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ANALYST REPORT

Gartner Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics, 2020

Inside nearly every business today, network teams struggle with the growth and complexity of the network infrastructure, including internet, edge, WAN, SD-WAN, and hybrid and multi-cloud. What were once straightforward networking practices now exceed human operational scale. The most effective network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) technologies are evolving to address these network challenges with hybrid visibility, automation, and agility that align with business objectives.

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In the 2020 Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics, we believe Gartner provides context on how the market and vendor technologies are evolving as networks continue to grow increasingly dynamic and complex.

In the guide, we believe you’ll learn:

  • Why the enterprise network is undergoing fundamental changes
  • The requirements for a modern and effective NPMD solution
  • Key NPMD use cases
  • Emerging NPMD trends

Gartner includes Kentik as a Representative Vendor in the NPMD Market Guide. *

(Gartner, Inc., Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics, by analyst Josh Chessman, 6 March 2020)**

Kentik is the AIOps Platform for Network Professionals

To keep pace with the complexity and diversity of today’s networks, Kentik provides the industry’s first AIOps platform for the network professional, making it possible for network teams to go beyond human-scale operations.

Kentik uses large-scale data collection, correlation, and machine learning to surface potential problems in real-time so teams can swiftly and accurately respond to incidents, proactively recognize and prevent issues from impacting service and business, and focus on optimization rather than firefighting.

Why Kentik?

Your Actual Traffic

Kentik captures full-resolution network data—flow records (NetFlow, sFlow, IPFIX, VPC Flow Logs, etc.), streaming telemetry, SNMP, performance metrics and BGP—across all traditional and cloud-based network infrastructures.

Correlation & Context

Kentik correlates network data with application and business data so every network event or analysis can be tied to what matters—revenue & costs, customer & user experience, performance & risk.

Real-time & Historical

Kentik’s highly-distributed architecture supports real-time and forensic use cases. See current conditions from all angles, get instant answers to ad hoc queries, and drill down to identify root causes in seconds, across months of full-detail network traffic data.

Every Network

Kentik has you covered whether it’s traditional infrastructure like routed backbone, network edge, LAN/WAN and data center, public cloud networks, or a hybrid network in between. See and manage the traffic across your entire infrastructure in a single view.

Open & Easy

Public SaaS or private, on-premises delivery with open APIs means no hardware, no development, no maintenance, and seamless integration with your favorite services and tools. Be up and running in 15 minutes.

Insights & Action

Kentik combines pervasive visibility with machine learining baselining to deliver real-time anomaly detection and immediate insights into the performance, security, capacity, and configuration of your network.

* Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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