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Pandora Drives Superior Network Performance with Kentik

How do network operations teams at leading web companies like Pandora maintain the highest possible user experience? By relying on Kentik's big data analytics to gain insight, drive automation and deliver performance.
Recorded Sep 18 2017 3 mins
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James Kelty, Sr. Director of Network Operations & Engineering, Pandora
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