Datadog Network Performance Monitoring | Datadog

Network Performance Monitoring

Easily monitor connections and traffic between cloud hosts, processes, and containers, as well as DNS health.

Why Datadog?

Out-Of-The-Box Dashboards

Nearly instant time to value for both set up and investigation

Watchdog Feature

Autonomously find anomalies in your environment, without any explicit action or setup

750+ Vendor-Backed Integrations

Datadog offers wide coverage across any technology, with support provided by Datadog

Proven for Enterprise

Fortune 100 companies, spanning across a wide array of industries, trust Datadog

Product Benefits

Cloud Infrastructure Connection and Traffic Observability

  • Easily view cloud infrastructure dependencies, connections, and traffic by filtering with a wide range of tags
  • Track cloud egress and cross-region, zone, and vpc traffic costs
  • Analyze DNS health including timeouts, name resolve errors, and request loads based on DNS packet analysis

Live Network Mapping and Analysis with Network Performance Monitoring

  • Analyze traffic as it flows across applications, containers, availability zones, and on-premise servers
  • Identify cross-pod communication issues and troubleshoot inefficient load balancing
  • Pinpoint the services and teams responsible for abnormal spikes in traffic

Analyze Network Traffic Between Meaningful Endpoints—Not Just IPs

  • Monitor the health of traffic between any two endpoints at the app, IP, port, and PID layers
  • View communication between services, pods, cloud regions, and cloud resources
  • Track key network metrics like TCP retransmits, latency, and connection chur

Deep Visibility Into DNS Performance

  • Analyze system-wide DNS performance without having to SSH into individual machines
  • Assess DNS server health with request volume, response time, and error code metrics
  • Differentiate between client-side code errors and server-side DNS failures

Health and Performance Insights Into Any On-Premise Device with Network Device Monitoring

  • Autodiscover any device on any network or subnet, with support for brands like Cisco, HP, Dell, F5, Juniper, and more
  • Aggregate metrics across all devices by location—and quickly drill down to view the health of specific interfaces
  • Proactively monitor device health with machine learning–based alerts; forecast bandwidth utilization and get alerted before problems arise

Customer Story

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Lifion by ADP previously leveraged multiple monitoring tools for alerting, tracing, and more, totalling $2.1 million in annual maintenance costs. With Datadog, ADP was able to consolidate their monitoring solutions and reduce time spent managing disparate tools. These changes resulted in a net savings of $647,000 annually, representing a 30% decrease in their overall IT costs. ADP logo


Net Annual Savings


Decrease in overall IT costs

The Essential Monitoring and Security Platform for the Cloud Age

Datadog brings together end-to-end traces, metrics, and logs to make your applications, infrastructure, and third-party services entirely observable.

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