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All posts by Archana Kesavan

How Virtual Private Networks Impact Performance

Posted by on February 14, 2017

If you’ve ever had to connect to a corporate network while working remotely, chances are you are familiar with the concept of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). VPNs establish a secure connection from your device to any other part of the network by wrapping an additional layer of security and privacy to your online activity. VPNs are an indispensable part of… Read More »

Tune Your Network Monitoring with Instant Tests

Posted by on January 18, 2017

This week we released a redesign of Instant Tests, the feature that allows you to quickly validate test settings and configuration. Instant Tests provide results from a single iteration of an application or network layer test and serve as a preview platform for troubleshooting and error detection.… Read More »

Top Internet Outages of 2016

Posted by on December 20, 2016

As we sip on warm holiday beverages and gradually wind down the year, it’s rather customary to reflect on the past and contemplate the future. Following traditions, we took a stroll down memory lane analyzing the state of the Internet and the “cloud”. In today’s blog post we discuss some of the most impactful outages of 2016, understand common trends and evaluate some of the key learnings.… Read More »

Monitoring the Pixel-Serving Architecture at Quantcast

Posted by on November 30, 2016

We recently wrapped up the fall edition of ThousandEyes Connect San Francisco. Keeping up with tradition, we had some excellent speakers who shared some interesting stories about how they monitor their business critical infrastructure. As our first guest speaker we were thrilled to have Jim Morrison from Quantcast, a digital advertizing company focussing on audience measurement and real-time advertising.… Read More »

Three Types of DDoS Attacks

Posted by on November 15, 2016

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been a popular topic of discussion in the past few months. We have seen a flurry of prominent DDoS attacks, such as the attacks on DNS root servers and the Dyn DNS outage, with widespread impact and the potential to disrupt communications worldwide.… Read More »

ThousandEyes Charms the Audience at Networking Field Day 12

Posted by on August 16, 2016

On August 12th, 2016 ThousandEyes dazzled the geek squad at Networking Field Day 12 in Santa Clara, California. ThousandEyes was one of the nine companies presenting at the three day event to a curated group of well known network industry experts and thought leaders including Ethan Banks of Packet Pushers, Justin Cohen and Brandon Mangold. Check out the delegates’ reaction to ThousandEyes and NFD12.… Read More »

Where to Deploy Agents in Enterprise Networks

Posted by on July 20, 2016

As you might have noticed, over the last few months we have slowly but steadily extended our range of Enterprise Agent deployment models. Since then we have been getting requests to provide guidance as to what is the best way to deploy Enterprise Agents. In today’s blog post we will explore the different deployment models and which one is best suited for your environment and also share our learnings from customer networks and common Enterprise Agent deployment.… Read More »

Host Enterprise Agents on Cisco Routers for Network Visibility

Posted by on July 6, 2016

Over the last few months we have been making it easier for our users to deploy Enterprise Agents in their own networks. Enterprise Agents query the network to determine the health of your infrastructure and provide visibility into both external and internal networks. They’re currently deployable as virtual machines for ESXi, VirtualBox, Hyper-V; as Linux packages for RHEL, CentOS and Ubuntu; and as Docker containers.… Read More »