important submarine cables serving the African internet. The loss of these cables knocked out international internet bandwidth along the west coast of Africa. In this blog post, we review some history of the impact of undersea landslides on submarine cables and use some of Kentik’s unique data sets to explore the impacts of these cable breaks.
This past weekend, the government of Iraq blocked the popular messaging app Telegram, citing the need to protect Iraqi’s personal data. However, when an Iraqi government network leaked out a BGP hijack used for the block, it became yet another BGP incident that was both intentional, but also accidental. Thankfully disruption was minimized by Telegram’s use of RPKI.
The scalability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness of cloud-based applications are well known, but they’re not immune to performance issues. We’ve got some of the best practices for ensuring effective application performance in the cloud.
Learn about website performance monitoring, why you need it, and how to set up automated transaction testing using Kentik’s network observability platform in this step-by-step tutorial. You can even follow along using the free trial version of Kentik.
Discover how Kentik’s network observability platform aids in troubleshooting SaaS performance problems, offering a detailed view of packet loss, latency, jitter, DNS resolution time, and more. Phil Gervasi explains how to use Kentik’s synthetic testing and State of the Internet service to monitor popular SaaS providers like Microsoft 365.