Kentik - Network Flow Analytics

Kentik vs. Arbor Networks

You can’t run today’s networks with yesterday’s appliances.

It’s time to modernize your analytics for the cloud era with Kentik.

Kentik delivers the most powerful and granular network analytics in the market today and eliminates the massive gaps and blind spots found in legacy tools. Scalable, powerful, and easy to use, Kentik was built for modern networks, including the Internet and Cloud (SaaS, IaaS) networks your organization increasingly relies on.

Unlike traditional “boxes,” Kentik is SaaS-based, internet-native and provides the most robust real-time and historical network analytics insights in the market, trusted by the world’s most demanding SaaS companies, enterprises, governments, and service providers.

Differentiators

KENTIK

ARBOR NETWORKS

ADOPTION

50+ customers replaced Arbor with Kentik

0 customers replaced Kentik with Arbor

DEPLOYMENT

Fully-managed SaaS, cloud or on-premises

Customer managed appliances, VMs and storage at additional cost

CLOUD MONITORING

Integrates with AWS, GCP and Azure for full visibility across cloud VPC networks

No

DATA ENRICHMENT

Overlays custom business-specific tags onto network data like location names, usernames, app / service names. Group and filter data using human-readable labels.

No

INTERNET CONTEXT

Labels internet traffic with CDN provider names and application name / type / provider.

No

DATA GRANULARITY

1 second

5 minutes

DATA AVAILABILITY

All data received

Predefined “objects” only

DATA FILTERING

Unlimited filter terms

Two filter terms

DATA GROUPING

Up to 8 dimensions

1 dimension

DETECTION / ALERTING

Comprehensive ML-based network traffic change detection

DDoS only

MITIGATION

Integrates with multiple hardware mitigation vendors + automation API

Arbor mitigation hardware only

DASHBOARDS

Per-user fully customizable dashboards

One static dashboard

API

Robust REST API fully supports queries, configuration and raw data export.

Limited SOAP XML API supports some query types

Pandora
PhoenixNAP
Dreamhost
KDDI
Tata

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