Kentik Expands into Europe to Address Growing Demand for Modern Network Analytics

Kentik Expands into Europe to Address Growing Demand for Modern Network Analytics

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2018

Extends SaaS Presence and Team to European Enterprises and CSPs

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentik®, the leader in modern network analytics, today marked its expansion into Europe. The company's new European-hosted SaaS option, located in the state-of-the-art Equinix Frankfurt IBX Center in Germany, is generally available. This builds on Kentik's existing U.S.-based SaaS presence to better address the specific needs of European enterprises and communications service providers (CSPs). Kentik's proven platform now monitors over 400 Tbps of network activity across 200+ customers globally and processes over 1 trillion flow records daily.

"As networks and applications grow and become increasingly complex, the operations groups behind them must have real-time visibility into both their classic and cloud-native networks to make decisions on routing, capacity, performance, and security that drive stronger customer experiences and business results," said Avi Freedman, co-founder and CEO of Kentik. "We're investing in Europe to fulfill strong demand from enterprises and CSPs across the region."

"We are very excited for Kentik's expansion, as it will allow us to further increase our adoption of their industry-leading network analytics platform," said Jens Osterloh, global network architect at G-Core Labs S.A., a Luxembourg-based global IT solutions provider and Kentik customer. "Kentik provides us with comprehensive traffic anomaly detection and is a core aspect of our DDoS defense strategy. The new location will further reduce latency for us and help in meeting data privacy and compliance requirements."

Now enterprises and CSPs in Europe, including Kentik's existing customers, can store data locally. Benefits of Kentik's European-hosted SaaS option also include:

"Believing that the price of network visibility is far less than the cost of staying in the dark, businesses are increasingly looking for ways to gain value out their network data," said Nissreen Askar, co-partner of Diverse GmbH, a European-based Kentik channel partner. "Network analytics from Kentik make this goal a low-hanging fruit and also enable companies to gain insightful business value from their data. As a Kentik partner and selling arm in the German market, we at Diverse GmbH are happy to be part of this unfolding data revolution together with Kentik. Kentik's expansion into the European market opens the door wide open for this partnership to render value to European companies."

As part of the company's European expansion, Kentik continues to grow its channel program in the region. Kentik also has a growing team in the region and is hiring Sales and Engineering positions across Europe.

"Kentik has been a Marketplace partner since the company's early days, and we continue to be impressed by their modern network analytics solution that's now serving some of the largest service providers across Europe," said Franck Simon, president of France-IX, a leading Internet exchange in Europe and Kentik technology alliance partner. "With Kentik's expansion into the region, we're looking forward to watching them achieve new successes in helping European companies address network visibility and optimization."

For more on Kentik's new European deployment, visit Kentik's booth during the RIPE 77 conference, happening now in Amsterdam, or at the company's booth next week at Capacity Europe in London. Additionally, sign up for a free 30-day evaluation of Kentik.

ABOUT KENTIK
Easily the world's most powerful network analytics, Kentik® uses real-time flow analysis, uniquely enriched with business and internet context to help enterprises and service providers protect their revenue and reputation. Kentik's SaaS platform is built on a patented big data engine to deliver modern network analytics that is both powerful and easy to use. Kentik is based in San Francisco – learn more at kentik.com.

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