Kentik, formerly known as CloudHelix, is a provider of a cloud-based network traffic intelligence platform for visibility, performance and security.

Kentik offers a big data-based network traffic and performance visibility system that turns huge volumes of netflow and other network data into actionable insights and allow users to run multi-dimensional queries and receive visualizations.

Kentik was founded in 2014 by Avi Freedman, Ian Applegate, Ian Pye and Justin Biegel. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California


Kentik provides Kentik Detect, a big data-based SaaS that turns network data into valuable intelligence. Its Kentik Detect helps clients with unbounded ad-hoc analytics to improve operations, optimize capacity, resolve anomalies, detect DDoS, and protect their applications and services. 


The Kentik Network Intelligence Platform ingests diverse data streams from the internet, edge, cloud, data center and hybrid infrastructures and provides real-time visualizations and AIOps-powered insights and automation. Learn more at


Kentik is backed by First Round Capital, Third Point Ventures, Vistara Capital Partners, August Capital, DCVC, Tahoma Ventures, Engineering Capital, Glynn Capital Management and others. The company raised $23.5M in equity and growth debt funding on May 27, 2020. This brings Kentik's total funding to $61.7M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $61.7M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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