ThousandEyes significantly increases Asia-Pacific monitoring capabilities for challenging Internet region; adds to existing multi-cloud support of leading IaaS providers Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure
London, August 14, 2019 — ThousandEyes, the company that delivers visibility into the Internet and digital experiences, today announced a significant expansion of its cloud monitoring coverage, including the addition of new global Alibaba Cloud monitoring capabilities. This increased coverage builds on ThousandEyes’ robust fleet of Cloud Agents providing global monitoring vantage points from major cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Microsoft Azure as well as global data centers and major ISPs, giving enterprises unmatched visibility and the ability to measure application and network-layer performance metrics for any website, application or service.
“Global organizations today run on the Internet, connecting applications and services to end-users everywhere, and making deep Internet visibility non-negotiable, which is especially relevant for companies operating in Asia-Pacific where heavy sovereign controls impact Internet performance and digital experience,” said ThousandEyes vice president of product Joe Vaccaro. “ThousandEyes already provides unparalleled visibility into how AWS, GCP and Azure impacts digital experience delivery, and by adding the ability to monitor Alibaba Cloud performance to the mix, global enterprises operating in Asia-Pacific and beyond are empowered with the visibility and control they need to improve customer experiences and business performance.”
The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud services market grew 31.8% in the past year, according to Gartner research. Gartner’s data indicates that Alibaba Cloud is the dominant IaaS provider in China, and it experienced the strongest growth among the leading vendors, growing 92.6% in 2018. Notably, according to the 2018 ThousandEyes Public Cloud Performance Benchmark Report, the Asia-Pacific region showed some of the highest performance variability across all of the major IaaS providers, demonstrating the need for in-region vantage points within and across