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Enterprise & Service Provider Trends in Cloud Transformation

January 16, 2019

In a new report, 2019 Trends in Cloud Transformation, 451 Research analysts dig into seven trends happening amidst the move to the cloud, as well as recommendations, and clear winners and losers for each of the trends. In this post, we provide an overview and a licensed copy of the report for you.

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Five Cloud Deployment Mistakes That Will Cost You

January 09, 2019

There are five network-related cloud deployment mistakes that you might not be aware of, but that can negate the cloud benefits you’re hoping to achieve. In this post, we provide an overview of each mistake and a guide for avoiding them all.

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How Pandora Leverages VPC Flow Logs + Kentik for Google Cloud Visibility

December 19, 2018

Music streaming service Pandora recently announced its migration to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). For the NetOps and SecOps teams behind the migration, we know cloud visibility is now more important than ever. That’s why we caught up with Pandora’s James Kelty to tell us how the company plans to maintain visibility across its infrastructure, including GCP, with help from Kentik.

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How to Build Effective Dashboards: Key Principles and 5 Examples for Cloud Monitoring

December 18, 2018

If you work in this industry, chances are you use dashboards. But how do you build an effective dashboard that goes beyond pretty graphs and actually provides insight? In this post, we offer key principles for dashboard creation and share how we build them at Kentik, with examples of our dashboards for cloud monitoring.

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Network Visibility for Cloud-Native Architecture

December 11, 2018

At recent AWS re:Invent, we heard many attendees talking about the push for cloud-native to foster innovation and speed up development. In this post, we take a deeper dive on what it means to be cloud-native, as well as the challenges and how to overcome them.

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How Kentik Helps Assess AWS Visibility

November 15, 2018

Our network analytics platform supports visibility within public cloud environments via VPC Flow Logs. Our initial integration used VPC Flow Logs from Google Cloud Platform. Today, we are excited to extend our support to AWS. Read how we do it in this blog post.

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The Recap: Kentik at Networking Field Day 19

November 13, 2018

During Networking Field Day 19, Kentik presented on new capabilities for service providers, cloud and cloud-native environments, and gave a technical talk on tagging and data enrichment. In this post, we recap the event highlights and provide the videos for watching and sharing.

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What Are VPC Flow Logs and How Can They Improve Your Cloud?

November 07, 2018

Cloud providers take away the huge overhead of building, maintaining, and upgrading physical infrastructure. However, many system operators, including NetOps, SREs, and SecOps teams, are facing a huge visibility challenge. Here we talk about how VPC flow logs can help.

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Under the Hood: How Rust Helps Keep Kentik’s Performance on High

November 05, 2018

We post a lot on our blog about our advanced network analytics platform, use cases, and the ROI we deliver to service providers and enterprises globally. However, today’s post is for our fellow programmers, as we go under Kentik’s hood to discuss Rust.

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This Halloween, Don’t Get Spooked by Cloud Visibility Myths

October 31, 2018

To some, moving to the cloud is like a trick. But to others, it’s a real treat. So in the spirit of Halloween, here’s a blog post to break down two of the spookiest (or at least the most common) cloud myths we’ve heard of late.

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