ThousandEyes review: Outage Detection

ThousandEyes Review Outage Detection

In modern cloud-centric applications, the connection can be split into three main segments: Local LAN Public Internet Cloud network When the Network Engineer realizes that the fault lies in the public Internet, that is never good news. A local LAN problem can usually be pinpointed fairly quickly and solved. Similarly, …

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ThousandEyes review: VoIP Performance Monitoring

ThousandEyes Voip Monitoring

Voice Over IP (VoIP) is a ubiquitous service in today’s enterprises. This poses challenges on the network due to the specific requirements for voice packets, not to mention the immediate user complaints when the voice system does not perform close to perfection. Troubleshooting a voice issue is a completely different story if compared …

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Kentik Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) Review

Kentik NPM review

Recently we reviewed Kentik Detect, a very customizable, flexible and scalable cloud based NetFlow collector. Today we’ll be reviewing Kentik’s Network Performance Monitor (NPM) solution, which offers a new host monitoring agent in conjunction with Kentik Detect and gives users an even deeper level of network visibility.   What is Network Performance …

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Kentik Detect Review

Kentik detect review

If you work in the I.T industry chances are you have previously (and possibly still do work) in an environment that has limited visibility of what is happening on the network. For example, a lot of engineers would struggle to tell you which applications on their network are consuming the …

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