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April 11, 2017
The Importance of Routing Alerts!
Sometimes, a single alert can prevent hundreds of thousands of failed internet transactions. If you’re a financial services organization, the moneta...
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February 21, 2017
Saving Your Bacon: When Traceroute Fails
When providing network services to large and globally dispersed enterprises, two of your major blind spots (among others) are the inability to trace r...
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January 18, 2017
The Need for Real-Time Route Analytics
One of the most critical responsibilities for network engineers is to ensure that the network is routing packets as intended. IP routing protocols, in...
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December 14, 2016
Life in the Control Plane: Detect and Mitigate DDoS Attacks with Routing and Traffic Analytics
Many of the world’s largest service providers, network operators and enterprises use the Packet Design Explorer Suite, which gives us the opportunit...
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September 20, 2016
Life in the Control Plane: Network Change Management
Many of the world’s largest service providers, network operators and enterprises use the Packet Design Explorer Suite, which gives us the opportunit...
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June 22, 2016
How I learned to stop worrying and trust my routes
If you are a network engineer, should you be apprehensive? After all, you still trust a 27-year-old mechanism – conceived in 1989 as a short-term so...
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May 26, 2016
Stay Up to Stay in Business – The Cost and Cause of Network Downtime
When everything else is done right, the only thing an enterprise has to do to stay in business is stay up. In other words, uptime or near-zero network...
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August 24, 2015
Stop the Insanity Webcast: 5 Network Problems You Can Solve Now
Our own Matt Sherrod, VP of Product Management, presented “Stop the Insanity Webcast: 5 Network Problems You Can Solve Now” about the capa...
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July 7, 2015
Everyday BGP Peering Challenges
In a previous life I was a routing engineer at an Internet Service Provider. One of my responsibilities was peering analytics — making sure that...
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May 27, 2015
Level 3’s SDN Analytics Comments Are Music to Our Ears
Level 3 Communications was in the news last week during Light Reading’s Carrier SDN Networks Conference. Reporting from the conference, (“Level 3:...
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