Kentik Streamlines Interconnection and Peering in First-Ever Integration with PeeringDB
Network operators can dramatically improve efficiency and make more informed peering decisions.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentik, the network observability company, today announced that it is the first network observability platform to integrate with the PeeringDB database, a community maintained interconnection and peering directory for networks, clouds, services, and enterprises, to offer organizations the ability to streamline analytics-driven peering decisions.
With PeeringDB's online database of networks and Internet exchange points (IXPs), network operators can maintain and share detailed information about their network infrastructure and peering policies with other prospective peering partners. When used in conjunction with the Kentik Network Observability Platform, customers can streamline the process of evaluating peering partners with relevant traffic flows, common footprint, and peering policies of target networks in a single view.
For no additional cost, integrating PeeringDB enables customers to:
"As businesses increasingly move to a digital-first strategy, the need for quick, reliable interconnection is becoming important. While peering has provided businesses with the ability to achieve more direct and diverse connections between networks, the decision to peer has long been fraught with required diligence that can be complex, siloed, and time-consuming," said Christoph Pfister, Chief Product Officer, Kentik. "Our work with PeeringDB breaks down those critical decision barriers by giving network operators a single view to evaluate policies and make properly informed decisions to peer."
To learn more, please visit www.kentik.com/peering.
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