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Cloud-Scale Visibility Tools: The Right Stuff

July 10, 2018

Digital transformation is not for the faint of heart. In this post, ACG Analyst Stephen Collins discusses why it’s critical for ITOps, NetOPs, SecOPs and DevOps teams to make sure they have the right stuff and are properly equipped for the network visibility challenges they face.

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Moving from Silos to Synergy

June 28, 2018

Silos in enterprise IT organizations can inhibit cross-functional synergies, leading to inefficiencies, higher costs and unacceptable delays for detecting and repairing problems. In this post, ACG analyst Stephen Collins examines how IT managers can start planning for now as the first step in moving from silos to synergy.

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Case Study: How Immedion Maintains Always-On, Secure Data Centers

May 31, 2018

With increased reliance on cloud and data centers, providers are under more pressure to maintain real-time network visibility to reduce potential threats to their service offerings. That’s why provider Immedion chose Kentik. Read the case study.

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Network Capacity Planning 101: Performance & Visibility Requirements

May 29, 2018

To ensure network operation teams can take action on insights from capacity planning tools, there are several guidelines to follow. In this post, we look at the requirements needed for an effective capacity planning solution that ensures optimal network performance and visibility.

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RSA 2018: A Parade Watcher’s View

May 24, 2018

Kentik’s VP of Channels Jim Frey takes a look back at RSA 2018. After walking the show floor, in this post he highlights how the event has grown over the years as the security vendor landscape has gotten more complex and bloated. He also explains why good technology alone is not the answer.

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NetOps & SecOps Collaboration: Shared Tools are Essential

May 22, 2018

Network performance and network security are increasingly becoming two sides of the same coin. Consequently, enterprise network operations teams are stepping up collaboration with their counterparts in the security group. In this post, EMA analyst Shamus McGillicuddy outlines these efforts based on his latest research.

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The Impact of 5G on Enterprise Network Monitoring

May 17, 2018

5G is marching towards commercialization. In this post, we look at the benefits and discuss why network monitoring for performance and security considerations are even more crucial to the operation of hybrid enterprise networks that incorporate 5G network segments.

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Machine Learning and AI: The Superhero Solution for IT Operations

May 15, 2018

At that ONUG Spring 2018 event, ACG analyst Stephen Collins moderated a panel discussion on re-tooling IT operations with machine learning and AI. The panelists provided a view “from the trenches.” In this post, Collins shares insights into how panelists’ organizations are applying ML and AI today, each in different operational domains, but with a common theme of overcoming the challenge of managing operations at scale.

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PhoenixNAP: How Network Visibility Enhances Security of Multi-Tenant Environments

May 11, 2018

Modern enterprise networks are becoming more dynamic and complex, which poses significant challenges for today’s IT leaders. In this post, data center and IT service provider phoenixNAP discusses how Kentik Detect helps overcome network visibility challenges.

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AWS Route 53 BGP Hijack: What Kentik Saw

May 02, 2018

News broke last week that attackers attempted to steal cryptocurrencies from users of MyEtherWallet.com by using a BGP route hijack attack. Numerous Kentik Detect customers saw changes in their traffic patterns, allowing them to detect this attack. In this post, we look at how the attack worked and the visibility that Kentik Detect provided our customers.

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