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TechValidate Research on Kentik

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268 Customers Surveyed

2,213 Data Points Collected

49 Published TechFacts

7 Published Charts

3 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Kentik Case Study

Cloud Services Provider Immedion Gains Network Traffic Intelligence with Kentik

Introduction

This case study of Immedion is based on a June 2017 survey of Kentik customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

David Johnson, IT Director of Immedion:

“Other tools we evaluated took minutes to perform tasks that Kentik performs in seconds.

Our network uptime has increased and our service level has greatly improved by leveraging Kentik to quickly detect DDoS attacks and automate the mitigation process."

Challenges

Prior to Kentik, Immedion experienced:

  • Poor visibility into its internet traffic delivery
  • Too much required to generate network analysis and planning reports
  • DDoS defense solutions weren’t accurate or automated enough

Use Case

Immedion selected Kentik for:

  • Long-term retention of full network data details
  • Scalability to handle large network infrastructure
  • Power and flexibility of anomaly detection
  • DDoS detection & mitigation capability
  • Real-time, ad-hoc big data analytics

Results

With Kentik, Immedion achieves:

  • Increased network security & improved DDoS defense — with 50-100% more attacks defended
  • Increased IT & network operations productivity
  • User experience improvement of 50-100%

Kentik Customer Research

What are the key operational benefits from deploying Kentik?

Faster problem resolution
75%
Increased IT / network operations productivity
61%
Increased network security / improved DDoS defense
60%
Improved user experience / service quality
43%
Self-service of network visibility by internal or external customers
32%
OPEX savings
19%
CAPEX savings
16%

Kentik Customer Research

What alternative solutions did you consider prior to purchasing Kentik?

Open source / Home-grown
76%
Arbor Networks
41%
SolarWinds
36%
Splunk
19%
NetScout Systems
5%
SevOne
4%

Kentik Customer Testimonial

Take Kentik away from me? Please fire me instead!

Global Network Architect, Medium Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Kentik Case Study

Ivy League Research University Leverages Kentik for Network Traffic Intelligence

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a June 2017 survey of Kentik customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Kentik gives us increased visibility into our Cloud First Initiative efforts, providing us with powerful and concrete ways to examine the landscape of cloud vendors already in use, and the ability to monitor our peerings as initiative progress.”

Challenges

Prior to Kentik, the university experienced:

  • Poor visibility into its internet traffic delivery
  • A need to replace its existing, aged tool

Use Case

The university selected Kentik for:

  • Peering & transit analytics
  • Capacity planning & optimization
  • Network monitoring & troubleshooting

Compared to the competition, the university rates Kentik significantly better at:

  • Analytics & reporting
  • API & automation capabilities
  • Scalability & performance

Results

With Kentik, the university achieves:

  • MTTR / MTTI improvement of 10-25%
  • User experience & service quality improvement of 50-100%
  • Greater IT & network operations productivity

Kentik Customer Statistic

Kentik defends 50% more DDoS attacks than alternative solutions.



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About Kentik

Kentik is the network intelligence company that helps deliver optimal network experience to customers and users. Kentik is the big data platform that's purpose-built to turn network data — NetFlow, sFlow, IPFIX, BGP, and performance metrics — into valuable real-time intelligence for digital operations. Unbounded ad-hoc analytics and anomaly detection help you improve operations, optimize capacity, resolve anomalies, automate DDoS defense, and protect your applications and service performance.

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